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Woman sentenced in shooting death of Collinsville man

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Katelyn R Stapleton

A Collinsville woman pleaded guilty in Madison County court Wednesday to involuntary manslaughter in the shooting death of Andrew Birch. Katelyn R. Stapleton, 27, of Collinsville, had earlier pleaded not guilty. In an agreement reached with the Madison County State’s Attorney’s Office, Stapleton changed her plea in exchange for a sentence of two-year’s probation and […]

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Collinsville honors top public servants

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Lois Metzger after receiving the 2014 Collinsville Spirit of Excellence Award / Submitted photo

The top police officer, firefighter, teacher and the person who gave the most back to the community were recently honored at the Collinsville community awards night, hosted by the Chamber of Commerce. 2014 Spirit of Excellence Award Each year, the Spirit of Excellence Award is given to a person whose achievements and long-term commitment, as […]

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