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Court appearance date set in fatal hit and run

A 19-year-old Carlinville man is free after posting bond on the charge of leaving the scene/failure to report death or serious injury within ½ hour. Jeffrey Nejmanowski is charged in an incident Saturday morning in the 1,100 block of Sumner Street in Carlinville that killed 40-year-old Montaez Walton.
CARLINVILLE, IL
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West Alton Marina remains silent, bans media from property

ALTON — West Alton Marina is facing a wave of controversy since owner Brian Fortier, and his husband and marina manager John Murray, are both facing allegations of sexual harassment of underage employees. In addition to criminal charges, at least five victims have filed civil suits against the marina as of this writing.
ALTON, NH
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Former Staunton man sentenced to 20 years

A former Staunton man was sentenced to 20 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections following a January 2019 incident. Macoupin County State’s Attorney announced on Monday that Jerry Shafer, 36, received the sentence for the class X felony following his guilty plea in December 2021. A report was...
STAUNTON, IL

Fire damages Alton home Wednesday

No injuries were reported in a Wednesday house fire in Alton. At 9:20 pm Wednesday Alton firefighters were called to a kitchen fire in the 3200 block of Alby Street. Firefighters arrived to find heavy smoke in the house.
ALTON, IL
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Fire reported at Alby Street home

Fire crews from Alton and Godfrey responded to a kitchen fire at a home on Alby Street last night. The call came in to local departments around 9pm Wednesday for a home in the 3200 block of Alby where authorities say it appears a broken gas line connection to a stove may have been the cause of the fire.
GODFREY, IL

Major Case Squad seeks woman who was at O’Fallon shooting

O’FALLON, Ill. – The Major Case Squad of Greater St. Louis is looking for a woman said to be present during a fatal shooting outside an O’Fallon restaurant. According to Lt. Patrick Feldhake, deputy commander of the Major Case Squad, the shooting took place outside Bella Milano on Sunday, May 22, just before 10 p.m.
SAINT LOUIS, MO
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Carlinville resident turns self over to police after fatal incident

On May 21st, 2022, at 7:11 a.m. The Carlinville Police Department responded to a report of a male laying in a puddle in the roadway in the 1100 block of Sumner Street. Upon arrival Officers found a male identified as Monteaz Walton, age 40 in a fetal like position on his right side.
CARLINVILLE, IL
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Edwardsville man charged with felony DUI

EDWARDSVILLE - An Edwardsville man awaiting trial on one felony DUI charge from last year was charged with another felony DUI after an incident May 23. Aaron M. Green, 51, of the 700 bloc of Bollman Avenue, Edwardsville, was charged with aggravated driving under the influence while license revoked/suspended and driving while license revoked, both Class 4 felonies.
EDWARDSVILLE, IL
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County's air quality gets grade of 'F'

ALTON — Madison County's air quality has received a grade of "F" from the American Lung Association. The group's 2022 "State of the Air" report released Thursday states that, despite decades of progress on cleaning up sources of air pollution, more than 40% of Americans are living in places with failing grades for unhealthy levels of ozone or particle pollution.
MADISON COUNTY, IL

Collinsville man faces cocaine charge

A Collinsville man was charged with a Class 1 drug felony on Wednesday. Anthony J. White, 48, of Collinsville, was charged with possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance, a Class 1 felony, and obstructing justice, a Class 4 felony. The case was presented by the Illinois State Police.
COLLINSVILLE, IL
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Edwardsville man wins big at Turner Hall Queen of Hearts

Friday nights have gotten busier and busier in Mt. Olive as the Turner Hall Queen of Hearts jackpot continued to grow. On Friday, May 20, only two cards remained- the Queen of Spades and the elusive Queen of Hearts. At 9 p.m. that evening, Tanner Kearby of Edwardsville had his...
EDWARDSVILLE, IL

TRIBE Salon and Spa in Glen Carbon reopens next week

ST. LOUIS – We always like to showcase local small businesses in the Bi-State area especially when they’re experiencing growth. TRIBE Salon and Spa in Glen Carbon, Illinois is one of those places. They’re having their grand reopening next week on June 1. Co-owners Tiffany Michael and Amy Lackey spoke about what TRIBE Salon and Spa offers and they detailed their business journey.
GLEN CARBON, IL
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