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Man dies Friday from apparent overdose

EDWARDSVILLE - A 20-year-old man died of an apparent fatal drug overdose Friday in the 5000 block of Chain of Rocks Road, according to officials with the Madison County Sheriff's Department. The Sheriff's Department and Coroner's Office were at the scene investigating the death Friday afternoon.
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Man charged with homicide of 3-year-old in East St. Louis

EAST ST. LOUIS (KMOV) -- Troy L. Cooper of Cahokia Heights was charged Friday after a 3-year-old was shot and killed in East St. Louis Sunday. Cooper, 34, is charged with first-degree murder in the case. Police allege Cooper fired shots at a passing vehicle around 15th and Broadway and fatally shot the 3-year-old boy and also struck an 11-year-old boy. The 11-year-old survived the shooting.
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87-Year-Old Man Emailed His Children His Plans Before Killing Wife and Himself: Authorities

An elderly man in Kansas shot and killed his bedridden wife, then died by suicide, according to cops. Neighbors reportedly said that Frank Mayfield, 87, and Donna Mayfield, 87, were a loving couple, and that incident was both a tragic shock and out of character for them. Frank Mayfield wrote his children an email explaining his plans before the incident, authorities said in a KMBC report. Officers did not detail this message.
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Major Case Squad investigating double homicide in Pine Lawn

ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOV) - The Major Case Squad has been activated to help the North County Police Cooperative in the investigation of a double homicide in Pine Lawn. The shooting happened at around 7:15 p.m. Friday evening in the 4500 block of Hamilton Avenue when officers responded to a call for shots fired. When police arrived, they found two men suffering from gunshot wounds. Both were later pronounced dead.
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Man charged after 3-year-old killed in East St. Louis

EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. — A man has been charged in a shooting that killed a 3-year-old boy and seriously injured another child in East St. Louis. Troy L. Cooper, 34, is facing several charges, including first-degree murder, unlawful possession of a weapon by a felon, aggravated battery, and aggravated discharge of a firearm.
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Collinsville man faces weapons, drug charges

EDWARDSVILLE - A Collinsville man was charged Thursday with multiple weapons- and drug-related charges by the Madison County State's Attorney's Office. Darren K. Irby, 49, of Collinsville, was charged June 23 with armed violence, unlawful possession of cannabis with intent to deliver, and two counts of unlawful possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance, all Class X felonies; unlawful possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance, a Class 1 felony; two counts of unlawful possession of weapons by a felon, both Class 2 felonies; unlawful residency of a child sex offender, a Class 4 felony; and resisting a peace officer, a Class A misdemeanor.
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Where people in St. Louis are moving to most

Stacker compiled a list of where people in St. Louis, MO-IL Metro Area are moving to the most using data from the U.S. Census Bureau. Metros are ranked by the estimated number of people who moved to the metro from St. Louis between 2015 and 2019. Ties were broken by gross migration.
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