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Child, 11, hit while riding bike in Godfrey
GODFREY, Ill. (KMOV) - An 11-year-old boy was hit by a car while he was riding his bike in Godfrey, Illinois Monday. The Madison County Sheriff’s Office says the accident happened just after 4:15 p.m. at the intersection of Godfrey Road and Celesta Street. The child was riding his bike across Godfrey Road when a car going north on Godfrey Road hit the boy. The light was green at the time. The victim was taken to a hospital.
Suspect Charged, Arrested In Texas, In Alton Shooting Death
ALTON - Alton Police Chief Jarrett Ford announced late Monday afternoon, Nov. 27, 2023, that a suspect has been charged and arrested for the shooting death of Jarred O. Hayes that occurred in the 900 block of E. 7th Street, Alton, at 9:16 p.m. on Nov. 7, 2023. The chief...
Update: Woman Is Located, 80-Year-Old Missing For Short Time From Home
ALTON - The Alton Police Department requested the public's assistance early Monday night, Nov. 27, 2023, for a missing person. However, shortly after, the woman was located safe and sound. Sign in to hide this notification. Get The Latest News!. Don't miss our top stories and need-to-know news everyday in...
"What's Up Downtown" tonight in Alton
Alton Main Street’s quarterly information exchange, called “What’s Up Downtown”, will be held on Tuesday, November 28th at 5:30 p.m. at the iMerge Community Center, located in the Riverbender building at 200 W. 3rd Street in Alton, Illinois. The public is invited to learn the latest news regarding developments in Alton’s historic downtown district, including updates from new & existing businesses, news on real estate transactions and details of upcoming events and projects.
Macoupin County Records Highest Area Deer Harvest Totals In First Weekend Of Firearm Season
SPRINGFIELD – Macoupin County ranked hire on the charts once again statewide for the amount of deer harvested in the first weekend of the Illinois firearm deer season between Nov. 17-19. Macoupin County recorded 1,077 deer killed on the first weekend of firearm season compared to 1,120 the previous year.
January layoffs announced by U.S. Steel for Granite City steel mill; up to 1,000 affected
News sources throughout the region are reporting U. S. Steel’s announcement today as up to 1,000 employees are expected to be laid off at the Granite City Works steel mill by late January 2024. Most of U. S. Steel-Granite City Works operations will go on “indefinite idle” as was...
John McDole Steps Down from Edwardsville School Board
EDWARDSVILLE - The Edwardsville Community Unit School District #7 Board of Education announced that Board member John McDole has stepped down from his position, effective immediately. Sign in to hide this notification. Get The Latest News!. Don't miss our top stories and need-to-know news everyday in your inbox. President Jill...
Open Your Homes and Hearts: The Dogs Of troy, IL Need You!
Interested in adopting a pet — or just looking at some adorable pets near you up for adoption? There are dozens of endearing pets up for adoption at animal shelters in and around troy..
New greenhouse at Riverlands
The US Army Corp of Engineers River Project office will host a ribbon cutting ceremony Wednesday morning for its new greenhouse at the Riverlands Migratory Bird Sanctuary in West Alton. It’s a partnership with the Audubon Center at Riverlands, St. Louis Wild Ones, the Missouri Department of Conservation, and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
‘We’re still in shock’: After Metro East family loses everything in Black Friday fire, community steps up to help
ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOV) - A Glen Carbon family is still picking up the pieces after losing everything in a house fire on Friday afternoon but had received needed help from strangers and friends alike. The fire started in the garage and quickly spread. “Just had Thanksgiving the day before...
Madison County program helps high school students with disabilities find jobs
“One of the hardest things to teach our students, especially students with disabilities, is how to be part of a community, and this program is getting them into the community.”
"The Flagman's Mission Continues" Needs Volunteers to Line Funeral Route for Fallen Roxana Serviceman
ROXANA/WOOD RIVER - The Flagman’s Mission Continues is seeking volunteers to help honor Chief Warrant Officer 2 Ryan Epley, a 25-year-old from Roxana who died while serving in active duty. Epley was a Blackhawk Pilot in the Army, stationed in California at the time of his death. The Flagman’s...
Cheerleaders place 1st at Alton
Congratulations to the Chester High School Cheerleaders for placing 1st place at the ICCA Invitational at Alton IL and earning a spot in the ICCA Championship in January. The Cheerleaders compete again on December 10th in Pinckneyville. Come out and show your support to these great athletes.
New family medicine physician joins OSF Medical Group in Godfrey
Susan Reynolds, MD, is accepting new patients, with appointments available from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Wednesdays and Fridays. OSF Medical Group – Primary Care (Godfrey) recently announced that a new board-certified family medicine physician has been added to its staff to better serve the primary care needs of Riverbend region residents.
Edwardsville's Sweetest Secrets: 5 Bakeries You Can't Miss
This article presents a tour of five exceptional bakeries in Edwardsville. Have you had the pleasure of visiting any of them yet? We'd love to hear your thoughts and experiences, so please feel free to leave your comments below!
Registration continues for Alton's Christmas workshop
With Thanksgiving in the rear-view mirror, many of us are now thinking ahead to Christmas. In Alton, that may mean getting registered for the city’s Christmas Workshop at the Muenstermann Building at Gordon Moore Park on December 9 & 10. The Saturday session will be for kids only, ages...
The gas price fluctuate between $3.14 and $3.22 in Troy as of 2023-11-28. Find the cheapest station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Tuesday is $3.246, a week ago the price is $3.295 , according to AAA.
Edwardsville Police Department to Host Community Education Forum
The community is invited to join Edwardsville Police Chief Michael Fillback for an online community education forum. The event is scheduled for Tuesday, January 9, from 7-8 p.m. via Zoom. The annual forum is an opportunity for the community to learn information and insights into how the department operates and...
Weekly Safety Report: Stolen Vehicle Pursuit, Missing Person, Fatal Crash, Community Policing Grant, and Robbery in Madison County, Illinois
This week in Madison County, Illinois, several incidents occurred, including a pursuit and arrest of three individuals in a stolen vehicle, a family's ongoing search for a missing loved one, a fatal crash involving a pedestrian, the announcement of a community policing grant, and a liquor store robbery.
Savoring Bethalto: Exploring Three Must-Try Traditional American Dishes
In this article, we explore three traditional American cuisines right here in Bethalto. Have you had the chance to sample any of these delights? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts. Please share your experiences in the comments section below!