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    New Catholic HS opened in Metro East

    GLEN CARBON, IL (KTVI) – A new high school where service, culture and life are coming together near Bouse and Old Troy Road in Glen Carbon, Illinois . That’s the mantra of the modern-day Catholic high school which had its dedication Sunday. ‘We`re the only Catholic high school in America, to my knowledge that is named after […]

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    Fox 2 Prep Zone – Friday, August 28, 2015

    Segment One of the Arby’s/Fox 2 Prep Zone features highlights of these high school football games; Collinsville at Althoff, Hazelwood Central at Lafayette, Oakville at Eureka, Normal West at Belleville West, Normal at Belleville East, Parkway West at Affton, Pattonville at Lindbergh, Breese Central at Mascoutah.   Segment 2 of the Arby’s/Fox 2 Prep Zone […]

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    Man robs Collinsville Taco Bell

    COLLINSVILLE, IL (KTVI)- Police are looking for man who stole money from the cash register at a Collinsville Taco Bell Friday morning. Just after 10:00am, officers responded to the restaurant at 1001 Beltline. According to employees, a black male wearing black and white “pajama style” pants, a blue denim jacket, and a black and white […]

  • Lifting spirits: Bartender helps save biker’s life following collapse

    ASHLEY, IL (KTVI) – A Collinsville woman believes it was divine intervention that helped save her husband’s life. The couple rode motorcycles through southern Illinois Sunday. They decided to stop in the small town of Ashley. There was no rhyme or reason why they chose to stop at a bar called Chops, but the decision […]

  • 90-year-old Fairmount Park employee knows the horse racing game

    COLLINSVILLE, IL (KTVI) – To understand how to play a game or watch a sporting event you need to see an expert, like Charlie Zuber. ‘I sell programs,’ says Charles Zuber, Program Vendor. ‘I’ve been doing it for 63 years.’ Yes, since the Truman administration, Charlie Zuber is one the first faces and voices greeting […]

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    Fairmount Park horse owners, trainers sue over finances

    EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. (AP) – A group of horse owners and trainers are suing a southern Illinois equine organization’s leaders over what they call inadequate financial oversight and excessive secrecy. Twenty-two members of the Illinois Horsemen’s Benevolent & Protective Association seek the ouster of president John Wainwright and executive director Lanny Brooks. he association represents several hundred […]

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    Theft charges for man seen carrying stolen TV

    COLLINSVILLE, IL (KTVI) – The Madison County State’s Attorney’s Office charged a 20-year-old in connection with a burglary after he was seen carrying a large flat-screen television down the street last week. According to Major Brett Boerm, a spokesman for the Collinsville Police Department, officers received a call just before 11:20 a.m. on August 11 […]

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    Body parts found at scene days after fiery truck crash

    COLLINSVILLE, Ill. (AP) _ The father of a southern Illinois man who died in a fiery weekend crash says a piece of his son’s skull and the son’s hands were found at the crash site days later. Mike McPherson says the body parts belonging to 25-year-old Jared McPherson of Bethalto were retrieved Wednesday morning so […]

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    Police: Suspect kills self after carjacking, bank robbery

    COLLINSVILLE, Ill. (AP) _ Authorities say a man who allegedly stole an SUV and robbed a bank in southern Illinois killed himself after being cornered by police. The Belleville News Democrat reports that (http://bit.ly/1DxIoTp ) the man allegedly stole a car in Caseyville, near St. Louis, around 2:30 p.m. Friday before robbing a bank in […]

  • Shots fired at police during search for Caseyville bank robber

    CASEYVILLE, IL (KTVI) – The FBI and the Illinois State Police are leading an investigation into a series of crimes in the Metro East. It began with a carjacking in Caseyville. Collinsville police chased the suspect and he fired shots at them. At about 3pm a white male displaying a silver/chrome handgun demanded cash from […]

  • Animal hospital aiding in search for dog that escaped from its care

    O’FALLON, IL (KTVI) – It’s among a pet owner’s worst fears:  drop your dog at the vet and your dog never comes back home. The search is “on” for a missing Chihuahua after a dog escaped from a pet hospital in O’Fallon, Illinois. Banfield Pet Hospital is taking responsibility for “Cachito” the Chihuahua getting away. […]

  • City of Collinsville celebrates Catsup Festival

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – The 17th Annual World’s Largest Catsup Bottle Festival Birthday Party and Car Show will celebrate the 66th birthday of the huge Brooks Catsup tower. Festival president and “Big Tomato” Mike Gassmann will host events including hot-dogs-smothered-in-ketchup eating contest. World’s Largest Catsup Bottle Festival Birthday Party & Car Show Woodland Park Sunday, […]