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    Man accuses boy of bullying, threatens him on school bus

    COLLINSVILLE, IL (KTVI) – Police say 33-year-old Malvin Crain of Granite City reportedly grabbed a 6-year-old boy by his jacket, pulled out his belt and threatened to attack the child if he didn’t stop bullying his daughter. But according to the Collinsville school superintendent Bob Green, he got word of the alleged bullying last week […]

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    St. Louis City police chase ends in Collinsville, IL

    COLLINSVILLE, IL (KTVI) – A police chase from St. Louis city ended in Illinois at I-255 and I-55/70. The car was wanted in connection with a shooting in St. Louis City. St. Louis County chased the car into Illinois. Illinois State Police say one person is in custody. They are looking for another. The person […]

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    East St. Louis man charged with murder

    COLLINSVILLE, IL (KTVI) – The St. Clair County state’s attorney has issued murder charges against a Metro East man.   Authorities believe Tracey V. Vickers, 48, of East St. Louis strangled Tobias Gross, 27, to death on October 20th. According to the Illinois State Police,  Vickers and Gross knew each other.   They got into a fight […]

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    Extra security Friday at Collinsville High School over gun concerns

    COLLINSVILLE, IL (KTVI) – Extra police will be on hand Friday morning at Collinsville High School. This comes after the school learned a student was going to bring a gun to school last week. The district called police and after searching two homes associated with the student there was no credible threat.  Thursday a parent […]

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    Police find missing St. Louis man

    COLLINSVILLE, IL (KTVI) – Police found a missing St. Louis man after he went missing Saturday night.  Frank Perry, 31, has been found safe in St. Louis, MO. Perry told a family member that he needed a ride home from work at around 10pm.   He works at a warehouse in Pontoon Beach, Illinois.  Perry told […]

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    Fox 2 Prep Zone – Friday, October 17, 2014

    Segment One of the Fox 2 Prep Zone for Friday, October 17, 2014 featured highlights of these high school football games: SLUH at Kirkwood Zumwalt South at Vianney Hazelwood East at Eureka Parkway South at Parkway Central Collinsville at Alton Segment Two of the Fox 2 Prep Zone for Friday, October 17, 2014 featured highlights […]

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    Collinsville man pleads guilty to Medicare fraud

    COLLINSVILLE, Ill. (AP) _ A Collinsville man has pleaded guilty in federal court to committing Medicaid fraud. Fifty-three-year-old Lawrence Thigpen faces up to 10 years in prison and a fine of up to $250,000. His sentencing is set for February. U.S. Attorney Stephen Wigginton says Thigpen claimed he was being taken care of by his […]

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    Collinsville man pleads guilty to Medicare fraud

    COLLINSVILLE, Ill. (AP) _ A Collinsville man has pleaded guilty in federal court to committing Medicaid fraud. Fifty-three-year-old Lawrence Thigpen faces up to 10 years in prison and a fine of up to $250,000. His sentencing is set for February. U.S. Attorney Stephen Wigginton says Thigpen claimed he was being taken care of by his […]

  • Klingons and the ARCHON Convention

    (KTVI) – The Klingons are coming! And they’ll be at the 38th legendary ARCHON Science Fiction Convention. It’s happening October 3 -5 at the Gateway Center in Collinsville, Ill.  

  • World War II veterans board Honor Flight to D.C.

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- It is going to be a very special day for nearly two dozen St. Louis area veterans. They are going to Washington D.C. to see the World War II Memorial courtesy of the Honor Flight Program. Inside of the Southwest Terminal, 22 veterans are getting ready to board a flight that’s […]

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    Jimmy Johns hit by hackers

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – A sandwich may cost some Jimmy John’s customers more than just a meal.  Jimmy John’s says it’s the latest business hit by hackers. There are 216 stores involved in the credit and debit card breach.  It affects eight local stores with locations in West St. Louis, University City, Creve Coeur, Hazelwood, […]

  • Community comes to the aid of a family after house fire

    MARYVILLE, IL (KTVI) – A relative of a husband and wife severely injured in a house explosion near Collinsville, IL says support is coming from neighbors, friends and strangers.  The house exploded Monday night.  Four children escaped unharmed. Everything inside the house is a total loss.  The Maryville Fire Chief said the couple received a […]