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    Homecoming a focal point for celebration and support in light of Collinsville student’s death

    COLLINSVILLE, IL (KTVI) – The community of Collinsville remembered freshman Tray Turner at its homecoming football game. Turner died Thursday after falling from the stairs on his way to lunch Tuesday. All week long the school has been using the hashtag #PrayForTray, but the Collinsville football team has changed that to #PlayForTray ahead of the game. “Not only are we celebrating the Kahoks, and that is why everyone is assembling, but we are celebrating Tray at the same time,” said […]

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    Funeral services announced for Collinsville freshman Tray Turner

    COLLINSVILLE, IL (KTVI) – It is homecoming night for the Collinsville Kahoks, but the usual good spirits are subdued this year after freshman Tray Turner died from injuries he suffered in a fall over a banister inside the high school. Turner, 14, was heading to lunch on Tuesday when something happened and he fell from the second floor stairs to the first floor. A police investigation shows it was nothing but a tragic accident. Adults in the community are working to […]

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    Weekends on the Web: Saturday & Sunday, September 24-25

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI)-Looking for some fun events this weekend? Meteorologist Angela Hutti has some ideas for you and your family. Weekends On The Web: Saturday & Sunday, September 24-25, 2016 Q in the Lou Date: Saturday & Sunday, September 24-25 Venue: Soldier’s Memorial, Downtown St. Louis Time: Saturday: 11am-10pm, Sunday: 11am-6pm Admission: Free – BBQ, beer & more available for purchase Join in the celebration of America’s best barbecue. Taste BBQ samples and meet top pitmasters. Oktoberfest Date: Saturday […]

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    Student dies from injuries after fall at Collinsville High School

    COLLINSVILLE, IL (KTVI) – The Collinsville High School student who suffered severe injuries after falling earlier this week has died. Tray Turner was hospitalized in St. Louis after falling from a staircase at the high school Monday. The Collinsville Community Unit School District #10 is deeply saddened by his loss. “Each student is special and Tray will be missed. We extend our heartfelt sympathy to his family and friends,” the school released in a statement. Thursday’s homecoming parade has been cancelled. The homecoming football game, […]

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    Collinsville rallies around student injured in fall

    (KTVI) – The Collinsville community is coming together to help the family of a student injured in a fall at the high school this week. Kahok Strong is leading a drive to collect get well cards, gift cards, gas cards and cash donations for the student and his family. The organization will also collect money at the football game Friday night with the money helping school families in need.

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    Student suffers severe injuries in fall at Collinsville HS

    COLLINSVILLE, IL (KTVI) – A Collinsville high school student is hospitalized in St. Louis with severe injuries suffered Monday in a fall from a staircase at the high school. Superintendent Bob Green said the boy fell over a banister from the second floor.  Two students were nearby and raced for help from teachers. The teen was airlifted by ARCH helicopter from the school’s football field. Collinsville Police Chief Steve Evans said “We have no reason to believe this was anything […]

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    Boil order issued for portions of Collinsville, IL

    COLLINSVILLE, IL (KTVI)- Due to a major water main break, the City of Collinsville Water Department has issued a Boil Order for the following streets/addresses: St. Clair Avenue from South Morrison to Carl, including Wayne and LaVadna Ct. Arrowhead from Henry to Apache, including Dina, Southwood Trace, Woods End, Forest Southwind, and Braidwood Henry from Arrowhead to Lillian Doors of affected addresses will be tagged. Water to be used for drinking and cooling should be brought to a full rolling boil for […]

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    Pair arrested after $2.4 million in drug money discovered during traffic stop

    COLLINSVILLE, IL (KTVI) – The Illinois State Police confiscated approximately $2.4 million in suspected drug money from during a traffic stop in Madison County. Authorities took the first step Friday to turn all that cash into drug fighting money. Madison County State’s Attorney Tom Gibbons said his office is trying to legally seize the money for law enforcement agencies to use against drug dealers. “We’re talking about an incredibly large scale this was $2.4 million in cash that was hidden […]

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    Regional job fair in Collinsville on Thursday

    BELLVILLE, IL (KTVI) – The Gateway Convention Center in Collinsville is hosting the Jobs Plus 2016 Regional Job Fair tomorrow afternoon. The job fair is free and open to the public. Hundreds of positions will be available for everyone from high school graduates to people with advanced degrees, for industries ranging from healthcare, hospitality, education, transportation, utilities, and trades. The job fair is scheduled for 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Interested attendees are encouraged to visit to see the […]

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    Body found near car dealership in Collinsville

    COLLINSVILLE, IL (KTVI)- Police are investigating after a body was found Monday morning in Collinsville. It was discovered in a storage area near Laura Buick GMC located at 903 N. Bluff Road. Collinsville police say that an abandoned vehicle was found at around 5am Monday at Stow-A-Way Properties. The owner of the vehicle is known to collect recyclable items from dumpsters. Police found Douglas Delashmit, 48, in a targe trash receptacle located near the vehicle. He was deaceased. The Madison County Coroner’s Office and Illinois State Police […]

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    Arby’s/Fox 2 Prep Zone – Friday, September 9, 2016

    This is the Arby’s/Fox 2 Prep Zone show for Friday, September 9, 2016. Segment One featured highlights of these high school football games: Ladue at Parkway Central, Chaminade at CBC, Summit at Parkway North,  Alton at East St. Louis, Edwardsville at Collinsville, Ritenour at Webster Groves, Pattonville at Kirkwood. Segment Two of the Arby’s/Fox 2 Prep Zone show featured highlights of the Normandy at Parkway West high school football game. KTVI-Fox 2 Sports Director and Prep Sports analyst Earl Austin […]

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    Body found along Highway 159 near world’s largest Catsup Bottle

    COLLINSVILLE, IL (KTVI)- The body of a man was discovered Wednesday morning in a field near the world famous Catsup Bottle tower in Collinsville. Police are calling the death suspicious. The body was found around 10am in an open field near Illinois 159 and South Morrison Ave. The initial investigation determined the person to be a white male approximately 20-30 years old. Illinois State Police crime scene investigators were called in. They are currently assisting with the investigation . Residents who live near […]