• Collinsville catsup bottle up for sale

    COLLINSVILLE, IL (KTVI) – The World’s Largest Catsup Bottle is up for sale. The iconic Brook’s bottle has been a community fixture in the Collinsville area for years. On Monday, a “For Sale” sign went up for the water tower and the factory below it and residents are worried that their town may be losing its most famous landmark. The asking […]

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    Man gets 65 years prison in dismemberment killing

    EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. (AP) – One of two men accused of killing a southwestern Illinois woman and dismembering her body has pleaded guilty and was sentenced to 65 years in prison. A Madison County judge sentenced 29-year-old Patrick Chase of Alton to 45 years on a first-degree murder charge and 20 years on a charge of […]

  • Tim and the Catscup Bottle Festival!

    (KTVI) – It’s time for the 16th annual World’s Largest Catsup Bottle Festival Birthday party.  There will be a special appearance by the Oscar Mayer Wienermobile! Tim too on a few people from the newsroom in a tater tot eating competition. World`s Largest Catsup Bottle Festival – Birthday Party & Classic Car Show American Legion […]

  • St. Louisans continue tradition of playing hooky at Fairmount Park

    COLLINSVILLE, IL (KTVI) – Time is something they keep track of at Fairmount Park racetrack, especially on a horse hooky Tuesday. ‘My husband and our friends are here,’ says first timer Lauren Williamson.  ‘They played hooky last year and I wasn’t able to come.  So I purposefully took off the day to come here.’ For […]

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    Illinois State Troopers to be out in force over 4th of July holiday

    COLLINSVILLE, IL (KTVI) – Illinois State Troopers will be saturating Illinois roads over the 4th of July holiday, which starts Thursday, July 3rd to Sunday, July 6th. Troopers will be out aggressively enforcing traffic laws. They will especially be looking for the fatal four traffic violations most associated with traffic fatalities: speeding, driving under the […]

  • The World’s Largest Catsup Bottle Festival

    (KTVI)-Want to see the world’s largest ketchup bottle and potato in once place? Mike Gassmann, with the World`s Largest Catsup Bottle, Inc., talks about the event “The World’s Largest Catsup Bottle Festival.” The event is celebrating the 65th birthday of the Brooks catsup bottle water tower in Collinsville, IL. Also, the truck driver of the […]

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    Police investigate incident at Metro East water park

    COLLINSVILLE, IL (KTVI)-Collinsville police are investigating an alleged incident at Splash City Waterpark. On Thursday, June 26, two juveniles, ages 12 and 17, were caught engaging in a sex act, believed to be consensual, by a water park staff member. The two were at the park with a supervised group. Splash City reported the incident […]

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    3 accused of reporting bogus Ill. home invasion

    EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. (AP) _ Two men and a woman are accused of staging a fake home invasion in southwestern Illinois. Prosecutors in Madison County charged 40-year-old Amanda Lockhart, 30-year-old Michael Johnson and 29-year-old Timothy Tindall with felony disorderly conduct. They’re all from Collinsville. Collinsville police say that about 2 a.m. last Friday, authorities from five […]

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    3 accused of reporting bogus Illinois home invasion

    EDWARDSVILLE, IL (AP) – Two men and a woman are accused of staging a fake home invasion in southwestern Illinois. Prosecutors in Madison County charged 40-year-old Amanda Lockhart, 30-year-old Michael Johnson and 29-year-old Timothy Tindall with felony disorderly conduct. They’re all from Collinsville. Collinsville police say that about 2 a.m. last Friday, authorities from five […]

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    Collinsville man charged with reckless homicide

    (KTVI) – Collinsville police are looking for a man in connection with a reckless homicide case.  Authorities say Williams J. Wellmon, 36, was driving a car when he got into an accident and and his passenger, Daniel Pocrnich, died. Authorities say Wellmon had been drinking.   He is charged with Reckless Homicide and Aggravated DUI. The […]

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    Boil order in effect for parts of Collinsville

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)-  A boil order is in effect for parts of Collinsville.  Mound Public Water and Sewer District has issued the boil order for the State Park area of Collinsville due to fire hydrant damage. Officials recommend thoroughly boiling any water used for drinking or cooking until further notice.

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    Boil order issued for parts of Collinsville

    COLLINSVILLE, IL (KTVI) – A partial boil order has been issued for Collinsville.  A damaged fire hydrant led to the warning.. Mound Public Water And Sewer District says that people living  near Penn street and the 2600 block of Arlington should Boil any water that is being used for drinking or cooking until further notice. […]