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    Glen Carbon village names next police chief

    GLEN CARBON, IL(AP)  – The southwestern Illinois village of Glen Carbon soon will have a new police chief. The village’s governing board has approved of Collinsville Police Department Assistant Police Chief Todd Link as John Lakin’s eventual replacement, the Belleville News-Democrat reported. Lakin is running unopposed for Madison County sheriff as a Democrat in the […]

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    Fox 2 Prep Zone – Friday, September 12, 2014

    The first segment of the Fox 2 Prep Zone for Friday, September 13, 2014 featured highlights of these high school football games: Eureka at Fort Zumwalt East Holt at Fort Zumwalt South Parkway North at Summit CBC at Vianney O’Fallon at Alton Belleville East at Collinsville Segment two of the Fox 2 Prep Zone for […]

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    One killed in car crash in Collinsville

    COLLINSVILLE, IL (KTVI) – One person is dead following a single vehicle accident in Collinsville. It happened after midnight on South Combs Avenue and Cedar Street.   The driver of the car crashed into a utility pole snapping the pole in half.  Eddie Williams, 25, of Collinsville was killed.  Authorities say he was not not wearing […]

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    Motorcyclist killed in crash on I-55

    MADISON COUNTY, IL (KTVI)- One person was killed in a motorcycle crash on I-55 in Collinsville, Illinois, Tuesday morning. According to the Illinois State Police, a 56-year old Springfield, IL, man was attempting to exit I-55 onto the I-255 south exit ramp when he went off the roadway and struck the guardrail. The man died […]

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    Police looking for Collinsville stabbing suspect considered armed & dangerous

    COLLINSVILLE, IL (KTVI)- Police are looking for a man who has been charged with stabbing another man in Collinsville. On Wednesday, police responded to the 100 block of Idlerun Drive where a 22-year old had been stabbed by a man who had attempted to rob him. The victim, who knew the suspect, was treated at […]

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    Fox 2 Prep Zone – Friday, August 29, 2014

    The first segment of the Fox 2 Prep Zone for Friday,  August 29, 2014 featured highlights of these high school football games: Hazelwood East at Webster Groves Cahokia at O’Fallon Normandy at Parkway Central Affton at Parkway West Jackson at Vianney Segment Two of the Fox 2 Prep Zone featured highlights of these high school […]

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    Cahokia Mounds plans Indian culture weekend

    COLLINSVILLE, Ill. (AP) – Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site in Collinsville is offering a chance to explore Native American culture next month. The historic site has scheduled “American Indian Educational Days” the weekend of Sept. 13-14. The free event will include demonstrations and hands-on activities for children. The Missouri Atlatl Association will hold its annual […]

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    Car crash cuts power to 15,000 customers in the metro east

    (KTVI) – A vehicle struck an Ameren sub transmission pole at around 12:20pm on Monday. The accident on Old Caseyville Road in Swansea left 15,000 people without power. Electricity went out for customers in Fairview Heights, O’Fallon, IL, Belleville, portions of Caseyville and portions of Collinsville. Power has been restored to almost all customers. About […]

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    Illinois officials hold medical marijuana town hall

    COLLINSVILLE, Ill. (AP) _ The first of three town hall meetings to answer questions about the Illinois medical marijuana application process is about to get underway in southern Illinois. The meeting is scheduled for Thursday in Collinsville. Patients, caregivers and aspiring business owners are invited to attend to learn about how the application process will […]

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    Illinois man sentenced for sex trafficking

    ST. LOUIS (AP) _ A federal judge has sentenced an Illinois man to 20 years in prison for offering a 16-year-old girl for sex and attempting to prostitute a 17-year-old girl. The U.S. Attorney’s office says 30-year-old Reginald Williams, of the Chicago area, was sentenced Tuesday in federal court in St. Louis. Williams was convicted […]

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    Illinois man sentenced for sex trafficking

    ST. LOUIS (AP) – A federal judge has sentenced an Illinois man to 20 years in prison for offering a 16-year-old girl for sex and attempting to prostitute a 17-year-old girl. The U.S. Attorney’s office says 30-year-old Reginald Williams, of the Chicago area, was sentenced Tuesday in federal court in St. Louis. Williams was convicted […]

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    Illinois to hold 3 town halls on medical marijuana

    CHICAGO (AP) _ Illinois officials are planning three town hall meetings to answer questions about the application process for the state’s new medical marijuana program. Officials announced this week that the first town hall meeting will be Thursday in the southern Illinois city of Collinsville. It starts at 9:30 a.m. at the Kenneth Hall State […]