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  • Collinsville woman found dead after overnight house fire

    COLLINSVILLE, IL (KTVI)-A woman is dead after a fire ripped through her Collinsville home just after midnight Sunday.  Firefighters arrived at the home on Ridge Street, just east of Rt. 159, north of Collinsville, to find flames shooting out of a single room. That’s where the woman’s body was found. Firefighters say the damage was […]

  • Illinois City's Warn Of Cuts Over Reduced Sale Tax Payments

    Metro East mayors warns of service cuts if Gov. Rauner goes through with budget cuts

    BELLEVILLE, IL (KTVI) – Several metro east mayors warned Wednesday that major of cuts to vital services if Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner’s proposed budget cuts go through. The mayors say Rauner is proposing a 50-percent cut in the local cities’ share of state income taxes. Right now municipalities split eight percent of total state income […]

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    PICTURES: Anime St Louis 2015 – Friday

    Thousands of Anime & gamer fans packed the Gateway Convention Center in Collinsville for the 10th Annual Anime St Louis Convention. Costumed fans immerse themselves in Japanese animation, art & culture. Fans shop from vendors, play games, compete in a costume contest, attend workshops & dance.

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    PICTURES: Anime St Louis 2015 – Saturday pt1

    Thousands of Anime & gamer fans packed the Gateway Convention Center in Collinsville for the 10th Annual Anime St Louis Convention. Costumed fans immerse themselves in Japanese animation, art & culture. Fans shop from vendors, play games, compete in a costume contest, attend workshops & dance.

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    PICTURES: Anime St Louis 2015 – Saturday pt2

    Thousands of Anime & gamer fans packed the Gateway Convention Center in Collinsville for the 10th Annual Anime St Louis Convention. Costumed fans immerse themselves in Japanese animation, art & culture. Fans shop from vendors, play games, compete in a costume contest, attend workshops & dance.

  • Sting busts Troy man trying to have sex with 13-year-old girl and her mom

    MADISON COUNTY, IL (KTVI) – A Troy, Illinois man is accused of luring a 13 year-old girl across state lines, to have sexual relations with her and her mother. He now faces federal charges. On Monday night, investigators say 27 year-old Shane Schlaeferpulled into the Denny’s parking lot in Collinsville, to meet a mother and […]

  • St. Louis Marathon weekend street closures

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – The Go St. Louis Marathon will hit the streets this weekend. There are some closures that could impact your trip to the city. 2015 GO! St. Louis Marathon and Half Marathon Route: Friday – Monday Site Preparation, April 10 – April 13, 2015 Chestnut, from Tucker to 14th St (7:00am […]

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    Missing 13-year-old last seen in a neighborhood near Collinsville

    BELLEVILLE, IL (KTVI) –  A 13-year-old girl was last seen in a neighborhood near Collinsville  on Sunday at 2pm. The St. Clair County Sheriff’s Department is is asking for your help to find her. Lizzie Gomez, 13, was last seen in the State Park Place subdivision near Collinsville on April 5th at approximately 2:00pm. She […]

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    Fairmount Park races resume after labor dispute

    COLLINSVILLE, Ill. (AP) _ Weekend horse races are expected to resume at Fairmount Park after the southern Illinois track canceled its race card Tuesday because of a labor dispute. Fairmount Park president Brian Zander tells the St. Louis Post-Dispatch (bit.ly/1P09nct ) that union members set up informational pickets at the Collinsville track’s two main entrances […]

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    Prank photo has the “World’s Largest Bottle of Catsup” airlifted to new owners

    COLLINSVILLE, Ill – A southern Illinois landmark has mysteriously been sold on April 1st.  That is according to a tweet from the Brook’s Catsup Bottle.  The message posted to social media reads, “Financing came thru early April 1. on my way to retirement in sunny FLA #LivingLarge” The April Fool’s Day post underlines a real […]

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    Informational picket shuts down horse racing for Tuesday

    COLLINSVILLE, IL (KTVI) – Afternoon races were cancelled Tuesday at Fairmount Park race track in Collinsville. Some union workers refused to cross an informational picket line set up by the roofers union outside the track. The roofers union wants the public to know non-union roofers are making repairs to the racetrack building receiving substandard wages […]

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    Accident causes major delays on WB I-55/70 in Collinsville

    COLLINSVILLE, IL (KTVI)- A one car accident caused major delays on westbound I-55/70 in Collinsville during the Wednesday morning commute. Bommarito Automotive SkyFox Helicopter was over the scene. There was a significant traffic back up that stemmed nearly four miles. Motorists were encouraged to use an alternate route. The accident was cleared shortly before 8a.m. […]