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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 […]

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    Illinois historic sites affected by cuts

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) _ The Illinois Historic Preservation Agency says it will have to reduce its operating hours at 13 historic sites after Labor Day because its budget was cut was 19 percent. The affected sites: – Apple River Fort (Elizabeth), open Thursday-Sunday instead of five days a week. – Bishop Hill, open Thursday through […]

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    PETA wants to use World’s Largest Catsup Bottle to send a vegan message

    COLLINSVILLE, IL (KTVI) – The World’s Largest Catsup Bottle has been receiving quite the attention lately. Despite Oscar Mayer’s offer to buy the giant condiment, the attraction has yet to be sold. In the meantime, the animal rights group, PETA, wants to put a “saucy” ad on the catsup bottle. According to PETA, its offer […]

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    Tractor trailer overturns I-55/70 in Collinsville

      COLLINSVILLE, IL (KTVI) – A tractor trailer has overturned on I-55/70 in Collinsville Thursday morning.  The driver took the exit headed eastbound toward St. Louis, lost control on the ramp and slid over an embankment.  Crews are on the scene. The ramp will be shut down before removing the semi. We will keep you […]

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    Oscar Mayer wants to buy the World’s Largest Catsup Bottle

    COLLINSVILLE, IL (KTVI) – There have been many arguments over the perfect condiment combination to go on a hot dog. Oscar Mayer might be putting in their two cents by the company’s latest move: buying the World’s Largest Catsup Bottle. Their reasoning? The six Wienermobiles that travel around the country all year could use a […]