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Russell Deshields is in custody after allegedly kidnapping a 42-year-old woman in Franklin County. (Credit: Franklin County Sheriff's Department) Russell Deshields is in custody after allegedly kidnapping a 42-year-old woman in Franklin County. (Credit: Franklin County Sheriff's Department)

Kidnapped woman escapes at gas station, tells clerk to call 911, police say

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A man is in custody after allegedly kidnapping a 42-year-old woman in Franklin County. 

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Homeless count for St. Louis region upcoming

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Help is needed to help count the number of homeless people living in St. Louis City and St. Louis County

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Man, 22, dead in shooting near Union Station Video included

Investigators process the crime scene where a man was shot downtown ( Credit: KMOV) Investigators process the crime scene where a man was shot downtown ( Credit: KMOV)
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St. Louis homicide detectives are investigating a shooting in downtown St. Louis. 

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Surveillance cameras capture man accused of stealing toolkit in Wentzville

Police are searching for a man who they say stole a toolkit from Rural King in Wentzville. Credit: Wentzville PD Police are searching for a man who they say stole a toolkit from Rural King in Wentzville. Credit: Wentzville PD
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Police are searching for a man who they say stole a toolkit from Rural King in Wentzville

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Ballwin man killed in chain-reaction crash that closed I-64 Video included

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At least one person died in a crash that closed all lanes of eastbound Interstate 64 at Interstate 270 near Town and Country.

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Proposed higher education cuts raise concerns among colleges

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Local colleges and universities are reacting to proposed cuts to higher education funding in Missouri.

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Florissant turning to home surveillance camera to fight crime

Florissant police are teaming up with residents to use surveillance cameras to catch criminals. Credit: KMOV Florissant police are teaming up with residents to use surveillance cameras to catch criminals. Credit: KMOV
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“It’s citizens of Florissant taking a stand in their community to fight back against crime,” said Florissant Police Officer Steve Michael

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Police looking for missing Madison County woman

Adria Hatten. Credit: Madison County Sheriff. Adria Hatten. Credit: Madison County Sheriff.
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Police are searching for a missing Alton woman who was last seen in Wood River on Sunday. 

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Arch re-opens day after government shutdown ends Video included

This photo shows a view of the Gateway Arch (Credit: AP Photo / Estelle Doro) This photo shows a view of the Gateway Arch (Credit: AP Photo / Estelle Doro)
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The Gateway Arch re-opened on Tuesday after being closed during the three-day government shutdown

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Missouri House considers bill to reduce time for jobless benefits

The Missouri statehouse in January, 2018. (Credit: KMOV) The Missouri statehouse in January, 2018. (Credit: KMOV)

A bill in the Missouri legislature would reduce the maximum number of weeks residents could claim jobless benefits to one of the lowest levels in the country.

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Southern Illinois massage therapist gets 16 years in assault

Ronnie Blom, 56, is accused of sexually assaulting a client during a massage session. He is being held in the Madison County Jail on $100,000 bond. Ronnie Blom, 56, is accused of sexually assaulting a client during a massage session. He is being held in the Madison County Jail on $100,000 bond.

A male massage therapist who was convicted last year of assaulting a woman in the southern Illinois community of Edwardsville during a massage in 2015 has been sentenced to 16 years in prison.

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Retirement home employee accused of stealing residents' IDs to set up utilities Video included

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A retirement community employee is accused of stealing at least seven residents’ identities and using their personal information to set up his utility bills.

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2 hospitalized after being shot during violent carjacking in North City Video included

Crime scene investigators in the 4400 block of Anderson after two people were shot Monday (Credit: KMOV) Crime scene investigators in the 4400 block of Anderson after two people were shot Monday (Credit: KMOV)
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Two people were hospitalized after being shot during a carjacking in north St. Louis overnight.

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Wildwood City Council votes to allow ziplines at Hidden Valley Video included

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Monday, the Wildwood City Council voted to allow new ziplines Hidden Valley Ski Resort.

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Historic North City club won’t be demolished

Inside of the abandon Club Imperial in North St. Louis ( Credit: KMOV) Inside of the abandon Club Imperial in North St. Louis ( Credit: KMOV)
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The building that housed the Club Imperial in North City will not be demolished and its future is up in the air

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Police looking for man suspected of breaking into West County homes Video included

Police in West County say a man has broken into at least two homes recently. Credit: KMOV Police in West County say a man has broken into at least two homes recently. Credit: KMOV
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Police want residents to watch out for a man who they say has broken into at least two West County homes

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Wreck involving 2 tractor-trailers closes EB I-64 near New Baden

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A wreck involving two tractor-trailers has closed all lanes of eastbound I-64 near New Baden

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Amid questions about affair, Greitens proposes $68M in higher ed cuts

Missouri Governor Eric Greitens takes a reporters question as he unveils the new state budget during a press conference at the State Capitol in Jefferson City, Missouri on January 22, 2018.  Photo by Bill Greenblatt/UPI Missouri Governor Eric Greitens takes a reporters question as he unveils the new state budget during a press conference at the State Capitol in Jefferson City, Missouri on January 22, 2018. Photo by Bill Greenblatt/UPI
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Missouri Republican Gov. Eric Greitens made his first public appearance in nearly two weeks since acknowledging an extramarital affair, announcing a budget plan that would slice at least $68 million from public colleges and universities, but the budget wasn't the only thing discussed. 

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Minor injuries reported after helicopter crashes in Cahokia Video included

Two people sustained minor injuries after a helicopter crashed Monday (Credit: KMOV) Two people sustained minor injuries after a helicopter crashed Monday (Credit: KMOV)
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Emergency crews are on the scene after a helicopter crashed at St. Louis Downtown Airport in Cahokia.

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New interchanges coming to O'Fallon, Mo. to handle growth

To handle increasing traffic, MoDOT wants to turn the I-70, Bryan Road interchange in O'Fallon, Mo. into a diverging diamond. Credit: KMOV To handle increasing traffic, MoDOT wants to turn the I-70, Bryan Road interchange in O'Fallon, Mo. into a diverging diamond. Credit: KMOV
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Road improvements are coming to O'Fallon, Missouri as that city copes with exploding growth.

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Hit-and-run leaves cars badly damaged along Tower Grove neighborhood Video included

Two Tower Grove South families woke up to find big damage to their cars after a hit-and-run crash. Credit: KMOV Two Tower Grove South families woke up to find big damage to their cars after a hit-and-run crash. Credit: KMOV
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ST.LOUIS, MO: Two Tower Grove South families woke up to find big damage to their cars after a hit and run crash. A Surveillance camera caught the driver smash into the red truck parked along Connecticut Street. The driver then stopped before taking off. The truck hit the mini-van parked behind it. “I kind of couldn’t believe it,” said Carolyn Holman, who owns the mini-van. She thinks there could be a thousand dollars worth of damage. The video was shared on soc...

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WANTED! Police search for man in death of pregnant ex-girlfriend

East St. Louis Police Department is looking for a man accused of shooting and killing a pregnant Metro East woman. (Credit: ESL PD) East St. Louis Police Department is looking for a man accused of shooting and killing a pregnant Metro East woman. (Credit: ESL PD)
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East St. Louis Police Department is looking for a man accused of shooting and killing a pregnant Metro East woman

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Mo. GOP Senate candidate compares female Democrats to Disney villains Video included

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A Republican running for US Senate in Missouri is facing criticism for a recent Facebook post. 

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St. Mary's Hospital opens new NICU, with a little help from Fredbird Video included

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The Cardinals helped SSM St. Mary’s Hospital celebrate the opening of its new neonatal intensive unit. Relief pitcher Brett Cecil and Fredbird were on hand as staffers moved 31 babies into the new facilitates. The old NICU did not have space and privacy for parents to stay with their child. The Level III NICU combines state-of-the-art medical care with a soothing environment that will support shorter NICU stays, a better quality of life and improved outcomes for babies. The ...

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'Multiple ejections' in serious accident at Jefferson and I-64 Video included

Four people were injured in an accident on Jefferson in St. Louis on Monday. (Credit: St. Louis Fire Department) Four people were injured in an accident on Jefferson in St. Louis on Monday. (Credit: St. Louis Fire Department)
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St. Louis fire responders said multiple people were ejected from a vehicle in a serious accident Monday afternoon. 

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Rollover accident closes I-170 in North County

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A rollover crash closed lanes of the Interbelt Monday afternoon, near Interstate 270.

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St. Louis woman killed in Illinois wrong-way crash identified

A fatal crash happened Sunday on I-64. (Credit: KMOV) A fatal crash happened Sunday on I-64. (Credit: KMOV)
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A wrong-way drunk driver on westbound Interstate 64 crashed head-on with another driver going the correct way Sunday morning.

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Man's body found in Metro East parking lot overnight Video included

Police in the 1400 block of Kingshighway in Washington Park after a man's body was found Monday (Credit: KMOV) Police in the 1400 block of Kingshighway in Washington Park after a man's body was found Monday (Credit: KMOV)
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A homicide investigation is underway after a man’s body was found in a Metro East parking lot during the early morning hours Monday.

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Crash closes I-270 Monday morning

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Northbound Interstate 270 is closed near Tesson Ferry in South St. Louis County following a multi-vehicle accident. 

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Foo Fighters expand North American tour to include St. Louis

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The Foo Fighters have expanded their 2018 North American tour to include St. Louis.

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5 boys hit by car when driver suffered medical emergency in north St. Louis

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 St. Louis County Police is investigating the scene where a vehicle struck and injured four pedestrians and left one in critical condition in North St. Louis Sunday evening.

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Missing 10-year-old girl found safely in Troy

Madalyn Stokes (Credit: Troy Police) Madalyn Stokes (Credit: Troy Police)
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The Troy Police Department is searching for a missing 10-year-old girl.

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Gateway Arch, Old Courthouse close due to government shutdown

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The Gateway Arch and the Old Courthouse are closed due to the shutdown of the federal government.

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'It won't bring my daughter back' Father of Jamyla Bolden speaks after plea deal Video included

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De’Eris Brown pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in the shooting death of Jamyla Bolden.

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College saving plan in Missouri expanding Video included

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Missouri’s 529 college saving plan will soon be expanding. Previously, the plan only offered tax-free saving for college. It is now expanding to include the costs of kindergarten through high school. The plan also allows families to get state tax deductions for putting money into the account. The program in Illinois has not expanded. Copyright 2018 KMOV (Meredith Corporation). All rights reserved. More>>

Cards trade Grichuk to Toronto, get two RHP in swap

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Outfielder Randal Grichuk has been dealt to the Toronto Blue Jays in exchange for two right handed pitchers. 

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3 arrested, officer taken to hospital after police pursuit ends in crash Video included

An officer was taken to the hospital after a police chase ended in a crash at I-70 and Grand. (Credit: MoDOT) An officer was taken to the hospital after a police chase ended in a crash at I-70 and Grand. (Credit: MoDOT)
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An officer was taken to the hospital Friday after a chase ended in a car crash. 

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EB I-55/70 in Collinsville reopen after rollover crash Video included

Emergency crews at EB I-55/70 following a rollover crash Friday (Credit: KMOV) Emergency crews at EB I-55/70 following a rollover crash Friday (Credit: KMOV)
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All lanes of eastbound lanes of Interstate 55/70 in Collinsville have reopened following a rollover crash Friday morning.

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Greitens' attorney: No truth to resignation rumors Video included

Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens speaks to supporters during a rally Tuesday, May 23, 2017, outside the state Capitol in Jefferson City, Mo. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson) Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens speaks to supporters during a rally Tuesday, May 23, 2017, outside the state Capitol in Jefferson City, Mo. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
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The attorney for Missouri Governor Eric Greitens said there is "zero truth" to rumors the governor will step down. 

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St. Louis Zoo is hiring, holding 2 job fairs

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The St. Louis Zoo will host a job fair on January 27 and February 9.

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Backpack believed to contain explosive device removed from North County parking lot Video included

A robot removed the suspicious item from the BP gas station early Friday morning (Credit: KMOV) A robot removed the suspicious item from the BP gas station early Friday morning (Credit: KMOV)
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A north St. Louis County gas station is back open after a suspicious backpack was found overnight.

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Journey, Def Leppard bringing co-headlining tour to Busch Stadium

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Journey and Def Leppard will perform at Busch Stadium this August!

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Hazelwood School Districts weighs future redistricting options

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The Hazelwood School District is looking at the option of redistricting. 

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Lawsuit: Gov. Rauner met about investments while in office

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A newly unsealed lawsuit alleges Gov. Bruce Rauner participated in 2015 meetings to manage his personal wealth after his pledge to follow "blind trust" procedures while in office.

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Did Greitens take a photo or didn't he? Legal experts say it's an important question Video included

Missouri Governor Eric Greitens takes a reporters question as he unveils the new state budget during a press conference at the State Capitol in Jefferson City, Missouri on January 22, 2018.  Photo by Bill Greenblatt/UPI Missouri Governor Eric Greitens takes a reporters question as he unveils the new state budget during a press conference at the State Capitol in Jefferson City, Missouri on January 22, 2018. Photo by Bill Greenblatt/UPI
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Did he take a photo or didn't he?

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Missouri lawmakers raise concerns about school busing cuts

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Some Missouri lawmakers are raising concerns about Gov. Eric Greitens' plan to continue cuts to school transportation funding. 

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Tower Grove Academy celebrates nearly 100 percent graduation rate

A south St. Louis school is celebrating its different approach to education.  (Credit: KMOV) A south St. Louis school is celebrating its different approach to education. (Credit: KMOV)
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A south St. Louis school is celebrating its different approach to education. 

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Looking for a job? Multiple employers looking to hire at job fair next week

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ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com) – Multiple employers will be looking to hire at a job fair next week. BJC HealthCare, Aldi and iHeart Radio will be among the over 20 companies looking to fill positions at the Jan. 31 event. Job fair attendees will also be able to receive free resume review and attend free workshops during the event. The free job fair will take place from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the Doubletree Hotel at 1973 Craigshire. Click here for more details or to register for the ... More>>

Elderly Belleville man robbed at gunpoint in his own garage Video included

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St. Clair County Police are searching for two suspects they say robbed an 86-year-old man in his own garage. 

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Police searching for carjacking suspects in West Alton

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St. Charles County Police Department are looking for two suspects in connection with a carjacking in West Alton Tuesday afternoon. 

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Police searching for suspect, car in West County Mall armed carjacking Video included

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The City of Des Peres Police Department is actively searching for a stolen car that was taken at approximately 7:15 p.m. Monday night at West County Mall. 

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Heroin overdose leads to arrest of Florissant man

Joshua Moore is accused of supplying heroin that led to an overdose in Lincoln County, Missouri. (Credit: Lincoln County Sheriff's Office) Joshua Moore is accused of supplying heroin that led to an overdose in Lincoln County, Missouri. (Credit: Lincoln County Sheriff's Office)
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A heroin overdose in Lincoln County led to the arrest of a Florissant man accused of selling and distributing drugs.

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Local high-schooler awarded a national full-ride scholarship

Noami See was one of 15 students awarded a national college scholarship. (Credit:KMOV) Noami See was one of 15 students awarded a national college scholarship. (Credit:KMOV)
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 A local South County high school senior was awarded a full ride national scholarship to a college of their choosing.

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Surveillance photo released of suspect wanted in Cahokia

Anyone who recognizes the suspect is asked to contact Det. Matthew Mason (Credit: Cahokia Police) Anyone who recognizes the suspect is asked to contact Det. Matthew Mason (Credit: Cahokia Police)
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The Cahokia Police Department is asking for help identifying a suspect.

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    Albany Museum leaders are hoping to move one step closer to making their downtown location a reality. City leaders will vote on whether to approve a $1.5 million line of credit for the relocation.

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    Changes coming for Lee Co. Public Safety employees

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    The county commission voted to approve a new schedule for all fire and EMS employees and give them all a pay raise. (Source: WALB)The county commission voted to approve a new schedule for all fire and EMS employees and give them all a pay raise. (Source: WALB)

    The county commission voted to approve a new schedule for all fire and EMS employees and give them all a pay raise. 

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