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ALTON — Someone made off with the entire top of an apartment building’s commercial washing machine that may have contained $200 in quarters inside its coin receptacle. Maintenance manager of...
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2014/04/24 23:50
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ALTON — Two men worked together to steal two orange lawnmowers from a fenced-in area of a hardware store April 11, but both mowers were in need of repairs. The thefts came to light six days later on...
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2014/04/24 05:29
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EAST ALTON — Police took a man and woman into custody Tuesday after finding chemicals commonly used in the production of methamphetamine at an East Alton home. Fire trucks blocked off streets near...
2014/04/24 03:50
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ALTON — Alton students, parents and community leaders turned out at Alton High School Tuesday to start the dialogue on how to better serve the community’s youth when faced with issues like drugs,...
2014/04/23 21:50
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ALTON — A 35-year-old woman is accused of stabbing a man in the arm early April 15, inflicting two, nonlife-threatening injuries. Suspect Jennifer R. Jones, of the 3600 block of Thomas Street in...
2014/04/23 01:34
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ALTON - Alton police officers are being forced to leave their patrols to help federal authorities in raids in their area. Alton residents said the officers are needed on the streets. The city's...
2014/04/21 23:50
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ALTON — A woman who allegedly started a fire on the side door of a man’s house earlier this month continued eluding police Monday afternoon. Last week, the Madison County State’s Attorney’s Office...
2014/04/21 20:50
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ALTON — A woman fell short of becoming a Craigslist victim, but still wanted police to know about the attempt to swindle her with a counterfeit check. The Alton woman told police that on April 1 she...
2014/04/21 02:20
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... -- Alton police are searching for a suspect responsible for stealing a washing machine from a commercial apartment complex. The Maintenance Manager of “Apartments for You” on Washington Avenue...
2014/04/19 05:29
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ALTON — A “nuisance” house that burned last week in Alton was the subject of a request police had filed asking a court to determine probable cause for forfeiture of the property. On April 10 — the...
2014/04/19 04:51
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ALTON — An Alton police lieutenant’s slot remains unfilled since a retirement at the beginning of April, with the chief reportedly considering some administrative reorganization in the...
2014/04/16 05:34
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HIDALGO COUNTY - Federal and local authorities raided a stash house in Alton and arrested 30 illegal immigrants. The house, in the 3200 block of Costa Azul Lane, was raided at 1 p.m. Tuesday. A tip...
2014/04/16 02:50
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April 16, 1989 An East Alton-based burglary ring that operated in northern Madison and Jersey counties – including fencing operations that sold stolen items, was broken up, Madison County State’s...
2014/04/15 03:50
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ALTON — A “nuisance” house that burned last week in Alton was the subject of a request police had filed asking a court to determine probable cause for forfeiture of the property. On April 10 — the...
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GODFREY — It took only two months in 1979 for Fire Chief John Sowders to decide he wanted a career in the fire service. He officially retired after 29 years with the Alton Fire Department in March...
2014/04/12 02:50
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ALTON — Police were able to quickly solve a church burglary this week after discovering a backpack one of the juvenile intruders left inside the pulpit. The backpack, belonging to a 14-year-old girl,...
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2014/04/11 19:50
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ALTON — A woman slammed a door of a black Infiniti M35x on her finger shortly after noon Friday in a drugstore parking lot, amputating and temporarily losing the digit’s tip. Alton police,...
2014/04/10 21:51
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ALTON — A house burned early Thursday that had a home invasion and two drug busts in recent years, as well as citations for allegedly being in violation of city building codes. The white-sided,...
2014/04/09 05:29
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EAST ST. LOUIS — A judge Thursday sentenced an Alton doctor to a year in prison for dispensing dangerous drugs from a “pill mill,” even though the doctor was warned some of his patients were ending up...
2014/04/08 22:51
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ALTON — Dog owners and their pit bull terriers congregating on sidewalks around Hellrung Park led an alderwoman to seek a ban on dogs within two city parks. “I went past Hellrung Park and there were...
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