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The Telegraph
Mayor Walker: Alton to freeze 2017 property tax levy while facing mandatesALTON — As the city comptroller begins the annual process of setting a proposed
The Telegraph / Posted an hour ago
ALTON — As the city comptroller begins the annual process of setting a proposed property tax levy, aldermen Monday recommended Alton abate taxes on two bonds and part of a third issue. Greg Caffey, Alton director of development and housing, said the... Read more
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The Telegraph
Estate of deceased men suing driver in crashdriver of the motorcycle, Bradley C. Wallace, 18, of South Roxana, was pronounc
The Telegraph / Posted 2 hours ago
driver of the motorcycle, Bradley C. Wallace, 18, of South Roxana, was pronounced dead in the emergency room of Alton Memorial Hospital. The suit claims Heaton failed to keep control of the van, exceeded a reasonable rate of speed,... Read more
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The Telegraph
EFD responds to two back-to-back fire callsthe call. Other departments that were called in for mutual aid to assist Wood
The Telegraph / Posted 3 hours ago
the call. Other departments that were called in for mutual aid to assist Wood River’s Fire Department were Roxana and East Alton, among others. Welle said it wasn’t until Wood River’s Fire Department called the fire a ‘second alarm’ that... Read more
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The Telegraph
Santa Claus returning to historic Lucy Haskell Playhouse in Alton on Dec. 2playhouse while decorating its interior with Victorian Christmas items. Santa w
The Telegraph / Posted 3 hours ago
playhouse while decorating its interior with Victorian Christmas items. Santa will visit the playhouse, 1211 Henry St. in Alton, from noon to 2 p.m. on Dec. 2. ALTON — A popular tradition continues Dec. 2 when Santa and Mrs. Claus return to Lucy... Read more
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The Telegraph
Southwest Illinois Division of United Way raises $1.75 millionand communications of Cope Plastics, announces the campaign results at a victor
The Telegraph / Posted 5 hours ago
and communications of Cope Plastics, announces the campaign results at a victory celebration at the Argosy Casino in Alton Sunday evening. EAST ALTON — The Southwest Illinois Division of United Way of Greater St. Louis announced that its... Read more
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The Telegraph
Former WLCA Radio personality wins CMA Large Market Personality of the Year Awardstudents take over WLCA 89.9-FM and broadcast live for 89.9 consecutive hours t
The Telegraph / Posted 5 hours ago
students take over WLCA 89.9-FM and broadcast live for 89.9 consecutive hours to raise money for the Boys and Girls Club of Alton. “As a student, and still today, Amanda serves as a great example of what can be accomplished with hard work a... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Second suspect wanted in January murder of Kinston manJoshua Sutton, 30, of 4F Carver Courts in Kinston for murder and armed robbery
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 5 hours ago
Joshua Sutton, 30, of 4F Carver Courts in Kinston for murder and armed robbery for his involvement in the shooting death of Alton Ray McKnight on Jan. 30. Last week, Carlos Earl Fields was arrested and charged with murder and armed robbery. Carlos... Read more
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The Telegraph
Shurtleff College, opened in 1827, closed 60 years agothe banner in the background notes that the Southern Illinois University School
The Telegraph / Posted 6 hours ago
the banner in the background notes that the Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine at 2800 College Ave. in Alton will soon graduate another class, the memorial gateway in the foreground serves as a reminder that this was the site of... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Brit sailor on 'budget' £5,000 round-the-world trip rescued after yacht sinkingthe sea for 20 years, was undertaking his 31st ocean crossing (Image: Caters Ne
Daily Mirror / Posted 6 hours ago
the sea for 20 years, was undertaking his 31st ocean crossing (Image: Caters News Agency) Nick, who is originally from Alton, Hants, said: "I had been thinking about doing a round the world trip for some time, it was a personal challenge. "I... Read more
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MLive.com
Teens arraigned in slaying connected to marijuana theftincident took place as part of an ongoing dispute between Saylor, Johnson, and
MLive.com / Posted 9 hours ago
incident took place as part of an ongoing dispute between Saylor, Johnson, and the two other suspects, 19-year-olds Alex Alton Mills and Tony Joseph Mireles II, who were friends of Johnson. Mills faces one count of carrying a concealed weapon.... Read more
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The Telegraph
JUCO BASKETBALL: With 11 freshmen, Trailblazers are indeed ‘new-look’a well-rounded foundation, according to Stotler. “(Berry) is from Centralia, s
The Telegraph / Posted 10 hours ago
a well-rounded foundation, according to Stotler. “(Berry) is from Centralia, so that means he was coached by (former Alton High coach) Lee Bennett,” Stotler said. “And that also means he’s been exposed to every aspect of the game. He always... Read more
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The Telegraph
Beiser encourages residents to shop local this holiday seasonALTON – As the holiday shopping season begins, state Rep. Dan Beiser, D-Alton,
The Telegraph / Posted 10 hours ago
ALTON – As the holiday shopping season begins, state Rep. Dan Beiser, D-Alton, is encouraging area residents to partake in Small Business Saturday on Nov. 25 by patronizing locally owned businesses. “When holiday shopping, people often look for the... Read more
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Daily Mail
British sailor rescued by US merchant ship off Australian coastin Freemantle, Perth, today with the enormous ship which rescued him in the bac
Daily Mail / Posted 13 hours ago
in Freemantle, Perth, today with the enormous ship which rescued him in the background Nick, who is originally from Alton, Hampshire, said: 'I had been thinking about doing a round the world trip for some time, it was a personal... Read more
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The Telegraph
‘1st and 10’ program, local business team up to help train studentsa relationship with law enforcement. It includes students from Edwardsville, Ro
The Telegraph / Posted 19 hours ago
a relationship with law enforcement. It includes students from Edwardsville, Roxana, South Roxana, Wood River and East Alton. Last summer, Coles was able to take eight students to the University of Notre Dame Football Camp in South bend,... Read more
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The Telegraph
Vendors get crafty for Old Cathedral Christmas Bazaar eventof Godfrey examines holiday items offered by Sarah Spone, of Godfrey. Becky Os
The Telegraph / Posted 23 hours ago
of Godfrey examines holiday items offered by Sarah Spone, of Godfrey. Becky Osborne and her niece Sophia Principalli, of Alton, peruse holiday baskets during the Old Cathedral Bazaar on Sunday. Carley Hamberg shows Vanessa Siatkowski, of Alton,... Read more
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The Telegraph
Man transported to hospital after being trapped in Wood River house fireunresponsive. Fire Chief Brendan McKee told the Telegraph Sunday the man was r
The Telegraph / Posted yesterday
unresponsive. Fire Chief Brendan McKee told the Telegraph Sunday the man was rescued from the home, and transported to Alton Memorial Hospital, before a St. Louis area hospital. “It was a good working fire with someone trapped inside. So the... Read more
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The Telegraph
COLLEGE MEN’S BASKETBALL: Drake’s McMurray hits winner to beat Drexel in double-OTLYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) — Alton product De’Antae McMurray scored 23 points, includi
The Telegraph / Posted yesterday
LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) — Alton product De’Antae McMurray scored 23 points, including the winning jumper with 15 seconds left, Drexel turned the ball over on its final two possessions and Drake held on for a 90-88 win in double overtime in the... Read more
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The Telegraph
Museum patrons praise Lincoln on the anniversary of famous Gettysburg AddressTwo visitors view Lincoln items on Sunday at the Alton Museum of History and Ar
The Telegraph / Posted yesterday
Two visitors view Lincoln items on Sunday at the Alton Museum of History and Art. An original 1864 campaign document at the Alton Museum of History and Art. Reproduction of a Lincoln-like mask and hand castings next to a drawing of Lincoln’s death... Read more
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The Telegraph
Calhoun, Greene, and Scott counties police news, Nov. 19of driving without headlights and operating an uninsured motor vehicle. Greenf
The Telegraph / Posted yesterday
of driving without headlights and operating an uninsured motor vehicle. Greenfield Police • Darius N. Collins, 20, of Alton was lodged in the Greene County Jail at 5:57 p.m. Nov. 10 on charges of driving while license is suspended, operating... Read more
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The Telegraph
Township referendum, bridge camera funding on Godfrey Village Board’s agendafor Tuesday’s meeting, set for 6:30 p.m. at Village Hall. The board is conside
The Telegraph / Posted yesterday
for Tuesday’s meeting, set for 6:30 p.m. at Village Hall. The board is considering a “donation” of up to $13,400 to Alton, or roughly one-third of the expected cost of a license plate reader camera system. Alton Mayor Brant Walker talked to... Read more
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The Telegraph
PETE HAYES: Tim Rooney did it with class, fairness and honestySoccer is no longer king of North County, but Rooney has adapted. He still recr
The Telegraph / Posted yesterday
Soccer is no longer king of North County, but Rooney has adapted. He still recruits players from there, as well as from the Alton area, of course. But his net has expanded to include all of Missouri and the Metro East, as well of far-off places like... Read more
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The Telegraph
ALTON TIP-OFF CLASSIC: Jersey edges Alton for third; Central tops Mater Dei for titleJersey’s Clare Breden (22) scored 13 points in Saturday’s third-plcce game vict
The Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
Jersey’s Clare Breden (22) scored 13 points in Saturday’s third-plcce game victory over Alton at the Alton Tip-Off Classic Tournament. Breden and teammate Abby Manns, who also scored 13 against AHS, were named to the All-Tournament Team. Breden is... Read more
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The Telegraph
GIRLS BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Marquette, Oilers grab tourney consolation titlesMarissa led just 7-6 at the end of the first quarter, stretched it to 20-12 at
The Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
Marissa led just 7-6 at the end of the first quarter, stretched it to 20-12 at halftime. EAWR 44, Madison 37 – East Alton-Wood River won the consolation championship of the Dupo tournament and ran its record on the season to 2-1. EA-WR had... Read more
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The Providence Journal
Fishing Report: Board takes up menhaden regulationsincluding Exeter (Barberville), Hope Valley (Dow Memorial Field), Hopkinton (Me
The Providence Journal / Posted 2 days ago
including Exeter (Barberville), Hope Valley (Dow Memorial Field), Hopkinton (Mechanic Street and Horseshoe Dam), Richmond (Alton Pond), and Exeter (Deep Pond for fly-fishing only. The Pawcatuck River was stocked at Hopkinton (Bradford) and... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
North Carolina man arrested for fatal January shootingKinston Police Department told local media outlets that Carlos Earl Fields is c
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 2 days ago
Kinston Police Department told local media outlets that Carlos Earl Fields is charged in the Jan. 30 shooting of Alton McKnight, who was sitting in his car. According to police, Fields was in jail in Pitt County for unrelated charges when... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
North Carolina man arrested for fatal January shootingKinston Police Department told local media outlets that Carlos Earl Fields is c
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 2 days ago
Kinston Police Department told local media outlets that Carlos Earl Fields is charged in the Jan. 30 shooting of Alton McKnight, who was sitting in his car. According to police, Fields was in jail in Pitt County for unrelated charges when... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
North Carolina man arrested for fatal January shootingKinston Police Department told local media outlets that Carlos Earl Fields is c
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 2 days ago
Kinston Police Department told local media outlets that Carlos Earl Fields is charged in the Jan. 30 shooting of Alton McKnight, who was sitting in his car. According to police, Fields was in jail in Pitt County for unrelated charges when... Read more
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The Telegraph
After hiatus, Air Force reopening recruitment center in AltonALTON — The Air Force has a new recruiter in town. Staff Sgt. Dean Lester is c
The Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
ALTON — The Air Force has a new recruiter in town. Staff Sgt. Dean Lester is currently working from the Collinsville office, but will soon move to the Alton location. “We’re shutting down in Collinsville and opening in Alton,” Lester said. Staff... Read more
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FOX News
Baton Rouge gunman's manifesto describes actions as 'necessary evil'It was 29th birthday. The violence capped two weeks of turmoil for Baton Rouge
FOX News / Posted 2 days ago
It was 29th birthday. The violence capped two weeks of turmoil for Baton Rouge that began with the killing of a black man, Alton Sterling, by white police officers after a scuffle at a convenience store. That shooting, captured on cellphone video,... Read more
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The Telegraph
Alton YWCA seeking stories, photos, poems, anecdotes for centennial bookALTON — The Alton YWCA will observe its centennial next year but asks area wome
The Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
ALTON — The Alton YWCA will observe its centennial next year but asks area women now to share memories of the facility over the years, offer inspiration and tell about their lives — in writing. The board of directors hopes to compile those... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Woman, 26, lost leg after fall during jog led to truly horrifying discoveryhas taught the 26-year-old to "cherish little moments" (Image: Adam Gerrard/Sun
Daily Mirror / Posted 2 days ago
has taught the 26-year-old to "cherish little moments" (Image: Adam Gerrard/Sunday Mirror)Read More I’m joined by Alton Towers amputee Vicky Balch, brain injury victim Campbell Gibb-Stuart, car crash survivor Grace Harvard and Marcus... Read more
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Great Bend Tribune
Merlin Grimes 1934in Osborne County, the son of Carl Lloyd and Georgia Anita (Perfect) Grimes. He
Great Bend Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
in Osborne County, the son of Carl Lloyd and Georgia Anita (Perfect) Grimes. He married Nelva Wallace Jan. 19, 1956, at Alton. A Great Bend residence since 1956, coming from Alton, he started his career as a cattle buyer for Thies Packing and... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Woman, 26, lost leg after fall during jog led to truly horrifying discoveryhas taught the 26-year-old to "cherish little moments" (Image: Adam Gerrard/Sun
Daily Mirror / Posted 2 days ago
has taught the 26-year-old to "cherish little moments" (Image: Adam Gerrard/Sunday Mirror)Read More I’m joined by Alton Towers amputee Vicky Balch, brain injury victim Campbell Gibb-Stuart, car crash survivor Grace Harvard and Marcus... Read more
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The Telegraph
Alton youth boxing advocate sentenced to 12 years in prisonEDWARDSVILLE — A would-be leader of Alton youth has pleaded guilty to being an
The Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
EDWARDSVILLE — A would-be leader of Alton youth has pleaded guilty to being an armed habitual criminal and was sentenced to 12 years in prison. Brian E. Newman, 25, of Alton, was found in possession of a gun in a residence in the Oakwood Estates... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
De La Salle efficient in NCS Open Division win over Clayton ValleyTommy Dunham rushed for two scores, and two long TDs — Charlie Bostic’s 55-yard
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 2 days ago
Tommy Dunham rushed for two scores, and two long TDs — Charlie Bostic’s 55-yard run and a 57-yard pass from Juan Turner to Alton Julien — lifted the host Warriors (9-2) to an easy win over fifth-seeded Oak Grove (6-5). CCS Division 3 Half Moon... Read more
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The Telegraph
County ponders lawsuit against opioid manufacturersmale, both from Wood River, reported to be unresponsive. Narcan was used on bot
The Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
male, both from Wood River, reported to be unresponsive. Narcan was used on both subjects. Both were transported to Alton Memorial Hospital. Around 2 a.m. police and fire departments responded to the 200 block of Penning to a report of a... Read more
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The Telegraph
Chance to sample from area restaurants draws crowd at Alton’s ‘Taste of Downtown’People lineup for samples of food from local restaurants at Taste of Downtown,
The Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
People lineup for samples of food from local restaurants at Taste of Downtown, an annual fundraiser for Alton Main Street, held Thursday in the Music Hall at the Argosy Casino. More than 300 people came out to sample offerings from more than a dozen... Read more
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The Telegraph
‘Tis the season: Christmas Tree Lighting in Alton kicks off holiday seasonAlton High School Chamber Singers members Kevin Neace, clockwise from top left,
The Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
Alton High School Chamber Singers members Kevin Neace, clockwise from top left, Austin Turnbull, Dominique Reinier and Audrey Neace perform Christmas carols during the 23rd annual Christmas Tree Lighting in Lincoln-Douglas Square in downtown Alton.... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Colorful Thanksgiving staple naming began with just as colorful a birdhike required) - pound and half-pound; Walter Wirth Lake and Walling Pond (Sale
OregonLive.com / Posted 3 days ago
hike required) - pound and half-pound; Walter Wirth Lake and Walling Pond (Salem) - pound and half-pound; Waverly Lake (Albany) - pound-plus; Junction City Pond (Junction City) - pound and half-pound; Alton Baker Canal (Eugene) - pound and half-pou... Read more
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The Telegraph
CLASS 8A SEMIFINALS: Tigers recover from slow start, are within a win of state title gameat the District 7 Sports Complex. Edwardsville quarterback Kendall Abdur-Rahma
The Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
at the District 7 Sports Complex. Edwardsville quarterback Kendall Abdur-Rahman, left, picks up yardage in a game at Alton this season. At right is the Tigers’ Reginald Wilson. EDWARDSVILLE — On a day in late August, the Edwardsville... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
Wood River police respond to overdoses involving tainted cocainebetween 24 and 36 years of age and a 21-year-old woman. The first two victims w
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 3 days ago
between 24 and 36 years of age and a 21-year-old woman. The first two victims were treated at Donzo's Lounge and taken to Alton Memorial Hospital. Then a man overdosed at the 200 block of Penning and was brought to Alton Memorial. In the fourth... Read more
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KPLR 11 St. Louis
Wood River police respond to overdoses involving tainted cocainebetween 24 and 36 years of age and a 21-year-old woman. The first two victims w
KPLR 11 St. Louis / Posted 3 days ago
between 24 and 36 years of age and a 21-year-old woman. The first two victims were treated at Donzo's Lounge and taken to Alton Memorial Hospital. Then a man overdosed at the 200 block of Penning and was brought to Alton Memorial. In the fourth... Read more
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The Telegraph
Small Business Saturday the first after Thanksgiving, many Alton shops involveddays of the year. The annual Small Business Saturday, originated by American Ex
The Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
days of the year. The annual Small Business Saturday, originated by American Express, encourages people to shop local. Alton Main Street promotes the day of national small-business encouragement. Small Business Saturday is Nov. 25 nationwide... Read more
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The Telegraph
New Alton Family Martial Arts and Fitness aims highAlton Family Martial Arts and Fitness owner Adam Marburger stands in his newly-
The Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
Alton Family Martial Arts and Fitness owner Adam Marburger stands in his newly-renovated space at Nautilus Fitness Center in Alton. Marburger hopes to improve lives through the discipline of martial arts. ALTON — Operations started at a new martial... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
City Getting Donation Of Almost 10 Acres In Linear Park Along Old Rail Bed To Alton Parkcity is getting a donation of almost 10 acres for a linear park along an old ra
The Chattanoogan / Posted 3 days ago
city is getting a donation of almost 10 acres for a linear park along an old railroad bed leading from the Riverwalk to Alton Park. The Trust for Public Land is making the donation of the property that crosses Broad Street near WDEF TV, then... Read more
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The Telegraph
Area gridders named to All-State teamsAlton’s Darrell Smith (5) has been named to the Illinois High School Football C
The Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
Alton’s Darrell Smith (5) has been named to the Illinois High School Football Coaches Association Class 7A All-State Team. Smith, gained 1,324 yards rushing on 126 carries and scored 17 touchdowns. Carlinville’s Kyle Dixon made seven interception,... Read more
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The Telegraph
Alton’s Goulding’s Jewelers closing after 165-year runALTON — Goulding’s Jewelers, in business for 165 years, is closing its doors fo
The Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
ALTON — Goulding’s Jewelers, in business for 165 years, is closing its doors for the final time, the owner said. Goulding’s, which operated from several different buildings in Alton over its lifetime, first opened in 1852. Today, it operates from a... Read more
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The Telegraph
Madison County police news, Nov. 17ALTON – Rochelle K. Maltimore, 26, of the 2800 block of Viewland Avenue, Alton,
The Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
ALTON – Rochelle K. Maltimore, 26, of the 2800 block of Viewland Avenue, Alton, was charged Thursday with unlawful possession of methamphetamine. She allegedly possessed less than five grams of the drug on Nov. 15. Bail set at $20,000. EDWARDSVILLE... Read more
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Kinston Free Press
Arrest made in Kinston case involving a man shot in his vehicleFields for his involvement in the murder, according to a release from the Kinst
Kinston Free Press / Posted 3 days ago
Fields for his involvement in the murder, according to a release from the Kinston Police Department. On Jan. 30, 2017, Alton Ray McKnight, 37, was shot and killed while sitting in his vehicle while parked along the 400 block of S. Tiffany... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Kinston Police arrest man in January shooting deaththe Pitt County Detention Center on unrelated charges. He's now also facing mur
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 3 days ago
the Pitt County Detention Center on unrelated charges. He's now also facing murder and armed robbery charges. On Jan. 30, Alton Ray McKnight, 37, was shot and killed while sitting in his vehicle while parked along the 400 block of South Tiffany... Read more
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