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RiverBender.com | Jul 31, 2014

A veteran of the music business is giving back to the community that launched his career.

RiverBender.com | Jul 31, 2014

Police are looking for your help in identifying an armed robbery suspect that robbed Schwegel's Market on Alby Street in Alton just before 7pm Wednesday.

Information Technology | Jul 31, 2014

Fitch Ratings has affirmed the 'A' rating on the following bonds issued by the Illinois Finance Authority on behalf of OSF Healthcare System : IMPROVING LIQUIDITY: OSF's balance sheet metrics have improved year-over-year for the last five years and balance sheet metrics are now in line with the 'A' category medians.

KMOV-TV Saint Louis | Jul 30, 2014

ALTON, Ill. An Alton woman was dragged from her home after a man followed her inside, according to Alton police.

Sedalia Democrat | Jul 29, 2014

Civil War era prisons were notorious for their treatment of prisoners. In December 1861, when Col.

RiverBender.com | Jul 29, 2014

You can help a group of students clean up an Alton neighborhood on Friday. Starting at 10am August 1, students in Lewis & Clark Community College's YouthBuild program will be picking up trash and sprucing up the Hunterstown neighborhood.

RiverBender.com | Jul 28, 2014

The public is invited to an upcoming health fair in Granite City. The Older Adult Healthcare Council of Madison County and Senior Services Plus in Alton are hosting the collaborative event at the Tri-Mor Bingo Center.

RiverBender.com | Jul 27, 2014

The annual "Back to School Stay in School" event sponsored by the Alton branch of the NAACP is coming up in a few weeks.

RiverBender.com | Jul 26, 2014

Are you looking for something to do this weekend? The Alton Regional Convention and Visitor's Bureau says there are a number of options in Alton and Grafton that won't break the bank, and provide plenty of enjoyment.

KSDK-TV Saint Louis | Jul 25, 2014

Saturday, people will have the opportunity to check out great cars and bikes while raising money for a good cause.

RiverBender.com | Jul 25, 2014

An East Alton man was recently scammed out of $150 after purchasing what he believed was a new cellphone through Facebook.

RiverBender.com | Jul 25, 2014

Checking local police reports provided this morning to the Big Z, East Alton Police were holding 19-year old Cody A. Northcutt of the 100 block of East Lorane in East Alton for unlawful consumption by a minor.

KSDK-TV Saint Louis | Jul 25, 2014

A woman hit by a car at an Alton intersection is calling for change. To get the word out, she's taking her own video of what she considers a life-threatening situation.

RiverBender.com | Jul 25, 2014

Crime in most categories is on the way down in Alton, so overall, it is a good news report, according to the Mayor.

RiverBender.com | Jul 25, 2014

The 6th annual Big Gig Local Music Show is Saturday night on 3rd Street in downtown Alton.

RiverBender.com | Jul 24, 2014

In local police reports, the Madison County Sheriff's Department arrested 19 year old Gregory Chase Beckstrom of the 1500 block of Esther in Wood River for burglary.

RiverBender.com | Jul 24, 2014

A lawsuit filed by the City of Alton and Madison County alleges an Alton home is a gathering place for local gang members.

RiverBender.com | Jul 24, 2014

A group of local residents has picked a new name and set a goal to bring new life to Rock Spring Park in Alton.

Mass Transit | Jul 23, 2014

July 22--The Madison County Board unanimously agreed to support the choice of the Alton Multimodal Transportation Center as one of two area stops on a high-speed rail line between St. Louis and Chicago.

RiverBender.com | Jul 22, 2014

An Alton hotel remains open for business while it goes through a name change. The Atrium Hotel Alton is the former Holiday Inn on the Homer Adams Parkway and recently ended its affiliation with the international hotel chain.

Stars and Stripes | Jul 31, 2014

Disappointed so many times by bureaucratic red tape, a ragtag group of 50 homeless veterans were suspicious from the start of an effort Wednesday to place them all into furnished apartments.

St. Louis Jazz Notes | Jul 31, 2014

New Music Circle has announced their 2014-15 season, with seven concerts featuring what looks to be an intriguing mix of edgy jazz and improvised music, electronics, and contemporary composition.

Scanews.com | Jul 31, 2014

St. Louis County Executive Charlie Dooley has been "the issue" in each of his re-election campaigns during the past 10 years, with his opponent focusing on what they have seen as his flaws.

Planning | Jul 31, 2014

July 30 --A new patch of about 10,000 sunflowers is getting lots of attention on a stretch of a city street that has been vacant and forlorn longer than neighbors care to remember.

River Front Times | Jul 30, 2014

The first phase of the new Washington University housing and diner project on Delmar Boulevard is set to open August 11, but the 24-hour Peacock Diner will take a little bit longer.

River Front Times | Jul 30, 2014

Owners Steven Preston and Ron Bray wanted to bring a different kind of entertainment experience to St. Louis.

KMOV-TV Saint Louis | Jul 30, 2014

St. Louis, Mo. Wednesday morning St. Louis City kicked off Operation Reveille with a goal to end chronic homelessness for area veterans.

River Front Times | Jul 30, 2014

Off Broadway has hosted shows for more than 30 years in its cozy listening room.

River Front Times | Jul 30, 2014

In what year did St. Louis host the World's Fair? Hint: World's Fair Donuts is located at 1904 South Vandeventer Avenue.

More than 1,000 backpacks are expected to be given out during a BackPACK to School Day event from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Belleville West High School.

Business Journal | Jul 29, 2014

The Downtown T-REx now has more than 100 companies in its Washington Avenue co-working building, with more than 280 individual members.

River Front Times | Jul 29, 2014

Chef Ben Poremba already has a lot on his plate: Elaia, Olio, La Patisserie Chouquette.

KSDK-TV Saint Louis | Jul 29, 2014

Residents fear dead tree could fall, harm bystanders Neighbors Fear Dead Tree could Harm Residents Check out this story on KSDK.com: http://on.ksdk.com/1rM68LX A large, dead tree has been the eyesore of a St. Louis neighborhood for months.

River Front Times | Jul 28, 2014

Colleen Thompson says that if she could have one superpower, it would be to translate difficult situations into amusing entertainment.

River Front Times | Jul 28, 2014

New York native and writer Anthony Stoeckert could have started his CentralJersey.com review of the beloved musical "Meet Me in St. Louis" with a note about the stars, the charming score, the set design or, really, anything about the show.

River Front Times | Jul 28, 2014

Good morning Gut Checkers. It's another hot Monday morning in St. Louis, but we're here for you.

KSDK-TV Saint Louis | Jul 28, 2014

Weeds become eyesore of South Grand Overgrown Weeds Invade Medians Check out this story on KSDK.com: http://on.ksdk.com/1mTumMG Neighbors call it an eyesore.

River Front Times | Jul 26, 2014

"No drugs, no booze, no jerks," is a frequent credo for the Lemp Neighborhood Arts Center.

Business Journal | Jul 26, 2014

The lower level is partially finished with a recreation room that has a bar. 1416 Gardenia Drive, Webster Groves - $200,000 This two-bedroom, one-bathroom, 1,400-square-foot home was built in 1929.

KSDK-TV Saint Louis | Jul 26, 2014

Man stabs older brother in abdomen A 46-year-old man was stabbed by his younger brother early Friday morning.

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