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RiverBender.com | Jul 22, 2014

The organizers of the Kick It 3v3 Midwest Regional Championships Soccer Tournament at Gordon Moore Park in Alton are expecting even bigger things from the region.

RiverBender.com | Jul 22, 2014

A handful of sewer department equipment purchases and a bid approval for lead paint removal made up the bulk of the Alton City Council Committee of the Whole Meeting Monday night.

RiverBender.com | Jul 21, 2014

The ex-boyfriend of a murdered Alton woman has pleaded guilty to her murder and dismemberment.

RiverBender.com | Jul 19, 2014

Two people who share a residence in East Alton are now facing additional charges following their arrest last month.

RiverBender.com | Jul 19, 2014

The NAACP branch in Alton will have its annual "Back to School Stay in School" program early next month.

Daily Herald | Jul 18, 2014

The Madison County Board wants a regional hub located in Alton as part of Illinois' plan for high-speed rail in the state.

RiverBender.com | Jul 18, 2014

The first major bid to help overhaul the city-owned playhouse in Haskell Park is in.

RiverBender.com | Jul 18, 2014

Senior Services Plus in Alton is the host site of a Veterans' Fair on Saturday. The event is open to any veteran of any branch of service regardless of when or where they served.

Asbury Park Press | Jul 18, 2014

Sunday, July 20, marks the 45th anniversary of the Apollo 11 landing on the moon and the first steps there by American astronaut Neil Armstrong.

RiverBender.com | Jul 17, 2014

Traffic tie-ups can be expected on the Clark Bridge in Alton through the end of the month, as lane closures continue as bridge deck repairs are made.

RiverBender.com | Jul 17, 2014

In local police reports today, East Alton Police were holding 33 year old Lee Laubscher of the 8000 block of Fruit Road in Edwardsville for domestic battery and unlawful possession of cannabis.

RiverBender.com | Jul 17, 2014

An Alton man is facing charges after police found him living near an Alton daycare.

RiverBender.com | Jul 17, 2014

Sixty-six kids from around Illinois, including five from Alton, are taking part in this year's Team Illinois Youth Camp at Principia College.

The $25 million Alton Regional Multi-Modal Transportation Center will include a bus transfer hub, bike and pedestrian paths, a tourist welcome station and parking for 350 cards.

KSDK-TV Saint Louis | Jul 16, 2014

Alton NAACP to give 1,000 students free school supplies The NAACP's Alton branch will hold its annual Back-to-School/Stay-in-School program on August 9. Check out this story on KSDK.com: http://on.ksdk.com/1mhYDnX ALTON, IL - The NAACP's Alton branch will hold its annual Back-to-School/Stay-in-School program on August 9. This year's program will be ... (more)

The Madison County Board to discuss licensing groups operating poker runs, and vote on a resolution supporting the proposal to put a high-speed rail station in Alton.

WAND-TV Decatur | Jul 16, 2014

A man who escaped custody in Colorado as a defendant in an Illinois killing says he plans to represent himself in court despite a judge saying that's "extremely unwise."

RiverBender.com | Jul 16, 2014

Even with a cool stretch of days, health experts remind you to not leave kids in locked cars.

RiverBender.com | Jul 16, 2014

Alton Police have resumed patrolling some Alton neighborhoods on bicycles. The bicycle patrols were brought back last summer, made possible through the assistance of Wild Trak Bikes and the Drug Free Alton Coalition.

The Harbor Times Soup | Jul 15, 2014

If you or someone you know worked for Northern Chemical/Delta Chemical/W.R. Grace in Searsport, ME from 1954-1970, please call the Simmons Hanly Conroy Law Firm at 855-988-2537.

River Front Times | Jul 22, 2014

Imagine a soda fountain and lunch counter tucked inside an art deco bar and you might have some idea what awaits you at this midtown joint.

River Front Times | Jul 21, 2014

The menu at taste changes with some regularity, but pork is always a safe bet , while the hand-cut noodles with black pepper and Pecorino cheese are simple and sublime.

River Front Times | Jul 21, 2014

Urban Chestnut's chef Andy Fair grew up going to the old German restaurants around town, and it is his job to bring those flavors to the new Grove Brewery & Bierhall.

An international team of scientists led by the Baylor College of Medicine and Washington University St. Louis, including a researcher from the University of Veterinary Medicine, Vienna have completed the genome sequence of the common marmoset - the first sequence of a New World Monkey - providing new information about the marmoset's unique rapid ... (more)

KSDK-TV Saint Louis | Jul 21, 2014

Triple shooting leaves one dead in north St. Louis One woman was killed and two others injured in a triple shooting in a north city neighborhood.

River Front Times | Jul 20, 2014

Soulard's historic Soulard Farmers' Market has its roots way back in 1779 when farmers would gather in the area to sell and trade their wares.

River Front Times | Jul 19, 2014

St. Louis has approximately 1 million Italian restaurants, but nothing like Acero.

KSDK-TV Saint Louis | Jul 19, 2014

Woman says city wrecked her fence 5 on your Side is attempting to mend fences between the city of St. Louis and some newly returned residents.

Business Journal | Jul 18, 2014

Shriners Hospitals for Children received two checks today from the Ladies of the Oriental Shrine of North America - one for $90,000 that will go to the hospital's Center for Metabolic Bone Disease and Molecular Research and another for $6,000 that will go toward outfitting a patient family room at the new hospital.

KMOV-TV Saint Louis | Jul 18, 2014

A St. Louis man was charged with multiple felonies after he allegedly shot at two men in the parking lot of a Mobile gas station in St. Louis County in early April.

River Front Times | Jul 18, 2014

It seems like craft breweries are popping up in St. Louis these days just as fast as food trucks.

Circulation | Jul 18, 2014

From the Department of Internal Medicine, Center for Pharmacogenomics, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO ; National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD ; and Department of Pathology, University of Washington, Seattle .

KMOV-TV Saint Louis | Jul 18, 2014

St. Louis officials told News 4 an alderman's wife was not injured after an attempted carjacking Thursday afternoon.

River Front Times | Jul 18, 2014

An inspired moment arrives at the beginning of Act Three in Union Avenue Opera's superb rendition of Giuseppe Verdi's La Traviata , when the consumptive courtesan, Violetta, her chance at love lost, lies dying in her bedchamber.

Business Journal | Jul 17, 2014

Zagat recently named the top 15 hottest spots to get barbecue in the United States and, no surprise, a St. Louis establishment is on the list - though it might not be what you're expecting.

River Front Times | Jul 17, 2014

Yet another excellent place to stop for Chinese along Olive Boulevard, Wonton King serves up "Hong Kong-style" Chinese food for breakfast, brunch, lunch or dinner; dine-in or carry-out.

Streetsblog | Jul 17, 2014

A busy crosswalk has been erased in St. Louis, and the city is doing everything it can to prevent people from walking across the street here.

All About Jazz | Jul 17, 2014

Although it's summer vacation season, and jazz gigs in and around St. Louis are somewhat fewer than usual as a result, there still are plenty of shows worth hearing - if, as we're fond of saying around these parts, you know where to find them.

River Front Times | Jul 17, 2014

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

River Front Times | Jul 16, 2014

A homage to the late, iconic Central West End restaurant. Owner Steve McIntyre, a long-time owner of the original Balaban's, has fashioned this new edition as a more casual restaurant serving mostly small plates.

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