Checking local police reports, Wood River Police, along with the Wood River Fire Department, responded to a two-vehicle accident at the intersection of Routes 143 and 111 on Wednesday morning.  Three people were injured and one victim had to be cut out of a vehicle by firefighters.  All three victims, including an infant, were transported to local hospitals for treatment of what were described as minor injuries.

Alton Police have charged 34-year-old Stephen Green of the 1400 block of George in Alton with armed robbery for allegedly using a handgun to hold up a victim and steal and Xbox gaming system this week.


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