A procession of police officers from around the region escorted the body of slain police officer Tyler Timmins back to Wood River on Wednesday. Officer Timmons was a 2003 graduate of East Alton – Wood River High School, and had been a police officer for 14 years, spending time with the depar…

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A recent report issued by the Better Business Bureau found employment scams are still on the rise as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect the job market.

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A Pontoon Beach police officer has died after a man shot him at approximately 8 a.m. Tuesday near the intersection of Illinois 111 and Chain of Rocks Road at the Speedway gas station.

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The 104th edition of the Alton Halloween Parade is Saturday, and as usual it will feature floats, marching bands, and fire trucks. The East End Improvement Association continues to sponsor the event, which will start at 7 p.m. from Broadway and Washington Avenue. The only time the parade isn…

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An active weather pattern swept through Illinois on Sunday. The National Weather Service says it will have two teams out surveying damage from last night’s high winds and tornadoes that blew south of metro St. Louis. Some areas of central Illinois were also hit hard.

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The look of Godfrey Road is changing, and there are more projects in the works. Dollar Tree is building a store near Walmart, and a Scooters Coffee location is planned for a location near Moto Mart. Add to that a new Eclipse Car Wash, being built on the land that once was a car wash and gas …