Isaac O. Turner was found not guilty in a bench trial in St. Clair County Circuit Court. But he is still trying to restore his reputation and win back his job.
Alorton Mayor and Village Clerk JoAnn Reed pleads guilty and admits smuggling a cell phone to her niece in jail.
Officer William T. Miller IV, 63, was charged Wednesday with domestic battery for allegedly choking his wife.
Federal search warrant affidavits make allegations well beyond the charges for which Randy McCallum received a 43-month prison term.
Randy McCallum, the former mayor of Alorton, leaves the federal courthouse in East St. Louis, on Feb. 24, 2012, after pleading guilty to stealing $1,000 from the village and attempting to deal crack cocaine. (AP Photo/Belleville News-Democrat, Derik Holtmann)
New commission seeks to bring respectability to departments marked by corruption.
Harry A. "Dink" Halter, a former cop in Alorton and Fairmont City, faces up to 25 years in prison.
Jurors deliberated for about nine hours before coming back without a verdict.
State troopers asking for the public's help in the case.
He was in Alorton when a man walked up to him and asked if he could ask him a question and then punched him
EAST ST. LOUIS • Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn signed legislation Thursday at the East St. Louis Armory he said would help four historically troubled police departments.
Ronnie D. Cummings, 39, was sentenced Monday in federal court to 41 months for unlawfully possessing ammunition and lying about it to the FBI.
The following videos were shot by federal agents investigating political corruption in Metro East. This particular sting snared Michael Baxton Sr., the former police chief in both East St. Louis and Alorton. Agents had planted a 2009 Lincoln Continental in Alorton on Oct. 5, 2011, and Baxton…
Yes, sir. There are a lot of yucks in East St. Louis. Last month "Saturday Night Live" mined that rich lode, with a character portraying the city's mayor insisting that it was a "hellhole."
Polluted former Alcoa site would become one of the largest solar power project in the Midwest.
Randy McCallum Jr., resigned as mayor of Alorton, Ill. photo from video courtesy of KMOV
Stephen Wigginton, the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Illinois, announces the indictment of former Alorton Mayor Randy McCallum on Friday, Feb. 24, 2012, in Fairview Heights. Photo by Christian Gooden, firstname.lastname@example.org
EAST ST. LOUIS • The Alorton street superintendent was indicted on Friday on charges of being a felon in possession of firearm ammunition and making a false statement to federal law enforcement.
Federal officials said an investigation into corruption in Alorton, where he formerly worked, continues.