Township audits fail to mention $280,000 in credit card spending

Four years worth of audits of East St. Louis Township, Illinois, do not mention $280,000 in credit card spending by the Supervisor Oliver Hamilton and two others that was over budget and not approved by the township board of trustees. The auditing firm, Scheffel Boyle, said it could not comment on the audits’ findings.

Soccer unbeatens Edwardsville and Normal hook up

Edwardsville and Normal, both previously unbeaten, faced off on the pitch on a sizzling Saturday afternoon. The host Tigers, ranked No. 1 in the Belleville News-Democrat pool, received goals from three different players and improved to 11-0-3 with a 3-0 victory over the Ironmen.

At least 26 killed in Aleppo as UN meets over Syria

At least 26 civilians were killed in fresh government airstrikes on the contested city of Aleppo, Syrian activists said Sunday, as the United Nations Security Council convened an emergency meeting on the spiraling violence in Syria but failed to take any action because of deep divisions between Russia and the Western powers.

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Granite City North High School Steelers memorial statue unveiled

The school was open from 1973 to 1983. The $21,000 bronze statue is the result of a four-year fundraising effort and a new scholarship is being started for descendants of alumni of the school. The statue was placed next to the football field at Granite City Senior High School.
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Granite City North High School Steelers memorial statue unveiled 0:35

Granite City North High School Steelers memorial statue unveiled

 Charlotte police release body- and dash-cam video of Scott shooting 1:09

Charlotte police release body- and dash-cam video of Scott shooting

Edwardsville soccer senior talks Tigers win over Normal 1:21

Edwardsville soccer senior talks Tigers win over Normal

Central senior Ben Rakers talks Milk Bowl win over Mater Dei 1:00

Central senior Ben Rakers talks Milk Bowl win over Mater Dei