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Don’t miss this: Mother of girl hit by cop’s car files lawsuit

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▪  Almost a year to the day after a girl was struck by the car of off-duty O’Fallon Police Capt. Reginald “Mick” Hunter, the girl’s mother has filed suit in St. Clair County Court against Hunter and the department that employed him.

▪  Belleville’s first Walk to End Alzheimer’s raised $75,000, which was more than $50,000 over the Alzheimer’s Association’s goal.

▪  Our guide to choosing the right tree to fit your yard. Fall is the time to plant, and Crain Tree Farm & Nursery in rural Caseyville offers 600 to 700 varieties.