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Don’t Miss This: Cahokia teens charged in connection with shootings

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▪ Two Cahokia teenagers have been charged in connection with two shootings that occurred in March.

According to the St. Clair County State’s Attorney’s Office announced that 16-year-old Brandon J. Ray and 17-year-old Keylan D. Ray were charged in relation to shootings that happened March 9 and 14.

▪ The decision of Cahokia Mayor Curtis McCall Jr. to have a Navy veteran arrested during the Memorial day holiday continues to stir up controversy.

Click here to read the News-Democrat’s editorial about the incident.

▪ It was a tense period of time when a fire broke out at the Cahokia Nursing and Rehab Center earlier this week.

Here firefighters and operators of the nursing home discuss how the fire started and how they reacted to get the situation under control and prevent the loss of any lives in what could have been a disaster.