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Posts Tagged: Madison County


Suspect Charged After Inmates Treated for Suspected Opioid Overdoses

BELLEVILLE, IL (KTRS) Three inmates of the Madison County jail in Belleville, IL, are being treated for a drug overdose … from an inmate who au...

Illinois paramedic saves infant from submerged SUV

ST. LOUIS (AP) – Authorities have praised the actions of a fast-thinking paramedic who dove into a frigid Illinois lake and saved an infant from...

Former Edwardsville officer pleads guilty to burglaries

EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. (AP) – A former Edwardsville police officer has pleaded guilty to six felony counts over two years after he was charged with ...

Former Madison County Coroner passes away

( KTRS ) Former Madison County Coroner Dallas M. Burke, the first female coroner elected in Illinois, has passed away. A release by the coroners offic...

Election judge pleads not guilty in absentee ballot case

EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. (AP) – An 88-year-old election judge from southern Illinois has pleaded not guilty after allegedly sending in an absentee bal...

Jury find Edwardsville man guilty of Class X Felony

( KTRS ) A Madison County Jury has convicted an Edwardsville man on a Class X Felony DUI charge following a two-day trial. 58 yr old Carl E. Bettorf w...

Ameren Illinois Donates Air Conditioners To The Needy

Alton, IL (KTRS)  Ameren Illinois is reaching out to help keep low income residents cool this summer. On Wednesday, Ameren donated sixty energy effic...

New Illinois law means fewer emergency dispatch centers

BELLEVILLE, Ill. (AP) – A new Illinois law aimed at consolidating local government services will significantly reduce the number of separate eme...