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Posts Tagged: metro-east


Major Case Squad Activated In Double Shooting In Metro-East

Madison, IL  (KTRS)  The Major Case Squad is investigating a double shooting that left one man dead and another man in hospitalized in the metro-eas...

Spilled beer leads to shooting in metro east

SAUGET, Ill. (AP) — Police say a man has been shot dead at a southwestern Illinois gas station convenience store after a friend dropped a pack of be...

Woman Dead, Child Injured Following Brutal Stabbing In The Metro-East

Swansea, IL  (KTRS)  A woman is dead and her young son is hospitalized after a brutal stabbing in the metro-east. Police say 38-year-old Sharetta Da...

Suspect Accused Of Inappropriate Behavior At Park Wanted By Police

O’Fallon, IL  (KTRS)  The public’s help is needed in finding a man accused of approaching a 14-year-old boy at a metro-east park. Police...

Major Case Squad Investigating Metro-East Murder

Alton, IL  (KTRS)  The Major Case Squad is investigating a murder in the metro-east. Investigators say 41-year-old James Hubbard was shot to death e...

Charges Issued In Two Separate Metro-East Shootings

Madison County, IL  (KTRS)  A couple of Alton men are facing charges in connection with two separate shootings last weekend. Timothy Cook and Nekem...

Group looks to lessen St. Louis regional divide

The "Get to Know M.E." effort refers to the Metro East, as southwestern Illinois is known in St. Louis

Man Killed In Metro-East Fire

Belleville, IL  (KTRS)  A man is dead following a house fire in the metro-east. Firefighters were called to a burning home along the five-hundred bl...

Explosion Destroys Metro-East Home

Venice, IL (KTRS)  An explosion is to blame for destroying a home in the metro-east. The blast happened at around 10:30 p.m. Thursday at a home on Wa...

Body Found In Metro-East Field

Brooklyn, IL (KTRS)  Police are trying to find the identity of a woman whose body was found in a metro-east field Monday night. Investigators say a r...