Edwardsville http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Ex-cop pleads not guilty to videoing tanning women http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/ex-cop-pleads-not-guilty-videoing-tanning-women <p>A former southwestern Illinois police&nbsp;officer has pleaded not guilty to charges that accuse him of&nbsp;illegally taking cell phone videos of women at a tanning salon.</p><p>The <a href="http://bit.ly/JlU3nX">Edwardsville Intelligencer reports</a> 46-year-old Michael Collins entered his pleas this week to&nbsp;unauthorized video recording charges. Each is punishable by up to&nbsp;three years in prison and a $25,000 fine.</p><p>Madison County prosecutors accused Collins last month of&nbsp;secretly recording different women over a four-day period at a Glen&nbsp;Carbon tanning salon.</p> Fri, 11 May 2012 15:17:25 +0000 The Associated Press 3678 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Ex-cop pleads not guilty to videoing tanning women Edwardsville police officer accused of making sneaky tanning salon videos http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/edwardsville-police-officer-accused-making-sneaky-tanning-salon-videos <p>A southwestern Illinois police officer&nbsp;is suspended from his job and free on bond after being accused of&nbsp;illegally making cell phone videos of women at a tanning salon.</p><p>Prosecutors in Madison County charged 46-year-old Edwardsville&nbsp;police officer Michael Collins with three counts of unauthorized&nbsp;video recording. Each felony alleges he secretly recorded a&nbsp;different woman over a four-day period this month.</p> Mon, 09 Apr 2012 19:00:37 +0000 The Associated Press 3450 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Edwardsville police officer accused of making sneaky tanning salon videos Edwardsville, Ill. woman dies in snowmobile crash http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/edwardsville-ill-woman-dies-snowmobile-crash <p>With snowy weather comes many opportunities for recreation, but sometimes that recreation turns into something very different.</p><p>The <a href="http://www.co.madison.il.us/Coroner/Coroner.shtml">Office of the Coroner for Madison County</a> in Edwardsville, Ill. reported the death of 41-year-old Kelly J. Strohmeler this morning. Strohmeler died after the snowmobile she was riding in a snow-covered farm field struck a rut in the field and ejected her.</p> Fri, 21 Jan 2011 16:29:44 +0000 Kelsey Proud 366 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Edwardsville, Ill. woman dies in snowmobile crash