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Governor, legislators roll out downsizing bills; Rauner: Downsizing, tax relief among budget keys

Feb. 6, 2016, 7:59am by Mark Fitton, Illinois News Network

SPRINGFIELD — The governor, lieutenant governor and a handful of legislators on Friday rolled out the first bills derived from a year-long effort focused on how to downsize Illinois’ plethora of governments. more...

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Allegedly injured in well explosion, driver seeks damages from five defendants

Feb. 6, 2016, 6:37pm by Molly English-Bowers

EDWARDSVILLE – A Madison County man and his wife are suing over the injuries he allegedly received while on the job.

Negligence, wrongful death among counts against Anderson Hospital and physician

Feb. 6, 2016, 6:25pm by Molly English-Bowers

EDWARDSVILLE – The special administrator of a man's estate is suing over his alleged wrongful death.

State rep calls for investigation into Mautino's campaign finances

Feb. 6, 2016, 9:44am by Karen Kidd

Illinois Auditor General Frank Mautino

Following reports of questionable campaign expenditures of newly appointed Illinois Auditor General Frank Mautino, one state representative is calling for an investigation. State Rep. Dwight Kay (R-Glen Carbon) said "there is no question" that campaign finances of the former state representative need to be examined. 

Son blames dozens of companies for father's exposure to asbestos, death

Feb. 5, 2016, 1:47pm by Molly English-Bowers

BELLEVILLE – The son of a former laborer is suing dozens of companies, alleging his father's exposure to asbestos fibers led to a premature death.

Laborers' pension fund alleges Rawson Excavating failed to contribute funds

Feb. 4, 2016, 2:38pm by Molly English-Bowers

BENTON – The trustees of a pension fund are suing an excavating business, alleging missing money.

Ex-worker alleges wrongful termination by Effingham County Health Department

Feb. 4, 2016, 2:09pm by Molly English-Bowers

BENTON – An Effingham woman is suing her county health department, alleging wrongful termination and violation of federal and state whistleblower acts.

Motorist alleges another driver's negligence led to accident, injuries

Feb. 4, 2016, 1:46pm by Molly English-Bowers

EDWARDSVILLE – A motorist is suing another driver, alleging negligence for injuries she says she suffered in an automobile collision caused by the defendant.

Widow blames dozens of employers for husband's asbestos-related death

Feb. 4, 2016, 1:28pm by Molly English-Bowers

BELLEVILLE – The widow of a former welder is suing dozens of companies, alleging his death was related to exposure to asbestos fibers.

Patient accuses Apex Physical Therapy of harmful therapy

Feb. 3, 2016, 2:52pm by Molly English-Bowers

EDWARDSVILLE – A Clinton County woman is suing a therapy center and health care professionals, alleging negligent care after she suffered two strokes.

Former president alleges O'Fallon Pharmacy guilty of wrongful termination

Feb. 3, 2016, 2:38pm by Molly English-Bowers

BELLEVILLE – The former president of a pharmacy corporation is suing his former employer, alleging wrongful termination.