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Couple sue over actions of authorities

Louie Torres May 27, 2016, 7:01pm

EDWARDSVILLE — A couple are suing police Sgt. David Davis and The Village of South Roxana, citing alleged abuse, excessive force and other counts.

Woman says other driver responsible in collision

Philip Gonzales May 27, 2016, 6:54pm

EDWARDSVILLE — A woman is suing David King and Acceptance Auto Insurance, citing alleged negligence.

Motorist cites negligence in collision with truck

Philip Gonzales May 27, 2016, 6:47pm

EAST ST. LOUIS — A man is suing Kris Cairns and Bad Boy Trucking LLC, truck driver and employer, citing negligence and alleging that insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries.

Estate administrator accuses jail officials of wrongful death

Philip Gonzales May 27, 2016, 6:42pm

EAST ST. LOUIS — An estate administrator is suing jail officials, citing alleged failure to protect, insufficient measures taken to prevent injuries, violation of civil rights and wrongful death.

Woman says hip replacement was faulty

Louie Torres May 27, 2016, 6:35pm

EAST ST. LOUIS — An woman is suing Zimmer Biomet, formerly known as Biomet, Inc. a Delaware-headquartered medical-device maker, citing alleged design defect and negligence.

New domestic violence court aims to reduce offense and help victims

Taryn Phaneuf May 27, 2016, 10:32am

EDWARDSVILLE — The Madison County Circuit Court will open a Domestic Violence Accountability Court on June 1 — the second such program in the state.

Legislators need to recognize strong public support and move on property tax freeze, advocate says

Karen Kidd May 27, 2016, 8:38am

SPRINGFIELD – A bill to freeze property taxes likely won't pass in the waning days of this legislative session, but a reform advocate believes that eventually some measure will pass.

Watchdog says GOP lawmakers will call for Mautino's resignation

Russell Boniface May 27, 2016, 8:18am

Illinois Auditor General Frank Mautino is currently facing a federal investigation after questions arose over his campaign spending during his 24-year tenure as a Democratic member of the Illinois House of Representatives.

Woman says motorist ran red light

Philip Gonzales May 26, 2016, 7:43pm

BELLEVILLE — A woman is suing a driver, alleging negligence and reckless conduct and claiming that insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries.

Woman blame motorist for high-speed crash

Philip Gonzales May 26, 2016, 7:38pm

BELLEVILLE — A woman is suing a motorist for allegedly slamming into her vehicle while making an illegal turn, citing negligence.

Pit bull owners accused of negligence

Philip Gonzales May 26, 2016, 7:30pm

EDWARDSVILLE — A man is suing four people, alleging negligence in connection with a dog attack.

Man says doctor missed fracture dislocation

Louie Torres May 26, 2016, 7:24pm

PINCKNEYVILLE — A man is suing a doctor for allegedly failing to diagnose a fracture dislocation of his ankle, claiming negligence.

Motorist says negligence led to collision that caused injuries

Louie Torres May 25, 2016, 7:18pm

EDWARDSVILLE — A motorist is suing another driver, claiming that negligence led to a collision that caused injuries.

Bicyclist says sidewalk defect led to injuries

Louie Torres May 25, 2016, 7:12pm

EDWARDSVILLE — A man is suing The Village of Glen Carbon, a local government, citing alleged insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries and negligence.

Medical facility accused of safety shortcoming

Louie Torres May 25, 2016, 7:09pm

EDWARDSVILLE — An estate executor is suing Alton Memorial Hospital, d/b/a Eunice Smith Home, a medical facility, citing negligence and alleging that insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries.

Widow claims asbestos exposure led to death

Michael Abella May 25, 2016, 7:04pm

BELLEVILLE — A widow is suing Ameron International Corp., Armstrong International, Inc., Aurora Pump Co. and multiple other defendants, alleging negligence, fraudulent misrepresentation and other counts in connection with asbestos exposure.