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St. Clair County real estate Feb. 8-9

Carrie Gonzalez Feb. 21, 2017, 11:12pm

A Lebanon property sold for more than $435,000 as part of the recent St. Clair County real estate transactions for Feb. 8-9.

Madison County real estate Feb. 1-6

Carrie Gonzalez Feb. 21, 2017, 11:08pm

An Edwardsville home sold for $450,000 as part of the recent Madison County real estate transactions for Feb. 1-6.

Ruth denied dismissal in dentist’s $1M suit over dental crowns

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Feb. 21, 2017, 11:03pm

Madison County Circuit Judge Dennis Ruth denied a combined motion to dismiss a dentist’s suit alleging dental crowns failed to perform properly.

City of Alton denies liability in jogger’s personal injury suit

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Feb. 21, 2017, 9:50pm

The City of Alton denies liability in a jogger's personal injury suit and argues that the jogger's own negligence contributed to any alleged injuries from tripping on a hole in the sidewalk.

Ruth denied dismissal in suit alleging woman fell off rental home porch

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Feb. 21, 2017, 9:37pm

Madison County Circuit Judge Dennis Ruth denied dismissal in a woman’s suit alleging she fell off the porch of a Worden rental home while carrying a moving box.

America’s Central Port District, employee deny liability in discrimination suit

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Feb. 21, 2017, 9:19pm

America’s Central Port District and one of its employees denies liability in an African American man’s suit alleging discrimination, arguing that the plaintiff was not an employee.

Madison County asbestos trial to reconvene Feb. 27 in Stobbs’ court

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Feb. 21, 2017, 8:55pm

A Madison County asbestos trial against Hennessy Industries has been adjourned until Feb. 27 in Associate Judge Stephen Stobbs’ courtroom.

Stanislaus Credit Control accused of attempting to collect discharged debt

Michael Abella Feb. 21, 2017, 11:49am

EAST ST. LOUIS — A St. Clair County resident is suing a debt collector for allegedly attempting to collect on a debt that had been discharged following bankruptcy.

Madison County foreclosures Feb. 13-16

Carrie Gonzalez Feb. 21, 2017, 11:44am

There were 13 foreclosures in Madison County from Feb. 13-16.

Madison County civil docket Feb. 27-March 3

Carrie Gonzalez Feb. 21, 2017, 11:42am

There are eight cases with hearings scheduled on the Madison County civil docket for Feb. 27-March 3 with Circuit Judges Mudge and Hylla.

Madison County asbestos motion docket March 1-3

Carrie Gonzalez Feb. 21, 2017, 11:39am

The Madison County asbestos motion docket is scheduled for March 1-3 in Associate Judge Stephen Stobbs' courtroom at the Madison County Circuit Court in Edwardsville.

Madison County asbestos jury docket March 1

Carrie Gonzalez Feb. 21, 2017, 11:39am

There are only two cases set on the Madison County asbestos jury docket for March 1 at 9 a.m. in Associate Judge Stephen Stobbs' courtroom, room 327, at the Madison County Circuit Court in Edwardsville.

Guest sues homeowner over slip, fall on rug

Michael Abella Feb. 21, 2017, 11:38am

EDWARDSVILLE — A St. Clair County woman is suing a Madison County homeowner after she allegedly slipped on a rug.

Property owners sue City of Venice for alleged discrimination over home renovation

Michael Abella Feb. 21, 2017, 11:10am

EDWARDSVILLE — Two property owners are suing the City of Venice for alleged discrimination after the city threatened to revoke their permit to renovate a home.

Centreville man says debt collector did not verify alleged debt

Michael Abella Feb. 21, 2017, 11:02am

EAST ST. LOUIS — A Centreville man is suing a debt collector for allegedly failing to provide verification of an alleged debt and threatening him with a lawsuit if he did not pay.

Motorist sued over East St. Louis rear-end collision

Michael Abella Feb. 21, 2017, 10:50am

BELLEVILLE — Two motorists are suing another driver for allegedly causing a rear-end collision in East St. Louis.