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Woman who allegedly allowed local Flyboyz gang to use home for gang activity will have to pay damages

Elizabeth Alt Jun. 20, 2017, 8:40am

&&&MT. VERNON — Justice Thomas Welsh and the Illinois Fifth District Appellate Court upheld on June 1 a Madison County ruling that homeowner Jacqueline Lumpkins, who was accused of maintaining a property used by local gang Flyboyz, is liable for a large sum in damages after Lumpkins appealed asking for the court to fully vacate the ruling.

Minor loses appeal of decision requiring him to register as sex offender for offenses against sister

Elizabeth Alt Jun. 18, 2017, 11:39am

MT. VERNON — An appellate court has denied a juvenile’s appeal claiming that his being labeled a sexual predator is unconstitutional.