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Former ESL detective Orlando Ward to be released Oct. 26; Cocaine smuggling sentence cut in half

The Madison County Record Oct. 17, 2016, 2:33pm

ST. LOUIS – Former East St. Louis detective Orlando Ward, whose sentence for cocaine smuggling mysteriously shrank by half, will gain freedom on Oct. 26.  

‘Upcoding’ lawsuit brought by Memorial nurse dismissed in federal court

The Madison County Record May 31, 2016, 1:50pm

EAST ST. LOUIS – Attorney David Cates of Swansea has chosen not to litigate nurse Keith Werner’s suit claiming a California company cheated taxpayers on medical bills. 

Land of Lincoln Legal Assistance Foundation to receive $500K grant

Christina Stueve Hodges Sep. 6, 2012, 4:25am

Wood Land of Lincoln Legal Assistance Foundation, Inc. announced that it will receive a $500,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women.

U.S. Attorney's collections top $23 million last year

The Madison County Record Oct. 5, 2011, 9:18am

The U.S. Attorney's Office for the Southern District of Illinois announced that it collected a total of $23,036,885.18 in the fiscal year that ended Sept. 30.