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Used car dealers accused of misrepresenting vehicle's condition

Michael Abella Mar. 7, 2017, 2:34pm

BELLEVILLE — A customer is suing used automobile dealers for allegedly misrepresenting that a vehicle was in good running condition.

St. Clair County real estate Feb. 23-28

Carrie Gonzalez Mar. 7, 2017, 1:33pm

A Fairview Heights home sold for $384,000 as part of the recent St. Clair County real estate transactions from Feb. 23-28.

St. Clair County foreclosures Feb. 21-March 3

Carrie Gonzalez Mar. 7, 2017, 1:25pm

There were 26 foreclosures in St. Clair County from Feb. 24-March 3.

Man blames 3M company, others for asbestos exposure

Michael Abella Mar. 1, 2017, 10:20pm

BELLEVILLE — A former U.S. Army soldier, logging laborer and roofer is suing 3M Company, A.W. Chesterton Company, Grinnell LLC, et al, asbestos containing products manufacturers, alleging insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries.

Former wife sues tax buyer convicted of bid rigging; She alleges he fraudulently transferred stock to brother, father to avoid consideration in divorce court

The Madison County Record Feb. 28, 2017, 7:02pm

BELLEVILLE – Angela Baron, former wife of former prisoner John Vassen, claims that he, his brother Joseph Vassen, and their father’s estate owe her $714,757.

Fifth District reverses Kelley's order denying transfer in wrongful death suit, directs him to explain decision

The Madison County Record Feb. 28, 2017, 6:12pm

MOUNT VERNON – St. Clair County associate judge Randall Kelley failed to explain why he exercised jurisdiction over a suit about a child’s death in West Frankfort, Fifth District appellate judges ruled on Feb. 22.

Madigan appeals LeChien’s order denying motion to dissolve state payroll decision

The Madison County Record Feb. 28, 2017, 4:38pm

MOUNT VERNON – Illinois attorney general Lisa Madigan seeks to overturn an order from St. Clair County Circuit Judge Robert LeChien, who let her intervene in a suit over the state payroll long enough to exclude her from it.

St. Clair County foreclosures Feb. 3-21

Carrie Gonzalez Feb. 28, 2017, 3:46pm

There were 45 foreclosures in St. Clair County from Feb. 3-21.

St. Clair County real estate Feb. 10-21

Carrie Gonzalez Feb. 28, 2017, 9:22am

An O'Fallon home sold for more than $360,000 as part of the recent St. Clair County real estate transaction for Feb. 10-21.

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.

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.

Driver, passengers allege injuries from rear-end crash

Michael Abella Feb. 17, 2017, 3:54pm

BELLEVILLE — Driver and passengers are suing James M. Ellison, a motorist, citing alleged insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries.

Appellate court rules for credit card owner in suit over debt

Kristin Regula Feb. 17, 2017, 7:27am

MOUNT VERNON – Midland Funding v. Hilliker, a collection lawsuit that began in St. Clair County Circuit Court in 2013, has been remanded by the Fifth District Appellate Court, which affirmed a ruling in favor of defendant Melissa Hilliker.    

Motorist sued following Millstadt collision

Noddy A. Fernandez Feb. 15, 2017, 11:31am

BELLEVILLE — A vehicle driver and passenger are suing motorist Lindsey Adams, alleging negligence in connection with a crash.

Vehicle service contract seller accused of failing to pay

Michael Abella Feb. 14, 2017, 3:48pm

BELLEVILLE — Marathon Administrative is suing a vehicle service contract seller for allegedly retaining funds and failing to pay.

Union Pacific employee alleges injuries while using de-clipping tool

Noddy A. Fernandez Feb. 14, 2017, 3:43pm

BELLEVILLE — A trackman for Union Pacific alleges he sustained injuries while using a de-clipping tool.

St. Clair County real estate Feb. 1-7

Carrie Gonzalez Feb. 14, 2017, 1:56pm

A Freeburg home sold for $375,000 as part of the recent St. Clair County real estate transactions for Feb. 1-7.

St. Clair County foreclosures Feb. 2-3

Carrie Gonzalez Feb. 14, 2017, 1:02pm

There were four foreclosures in St. Clair County from Feb. 2-3

Mother sues driver who allegedly hit son while walking

Noddy A. Fernandez Feb. 14, 2017, 7:02am

BELLEVILLE — A mother is suing a driver, citing alleged insufficient measures were taken to prevent her son's injuries.

Belleville woman accuses O'Fallon Ford dealer of fraud

Noddy A. Fernandez Feb. 14, 2017, 6:59am

BELLEVILLE — A Belleville woman is suing Auffenberg Ford North Inc., citing alleged negligent misrepresentation.