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RLJ Lending Co. alleges Edwardsville resident defaulted on loan

The Madison County Record Jul. 29, 2016, 2:17pm

EDWARDSVILLE – A lending company alleges an Edwardsville man has not paid back a loan.

Driver alleges she was injured in Venice crash

Michael Abella Jul. 29, 2016, 2:08pm

EDWARDSVILLE – A woman claims she was injured when her vehicle was struck by an allegedly distracted driver.

Wells Fargo Bank files suit against borrowers alleging unpaid account

Michael Abella Jul. 29, 2016, 1:44pm

EDWARDSVILLE – A financial institution alleges a business line of credit was not paid in full.

Granite City wants judge to continue trial in trip and fall case

Ann Maher Jul. 29, 2016, 1:00pm

The City of Granite City seeks to continue a November trial setting in a sidewalk trip and fall case.

Ameren and JF Electric respond to power pole collapse suit

Ann Maher Jul. 29, 2016, 1:00pm

Ameren Illinois denies negligence in a woman's suit claiming a power pole collapsed on her vehicle while she was operating it in Vandalia last year.

Premises liability case should be litigated in Missouri where alleged injuries took place, Aldi lawyers argue

Ann Maher Jul. 29, 2016, 1:00pm

Attorneys representing Aldi Inc. in a Madison County premises liability lawsuit say that public and private interest factors heavily favor moving the case to a court in Howell County, Mo., where the plaintiff's alleged injuries took place.

Fourth District upholds access to ballot for Baricevic, LeChien and Haida

Ann Maher Jul. 29, 2016, 11:02am

Fourth District appellate court judges have ruled in favor of three incumbent St. Clair County circuit judges seeking to be elected as if for the first time.

Woman alleges side effects of cancer drug caused permanent baldness

The Madison County Record Jul. 28, 2016, 4:12pm

EAST ST. LOUIS – A Madison County woman alleges she was injured from taking a prescription drug used to treat breast cancer.

Man alleges he was injured by use of Roundup

The Madison County Record Jul. 28, 2016, 3:44pm

EAST ST. LOUIS – A St. Clair County man alleges exposure to an herbicide caused him injuries.

Student driver files claims over alleged injuries

Maravillas Magtoto Jul. 28, 2016, 3:25pm

EAST ST. LOUIS – A student driver has filed suit over injury claims after a collision on Chain of Rocks Road.

Motorist files suit against Gillespie resident claiming negligence

The Madison County Record Jul. 27, 2016, 1:33pm

EDWARDSVILLE – A Brighton motorist is suing a Gillespie resident after an accident in Brighton.

Dunstan and Prenzler battle moves from one controversy to another

Dawn Geske Jul. 27, 2016, 1:29pm

While the recent adoption of a more transparent purchasing policy may have muted one fierce battle between the two politicians vying for the top leadership position in Madison County, another one is just getting started.

Nothing 'safe' about Tom Gibbons' SAFE team

The Madison County Record Jul. 27, 2016, 10:27am

Why do some law enforcement officials think they can ignore the laws that apply to law enforcement?

Analysis shows Illinois lawmakers are among best paid in country; Illinois Policy Institute says it's time they set example, cut back

Ann Maher Jul. 27, 2016, 9:11am

CHICAGO - A new report from the Illinois Policy Institute says that taxpayers are spending $32 million per year in "generous" compensation for lawmakers including salaries, per diem payments, mileage reimbursements, health care, dental insurance, pay for committee and leadership roles and pensions.

Union Carbide seeks to dismiss 46 asbestos cases for want of prosecution; Flack was original plaintiff attorney in 30

The Madison County Record Jul. 27, 2016, 7:51am

In five months before Donald Flack took the robe of a Madison County associate judge, he filed 30 asbestos suits in the circuit court.

The Obama standard: Has it been met?

Tad Armstrong Jul. 27, 2016, 6:50am

So, before shedding a tear of praise and applauding the cheerful and blind optimism of the Obamas and the Obama third-term-wannabe, I want the grandparents, parents and teens in Detroit, Chicago, Spartanburg (S.C.), Houston, Greenville (S.C.), Atlanta, Saginaw (Mich.), Memphis and St. Louis (nine cities labeled as “war zones” by most) to grade Michelle’s self-proclaimed reason to exist. Have they “left something better” for your kids and grandkids?

Minor child alleges injuries after being struck by motorist

Maravillas Magtoto Jul. 26, 2016, 7:16pm

EDWARDSVILLE – A minor pedacyclist and her mother have filed a suit against a driver alleging his negligence caused her injuries.

Woman claims Roundup caused illness

The Madison County Record Jul. 26, 2016, 6:44pm

EAST ST. LOUIS – A Madison woman alleges that a biotechnology company's herbicide caused her to develop non-Hodgkin lymphoma.

Man accuses city of Anna officers of false arrest, excessive force

Maravillas Magtoto Jul. 26, 2016, 6:34pm

EAST ST. LOUIS – A Union County man alleges he was injured by city of Anna police officers.

Should investigators hired by the State's Attorney be able to arrest suspected drug traffickers?

Taryn Phaneuf Jul. 26, 2016, 3:39pm

A special investigation unit designed to crack down on drug trafficking on main thoroughfares in Madison County is on hold while the Illinois Supreme Court reviews the legality of a program that arguably gives state’s attorneys their own police force.