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Fifth District: Miranda warnings and alcohol do not mix

The Madison County Record Jul. 26, 2016, 1:32pm

MOUNT VERNON – Miranda warnings and alcohol don’t mix, according to Fifth District appellate judges. 

St. Clair County real estate July 1-8

Carrie Gonzalez Jul. 26, 2016, 12:57pm

A home at 12 Rocky Ford in Belleville sold July 5 for $450,000.

Madison County real estate July 11-14

Carrie Gonzalez Jul. 26, 2016, 12:50pm

Read the latest in Madison County real estate transactions. 476 Point of View Drive in Edwardsville sold for $375,000 on July 14.

Madison County foreclosures July 18-22

Carrie Gonzalez Jul. 26, 2016, 12:33pm

Recent foreclosure filings in Madison County include cases in Alton, Collinsville, Godfrey, Granite City, Roxana and Troy.

Madison County asbestos jury docket Aug. 5

Carrie Gonzalez Jul. 26, 2016, 12:30pm

Just a single case is set on the asbestos jury docket next week in Madison County.

Madison County civil docket Aug. 2-5

Carrie Gonzalez Jul. 26, 2016, 12:27pm

More than a dozen cases are set next week on Madison County's major civil docket.

Madison County asbestos motion docket Aug. 1-5

Carrie Gonzalez Jul. 26, 2016, 12:19pm

More than 200 cases have been set for Madison County's asbestos motion docket next week, presided over by Associate Judge Stephen Stobbs.

Alton nursing home denies liability in widow's suit

Ann Maher Jul. 26, 2016, 10:10am

Eunice Smith Home in Alton denies negligence in a lawsuit brought by a woman who claims her late husband fractured his spine while walking unassisted, which later led to his death.

Madison County truck tire injury suit dismissed; was first case filed in '16

Ann Maher Jul. 26, 2016, 9:29am

Madison County Circuit Judge Dennis Ruth has dismissed with prejudice the first major civil case filed in 2016.

Doctors deny negligence in Madison County medical malpractice case

Ann Maher Jul. 26, 2016, 9:28am

Defendants in a Madison County medical malpractice suit deny they are negligent in failing to correctly diagnose a patient's leg pain.

Nursing home denies negligence in Madison County wrongful death case

Ann Maher Jul. 26, 2016, 9:27am

Alton Rehabilitation and Nursing Center denies negligence in a wrongful death suit filed in Madison County in February.

Gold tooth in Pillsbury biscuit case continued to October

Ann Maher Jul. 25, 2016, 4:01pm

A July 20 status conference in a lawsuit alleging a man discovered someone’s gold tooth when he bit into a Pillsbury baked biscuit has been continued to Oct. 5.

House guest's suit over knife injury to the eye settled and dismissed

Ann Maher Jul. 25, 2016, 4:00pm

A personal injury lawsuit against an O’Fallon woman who stood accused of negligently handling knives and injuring a house guest has been settled.

Seat manufacturer denies counter claims of driver involved in fatal accident

Ann Maher Jul. 25, 2016, 3:59pm

Magna Seating denies the counter claims of a driver being sued in St. Clair County over the death of Cheryl Schmeder last year.

Bi-State denies liability in bus passenger's injury suit

Ann Maher Jul. 25, 2016, 3:58pm

Bi-State Development Agency denies negligence in a lawsuit brought by a passenger who claims injuries when an unsecured wheelchair rolled into her when the Metro bus was involved in an accident.

Illinois Central seeks to transfer another injury claim out of St. Clair County

Ann Maher Jul. 25, 2016, 3:58pm

Lawyers for a railroad engineer claiming his former supervisor at Illinois Central harassed him to the point of suffering a heart attack want St. Clair County Circuit Judge Andrew Gleeson to deny a defense motion to transfer the case to Clinton County.

Pedestrian alleges injuries after being struck by driver

Maravillas Magtoto Jul. 25, 2016, 3:27pm

EDWARDSVILLE – A pedestrian has filed suit against a motorist over alleged injuries after he was struck walking in Alton.

Madison passenger files suit against two motorists for alleged negligence

The Madison County Record Jul. 25, 2016, 3:21pm

EDWARDSVILLE – A Madison woman has filed suit against two drivers after she alleges she was injured in an auto accident.

Wrongful death suit filed after accident between farm tractor, tractor-trailer

The Madison County Record Jul. 25, 2016, 3:15pm

EAST ST. LOUIS – A Nashville widow has filed a wrongful death suit against a tractor-trailer driver and his employer after an accident in Perry County resulted in her husband's death.

Madison County Democrat party bosses' hypocrisy on full display

The Madison County Record Jul. 23, 2016, 8:41am

Democrat party bosses' hypocrisy is unashamed and boundless. Voters can do something about this hypocrisy in November.