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Allure Salon Grand Opening in Edwardsville

News Service Jun. 1, 2007, 9:00am

Allure Salon Grand Opening in Edwardsville

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Abbott EMS

News Service Jun. 1, 2007, 10:00am

ABBOTT EMS INAUGURATES SPECIALTY CARE AMBULANCE SERVICE IN ILLINOIS

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Man sentenced on firearms charges

News Service Jun. 3, 2007, 1:00am

Randy G. Massey, Acting U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Illinois, announced that on May 29, Frederick O. Goss, 41, of Mt. Vernon, was sentenced in the U.S. District Court in East St. Louis to more than 16 years (200 months) imprisonment, fined $750, and placed on three years supervised release.

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Teutopolis man charged in child pornography crimes

News Service Jun. 3, 2007, 1:00am

Randy G. Massey, Acting United States Attorney for the Southern District of Illinois, announced that on May 25 Darin Thomas Mills, 37, of Teutopolis, was charged by the U.S. Attorney's Office in a criminal complaint in U.S. District Court with two counts of possession of child pornography.

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Benton man convicted of health care program fraud

News Service Jun. 3, 2007, 2:00am

Randy G. Massey, Acting U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Illinois, announced last week that Daniel L. Johnson, 58, of Benton, was convicted by a federal jury in the U.S. District Court in Benton, of two counts of health care program fraud and acquitted of one count of mail fraud.

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Attorney admits taking, concealing $36k in client's drug proceeds

News Service Jun. 3, 2007, 2:00am

EAST ST. LOUIS -- An attorney waived indictment and pled guilty last week in federal court in East St. Louis, to taking and concealing $36,000 in drug proceeds from a client he represented in federal court in 2004.

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Class plaintiffs split between Lakins and Freed & Weiss

Steve Korris Jun. 3, 2007, 2:30am

Plaintiffs have split over representation in two Madison County class actions that the Lakin Law Firm filed with Freed & Weiss of Chicago.

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Troy cop says he's immune from Pizza Hut lawsuit

Steve Gonzalez Jun. 3, 2007, 2:45am

Tom Maag A Troy police officer who was slammed with a $311,700 default judgment for allegedly causing a lawyer's shoulder injuries while opening the door for her, says he should not be held liable.

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Busiest judge to get summer relief from clerks

Steve Gonzalez Jun. 3, 2007, 3:00am

Madison County's busiest judge now has some help.

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Illinois' Baseball Boondoggle

News Service Jun. 3, 2007, 4:00am

Since 1980, the twenty or so counties that constitute Southern Illinois have grown older and smaller.

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Retaliatory discharge suit filed against Peerless-Premier Appliance

Ann Knef Jun. 4, 2007, 7:00am

Robert Botkin is suing his former employer for $150,000 claiming he was terminated for filing a workers' compensation claim.

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Inmate files med mal suit over lymph node surgery

Ann Knef Jun. 4, 2007, 9:00am

An inmate serving a 70-year murder sentence at Menard Correctional Center has filed a medical malpractice suit against two physicians and the prison's medical service provider in St. Clair County Circuit Court.

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ICJL cautions opponents of SB1296 to 'keep the powder dry'

Ann Knef Jun. 4, 2007, 9:00am

While opponents of a controversial, trial lawyer-sponsored bill are hailing its apparent demise, a leading tort reform advocate cautions to "keep the powder dry."

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Basler Electric named in wrongful discharge complaint

Steve Gonzalez Jun. 5, 2007, 1:00am

A Highland man who was fired from Basler Electric Company on Feb. 27, filed a retaliatory discharge suit in Madison County Circuit Court alleging he was discharged after sustaining a work-related injury.

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Unnatural accumulation of snow and ice subject of slip and fall suit

Steve Gonzalez Jun. 5, 2007, 2:00am

A woman who slipped and fell three separate times on ice, snow and water at the Cottonwood Mall in Glen Carbon filed a personal injury suit seeking damages in excess of $150,000.

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