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Airborne Avengers strike again!

News Service Aug. 1, 2011, 12:42am

The honest, humble, hardworking residents of Metro East have nothing to fear from those profit pirates at Kmart and CVS – not while the Airborne Avengers are on our side!

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St. Elizabeth's and doctors named in wrongful death suit

Andrea Dearden Aug. 1, 2011, 3:54am

Papa The wife of an East St. Louis man has filed a lawsuit claiming the her husband died while in the care of his doctors and hospital staff.

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Switchman sues Union Pacific over derailment injuries

Kelly Holleran Aug. 1, 2011, 4:00am

A man claims he sustained great pain and disability after a railroad car on which he was working derailed.

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Couple sues over Glen Carbon accident

Kelly Holleran Aug. 1, 2011, 4:00am

A woman and her husband have filed suit against the driver who they claim struck their vehicle head on, causing the woman to suffer serious injuries to her low back, right leg, left leg, ribs, head, chest, neck, arms and hips.

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Suit claims truck driver crossed into opposite lane on I-255

Kelly Holleran Aug. 1, 2011, 4:00am

A St. Clair County man claims he suffered discomfort after a driver struck his vehicle while traveling so fast that it caused the man's vehicle to leave the road.

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Peel re-sentenced in federal court; Prison term remains 12 years

Ann Knef Aug. 2, 2011, 6:12am

Peel Former Madison County attorney Gary Peel, 67, who was found guilty in 2007 on possession of child pornography, bankruptcy fraud and obstruction of justice charges, was resentenced Monday in federal court in East St. Louis.

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Shell Oil and others named in Madison County benzene suit

Kelly Holleran Aug. 2, 2011, 3:35pm

Steuterman A man claims he developed leukemia after being exposed to benzene while growing up near a Shell Oil plant.

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More Levaquin plaintiffs file suit in St. Clair County

Kelly Holleran Aug. 2, 2011, 3:59pm

Bauman An additional two plaintiffs have added complaints to the growing list of lawsuits against Johnson and Johnson, Ortho-McNeil Pharmaceutical and Johnson and Johnson Pharmaceutical Research and Development over an antibiotic that they say caused them severe tendon problems.

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Belleville businessman pleads guilty to investment fraud scheme

Ann Knef Aug. 3, 2011, 1:47am

Belleville businessman Edward L. Moskop, 63, pled guilty Wednesday in federal court in East St. Louis, to mail fraud and money laundering crimes.

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Kraft Foods sued over AD&D insurance policy

Andrea Dearden Aug. 3, 2011, 4:33am

The family of a deceased Granite City man says his employer has refused to pay on a life insurance policy for more than a year since his death.

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Passenger claims injuries in Wood River accident

Andrea Dearden Aug. 3, 2011, 4:36am

A Madison County woman is suing the driver of the car that allegedly crashed into her in Wood River.

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Collinsville driver failed to yield, injury suit claims

Andrea Dearden Aug. 3, 2011, 4:43am

A Madison County couple is suing the driver of the car they say crashed into them after allegedly failing to yield at an intersection.

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Driver accused of crossing center lane in Worden accident

Kelly Holleran Aug. 3, 2011, 4:45am

A collision caused two people to become sick, sore, lame and disordered, according to recently filed court documents.

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Troy woman sues over auto accident injuries

Kelly Holleran Aug. 3, 2011, 4:48am

A Troy woman has filed suit against the driver who she claims struck her vehicle.

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Prothrombin time not monitored, states suit against Covenant Care nursing home

Kelly Holleran Aug. 3, 2011, 4:50am

The wife of a recently deceased man claims her husband died because of inadequate staffing at a nursing home.

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New lawyer trust account guidelines take effect Sept. 1

Staff Reports Aug. 3, 2011, 8:00am

The Supreme Court of Illinois has announced amendments to existing lawyer trust account guidelines. The new amendments to Rule 1.15 of the Illinois Rules of Professional Conduct help clarify the obligations that all lawyers have to manage and protect client funds.

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Wal-Mart sued over food processor malfunction

Kelly Holleran Aug. 3, 2011, 3:19pm

A Madison County woman claims she sustained severe injuries to her right hand after a food processor malfunctioned, causing its blades to rotate while her hands were still inside the machine.

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Couple claims they were attacked in The Palace parking lot

Kelly Holleran Aug. 3, 2011, 3:27pm

Glisson A woman claims she suffered a broken right wrist and had to undergo surgery and a man says he suffered injuries after three intoxicated people allegedly assaulted them.

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