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Local leaders want voters to decide whether to dissolve debt-ridden CARD

Ann Maher Oct. 1, 2015, 6:48pm

Under the weight of $45 million in long term debt, local leaders want voters to decide whether to dissolve the Collinsville Area Recreation District (CARD) and have its assets managed locally.

County Coroner Rick Stone announces plans to retire

Anna Aguillard Oct. 2, 2015, 3:27pm

Just one day after the County Democratic Committee endorsed another candidate, the current St. Clair County coroner announced that he is not seeking re-election at the end of his term.

Two Illinois residents sue motorist, alleging negligence in accident

Robbie Hargett Oct. 5, 2015, 11:08am

Two Illinois residents are suing a Missouri motorist, alleging negligence over injuries they sustained in a vehicle collision.

Motorist alleges injuries following O'Fallon collision

Robbie Hargett Oct. 5, 2015, 11:15am

A motorist is suing another driver, alleging negligence in a vehicle collision that left the plaintiff injured.

Motorist sued following East St. Louis vehicle collision

Robbie Hargett Oct. 5, 2015, 11:30am

An East St. Louis woman is suing a Millstadt woman over injuries she claims she sustained in a vehicle collision between the two parties.

Food stamp enrollment still outpaces job growth in Illinois

Michael Lucci Oct. 5, 2015, 11:31am

Illinois’ dismal business climate continues to inhibit jobs growth, especially in manufacturing, as the state put 25 people on food stamps for every factory job created during the recovery from the Great Recession.

Passenger sues motorist who allegedly caused a Belleville collision

Robbie Hargett Oct. 5, 2015, 11:50am

A St. Clair County woman is suing a Belleville motorist, alleging negligence for injuries she sustained in a vehicle collision.

If you think Common Core is scary, better hide from the new 'Community Schools'

The Madison County Record Oct. 5, 2015, 11:53am

The essence of the new education system, Community Schools, is to provide every need (every meal, health care), to the student.

Trucker sued for allegedly causing East St. Louis collision

Robbie Hargett Oct. 5, 2015, 11:54am

A man is suing a truck driver and his employers over injuries the man claims he sustained in a vehicle accident between the two parties.

Prairie Farms Dairy sued over alleged breach of contract

Robbie Hargett Oct. 5, 2015, 12:00pm

A Collinsville man is suing his former employer over breach of contract allegations.

Lumber company and employee sued over alleged negligence in Breese vehicle collision

Robbie Hargett Oct. 5, 2015, 12:11pm

A woman is suing a Mascoutah lumber company and one of its employees over injuries she sustained in a vehicle collision.

Injured man, son sue over alleged negligence in fatal vehicle collision

Robbie Hargett Oct. 5, 2015, 12:19pm

An Illinois man is suing the estate of a deceased woman over injuries the man and his son sustained in a vehicle collision.

Missouri woman sues Food Mart over slip and fall

Robbie Hargett Oct. 5, 2015, 12:29pm

A Missouri woman is suing the owner of Madison County convenience store, alleging negligence after she slipped and fell on water in the store.

Campaign finance records for third quarter due next week

Ann Maher Oct. 5, 2015, 2:01pm

Even though the next general election is more than a year away, campaign finance records due next week may provide clues as to how competitive races will be.

Illinois Supreme Court agrees to hear appeal over longstanding milk marketing dispute

Ann Maher Oct. 5, 2015, 4:39pm

The Illinois Supreme Court has agreed to hear an appeal of Prairie Farms Dairy (PFD), locked in a long-term dispute with a Highland couple over a milk marketing agreement.

Driscoll v. Trump: Lawsuit alleges data breach at Trump International Hotels

Leslie Gamboni Oct. 5, 2015, 6:06pm

St. Louis attorney John Driscoll is taking on the Donald Trump empire in a class-action lawsuit alleging Trump's hotel chain failed to keep payment information secure, enabling data hacks of his personal and financial data.

Wood River woman sues driver for allegedly running red light

Robbie Hargett Oct. 6, 2015, 8:03am

A Wood River woman is suing over injuries she sustained in a vehicle collision. Beverly Whitaker filed a complaint Sept. 22 in Madison County Circuit Court against Cassandra Medling, alleging negligence. On November 6, 2014, the complaint states, Whitaker was stopped at a traffic signal on westbound Illinois Route 143 at its intersection with Illinois Route 3, when Medling, traveling eastbound on Illinois Route 143, failed to stop at a solid red light, entered the intersection, and struck one or

City of O'Fallon and police captain sued for allegedly hitting pedestrian

Robbie Hargett Oct. 6, 2015, 8:12am

A mother is suing an O'Fallon police captain and the city over injuries her daughter sustained in a pedestrian-vehicle accident. Catherine Barrows, as guardian, parent, and next of friend of minor and disabled Asia Graham, filed a complaint Sept. 18 in St. Clair County Circuit Court against Reginald "Mick" Hunter and the City of O'Fallon, alleging negligence. At approximately 8 p.m.

Illinois Central School Bus and driver sued over Alton vehicle collision

Robbie Hargett Oct. 6, 2015, 8:17am

Two Illinois residents are suing Illinois Central School Bus and one of its drivers over damages sustained in an Alton vehicle collision. Allen L.

Motorist sued over alleged negligence in vehicle collision

Robbie Hargett Oct. 6, 2015, 8:36am

A Madison County husband and wife are suing over property damages and injuries sustained in a vehicle collision. Major Granger and Mertis Granger filed a complaint Sept. 15 in Madison County Circuit Court against Bruce Hohnsbehn, alleging negligence.