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Driver sues over 2015 Alorton crash

Noddy A. Fernandez Jun. 19, 2017, 8:05am

BELLEVILLE — A motorist has been sued in St. Clair County for negligence in causing a November 2015 wreck in Alorton.

Motorcyclist claims driver struck him at red light in Belleville

Noddy A. Fernandez Jun. 19, 2017, 7:59am

BELLEVILLE — A motorcyclist is suing a vehicle driver, alleging he suffered severe injuries due to her negligence while driving.

Driver allegedly ran red light at Lebanon Road and 161, causing crash

Noddy A. Fernandez Jun. 19, 2017, 7:56am

BELLEVILLE — A driver is suing another motorist, alleging the defendant was negligent and caused injuries.

Driver alleges motorist caused Fairview Heights collision

Noddy A. Fernandez Jun. 19, 2017, 7:54am

BELLEVILLE — A man is suing a motorist alleging negligence for a 2015 wreck in Fairview Heights.

Arrowhead Building, driver sued for crash on 157 exit ramp

Noddy A. Fernandez Jun. 19, 2017, 7:39am

BELLEVILLE — An Alton motorist is suing a truck driver and a building materials supplier, alleging negligence stemming from a rear-end crash on the shoulder of an exit ramp.

Suit claims driver negligently caused Belleville collision last year

Noddy A. Fernandez Jun. 19, 2017, 7:37am

BELLEVILLE — A driver is suing another motorist, alleging negligence in causing a 2016 crash on Anderson Lane.

What's a junk bond and why Illinois will be America's first 'junk' state

Michael Lucci, Illinois Policy Institute Jun. 19, 2017, 7:10am

Illinois’ bonds are currently priced like they are junk-rated.

Powerball, Mega Millions to drop Illinois due to budget crisis

John Kristof, Illinois Policy Institute Jun. 19, 2017, 6:48am

Popular lotteries may stop gambling on Illinois.

Minor loses appeal of decision requiring him to register as sex offender for offenses against sister

Elizabeth Alt Jun. 18, 2017, 11:39am

MT. VERNON — An appellate court has denied a juvenile’s appeal claiming that his being labeled a sexual predator is unconstitutional.

Wife of former Edwardsville asbestos attorney unloads 'white guilt' at DePauw reunion

Ann Maher Jun. 15, 2017, 12:17pm

The wife of an Edwardsville attorney who built tremendous wealth from the Madison County asbestos docket recently addressed a 25th class reunion at DePauw University as a frustrated “white person” with feelings of guilt for not having lived a more “inclusive” life.

Another death by asbestos lawsuits

The Madison County Record Jun. 14, 2017, 11:13am

A productive member of our society has passed away.

Belleville man identified in shooting of Republican congressman

The Madison County Record Jun. 14, 2017, 10:39am

James Hodgkinson, 66, of Belleville has been identified as the shooter who took aim at Republican congressmen during a baseball practice in Alexandria, Va. on Wednesday morning.

St. Clair County jury awards mother, daughter $300K in 15-year-old medical malpractice case alleging birth injury

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Jun. 13, 2017, 9:52pm

A St. Clair County jury awarded a mother and her daughter $300,000 in a 2002 medical malpractice suit alleging the minor suffered hypoxia and fetal depression during birth, allegedly causing permanent hearing loss.

Delivery, assembly company denies liability in suit alleging child’s bed collapsed

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Jun. 13, 2017, 9:52pm

A delivery and assembly company denies liability in a Belleville woman’s lawsuit alleging a bed she purchased from Ashley Furniture collapsed with her child in it.

St. Clair County jury awards motorist $107K in crash suit

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Jun. 13, 2017, 9:44pm

A St. Clair County jury awarded a motorist $107,706.57 following a Shiloh collision in Circuit Judge Vincent Lopinot’s courtroom.

St. Clair County real estate May 12-30

Carrie Gonzalez Jun. 13, 2017, 9:44pm

An O'Fallon home sold for $412,000 as part of the recent St. Clair County real estate transactions for May 12-30.

Madison County real estate May 11-15

Carrie Gonzalez Jun. 13, 2017, 9:35pm

An Edwardsville home sold for $385,000 as part of the recent Madison County real estate transactions from May 11-15.

DOJ denies request to identify former U.S. attorney in misconduct investigation, but releases redacted report on affair

The Madison County Record Jun. 13, 2017, 6:13pm

WASHINGTON – Justice Department lawyers denied media requests to identify a former U.S. attorney who committed adultery with a supervisor in his office, but they released a report with dozens of details about the affair.

Passenger alleges injuries from 2016 collision

Noddy A. Fernandez Jun. 13, 2017, 5:43pm

BELLEVILLE — A passenger is suing a motorist for allegedly hitting the car he was riding in. 

Motorist alleges injuries from head-on collision on Illinois Route 13

Noddy A. Fernandez Jun. 13, 2017, 5:37pm

BELLEVILLE — A motorist is suing another driver, alleging the defendant negligently caused a March crash on Illinois Route 13.