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Fifth District affirms denial of post-conviction relief for man accused of murder

By Charmaine Little | Jun 14, 2019

MOUNT VERNON – The Fifth District Appellate Court affirmed St. Clair County Circuit Judge Zina R. Cruse's ruling denying a petition for post-conviction relief field by a man who was sentenced to 23 years in prison after pleading guilty to first-degree murder.

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Worker seeks all information on mixing machine she alleges caused injury

By John Breslin | Jun 13, 2019

EDWARDSVILLE -- A court is being asked to order a food company to reveal the identity of the manufacturer of a machine that allegedly caused an injury to one of its workers.


Insurance company alleges it is not required to defend Carbondale in man's suit over vehicle seizure

By Carrie Bradon | Jun 13, 2019

BENTON —An insurance company alleges it is not liable to provide coverage for the City of Carbondale in a man's lawsuit claiming his vehicle should not have been seized after he was ticketed for driving under the influence of alcohol.


Fifth District affirms dismissal of suit seeking indemnity from several insurers

By Charmaine Little | Jun 12, 2019

MT. VERNON - The Fifth District Appellate Court denied a company's request for relief after it sued dozens of insurance companies with hopes of getting declaratory judgment concerning their insurance policies and an asset purchase agreement.


Insurer claims it is not liable to defend suit over alleged assault

By Carrie Bradon | Jun 12, 2019

BENTON —An insurance company claims it is not liable to defend Red Apple Lounge in a patron's lawsuit alleging he was assaulted.


Madison County real estate May 15-21

By Princess Jade Barrenechea | Jun 12, 2019

An Edwardsville home sold for $650,000 as part of the recent Madison County real estate transactions for May 15-21.

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