Heather Isringhausen Gvillo News

Local officials and law enforcement hope to crack down on violent robberies with Armed Robbery Initiative

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Sep 13, 2013

After noticing a rise in armed robberies in the Metro East, U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Illinois Stephen R. Wigginton has join forces with surrounding law enforcement to reduce those threats.

Bridgestone Tires denies allegations in suit over Megabus crash

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Sep 12, 2013

A tire company blamed for providing faulty tires in a deadly Megabus crash last year near Litchfield is denying liability in a St. Clair County lawsuit.

Pharmacy’s motion to dismiss denied in lawsuit alleging girl given too much dosage

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Sep 10, 2013

St. Clair Circuit Judge Vincent Lopinot has denied a defense motion to dismiss a case against a Mascoutah pharmacy that allegedly quadrupled a dosage prescribed to a minor.

Parishioner denies church’s affirmative defenses in sexual harassment case

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Sep 9, 2013

The plaintiff in a sexual harassment case against a pastor denied the affirmative defenses filed by the Canaan Galilee Missionary Baptist Church on Aug. 28.

Slemer tapped to be new Madison County Assiociate Judge

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Sep 9, 2013

Attorney Ronald R. Slemer has been chosen to serve as the newest Madison County associate judge. He will be sworn into office on Oct. 11.

Lawyer-educator Tad Armstrong: Telling the truth found in religion clause

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Sep 9, 2013

“The most effective method of those who would dare to remove God from the fabric of the United States of America is to prey upon the ignorance of Christians.”

Matoesian presiding over woman’s lawsuit claiming she fell at Wildey Theater

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Sep 9, 2013

Madison County Circuit Judge Andreas Matoesian has been assigned to preside over a case in which a woman claims she fell at the Wildey Theater and broke her hip.

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