Members of the judiciary in Madison County are flagging up free civil legal services and the network of groups available to support veterans.
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Associate Judge Heinz Rudolph has defeated his Republican challenger for a seat on the 20th Judicial Circuit.
Kolker wins resident circuit seat; Republican Cason 'extremely disappointed' at tenor of race, attacks
Associate Judge Chris Kolker fended off a challenge from Republican Laninya Cason for a seat on the 20th Judicial Circuit.
Evans wants to wait for tallying of 6K outstanding ballots in race for circuit seat; O'Gara grateful for unofficial results showing 4K lead
Republican Paul Evans is not conceding defeat in the race for an open spot on the 20th Judicial Circuit.
Three judges were retained by voters in the 20th Judicial Circuit, including one who faced a campaign to oust her following a decision to lower bail for an alleged child murderer.
In the race for Madision County Clerk, the two opponents have sparred now for weeks, largely with the challenger launching attacks, and the incumbent crying foul over a claimed smear campaign.
Three contested judicial elections that could potentially lead to three associate judge vacancies, three retention polls, one judge still on administrative duties, and controversy over bail for an alleged child murderer - these are busy times within in the Twentieth Judicial Circuit and for its Chief Judge Andrew Gleeson.
Republican candidate in long shot bid for bench pulls few punches in attack against 'elitist' system
Republican Katherine Ruocco is pulling few punches in the last week of her long shot bid for a place on the bench as a Twentieth Judicial circuit judge.
Three open circuit court seats in the Twentieth Judicial Circuit will be decided next week, in what are the most most competitive judicial contests seen for some years.
Madison County Clerk Debra Ming-Mendoza has described a complaint that she shut out election judges and monitors during the 2016 count as "ridiculous."
A "white hat" hacking test of Madison County's computer systems is causing confusion and sharply differing positions over the involvement of the county clerk's office - which handles elections.
Belleville native Amy St. Eve was officially sworn in last month as a new judge on the U.S Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.
Holbrook says only one complaint over machines during early voting - from Belleville lawyer wanting to cast 'no' on retention
Only one complaint over a possible glitch in voting machines has been fielded during early voting, according to St. Clair County Clerk Tom Holbrook.
Republican candidate from East St. Louis describes attack flyer linking him to 'Springfield insiders' as 'preposterous'
A Republican candidate for the Illinois House of Representatives has described as "preposterous" an attack flyer linking him to corporate interests and Springfield insiders.
Republican candidate for the 113th District, Doug Jameson, has reacted angrily to attacks on him by his opponent, Democratic incumbent Jay Hoffman, over the Quincy veterans' home tragedy.
A man convicted of murder should receive a hearing on his claims of ineffective assistance of counsel, an appeals court ruled.
Dupo Oilfield Development did not break a contract with Jasper Oil Producers, an appellate court ruled on Sept. 10.
Madison County Circuit Court properly stripped a convicted sex offender of his parental rights, an appeals court ruled on Aug. 30.
Prosecutors cannot introduce new evidence of earlier crimes allegedly committed by a man charged with first-degree murder, an appeals court ruled.