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Judge denies motion to dismiss overtime pay lawsuit against Backstreet Entertainment, counterclaim

EAST ST. LOUIS – A federal judge has denied a motion to dismiss a lawsuit brought by employees of GLH Capital Enterprise, M.L.K. Enterprises and Backstreet Entertainment, who allege that they were not paid overtime.

Wrongful termination lawsuit remanded to Madison County

BENTON – The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois has remanded a complaint filed by a Louisiana man who alleges he was wrongfully terminated following an accident.

Appellate court upholds St. Clair County ruling terminating East St. Louis father's parental rights

MT. VERNON — The Fifth District Appellate Court has upheld a lower court's ruling terminating the parental rights of an East St. Louis man.

Fifth District Appellate Court upholds Baldwin murder conviction but reverses ruling for consecutive sentences

MT. VERNON — The Fifth District Appellate Court has upheld the murder conviction of Marcus Baldwin.

District Court says class action suit over pancake mix ingredients can proceed

EAST ST. LOUIS — A U.S. District Court has denied a request by Hodgson Mill Inc. to dismiss a lawsuit filed by an Illinois woman alleging that the grain and baking products company falsely advertised its products as having all-natural ingredients.

U.S. District Court judge grants Union Pacific's motion to exclude testimony in personal injury suit

EAST ST. LOUIS — A U.S. District Court has ruled in favor of a Union Pacific Railroad motion to strike testimony in a personal injury case.