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

Pam Wright Aug. 8, 2017, 12:37pm

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

Pam Wright Jul. 31, 2017, 6:56pm

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

Pam Wright Jul. 11, 2017, 8:07am

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

Pam Wright May 18, 2017, 8:22am

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

Pam Wright Apr. 27, 2017, 10:20am

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

Pam Wright Apr. 27, 2017, 10:10am

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.