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Suit alleges handyman convinced disabled woman to sell familial mineral rights

By Payton Kuhn | May 30, 2019

BELLEVIEW – A woman's legal guardian are suing her former handyman for allegedly coercing the plaintiff into selling her familial mineral rights to him.

Appellate court denies appeal in attempted murder case

By Payton Kuhn | May 28, 2019

MOUNT VERNON, Ill. – A panel of judges denied an appeal from Gregory Nelson, who was convicted of an attempted first-degree murder of officer William Owen in June 2015, further reinstating his 50-year sentence in a May 16 ruling.

Appellate court reaffirms lower court’s denial of post-conviction appeal in burglary case

By Payton Kuhn | May 27, 2019

MT. VERNON – The Illinois Fifth District Appellate Court has denied a post-conviction appeal from Theodore R. Gleghorn, who was convicted on burglary charges for stealing a television, regarding what the defendant alleged was “ineffective assistance of counsel.”

Couple refiles lawsuit against Phillips 66 over alleged heat-related injuries

By Payton Kuhn | May 24, 2019

A Madison County couple who had sued Phillips 66 in 2016 for injuries sustained due to an “unsafe work environment,” has refiled their lawsuit in the Madison County Circuit Court.

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