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Heroin dealer confesses drug business caused deaths

Steve Korris Dec. 20, 2013, 1:37pm

Heroin dealer Deborah Perkins at last confessed that her drug business caused Jessie Williams and Jennifer Herling to die.

State Farm seeks mandamus relief at Seventh Circuit; Insurer wants appeals court to stop Avery revival attempt

Steve Korris Dec. 19, 2013, 12:43pm


Default judgment entered against ESL woman involving fire claim

Steve Korris Dec. 9, 2013, 11:49am

ST. LOUIS - Federal court clerk James Woodward entered default judgment against Danisha Combs of East St. Louis on a complaint that she improperly claimed fire damage at a house Ed Sieron owned.

Former treasurer Bathon sentenced to 30 months

Steve Korris Dec. 6, 2013, 2:44pm


Herndon 'remains convinced' allowing Avery v. State Farm to go forward; Damages could exceed $3 billion

Steve Korris Dec. 6, 2013, 7:26am


Drug dealer announces cooperation with St. Clair County authorities; Families of victims express frustration with sentences

Steve Korris Dec. 5, 2013, 6:14pm

Chris KeelEAST ST. LOUIS – As Doug Oliver accepted a 30-year sentence for selling heroin, he dropped the first solid clue in months that an investigation of St. Clair County corruption continues.At his sentencing hearing on Dec. 5, he told Chief District Judge David Herndon that he is cooperating with St. Clair County authorities.Prosecutor Robert Garrison apparently hadn’t expected him to reveal his

Asbestos forum motions await Lopinot's ruling; Will St. Clair County host national docket?

Steve Korris Dec. 5, 2013, 7:21am


More asbestos removed to federal court; Judges recuse

Steve Korris Dec. 4, 2013, 2:33pm


Final hearing in Abbott Lab food pump class action set Dec. 12; Charity to get $6.7M, lawyers $3M and class zero

Steve Korris Nov. 26, 2013, 10:00am


Crane Co. removes asbestos suits to federal court; Question on federal defense under advisement at 9th Circuit

Steve Korris Nov. 26, 2013, 6:52am


Fourth District affirms summary judgment in asbestos case

Steve Korris Nov. 22, 2013, 11:16am


Chance's recount argument is 'expression of hope,' lawyer says

Steve Korris Nov. 22, 2013, 8:52am


7th Circuit favors MERS in Union Co. recording fee case; Recommends same for St. Clair Co. class action

Steve Korris Nov. 21, 2013, 7:24am


ARDC files complaint against Duebbert over ad in campaign against Lopinot

Steve Korris Nov. 20, 2013, 1:04pm


Sentencing hearing for heroin dealers moved up to Dec. 5

Steve Korris Nov. 20, 2013, 7:02am

Chris Keel holds signs she plans to present at a sentencing hearing for convicted drug dealers.

Cook pleads guilty to drug, firearm charges; judge accepts plea, but not agreement

Steve Korris Nov. 8, 2013, 6:04pm


Sieron's residency at issue in suit and counter-suit over ESL fire loss

Steve Korris Nov. 8, 2013, 12:23pm


Commerce Bank tells Bank of Edwardsville to freeze Delaney assets

Steve Korris Nov. 7, 2013, 11:57am


Former probation officer pleads guilty to supplying cocaine to late judge

Steve Korris Nov. 7, 2013, 6:46am


Cook's plea will either close book on investigation or start new chapter

Steve Korris Nov. 1, 2013, 3:23pm