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Teaching assistant’s disability discrimination lawsuit against Wood River-Hartford School District moves forward

By Todd Barnett | Jul 11, 2017

EAST ST. LOUIS – On June 27, a federal court dismissed portions of a disability discrimination lawsuit launched by a longtime teaching assistant at Wood River-Hartford School District, but ultimately allowed the case to move forward to a jury trial set for March 2018.

Fifth District Appellate Court rejects appeal by convicted murderer

By Todd Barnett | Jul 10, 2017

MT. VERNON — An Illinois man who was convicted of murder, armed robbery and home invasion in 1987 lost another appeal.

Herndon dismisses class action alleging damages from shortened massages

By Todd Barnett | Jun 28, 2017

Benton, IL—A class action lawsuit brought by plaintiffs in Missouri and Illinois accusing Massage Envy Franchising, LLC, of causing injury to its clients and using unfair and deceptive practices was dismissed by a U.S. district court on June 9.

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