Illinois Department of Transportation News

Former state’s attorney hired at IDOT; Boyd had bogus charges against sheriff who investigated Michael Cook

By Record News | Aug 29, 2016

Former Pike County state’s attorney Carrie Boyd, who brought a bogus felony charge against a sheriff who investigated former St. Clair County judge Michael Cook, has found a job at the Illinois Department of Transportation.

Madison County foreclosures July 15-22

By Carrie Gonzalez | Aug 2, 2016

A home at 510 W. Lake Dr. in Edwardsville sold for $489,000 on July 21.

Edwardsville/Glen Carbon Chamber of Commerce to host legislative update breakfast

By Emma Gallimore | Mar 31, 2016

The Edwardsville/Glen Carbon Chamber of Commerce will host a joint mayors’ legislative breakfast on April 7.

Madison County real estate March 14-18

By Carrie Gonzolaz | Mar 29, 2016

A list of recent real estate transactions for Madison County. Including Alhambra, Alton, Bethalto, Collinsville, Cottage Hills, East Alton, Edwardsville, Glen Carbon, Godfrey, Granite City, Hamel, Hartford, Highland, Madison, Maryville, Moro, Pontoon Beach, Roxana, St. Jacob, Troy, Wood River and Worden.

Former federal judge acting as expert witness barred from invading current judge's province

By Record News | Mar 28, 2016

U.S. District Judge Staci Yandle won’t let former federal judge Patrick Murphy invade her judicial province as an expert witness. On March 15, Yandle barred Murphy from testifying at trial about the negligence of a lawyer or the interpretation of procedural rules.

Electricity vendor tells state to pay up; Also, counseling vendor terminates contracts

By Mark Fitton and Greg Bishop | Nov 13, 2015

SPRINGFIELD — Another vendor says it may have to cut off service to the state of Illinois because the state’s inability to pay its bills is threatening the vendor’s ability to continue doing business. In a disconnection-warning letter dated Oct. 29, Southwestern Electric Cooperative Inc. told the state it is behind on its accounts. “As a not-for-profit utility, Southwestern … relies on its members to pay their bill so we, in turn, can pay our bills and provide power to 22,000 homes, hospitals,

IDOT prevails in good faith challenge to quick take; Land was needed for new bridge construction

By Ann Maher | Feb 3, 2014

The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) made a good-faith attempt to purchase less than an acre of land from Petroleum Fuel and Terminal Company prior to condemning it, according to the Fifth District Appellate Court.

IDOT sues Caseyville towing company claiming it damaged bridge

By Andrea Dearden | Dec 19, 2012

The owner of a Caseyville towing company is being sued after he allegedly damaged a bridge while removing a semi-truck from a highway.

Supreme Court reverses Fifth District to affirm St. Clair County ruling over spoilation of evidence claim

By Bethany Krajelis | Oct 18, 2012

Burke Siding with the defendant, the Illinois Supreme Court on Thursday reversed a ruling of the Fifth District Appellate Court in a negligent spoliation of evidence case.

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