As counties, municipalities, Native American tribes, now even the White House, pile on with lawsuits filed against the producers of opioids, Madison County continues to debate whether to get involved.
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The 1919 World Series was intentionally lost by the Chicago White Sox,fixing the game to appease gamblers and to make a pretty payoff themselves. The scheme unraveled, resulting in criminal prosecutions and a lifetime ban from baseball for the conspirators.
WASHINGTON - Brad Maxwell, 46, of Edwardsville will be nominated by President Trump to serve as U.S. Marshal for the Southern District of Illinois, according to a White House press release issued today.
Latest 7th Circuit nominees Scudder, St. Eve, seen as well-qualified, experienced by many legal observers
Legal observers have praised President Donald Trump’s two most-recent nominees to the U.S. Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals, singling out their experience and intelligence as well as the White House’s efforts to gain bipartisan support for the nominees.
After decades of relative stability, the U.S. Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago could soon undergo an extensive makeover, making the court potentially the next battleground in the fight for the future of the nation’s judiciary.
If everything works out the way he hopes, Republican State Sen. Kyle McCarter of Lebanon may be leaving the legislature and beginning a dramatic new phase in his life. He's been recommended to President Donald Trump as the ideal candidate to serve as U.S. Ambassador to Kenya.
Asbestos attorneys are feeling the earth move under their feet, they're feeling the sky tumbling down, a-tumbling down, and they can't get that Carole King tune out of their heads.
The unveiling later this month of the cover of the latest book by author and political consultant Ray Coleman, "Have God Will Travel," is part of a series he envisioned almost 30 years ago, Coleman said during a recent interview.
Clinton lost because she was conceited, condescending and crooked. Case closed.
Author and political consultant Ray Coleman of Belleville considers himself an Independent Democrat for the upcoming presidential election, though he harbors concerns about local politicians on both sides of the spectrum.
The 1943 classic movie “Casablanca” is always on the 10 Best movies of all times, loaded as it is with memorable characters and lines.
With the first Presidential debate competed and the second looming on Sunday it is good to reflect and analyze the state of Campaign 2016.
I am not an easy guy to get along with if you are dishonest, corrupt, a leader who refuses to lead, a selfish or ineffective bureaucrat, steal from kids, steal from the government. Again, I am by no means perfect, but I try to wake up every morning wanting to do good.