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Alton man says officers entered home without warrant

Noddy A. Fernandez Jul. 5, 2017, 10:31am

EDWARDSVILLE — A man is suing the City of Alton and two police officers for allegedly entering his home without a warrant and injuring him.

Alton couple’s sewage backup suit against city settles; City had argued 'Act of God' defense

Ann Maher May 20, 2016, 12:41pm

An Alton couple’s lawsuit against the city over sewage flooding into their basement has reached a settlement.

Alton firefighter pension fund has almost twice the beneficiaries as active members

Ann Maher Sep. 28, 2015, 3:20pm

Property tax payers in the City of Alton contributed $1.96 million to the city's fire fighter pension fund in fiscal year 2014, while 47 active members currently receiving salaries contributed $291,197 in payroll deductions to the fund. And almost twice as many beneficiaries - 87 retirees, surviving spouses or dependents - drew $3,477,300 in benefits last year.

City of Alton, homeowners sued over raised sidewalk

The Madison County Record Jun. 17, 2014, 6:36am


Girl injured in Alton haunted house settles with some defendants

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo May 1, 2014, 12:32pm


Alton accused of illegally charging businesses with refuse fee

Kelly Holleran Dec. 11, 2013, 7:58pm

The city of Alton has illegally charged its business owners a refuse fee for trash collection, even though the businesses were required to arrange and pay for their own garbage pick-up, according to recently filed court documents.

Jury trial scheduled for girl’s lawsuit against haunted house

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Nov. 18, 2013, 3:48pm

Madison County Circuit Judge William Mudge has rescheduled a jury trial in a lawsuit alleging a minor girl was injured in an Alton haunted house tour.

November trial vacated in girl’s suit against Alton haunted house; CMC set eve of Halloween

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Oct. 7, 2013, 4:54pm


City of Alton demands jury trial after Mudge denies motion to dismiss haunted house suit

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Aug. 28, 2013, 5:28pm

Madison County Circuit Judge William Mudge on Aug. 9 denied the City of Alton’s motion to dismiss a lawsuit over a girl’s injuries sustained in a haunted house tour.

Woman accuses Alton cops of striking her while she was restrained

Andrea Dearden Jun. 5, 2013, 12:44pm


Madison County real estate May 20-24

Sarah Powers May 31, 2013, 10:41am

May 20, 2013

Callis dismisses two defendants in lawsuit over haunted house

Christina Stueve Hodges Jan. 23, 2013, 10:34am


Designer of haunted house denies allegations in suit over injuries

Christina Stueve Hodges Nov. 27, 2012, 6:06pm

A defendant in a personal injury suit against an Alton haunted house attraction is denying negligence.

Fifth District affirms dismissal of lawsuit over demolition; sides with city of Alton

Bethany Krajelis Oct. 24, 2012, 5:24pm


Alton files to change motion to dismiss in tow fee class action against city

Christina Stueve Mar. 20, 2012, 5:00am

Schrempf The City of Alton on Friday filed a motion for leave to amend a previously filed motion to dismiss in a Jerseyville man's class action lawsuit against the city.

Boat owners want City of Alton to answer interrogatories

Ann Knef Sep. 8, 2011, 10:23am

Bradley Boat owners Layne and Leslee Gibson are asking Madison County Circuit Judge Ann Callis to order the City of Alton to answer their interrogatories and requests for production in a property damage lawsuit.

Case management conference set in Alton's suit against boat owners over marina fire

Amelia Flood Jun. 20, 2011, 11:00am

A case management conference is set June 29 in a suit brought by the City of Alton against two boat owners over a 2009 fire that damaged the Alton Marina.

City of Alton claims couple responsible for marina fire

Andrea Dearden Apr. 26, 2011, 10:26am

A Madison County couple is being blamed for a fire at Alton Marina.

Hartford man sues over Alton accident

Andrea Dearden Feb. 1, 2011, 3:14am

A Hartford man allegedly hurt while riding as a passenger in a car is suing the driver he says caused a crash in Alton.

Matoesian to hear summary judgment move in Alton accident case

Amelia Flood Dec. 7, 2010, 1:00am

Matoesian Madison County Circuit Judge Andreas Matoesian is set to hear arguments Friday in a summary judgment move filed by the city of Alton in a suit brought by a man injured at a two way stop sign he claims should have been a four-way stop.