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Gleeson forms exploratory committee on voluntary drug testing for judges

Ann Maher Sep. 22, 2017, 11:25am

St. Clair County Chief Judge Andrew Gleeson has formed an exploratory committee to "advance the implementation" of a voluntary judge drug testing program in the circuit.

Goldenhersh will not seek another term at Fifth District in '18

Ann Maher Sep. 20, 2017, 4:01pm

Fifth District Appellate Court Justice Richard Goldenhersh will not seek another 10-year term when his current one expires at the end of next year.

Haida wants leaks to stop in Carl Silas murder investigation

The Madison County Record Sep. 15, 2017, 3:32pm

St. Clair County Circuit Judge Robert Haida said at a hearing on Sept. 15 that he would order Sheriff Rick Watson to stop leaks from the investigation of the murder of Carl Silas.

St. Clair County real estate Aug. 22-28

The Madison County Record Sep. 12, 2017, 4:56pm

St. Clair County real estate listings: August 22 to August 28, 2017. A home at 116 Antler Creek Court in Caseyville sold for $356,000 on Aug. 23.

St. Clair County foreclosures Aug. 28-Sept. 1

The Madison County Record Sep. 12, 2017, 4:48pm

There were 10 foreclosures in St. Clair County from August 28 to September 1, 2017

LeChien funeral on Friday; Uncertainty exists in filling vacancy

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Sep. 6, 2017, 10:48am

BELLEVILLE – Having served as a judge for 30 years, St. Clair County Circuit Judge Robert LeChien, 65, died on Aug. 31.

St. Clair County Circuit Judge LeChien has died

Ann Maher Aug. 31, 2017, 12:54pm

St. Clair County Circuit Judge Robert P. LeChien, 65, has died, according to courthouse officials.

St. Clair County seeks class certification in Trinity guard rail litigation

The Madison County Record Aug. 14, 2017, 5:47pm

EAST ST. LOUIS – St. Clair County State’s Attorney Brendan Kelly and special assistant David Cates, who claim a Texas firm must remove bad guardrails from roads statewide, expect local crews to distinguish good ones from bad ones.

St. Clair County real estate June 12-19

Elizabeth Alt Jul. 19, 2017, 7:44am

An O'Fallon home sold for more than $448,000 as part of the recent St. Clair County real estate transactions for June 12-19.

St. Clair foreclosures July 7-13

Elizabeth Alt Jul. 19, 2017, 7:39am

There were eight foreclosures in St. Clair County between July 7 and July 13.

St. Clair County real estate June 1-9

Elizabeth Alt Jul. 12, 2017, 8:32am

An O'Fallon home sold for $395,000 as part of the recent St. Clair County real estate transactions for June 5.

Men sue makers of Just For Men hair dye

John Severance Jun. 30, 2017, 8:15am

BELLEVILLE-- A group of men are suing the makers of the Just For Men hair products.

Belleville man identified in shooting of Republican congressman

The Madison County Record Jun. 14, 2017, 10:39am

James Hodgkinson, 66, of Belleville has been identified as the shooter who took aim at Republican congressmen during a baseball practice in Alexandria, Va. on Wednesday morning.

Yandle denies tax buyers’ motion to file reply in support of summary judgment in St. Clair County bid rigging suit

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Jun. 7, 2017, 2:49pm

U.S. District Judge Staci Yandle denied a group of St. Clair County tax buyers’ request to file a reply in support of their motion for summary judgment while St. Clair County and the former treasurer filed their own separate reply in a suit alleging they participated in a bid rigging scheme.

Subcontractor allegedly fell 20 feet when telephone pole broke

Noddy A. Fernandez Jun. 5, 2017, 9:42pm

BELLEVILLE — A Charter subcontractor claims he was injured when a telephone pole snapped while he was attempting to replace wires.

Man alleges injuries from trip, fall at auction

Noddy A. Fernandez Jun. 5, 2017, 9:03pm

BELLEVILLE — A man is suing the St. Clair County Public Building Commission after he allegedly tripped on a floor mat during an auction.

The porno saga of Duffy, Steele, and Hansmeier continues

The Madison County Record May 24, 2017, 8:47am

Two of three scheming shakedown artists have met their fate. One died of a heart attack after fraudulent activities were exposed. Another has plea-bargained and awaits sentencing. The third has pled not guilty to the same charges, and faces trial.

Suit alleges elderly woman was sexually assaulted on bus

John Severance May 23, 2017, 11:05am

BELLEVILLE — A 75-year-old woman has filed suit in St. Clair County Circuit Court alleging she was raped last April by a bus driver while riding from her home to the Golden Years Adult Support Center.

Metro East median property taxes rank in the top 50 highest in Illinois

Eric Kohn, Illinois Policy Institute May 16, 2017, 8:54am

High property taxes in the Metro East region are fueling out-migration from the area.

Cahokia man who alleged mistreatment by police sees counts dismissed, has one more chance to amend complaint

Tabitha Fleming May 13, 2017, 9:28am

A Cahokia man will get one more chance to amend and file motions alleging his rights were violated by law enforcement in a lawsuit pending in federal court in East St. Louis.