A St. Clair County grant writer sued the East St. Louis Township for defamation over a letter accusing him of plagiarism.
City of East St. Louis News
BELLEVILLE — A pedestrian alleges she was injured when a motorist hit her as she walked on Illinois Route 157.
East St. Louis’ police and fire pension funds experienced large funding shortfalls in 2016, putting the city at risk of revenue garnishment from the state comptroller’s office.
Police and fire pension funds for the cities of East St. Louis, East Alton and Granite City are among the worst funded in the state of Illinois and puts them at risk for garnishment like what the city of Harvey now faces, according to a Wirepoints report.
EAST ST. LOUIS – City council members have hired former chief circuit judge John Baricevic, son Charles J. Baricevic, and Grey Chatham Sr., as corporation counsel.
BELLEVILLE – Allstate improperly denied coverage for the collapse of a house at 464 N. 31st Street in East St. Louis, according to the Sieron family of landlords.
BELLEVILLE — A motorist and passenger are suing the City of East St. Louis for failing to replace a stop sign, which caused a collision.
BELLEVILLE — A U.S. Postal Service employee is suing the City of East St. Louis, citing alleged breach of duty for failing to maintain a manhole cover on a sidewalk, which caused him to fall into it.
EAST ST. LOUIS – Five persons who bought votes in 2004 received $12,350 as campaign workers last year. The St. Clair County central Democratic committee paid $2,000 to Charles Powell Jr., who led local meetings about buying votes in 2004.
Former East St. Louis Democratic party chairman Charlie Powell demolishes burnt buildings and keeps the valuable remains for himself, according to a suit in St. Clair County circuit court.
According to charges filed by interim U.S. Attorney Donald Boyce last week, East St. Louis Township Supervisor Oliver Hamilton apparently spent more than $40,000 from the township treasury for a Las Vegas party and other personal purposes while racking up $230,000 in credit card expenses in more than three years.
East St. Louis Township supervisor Oliver Hamilton spent more than $40,000 from the township treasury for a Las Vegas party and other personal purposes, interim U.S. attorney Donald Boyce charged on Nov. 15.
BELLEVILLE – A St. Clair County resident is suing over injuries he claims he received when a security officer at a housing authority shot him in the back.
BELLEVILLE – A Belleville woman is suing over injuries resulting from an automobile wreck, citing negligence.
A passenger claims the City of East St. Louis failed to replace a stop sign after it was stolen, causing her to suffer injuries from a collision.
Former employees, colleagues and family remember retired federal judge William D. Stiehl, Sr., as an ethical judge who strived to make the community a better place through his fair sentencing practices and service to the country. Scholarly, reserved, ethical, honest, fair, sincere, distinguished, positive: These are just a handful of the words used to describe Judge Stiehl. Stiehl, 90, died on Feb. 8 following a brief illness. He was nominated to the bench by President Ronald Reagan in the U.S.
BENTON—An Illinois woman is suing over alleged sexual harassment by the former East St. Louis assistant police chief.
St. Clair County Associate Judge Randall Kelley ordered The City of East St. Louis to file a supplemental brief to determine if the Tort Immunity Act applies to a former police officer’s lawsuit alleging the city is withholding compensation for accumulated sick days.
St. Clair County Associate Judge Randall Kelley denied the City of East St. Louis’ motion to dismiss a case accusing an East St. Louis security guard of sexually assaulting a former high school student numerous times.
The City of East St. Louis seeks to dismiss a former police officer’s lawsuit alleging the city is withholding compensation for accumulated sick days.