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Alton and Southern Railway alleges CSX owes it more than $4M

BENTON – An East St. Louis railroad company alleges CSX Transportation failed to pay for holding charges.

Server alleges termination after refusing to give manager prescription opioid

BELLEVILLE – A Fairview Heights woman alleges she was retaliated against and eventually terminated by her restaurant chain employer after she refused to give a managing partner her prescription medication.

Liberty Power Holdings accused of making unlawful telemarketing calls

BENTON – A consumer claims a retail electricity company has contacted him with unwanted telemarketing calls in a proposed class action.

Delivery driver files class action against Domino's Pizza for vehicle expense compensation

EAST ST. LOUIS — A Domino's Pizza delivery driver has filed a class action lawsuit against MBR Management Corporation for alleged violation of employment law.

Madison County asbestos jury docket May 16-20

More than 80 asbestos lawsuits are scheduled for trial in Madison County during the week beginning May 16. The cases were filed between 2013 and 2015.

Insurance dispute involving fatal '04 fire at Teresa's Inn in Wood River returns to Fifth District

SPRINGFIELD – Fifth District appellate judges answered every question in an insurance dispute except the question Madison County Circuit Judge Dennis Ruth asked, according to the Illinois Supreme Court.

Terminal Railroad removes former employee's age discrimination suit

A railroad company removed a former employee’s lawsuit alleging age discrimination to federal court.

Renewable energy advocates continue push for Clean Jobs Bill; Big provider wants low-emission nuclear in discussion

The Illinois Citizens Utility Board says the Clean Jobs Bill will save utility customers at least $1 billion by 2030, and would translates into a minimum savings of $8 to $9 a month for each customer. Those claims, however, are vigorously disputed by various policy analysts.