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Fifth District reverses trial court's ruling on involuntary psychotropic drug administration

MOUNT VERNON – The Fifth District Appellate Court has reversed a trial court’s judgment over the involuntary administration of psychotropic drugs.

Fifth District upholds ruling denying forensic testing for brothers convicted of murder in '98

MOUNT VERNON – The Fifth District Appellate Court has refused to overturn convictions of two brothers, Glenn Reed Jr. and Lenn Reed who were found guilty of first-degree murder and aggravated hijacking following a jury trial in 1998.

Tractor trailer driver allegedly failed to obey stop sign in Madison County crash

EDWARDSVILLE – Three Madison County residents are seeking damages from a Wisconsin company and its driver after a collision in the county.

Man alleges termination in retaliation over workers' compensation claim

EDWARDSVILLE – An Alton man alleges that he was terminated by an Edwardsville company because he filed for workers' compensation for a work-related injury.

Driver sues over Route 159 collision

BELLEVILLE — A motorist is suing another driver for allegedly causing a collision on Illinois Route 159.

Motorist sues over Route 143 rear-end collision

EDWARDSVILLE — A motorist is suing another driver for allegedly causing a rear-end collision on Illinois Route 143.

Widow alleges husband's lung cancer caused by asbestos exposure through Certain-Teed Corp., others' products

BELLEVILLE – A widow alleges her late husband's lung cancer was caused by exposure to asbestos during his career.

Daughter names Copes Vulcan, others in asbestos suit over father's death

BELLEVILLE – A woman alleges her father's cancer was caused by his exposure to asbestos during his career.

Gori and O'Brien want to veto opposing counsel

What if you could object to your opponent's counsel on any pretext? It would be simple enough to show, for instance, that said counsel was biased in his own client's favor.

Son alleges father's cancer caused by asbestos exposure from Buffalo Air Handling, others' products

BELLEVILLE – A son alleges his late father's lung cancer was caused by exposure to asbestos during his career.

Calls for investigations, new leadership, rock Democratic Party of Illinois following harassment scandal

Calls from the Democratic Party of Illinois to address the party chairman’s handling of harassment complaints within the political power structure are mounting following another announced shakeup because of inappropriate behavior.

Alton MultiSpecialists, pediatrician seek directed verdict on hearing loss claim during medical malpractice trial in Ruth’s court

One week into a Madison County medical malpractice trial, an Alton pediatrician and healthcare group seek a directed verdict arguing that the plaintiff failed to prove that his hearing loss was caused by the defendants’ negligent.

Woman alleges distracted driver caused Maryville crash

EDWARDSVILLE – A woman alleges a distracted driver caused a rear-end collision in Maryville.

Crowder denies Wal-Mart’s summary judgment request in Byron’s suit; Crowder: Facts are not made undisputed simply by disagreeing

Madison County Circuit Judge Barbara Crowder denied Wal-Mart’s request for summary judgment in former circuit judge Nicholas Byron’s suit alleging he was injured when a defective saddle stool collapsed.

Driver seeks more than $50,000 over alleged damages sustained in Collinsville collision

EDWARDSVILLE – An Edwardsville man alleges a Collinsville woman failed to observe traffic conditions in a Collinsville auto accident.

Magistrate rules former MC administrator did not destroy data in Lavite’s suit against county

BENTON – Former Madison County administrator Joseph Parente did not destroy information that veteran assistance Superintendent Brad Lavite needed for a suit against the county, U.S. Magistrate Judge Reona Daly decided on Feb. 15.

St. Clair County foreclosures Feb. 12-16

There were eight foreclosures in St. Clair County from Feb. 12-16.

St. Clair County real estate Feb. 6-9

An O'Fallon property sold for more than $479,000 as part of the recent St. Clair County real estate transactions for Feb. 6-9.

Madison County foreclosures Feb. 6-12

There were nine foreclosures in Madison County from Feb. 6-12

Madison County real estate Feb. 6-12

Several Madison County apartment buildings were sold for $4-6 million as part of the recent Madison County real estate transactions for Feb. 6-12.