One of the contentions of those who want to build a Gateway Connector outer-belt from Troy, Illinois, to the Jefferson Barracks Bridge is that the Metro-East population is growing, thus requiring more highways.
News from July 2007
Stephen Tillery Stephen Tillery must take a mighty leap to convince the Illinois Supreme Court that a new U.S. Supreme Court decision automatically revives his $10 billion class action against cigarette maker Philip Morris.
Kyle Napp has been elected by the circuit judges of the Third Judicial Circuit to fill the vacancy of retiring Associate Judge Lewis Mallott.
Miss Kitty's, a Washington Park adult liquor and exhibition hall, is being sued for more than $100,000 by a patron who was beaten and robbed outside the club last year.
Madison County Associate Judge Ralph Mendelsohn stands by his decision to throw out a suit that would have blocked development of the Collinsville Crossing retail center.
Huck's A customer of a Fairview Heights Huck's convenience store claims his finger was amputated by a malfunctioning door, according to a personal injury lawsuit filed June 29 in St. Clair County Circuit Court.
Carolyn Foran of Belleville claims she stepped into a hole and fell into an exposed culvert while walking her dog on Lake Ridge Drive last year.
Michael Montgomery of Missouri claims his business associate failed to pay his fair share of proceeds generated by ticket sales to a car show held at Gateway International Raceway on June 3.
A house cleaner claims the home construction company president she worked for let go of a ladder she was upon causing her to fall, and trapping and crushing her ankle's bones and cartilage.
A Tennessee man suffering from mesothelioma filed an asbestos suit in Madison County Circuit Court June 27, claiming his disease was wrongfully caused.
Mary Hych of St. Clair County filed a $200,000 lawsuit against Smokey Bills Tavern in Centreville, its owner William Robinson and Darlene Jones, claiming she was attacked with fists and a microphone on New Year's Day.
Anderson Hospital Ronald Walker filed a three-count medical malpractice suit against Anderson Hospital, Dr. David Autry and Maryville Radiology Group in Madison County Circuit Court June 27, seeking damages in excess of $225,000.
Surviving children of a passenger killed in a tractor trailer accident are suing the truck's driver and his employers over the crash that happened July 8, 2005, on Route 13 near the intersection of Route 156 in St. Clair County.