A retired chemistry professor who donated $2.5 million to SIUC for a research facility he would direct until he died or retired is suing because he can't get on campus while sexual harassment allegations against him are being investigated.
Judge Tognarelli Editor's note: Madison County Associate Judge Richard Tognarelli is seeking a six-year term as circuit judge of the Third Judicial Circuit in the general election. Tognarelli, a Democrat, did not face any opposition in the February primary, and has no opposition on the Republican ticket in November. The judge sat down for a brief interview Thursday.
BENTON - U.S. District Court Judge Phil Gilbert has dismissed a suit that chiropractor Kathleen Roche of Belleville proposed as a class action against Travelers Insurance, a move that casts a cloud of uncertainty over similar suits in Madison and St. Clair counties.