There once was a Metro-East city that tried to collect a tax from some of its own people, and others in Illinois, too.
News from February 2009
I was born in Chicago and I have been a legal resident of Illinois for 94% of my life -- only a stint in Washington interrupted. I love the city and the state.
It is just a matter of days now and yet I still have not reconciled my feelings about Rod Blagojevich's removal from office.
Tillery Stephen Tillery of St. Louis has settled an eight-year-old class action claim that Tyson Foods reaped unjust profit by selling soggy chickens.
A woman who claims her neck, back, shoulders, right hand and body were injured after an accident has filed suit against the man who collided with her.
Sonji R. Palmer has filed suit against Fathiyyah A.H. Salahuddin, alleging she was injured after Salahuddin collided with her.
A St. Clair County woman claims she was injured as she was riding in her wheelchair on a bus.
A man who was shot while visiting a Belleville bar has filed suit against the business.
Payless Car Rental Systems has filed suit against St. Louis Car Rental and its owners, Brian and Pamela Bauer, alleging they failed to pay more than $120,000 for materials delivered to them.
A woman claims she was injured in an automobile accident after another woman collided with her.
A Missouri woman claims she was injured after a Missouri man who did not have a license drove a vehicle across the dividing line of traffic and collided with her.
Remington Place has filed suit against John Honchak Sr. and Phyllis Chartrand, alleging Honchak did not convey the full amount of land described in a warranty deed.
A Jersey County woman claims she was injured while riding in a car a Madison County woman was driving after the car went off the street and down a hill.
A man claims he was injured after another man tried to pull a U-turn in front of his vehicle, but collided with him instead.
A woman claiming she was hit by a driver pulling out of a McDonald's restaurant two years ago in Fairview Heights has filed suit.
Robert Little Eagle has filed suit against Gregory Williams, alleging he was injured after Williams struck him while he was riding on a motorcycle.
A woman claims she was injured after a man struck the side of the Freightliner bus she was driving.
A Madison County man has filed suit against Kenneth Hall Regional Hospital, alleging employees at the hospital failed to remove a tourniquet from his arm.
An East St. Louis woman has filed suit against a Carbondale attorney, alleging he caused numerous cases she filed to be dismissed because he failed to show up in the courtroom.