Editor's note:This is the third column in a three-part series
News from November 2009
Renting a newly-released or classic film DVD for a dollar a day seems like a good deal. Watch it the same night, return it the next day, and you're out a dollar.
Levees protecting the site of a proposed 900 acre mall in Glen Carbon could fail in the next big flood, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
A Madison County man is suing the driver who he says struck him as he was attempting to cross the street.
A man has filed suit against his Jersey County employer, alleging he was injured while helping to operate a grain drying machine.
A man claims he was seriously bruised after a driver struck the vehicle in which he was riding.
The daughter of a recently deceased woman has filed suit against St. Joseph's Hospital of Highland, alleging her mother died from injuries she sustained after she fell while attempting to climb out of her hospital bed.
A woman claims she is no longer able to care for her husband who is suffering with Parkinson's disease and with neurological degradation after a driver rear-ended her.
The administrator of a deceased man's estate is asking the court to summon the witness to the accident that caused the man's death.
An Illinois financial services company claims a man has stopped making payments on his home equity line of credit.
A bank has filed suit against the St. Clair County man who it says owes it more than $80,000 after he failed to continue making payments on his promissory note.
A St. Clair County man claims he was riding on a scooter when the driver of a Ford F-150 forced him to collide with a Ford Taurus.
A Bethalto man has filed suit against the alleged intoxicated driver who he says hit him head-on while driving in the wrong direction.
A woman claims three doctors failed to diagnose her with a stroke after they failed to properly interpret a CT scan.
A woman claims she suffered injuries to her low back, left hip, right knee and left wrist after a driver attempted to make a left-hand turn in front of her.
Got an unpaid court fine or fee? Madison County Circuit Clerk Matt Melucci is issuing notice to pay up.
Stack A fairness hearing is scheduled in one of the numerous 2005 class action suits filed in Madison County over improper preferred provider organization discounts taken from claims filed by chiropractors and other health care professionals.
Callis The Madison County Probation and Court Services Department has been honored with this year's Innovative Leadership Award for its work on the county's truancy diversion program.