Lt. Gov. Sheila Simon Against a lobby lined with silhouettes representing abused children in Madison County, Lt. Governor Sheila Simon, Madison County Chairman Alan Dunstan, Madison County Circuit Judge Barbara Crowder, and other local officials announced their commitment to preventing child abuse as they kicked off Child Abuse Prevention Month Friday.
Madison County Circuit Judge Andreas Matoesian is set to hear a plaintiff's plea for damages against the only remaining defendant in a 2006 negligence suit filed against The Lutheran Church – Missouri Synod, its Southern Illinois district, Metro-East Lutheran High School, and a former staff member.
Dripps The daughter of a recently deceased woman blames numerous doctors at Touchette Regional Hospital for causing her mother's death, but is asking the court to allow her lawyer extra time to compile a medical report.