News from July 2013

Judge continues McGilvery's trial until Sept. 16

By Bethany Krajelis | Jul 3, 2013

A federal judge has continued the jury trial of an accused heroin dealer with ties to a former St. Clair County judge facing drug and firearm charges.U.S. District Judge Michael Reagan on Wednesday granted Sean McGilvery’s request to push back his July 29 jury trial and continued it until 9 a.m. Sept. 16.McGilvery requested a 60-day continuance in a motion filed Tuesday that noted his attorney, Ronald

Best Buy parking lot crash is subject of suit

By Andrea Dearden | Jul 8, 2013

A mother says she and her daughter were hurt when a car crashed into theirs in a Fairview Heights parking lot.

Alorton tow lot sued over pit bull attack

By Andrea Dearden | Jul 8, 2013

A Centreville man says he was attacked by a pit bull in an Alorton convenience store parking lot.

Courthouse rally calls for public official drug testing; Leader says justice should be blind, not 'high or drunk'

By Ann Maher | Jul 9, 2013

A group demanding that local elected and appointed officials undergo random drug testing will hold a rally in front of the St. Clair County Courthouse at 10 a.m. today.

Belleville accident blamed on allegedly intoxicated driver

By Kelly Holleran | Jul 9, 2013

RosenstengelA Belleville woman has filed suit against the allegedly intoxicated driver who she claims struck her vehicle head on when he entered her lane.Shannon F. Anderson claims she was driving west on South Belt East near its intersection with South Charles Street in Belleville on Aug. 11, 2011, at about 8:45 p.m. when defendant Ivan O. Kenton, who was driving east on the same road, crossed into

Protesters circle courthouse square, demanding drug tests of elected officials

By Christina Stueve Hodges | Jul 9, 2013

Spirited protesters weathered the heat Tuesday outside the St. Clair County Courthouse in Belleville demanding drug tests for St. Clair County elected officials and calling for the resignation of Chief Judge John Baricevic.

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