CARBONDALE – Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL), a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, discussed the nomination of Judge Merrick Garland to the U.S. Supreme Court during a visit to the Southern Illinois University (SIU) School of Law last week.
A Thompsonville veteran's widow is representing herself in her lawsuit against the federal government, claiming the medical staff at Marion Veterans Administration Hospital failed to timely diagnose her late husband's cancer.
Loren Klaus has offered a list of 12 things we did to ourselves that contributed to the degradation of our once edenic state, including adoption of our 1970 state constitution, the establishment of our state income tax, the election of venal governors, and lax enforcement of our Open Meeting laws.
The Fifth District Appellate Court affirmed three separate workers’ compensation decisions out of St. Clair County, in which a Freeburg custodian alleges he injured his back from heavy lifting and manual labor while on the job.
MOUNT VERNON – Copper recycler Cerro Flow Products, defending claims that it polluted 15,000 properties around Sauget, has petitioned the Fifth District appellate court to review a settlement among all other defendants.