News from November 2016

Poll: Trump leads by wide margin in most Metro East legislative districts

By Ruth de Jauregui, Metro East Sun | Nov 1, 2016

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is leading in several downstate districts, according to a recent poll.

Trump can...must win

By John J. Hopkins | Nov 1, 2016

It is neither an exaggeration nor an original thought to say the 2016 Presidential election has been one for the books.

Madison County foreclosures Oct. 24-28

By Carrie Gonzolaz | Nov 1, 2016

There were 16 foreclosures from Oct. 24-28 in Madison County.

St. Clair County foreclosures Oct. 19-26

By Carrie Gonzolaz | Nov 1, 2016

There were 14 foreclosures in St. Clair County from Oct. 19-26.

St. Clair County real estate Oct. 17-20

By Carrie Gonzolaz | Nov 1, 2016

An O'Fallon home sold for $495,000 as part of the St. Clair County real estate transactions for Oct. 17-20.

Madison County real estate Oct. 17-21

By Carrie Gonzolaz | Nov 1, 2016

An Edwardsville home sold for $599,000 as part of the Madison County real estate transactions for Oct. 17-21.

St. Clair County holds first expungement and record-sealing event

By Taryn Phaneuf | Nov 1, 2016

BELLEVILLE — At an event geared toward giving non-violent offenders a second chance, volunteers helped qualifying individuals take the first steps toward expunging or sealing their criminal records.

Good judges matter

By Travis Akin, Illinois Lawsuit Abuse Watch | Nov 1, 2016

When we turn on the radio, turn on our televisions and even log into our social media accounts, we are bombarded with political advertising.

Mall Road LLC alleges property damage from neighbor's landscape changes

By Michael Abella | Nov 1, 2016

A Collinsville property owner alleges its property was damaged because a neighbor altered the drainage of water.

Motorist claims Granite City man's negligence caused McCambridge Overpass accident

By Michael Abella | Nov 1, 2016

A Madison man alleges he was injured in an accident in the county with a Granite City man.

Mac's Time-Out Lounge sued over alleged unmarked step

By Michael Abella | Nov 1, 2016

A Madison County man alleges an Alton restaurant's negligence caused him to fracture his hip.

Patron files Dram Shop suit against Floyd's Bar

By Michael Abella | Nov 1, 2016

A patron of a Highland bar alleges he was injured by two intoxicated persons while lawfully on the premises.

Woman alleges dog bite while delivering package in Highland

By Michael Abella | Nov 1, 2016

A delivery driver is suing a Highland couple after she was allegedly bitten by their dog after delivering a package.

Madison County asbestos motion docket Nov. 7

By Carrie Gonzolaz | Nov 1, 2016

The Madison County asbestos motion docket is scheduled for Nov. 7 at 9 a.m. in Associate Judge Stephen Stobbs' courtroom, room 327, at the Madison County Circuit Court in Edwardsville.

Madison County asbestos jury docket Nov. 7

By Carrie Gonzolaz | Nov 1, 2016

The Madison County asbestos jury docket is scheduled for Nov. 7 at 9 a.m. in Associate Judge Stephen Stobbs' courtroom, room 327, at the Madison County Circuit Court in Edwardsville.

Madison County civil docket Nov. 7-14

By Carrie Gonzolaz | Nov 1, 2016

There are seven cases set to be heard on the Madison County civil docket for Nov. 7-14 in Circuit Judges Crowder, Ruth, Matoesian, Barberis and Mudge's courtrooms.

Drug testing, public confidence and retention question remain issues in judicial races in St. Clair County

By Ann Maher | Nov 1, 2016

More than three years since the exposure of illegal drug use by St. Clair County judges and a probation officer, the high profile scandal remains a prominent issue in the election of local judges this year.

Drug induced homicides of two women at Fairview Heights drug house eventually led investigators to courthouse

By Record News | Nov 1, 2016

Democratic judicial candidates succeeded grandly on Election Day in 2012, but two dead women would come back to haunt their courthouse.  

ISBA responds to million dollar negative ad campaign; Encourages ‘merit selection’ in judicial elections

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Nov 1, 2016

The Illinois State Bar Association said it supports “merit selection” in judicial elections in response to the million dollar attack campaign funded primarily by asbestos firms. “The Illinois State Bar Association has historically supported good-faith efforts to remove partisan politics from the selection and retention of Illinois judges.

Homeowners, seller negotiating over alleged known termite damage

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Nov 1, 2016

Two homeowners and the company they purchased their home from are negotiating after the couple claims the company failed to disclose known termite damage.

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