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State rep candidate who fought teacher's union to keep service dog Jasper in school: 'I have to run'

MILAN – Brandi McGuire, who proved that a Labrador retriever belonged in school, aims to prove that she belongs in the Illinois Legislature.

Hawley leads in hot fundraising contest between candidates for Missouri attorney general; Simmons firm is Hensley contributor

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The campaign financing race between for Missouri Attorney General candidates Josh Hawley (R) and Teresa Hensley (D) has ramped up.

Documentary on House Speaker Michael J. Madigan out this month

CHICAGO – A documentary detailing the life of Illinois House Speaker Michael J. Madigan is scheduled for release this month.

3M Company, others accused of misrepresenting dental products

EDWARDSVILLE — A dental care provider is suing makers and distributors of dental restorative and cement products, citing alleged breach of express and implied warranties. 

Election Day voter registration blocked for November balloting in Illinois

CHICAGO – Election Day voter registration this November has been blocked in Illinois by a federal judge.

Thiems Construction accused of failing paying subcontractor

EDWARDSVILLE — A government agency and subcontractor are suing contractor Thiems Construction Co. and its insurer Travelers Casualty and Surety Co. of America, citing alleged breach of a subcontract agreement.

Ray Coleman: Accepted at White House but not in East St. Louis?

I am not an easy guy to get along with if you are dishonest, corrupt, a leader who refuses to lead, a selfish or ineffective bureaucrat, steal from kids, steal from the government. Again, I am by no means perfect, but I try to wake up every morning wanting to do good.

Madison County real estate Sept. 16-22

An Edwardsville home sold for more than $425,000 as part of the recent Madison County real estate transactions for Sept. 16-22

St. Clair County real estate Sept. 14-19

A Shiloh home sold for $840,000 as part of the recent St. Clair County real estate transactions for Sept. 14-19.

Madison County asbestos motion docket Oct. 11-12

Madison County Associate Judge Stephen Stobbs has 20 asbestos cases scheduled on the motion docket for Oct. 11-12 at 9 a.m.

Illinois entrepreneurs deserve the right to earn a living

Illinois lawmakers should support a statewide law that limits government business regulations to only those necessary and carefully tailored to serve a legitimate public health, safety or welfare purpose.

Madison County asbestos jury docket Oct. 11

The asbesots jury docket for Madison County will be held at 9 a.m. on Oct. 11 in Associate Judge Stephen Stobbs' courtroom, room 327, at the Madison County Circuit Court in Edwardsville.

Motorist accuses another driver of causing crash, injuries

EDWARDSVILLE — A motorist is suing another driver, alleging the defendant's negligence caused a crash that injured the plaintiff.

Student living facility accuses buyer of fraud

EDWARDSVILLE — An Edwardsville student living facility is suing a buyer, alleging fraud and unfair competition.

Motorist blames Missouri driver for causing crash, injuries

EDWARDSVILLE — An Illinois motorist is suing a St. Louis driver, alleging the defendant's negligence caused a crash that injured the plaintiff. 

Madison County civil docket Oct. 11-14

Madison County Circuit Judges Matoesian, Ruth, Crowder and Mudge have hearings scheduled on the civil docket for the week of Oct. 11-14.

Customer voluntarily dismisses shopping center from icy slip and fall suit

A Schnucks customer voluntarily dismissed an East St. Louis shopping center after he changed the location of his parking lot slip and fall on ice.

Madison County foreclosures Sept. 26-Oct. 5

A recent list of Madison County foreclosures for Sept. 26-Oct. 5 include Collinsville, Wood River, Granite City, Alton, Glen Carbon, Madison, Edwardsville, Worden, Godfrey, Troy, Highland, Bethalto and East Alton.

Appellate record shows Cook made eight reversible errors leading up to heroin arrest; Two murder suspects also got new trials

Former St. Clair County judge Michael Cook abused the rights of 10 suspects and prisoners in 10 months prior to his arrest on heroin charges.

What to do when the dog won't behave

Who let the dog out?