News from 2017

East St. Louis Housing Authority accused of breaching contract

By Michael Abella | Jan 2, 2017

BELLEVILLE — A consulting firm is suing East St. Louis Housing Authority, alleging breach of agreement.

Mother blames two motorists for child's injuries

By Louie Torres | Jan 2, 2017

EDWARDSVILLE — The mother of a minor child is suing motorists, citing alleged negligence in connection with a traffic collision.

Highland motorist blamed for bicyclist's injuries

By Michael Abella | Jan 2, 2017

EDWARDSVILLE — A suit filed on a minor's behalf accuses a motorist of taking insufficient measures to prevent injuries.

Woman alleges decedent developed pressure ulcers in nursing home

By Michael Abella | Jan 2, 2017

BELLEVILLE — An executor of a deceased woman's estate is suing Covenant Care Midwest Inc. d/b/a Cedar Ridge Health & Rehab Center, alleging negligence in nursing home care.

Man sues motorist, vehicle owner following wife's death

By Louie Torres | Jan 2, 2017

EDWARDSVILLE — An administrator of a deceased woman's estate is suing over a fatal accident.

Illinois ends 2016 with $11 billion in unpaid bills

By Brendan Bakala, Illinois Policy Institute | Jan 2, 2017

Though spending on government-worker salaries and pensions has grown at a rapid rate, many service providers and grant recipients are still awaiting payment.

2016 corruption watch: Chicago, East St. Louis take top corruption spots

By Mindy Ruckman, Illinois Policy Institute | Jan 2, 2017

This year was full of corruption and mismanagement from public officials, but four instances in particular stand out.

Timing of LeChien’s TRO for AFSCME questioned by Rauner in brief to appellate court

By Record News | Jan 3, 2017

MOUNT VERNON – Counsel to Gov. Bruce Rauner indicates the state may have been misled by St. Clair County Circuit Judge Robert LeChien when he preserved the status quo for state workers last month, according to a chronology that Rauner’s lawyer prepared.

Madison County foreclosures Dec. 19-30

By Carrie Gonzolaz | Jan 3, 2017

There were 36 foreclosures in Madison County from Dec. 19-30.

St. Clair County foreclosures Dec. 16-20

By Carrie Gonzolaz | Jan 3, 2017

There were 10 foreclosures in St. Clair County from Dec. 16-20.

Madison County real estate Dec. 8-16

By Carrie Gonzolaz | Jan 3, 2017

An Edwardsville home sold for $375,000 as part of the Madison County real estate transactions from Dec. 8-16.

St. Clair County real estate Dec. 8-19

By Carrie Gonzolaz | Jan 3, 2017

An O'Fallon home sold for $540,356 as part of the St. Clair County real estate transactions for Dec. 8-16.

Madison County civil docket Jan. 9-13

By Carrie Gonzolaz | Jan 3, 2017

There are nine cases with hearings scheduled on the Madison County civil docket for Jan. 9-13.

Madison County asbestos motion docket Jan. 9-12

By Carrie Gonzolaz | Jan 3, 2017

The Madison County asbestos motion docket is scheduled for Jan. 9-12 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 Jan. 9

By Carrie Gonzolaz | Jan 3, 2017

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

Tenant sues property owner over slip and fall

By Michael Abella | Jan 3, 2017

EDWARDSVILLE — A tenant claims he was injured when he slipped and fell on the sidewalk at his apartment complex.

Guest sues resort operators over broken lounge chair

By The Madison County Record | Jan 3, 2017

BELLEVILLE — A woman claims she was injured on a broken lounge chair while vacationing in Jamaica.

Consumer sues peanut butter manufacturer for alleged unlawful advertising

By Michael Abella | Jan 3, 2017

BELLEVILLE— A consumer has filed a class-action lawsuit against Aldi for allegedly charging a premium price for peanut butter wit evaporated cane juice.

Woman claims doctor refilled narcotic prescription for patient with history of drug abuse

By Michael Abella | Jan 3, 2017

BELLEVILLE — A special administrator of a deceased man's estate is suing a doctor for allegedly negligently refilling an opioid narcotic for a patient with a history of drug and alcohol abuse.

Duebbert re-assigned to administrative duties while police investigate 'person of interest' parolee who lived with judge

By Ann Maher | Jan 3, 2017

St. Clair County Circuit Judge Ron Duebbert has been re-assigned to administrative duties due to his involvement with a registered violent offender who is now a "person of interest" in a Belleville murder investigation, according to Chief Judge Andrew Gleeson who entered the re-assignment order today.

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