ALTON – Mike Babcock wants to do for Illinois what he has for Wood River Township and has announced his candidacy for state representative of the 111th District in 2018.
News from September 2017
EDWARDSVILLE - Twentieth Century Fox filmed scenes for The Empty Man at the Madison County Circuit Court on Thursday night.
MOUNT VERNON – The Fifth District Appellate Court has affirmed a lower court’s decision to dismiss a Menard Correctional Facility inmate’s complaint for mandamus that named Illinois Department of Corrections Director John Baldwin and the administrative review board and two of its members as defendants.
EDWARDSVILLE – Former Madison County treasurer Fred Bathon, who pleaded guilty of leading a conspiracy to rig bids, swore in May that he knew nothing about it because those who should have told him didn’t tell him.
Judges: Asbestos plaintiff not harmed by ruling barring testimony from doctor over exposure theories
A federal appeals court in Chicago has refused to upend a jury’s verdict against a retired pipefitter, who had claimed Owens-Illinois and ExxonMobil should be held liable for his lung cancer, because possible exposure to asbestos on work sites decades ago, and not a 30-year, pack-and-a-half-a-day cigarette smoking habit, had caused the illness.
Federal judge denies adding defendants to coal mine suit, saying it was attempt to defeat jurisdiction
EAST ST. LOUIS – The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois declined a request to add additional defendants to a lawsuit seeking damages for a man killed in a coal mine accident, saying it was an attempt to remand the case from federal jurisdiction to an Illinois state court.
After more than three-and-a-half decades on the bench at Chicago’s Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals, Judge Richard Posner has announced his retirement.
MOUNT VERNON – The Fifth District Appellate Court has affirmed a ruling that prevents a son from receiving inheritance from his late mother’s estate.
BELLEVILLE – A St. Clair County consumer alleges a coconut water-based drink's all natural claims are false and misleading.
BELLEVILLE – A patron at a fast food restaurant in Fairview Heights claims that he was injured because of a recently mopped floor.
BELLEVILLE – A Monroe County woman alleges that she was injured at a Waterloo business by shopping carts.
BELLEVILLE – A Belleville man alleges he was injured in a Stookey Township collision.
BELLEVILLE – A woman alleges a cone placed in a walkway at Miles D. Davis Elementary School caused her to fall.
BELLEVILLE – A man alleges that his decedent suffered injuries while at the Virgil Calvert Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in East St. Louis.
BELLEVILLE – A widow alleges her husband's exposure to asbestos during his career caused him to develop lung cancer.
BELLEVILLE – A motorist is seeking damages after he was struck while traveling on Interstate 64.
BELLEVILLE – A man alleges that he developed lung cancer because of asbestos exposure during his career with the Navy and as a millwright at Oxford Paper Co./MeadWestvaco.
BELLEVILLE – The maker of gluten-free baking mixes and frosting is alleged to have falsely represented that its products are all natural.
EDWARDSVILLE – A Madison County man is seeking more than $50,000 in damages after a collision in the county.
EDWARDSVILLE – A man has filed suit against his former Hamel employer over allegations that he was terminated for reporting illegal activities.