Less than 50 cents of every additional property tax dollar over the last 20 years went to pay for services that raise home values. Instead, the primary driver of the rise in property taxes was pension costs.
News from August 2018
GOP leader, opponent call for investigation into claims St. Clair County sheriff violated campaign laws
An investigation should be launched following allegations that St. Clair County Sheriff Richard "Rick" Watson violated local and state campaign laws, according to the county's Republican leader and Watson's opponent in the sheriff's election.
More than 30 people representing themselves pro se in lawsuits pending in Madison and Bond Counties received professional assistance through the Attorneys for the Third Judicial Circuit Pro Bono Committee in the second quarter.
The mother of a boy who was injured at a Glen Carbon trampoline park seeks to dismiss the defendant’s affirmative defenses, arguing that a six-year-old child cannot be held contributorily negligent.
A federal judge put a class action lawsuit against Chrysler on hold pending appeal.
An injured Belleville woman blames a motorist for running a red light and causing an accident.
A couple from Chambersburg say several manufacturers exposed the husband to asbestos fibers.
A former laborer says exposure to asbestos gave him lung cancer.