News from January 2018

Yandle denies class certification in St. Clair County bid rigging suit

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Jan 31, 2018

District Judge Staci Yandle denied class certification in a bid rigging suit against former St. Clair County treasurer Charles Suarez and several tax buyers, concluding that a class action would “rapidly become unmanageable.”

Ruocco: A candidate's gender should be irrelevant in political discourse

By The Madison County Record | Jan 31, 2018

When one candidate believes another is behaving inappropriately, that candidate should be able and encouraged to call out and discourage such behavior. The respective genders of the candidates involved should be irrelevant.

Motorist alleges Cloverleaf Golf Course employee's negligence caused Alton collision

By Lhalie Castillo | Jan 31, 2018

EDWARDSVILLE – A Madison County man alleges he suffered injuries when a golf course employee rear-ended his vehicle in Alton.

Mitchell Elementary School student allegedly assaulted when teacher left classroom

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Jan 31, 2018

EDWARDSVILLE – The mother of a Mitchell Elementary School student alleges her daughter was assaulted by another student and injured when a teacher left the classroom.

Lawyer for Prenzler, others says Gibbons has conflict of interest in pursuing task force investigation

By Ann Maher | Jan 31, 2018

A lawyer for Madison County Board Chairman Kurt Prenzler and other officials whose offices were raided three weeks ago by a public corruption task force is seeking an outside prosecutor, saying State's Attorney Tom Gibbons is conflicted.

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