News from November 2018

Bauer elected Bond County circuit judge

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Nov 7, 2018

Bond County State’s Attorney Chris Bauer was elected circuit judge with 79.2 percent of voters who cast ballots voting for him.

Rudolf wins the 'Fiss' seat, defeating challenger Ruocco by four-point margin

By Ann Maher | Nov 7, 2018

In the race for a seat being vacated by Circuit Judge Jan Fiss, Associate Judge Heinz Rudolf has won by a four-point margin.

Driver sues over Swansea collision

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Nov 7, 2018

BELLEVILLE — A motorist is suing another driver for allegedly causing a Swansea collision.

Hylla, Napp retained in Madison County

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Nov 7, 2018

Madison County Chief Judge David Hylla and Circuit Judge Kyle Napp were both retained with more than 75 percent of the voters approving their retention.

Alton, Godfrey split on referendums eliminating township government

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Nov 7, 2018

Godfrey residents voted to eliminate township government while Alton voters rejected the referendum.

Madison County government stays in Republican control; Democrats stays firmly in control in St. Clair County

By Ann Maher | Nov 7, 2018

Results of county board races in Madison and St. Clair was a tale of two counties on election night.

Cruse and Gleeson pleased with voter confidence as they easily win retention in 20th Judicial

By John Breslin | Nov 7, 2018

Three judges were retained by voters in the 20th Judicial Circuit, including one who faced a campaign to oust her following a decision to lower bail for an alleged child murderer.

Madison County voters approve Second Amendment sanctuary referendum

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Nov 7, 2018

Madison County voters overwhelming approved a measure securing it as a 2nd Amendment sanctuary county.

Man sues contractors over faulty scaffolding

By Lhalie Castillo | Nov 7, 2018

BELLEVILLE — A man claims he was injured when a scaffold board snapped while working at a construction site.

Kolker wins resident circuit seat; Republican Cason 'extremely disappointed' at tenor of race, attacks

By John Breslin | Nov 7, 2018

Associate Judge Chris Kolker fended off a challenge from Republican Laninya Cason for a seat on the 20th Judicial Circuit.

Associate Judge Rudolf fends off Republican challenge for circuit court seat

By John Breslin | Nov 7, 2018

Associate Judge Heinz Rudolph has defeated his Republican challenger for a seat on the 20th Judicial Circuit.

Demolition service providers allegedly shocked while working

By Lhalie Castillo | Nov 8, 2018

BELLEVILLE — Demolition service providers are suing property owners after they were allegedly shocked while working.

We the people

By The Madison County Record | Nov 8, 2018

Well, that’s that. The election’s over. Everything’s back to normal. Maybe we’re happy with the outcome, maybe not, or maybe we’re ambivalent. It doesn’t matter anymore because it’s all behind us now. We can all be friends again and not pay any attention to politics for the next year or so.

Insurance company sues driver for allegedly causing collision

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Nov 8, 2018

BELLEVILLE — An insurer is suing a driver after it had to pay underinsured motorist benefits following a collision.

Woman alleges State Farm refuses to pay claim

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Nov 8, 2018

BELLEVILLE — A driver is suing her insurer for allegedly refusing to make payments for her uninsured motorist claim.

Wood River tenant alleges injuries from falling ceiling

By Lhalie Castillo | Nov 8, 2018

EDWARDSVILLE — A Wood River tenant is suing her landlord after the ceiling allegedly fell on her head.

Suit alleges breach of contract in school district insurance dispute

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Nov 8, 2018

EDWARDSVILLE — A partner accuses a financial company of breach of contract for allegedly attempting to exclude him from an insurance deal with the Bethalto school district.

TRESSLER LLP: Andrew Paine Recognized as Emerging Lawyer

By Press release submission | Nov 9, 2018

Tressler is proud to announce that Andrew Paine has been selected as an Emerging Lawyer in the areas of Commercial Litigation and Governmental, Municipal, Lobbying & Administrative Law.

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