News from May 2019

Woman sues McKendree University over slip, fall

By Carrie Bradon | May 7, 2019

BELLEVILLE — A woman is suing McKendree University, alleging she slipped and fell in one of the school's dormitories.

Madison County civil docket May 13-17

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | May 8, 2019

Madison County judges Mudge and Harrison have law cases scheduled on the civil docket for the week of May 13-17.

St. Clair County foreclosures April 15-25

By Elizabeth Alt | May 8, 2019

There were 19 foreclosures in St. Clair County from April 15-25.

St. Clair County real estate April 3-9

By Elizabeth Alt | May 8, 2019

An O'Fallon home sold for more than $450,000 as part of the recent St. Clair County real estate transactions for April 3-9.

Madison County foreclosures April 16-22

By Princess Jade Barrenechea | May 8, 2019

There were 15 foreclosures in Madison County from April 16-22

Madison County real estate April 12-17

By Princess Jade Barrenechea | May 8, 2019

An Edwardsville home sold for more than $550,000 as part of the recent Madison County real estate transactions for April 12-17.

Public defender concerned about cost of DNA murder trial for fatally stabbed Edwardsville couple

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | May 8, 2019

Madison County public defender John J. Rekowksi expressed concern over the cost of investigating DNA evidence found in the master bedroom of an Edwardsville couple who were stabbed to death in March.

Trucking company alleges East St. Louis property not in violation of Clean Water Act

By Carrie Bradon | May 8, 2019

BENTON — A trucking company is suing the EPA, alleging it has been wrongfully accused of violating the Clean Water Act.

Case activity for Dorothy Sorrell vs Dr. Michael Stock on May 6

By The Madison County Record | May 8, 2019

The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois reported the following activities in the suit brought by Dorothy Sorrell against Dr. Michael Stock on May 6:

Motorist awarded $6,000 following O'Fallon Wal-Mart parking lot collision

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | May 8, 2019

A St. Clair County jury found both drivers involved in a collision in the O’Fallon Wal-Mart parking lot are liable for damages.

Blind man allegedly unable to use Green Tree website due to ADA violations

By Carrie Bradon | May 8, 2019

BENTON — A blind man is suing a company for allegedly failing to comply with federal requirements on its website.

McGlynn vacates order granting taxable costs in suit alleging copper sulfate dumped into lake

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | May 8, 2019

St. Clair County Circuit Judge Stephen McGlynn granted a woman’s motion to vacate a judgment he awarded to First National Bank of Waterloo for taxable court costs in a suit alleging the bank dispensed copper sulfate into lake waters.

Illinois House amendment would require supermajority to hike taxes

By Vincent Caruso, Illinois Policy Institute | May 8, 2019

Illinoisans are among the nation’s most heavily taxed residents. A proposed Illinois constitutional amendment would make it harder for lawmakers to add to that burden.

Tillery tries again

By The Madison County Record | May 8, 2019

One way or another, I'm gonna get ya, I'll get ya, I'll get ya, get ya, get ya, get ya!

Employee alleges railway company stored biometric data without consent

By Carrie Bradon | May 9, 2019

BELLEVILLE — A railway company employee filed a class action complaint, alleging his biometric data was stored without his knowledge or consent.

Gibbons says forfeited drug money will be used to assist Madison County communities

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | May 9, 2019

Madison County State’s Attorney Tom Gibbons said any money retained by his office after an Illinois state trooper found $727,000 in suspected drug cartel money in a 60-year-old man’s vehicle will be used to assist local communities.

Rudolf grants dismissal in suit alleging patient died following colonoscopy; Plaintiff given leave to amend complaint

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | May 9, 2019

St. Clair County Circuit Judge Heinz Rudolf granted a physician’s motion to dismiss a medical malpractice suit alleging a patient died following a routine colonoscopy.

U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois: Actions Taken on May 1

By The Madison County Record | May 10, 2019

The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois reported the following activity on May 1 in the suits below:

U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois: Actions Taken on May 2

By The Madison County Record | May 10, 2019

The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois reported the following activity on May 2 in the suits below:

May 1: U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois docket for 861 social security: hia cases

By The Madison County Record | May 10, 2019

The following 861 social security: hia-related cases were on the docket in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois on May 1. All case details are allegations only and should not be taken as fact:

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