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Gordy Hulten named vice president of external affairs at Illinois Manufacturers' Association

By Carrie Salls | Dec 10, 2018

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Manufacturers’ Association (IMA) said in a statement filed Dec. 3 that Gordy Hulten has been hired as IMA’s vice president of external affairs, which is a new position within the association.

Applications for associate judge in Third Circuit due Jan. 7

By Kasey Schefflin-Emrich | Dec 10, 2018

Attorneys residing in the Third Judicial Circuit have until Jan. 7 to file an application to become the circuit’s new associate judge.

Man alleges retaliatory discharge over work comp claim

By Lhalie Castillo | Dec 10, 2018

BELLEVILLE — A man claims B Auto Parts terminated his employment after he sought workers' compensation benefits.

Police report shows treasurer stole nearly $70K; Auditor for levee district didn't catch missing funds

By Record News | Dec 7, 2018

According to a police report, Wood River Drainage and Levee District Secretary and Treasurer Jamie Butkovich stole $67,661.41 from the District from March 2017 to September 2018, spending it at various bars, casinos and craft stores.

Judge dismisses individual defendants from ADA suit, but case against SIUE can proceed

By Charmaine Little | Dec 7, 2018

EAST ST LOUIS—U.S. District Judge Staci M. Yandle dismissed individual defendants from a Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville worker's American Disabilities Act lawsuit on Nov. 19.

Body of murder victim Silas had been moved, expert testifies on fourth day of Fields’ trial

By Record News | Dec 7, 2018

BELLEVILLE – Bloodstains in the room where Carl Silas died show he died directly below the ceiling rather than in bed, expert witness Michael Knox told jurors in the trial of murder suspect David Fields on Dec. 6.

Former employee accuses East End Express Lube of wrongful termination

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Dec 6, 2018

BELLEVILLE—A former manager of East End Express Lube claims his employers terminated him for reporting discrimination.

Fields' attorney calls investigation of Carl Silas murder 'subpar'; Trial continues in St. Clair Co.

By Record News | Dec 5, 2018

BELLEVILLE – Defense attorney Ryan Neal told St. Clair County jurors in opening arguments on Tuesday that victim Carl Silas was moved after the murder.

St. Clair County real estate Nov. 1-5

By Elizabeth Alt | Dec 5, 2018

An O'Fallon home sold for $380,000 as part of the recent St. Clair County real estate transactions for Nov. 1-5.

St. Clair County foreclosures Nov. 21-28

By Elizabeth Alt | Dec 5, 2018

There were 10 foreclosures in St. Clair County from Nov. 21-28.

Madison County foreclosures Nov. 19-26

By Princess Jade Barrenechea | Dec 5, 2018

There were 11 foreclosures in Madison County from Nov. 19-26

Madison County real estate Nov. 1-6

By Princess Jade Barrenechea | Dec 5, 2018

An Edwardsville home sold for more than $475,000 as part of the recent Madison County real estate transactions for Nov. 1-6.

Gori arrested for DUI in Edwardsville on eve of Thanksgiving; expected to appear in court Wednesday

By Record News | Dec 5, 2018

Asbestos attorney Randy Gori is expected to appear in court Wednesday morning on charges of driving under the influence of alcohol.

Madison County civil docket Dec. 10-14

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Dec 5, 2018

Madison County circuit judges Ruth, Dugan and Crowder have law cases scheduled on the civil docket for Dec. 10-14.

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