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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.

Homeowner sues neighbor over house fire

By Lhalie Castillo | Dec 4, 2018

BELLEVILLE—A homeowner is suing his neighbor after her home caught fire and spread to the plaintiff's house.

Fields’ lawyers to argue that body of murder victim was moved; testimony to begin Tuesday

By Record News | Dec 4, 2018

“Our theory is that the entire story (Jamie) Lott and the family derived was a lie based on scientific evidence,” defense attorney Brittany Kimble said during pre-trial proceedings Monday.

Madison, St. Clair Counties ranked eighth on ‘Judicial Hellholes’ list

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Dec 4, 2018

Madison and St. Clair Counties are again considered two of the worst jurisdictions in the nation according to the American Tort Reform Foundation’s annual Judicial Hellholes Report.

Prosecutor drops late-arriving blood spatter report in second Fields trial

By Record News | Dec 3, 2018

BELLEVILLE - On the first morning of the second murder trial of David Fields, special prosecutor Charles Colburn withdrew a blood spatter report that he obtained after the first trial ended in July.

Township moves toward setting levy to $0, but calls for returning surplus to taxpayers resisted

By John Breslin | Nov 30, 2018

Collinsville Township Board of Trustees is moving towards a levy of zero next year, but a majority of its board members are resisting calls to deliver surplus money back to tax payers.

Fields prosecutor delivers new test results after repeatedly telling judge discovery was complete

By Record News | Nov 30, 2018

BELLEVILLE – A blood spatter analysis in the murder of Carl Silas wasn't ordered until three weeks after the first trial of David Fields ended in a mistrial in July.

Debt collectors accused of unfair practices

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Nov 29, 2018

BENTON — A man alleges he was harassed by a debt collector after his debts were discharged in bankruptcy.

Property owner seeks $400,000 from insurer following Worden fire

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Nov 29, 2018

EDWARDSVILLE — A property owner is suing his insurer for allegedly refusing to pay a claim following a fire.

Employer accused of making late pension contributions

By Lhalie Castillo | Nov 28, 2018

BENTON — Pension fund trustees are suing an employer for allegedly making late payments into pension plans.

Matoesian out on leave since Labor Day

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Nov 28, 2018

Madison County chief judge David Hylla confirmed that circuit judge Andreas Matoesian has been off the bench for unspecified reasons since Labor Day.

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