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St. Clair County real estate Oct. 19-30

By Elizabeth Alt | Nov 28, 2018

A Smithton home sold for more than $412,000 as part of the recent St. Clair County real estate transactions for Oct. 19-30.

Madison County civil docket Dec. 3-7

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Nov 28, 2018

Madison County circuit judges Mudge, Ruth and Dugan have law cases scheduled on the civil docket for Dec. 3-7.

Chatham & Baricevic, lawyers sue accountant over tax troubles

By Record News | Nov 27, 2018

BELLEVILLE – Charles J. Baricevic, Grey Chatham, and their firm were subjected to fines and penalties on their taxes, according to a complaint Chatham filed in St. Clair County circuit court on Nov. 19.

Employee benefit fund sues construction company for unpaid contributions

By Lhalie Castillo | Nov 27, 2018

BENTON — Employee benefit fund trustees is suing C. Howell Construction Inc., an employer, citing alleged breach of collective bargaining agreements.

Mortgage holders accused of failing to make payments

By Lhalie Castillo | Nov 27, 2018

BENTON — The federal government is suing a woman and the Illinois Housing Development Authority for allegedly failing to pay monthly installments.

Farm product distributors accused of trademark infringement

By Lhalie Castillo | Nov 26, 2018

BENTON — A national fraternal organization is suing distributors of farm products, alleging trademark infringement.

Deckhand alleges injuries from snapped cable

By Lhalie Castillo | Nov 26, 2018

EAST ST. LOUIS — A seaman is suing barge owner Watco Cos., after allegedly suffering injuries while working as a deckhand.

Rural Housing Service sues over unpaid mortgage

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Nov 26, 2018

BENTON — The federal government alleges Marion homeowners failed to make payments on a loan.

Crate maker sues former employer alleging wrongful termination

By Lhalie Castillo | Nov 23, 2018

EDWARDSVILLE — A Troy-based manufacturer is being sued from a former employee alleging wrongful termination.

Hotel housekeeper sues for unpaid overtime

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Nov 23, 2018

BENTON — A housekeeper is suing Fidelity Commercial, doing business as the Baymont Inn, claiming the hotel operator violated the Fair Labor Standards Act in regards to workers' compensation.

Photographer accuses media holding company of copyright infringement

By Lhalie Castillo | Nov 21, 2018

BENTON — A photographer is suing a media holding company for allegedly displaying a copyrighted photo from a crime scene.

St. Clair County Circuit Judge Fiss has died

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Nov 21, 2018

St. Clair County Circuit Judge Jan V. Fiss, 76, died Monday after a battle with cancer.

Madison County real estate Oct. 23-25

By Princess Jade Barrenechea | Nov 21, 2018

An Edwardsville home sold for $385,000 as part of the recent Madison County real estate transactions for Oct. 23-25.

Madison County foreclosures Nov. 7-9

By Princess Jade Barrenechea | Nov 21, 2018

There were 12 foreclosures in Madison County from Nov. 7-9

St. Clair County real estate Oct. 10-18

By Elizabeth Alt | Nov 21, 2018

An O'Fallon property sold for more than $4.2 million as part of the recent St. Clair County real estate transactions for Oct. 10-18.

St. Clair County foreclosures Nov. 13-14

By Elizabeth Alt | Nov 21, 2018

There were seven foreclosures in St. Clair County from Nov. 13-14.

Madison County civil docket Nov. 26-30

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Nov 21, 2018

Madison County circuit judges Matoesian, Mudge and Ruth have law cases scheduled on the civil docket for Nov. 26-30.

Inmate alleges overpriced t-shirts lose shape

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Nov 20, 2018

EAST ST.LOUIS — An inmate alleges overpriced, defective Hanes t-shirts lost their shape after becoming stretched out.

Lawyers for Fields want to prevent second mistrial; Ask judge to exclude alleged gun conversation

By Record News | Nov 19, 2018

BELLEVILLE – With the second trial of murder suspect David Fields set to start Dec. 3, his lawyers proposed a plan to prevent a second mistrial.

Praise for outgoing Clayborne notes senator's preference for 'lucrative committees'

By Ann Maher | Nov 19, 2018

SPRINGFIELD - The career of soon-to-be retired State Sen. James Clayborne (D-East St. Louis) was celebrated last week by colleagues who praised his achievements over the past 23 years - namely his ability to bring home the bacon: millions more for schools via a reworked funding formula, money for rebuilding Wolf Branch and Belle Valley middle schools, remodeling East St. Louis High School and replacing an ancient Lebanon School District building.

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