MOUNT VERNON – Pilot Travel Center in East St. Louis couldn’t have foreseen that two pounds of toilet paper would fall on someone entering a restroom stall, Fifth District appellate judges ruled on Jan. 27 in a published opinion.
Visiting Associate Judge Jerry Crisel of the Second Judicial Circuit ordered that an investigation involving several county officials be over, which resulted in a series of raids by a public corruption task force at the Madison County administration building two years ago.
Remote access to court records for the public, news organizations, and others has been reduced dramatically in some parts of the state following the introduction of a new statewide policy intended to expand remote access to court information and documents.
FAIRVIEW HEIGHTS – U.S. Attorney Steven Weinhoeft may be pulling the plug on a media campaign of Madison County State’s Attorney Tom Gibbons, who wants Weinhoeft to investigate the murder of lawyer Randy Gori.
Claims against Madison County Circuit Judge Dennis Ruth and the City of Alton have been voluntarily dismissed in a class action alleging Alton residents’ titles were slandered by the delivery of grass-cutting liens.