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Two seek more than $50,000 from driver after Madison County collision

Noddy A. Fernandez Oct. 9, 2017, 3:15pm

EDWARDSVILLE – Two Madison County residents are seeking damages after their vehicle was rear-ended.

Passenger seeks damages from driver, another motorist after Peoria accident

Noddy A. Fernandez Oct. 9, 2017, 3:01pm

EDWARDSVILLE – A passenger is seeking damages for alleged injuries sustained in a Peoria collision.

Woman seeks more than $50,000 in damages after Glen Carbon crash

Noddy A. Fernandez Oct. 9, 2017, 2:56pm

EDWARDSVILLE – A Maryville driver is seeking damages after a collision in Glen Carbon.

Court sides with defendant that damage awards in Kaskaskia Engineering case 'premature'

Dee Thompson Oct. 9, 2017, 7:08am

BENTON – The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois has issued a ruling in a case filed by an engineering firm against a former employee who started a competing company.

Special prosecutor sought again to investigate an elected St. Clair County judge

Ann Maher Oct. 7, 2017, 8:20am

St. Clair County Chief Judge Andrew Gleeson has ordered the appointment of a special prosecutor to investigate allegations of sexual misconduct involving an unnamed circuit judge in the Twentieth Judicial Circuit.

District court grants partial summary judgment for Illinois Central Railroad

David Hutton Oct. 6, 2017, 12:07pm

BENTON – District judge Michael J. Reagan granted partial summary judgment for Illinois Central Railroad in a personal injury suit alleging an employee was injured when her tie extractor was hit. 

Woman sues over Leef Township collision

Noddy A. Fernandez Oct. 6, 2017, 10:54am

EDWARDSVILLE – A driver is seeking damages after a collision in Leef Township.

Two allege injuries from Wood River collision

Noddy A. Fernandez Oct. 6, 2017, 10:44am

EDWARDSVILLE – A motorist and her passenger allege a distracted driver caused a collision in Wood River.

Gleeson grants dismissal, denies sanctions in suit involving priest’s alleged sexual relationship

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Oct. 6, 2017, 10:33am

St. Clair County Chief Judge Andrew Gleeson denied sanctions and granted the Diocese of Belleville’s motion to dismiss after it argued that a woman with a doctorate degree shows no evidence of being mentally disabled and unable to consent to a sexual relationship with a priest.

Man seeks disability benefits from insurer following spinal injury

Lhalie Castillo Oct. 5, 2017, 7:42pm

BELLEVILLE – A former railroad worker alleges he is disabled because of a spinal injury and that his claim for disability benefits has been refused.

A.W. Chesterton Inc., others named in asbestos injury suit

Lhalie Castillo Oct. 5, 2017, 8:26am

BELLEVILLE – A man alleges that his exposure to products containing asbestos during his career caused him to develop lung cancer.

Former GE employee alleges asbestos exposure from other companies' products caused cancer

Lhalie Castillo Oct. 5, 2017, 8:26am

BELLEVILLE – A former General Electric employee alleges asbestos exposure caused his cancer.

Last Dance for Tom Petty

John J. Hopkins Oct. 5, 2017, 8:22am

Tom Petty dying was like losing a family member, or a very dear, close friend.

Voters in 20th Judicial Circuit will be deciding six seats in 2018

Ann Maher Oct. 4, 2017, 2:08pm

In an era of big turnover expected in state government, voters in the Twentieth Judicial Circuit will also have ample decisions to make next year with three open seat races and likely three retention questions.

Motorist alleges Landstar Inway employee caused I-64 collision

Lhalie Castillo Oct. 4, 2017, 1:49pm

BELLEVILLE – A St. Clair County man alleges that he was injured in a collision with a commercial vehicle on Interstate 64.

Passenger allegedly ejected from overturned vehicle

Lhalie Castillo Oct. 4, 2017, 1:47pm

BELLEVILLE – A passenger claims he was ejected from a vehicle after it left the roadway and overturned.

Motorist sues over Illinois Route 15 collision

Lhalie Castillo Oct. 4, 2017, 1:44pm

BELLEVILLE – A driver alleges injuries in an Illinois Route 15 collision. 

Man seeks damages after I-70 collision with tractor-trailer

Noddy A. Fernandez Oct. 4, 2017, 12:48pm

EDWARDSVILLE – A motorist is suing a tractor-trailer driver following a collision on Interstate 70 in Madison County.

Motorist alleges injuries in multi-vehicle collision

Lhalie Castillo Oct. 4, 2017, 8:07am

BELLEVILLE – A St. Clair County motorist is seeking damages following a multi-vehicle collision.

Workforce report at Illinois appellate prosecutor’s office shows underutilization of minorities

The Madison County Record Oct. 4, 2017, 6:52am

SPRINGFIELD – Workforce statistics at the Illinois State’s Attorneys Appellate Prosecutor’s office show that White persons held 66 of 73 jobs at last report, a rate higher than 90 percent.