St Clair County Newswire (Page 7)

St Clair County Newswire (Page 7)

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  1. 7 Public Officials Arrested in Metro East Area on Corruption ChargesRead the original story

    Dec 8, 2016 | Lincoln Daily News

    Illinois Policy Institute C orruption from several public officials in Metro East underscores the need for more government transparency in the area.

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  2. Court issues restraints in AFSCME caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2016 | Magic 95.1

    A judge in southern Illinois has issued a temporary restraining order to keep Gov. Bruce Rauner's administration from imposing contract terms onto state workers. The order this week from St. Clair County Judge Robert LeChien comes after the Illinois Labor Relations Board last month issued an opinion saying contract talks between the state and the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees union were at an impasse.

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  3. Judge temporarily blocks Rauner from imposing contract termsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2016 | The Times

    A judge in southern Illinois issued a temporary restraining order to keep Gov. Bruce Rauner's administration from imposing contract terms onto state workers. The order this week from Judge Robert LeChien comes after the Illinois Labor Relations Board last month issued an opinion saying contract talks between the state and the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees union were at an impasse.

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  4. Judge Issues Restraining Order in AFSCME LawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2016 | WQQL-FM Springfield

    A judge in southern Illinois has issued a temporary restraining order to keep Gov. Bruce Rauner's administration from imposing contract terms onto state workers. The order this week from Judge Robert LeChien comes after the Illinois Labor Relations Board last month issued an opinion saying contract talks between the state and the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees union were at an impasse.

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  5. Judge issues TRO in AFSCME contract caseRead the original story

    Dec 6, 2016 | The Capitol Fax Blog

    The Illinois Labor Relations Board on Monday issued a written version of its Nov. 15 ruling that an impasse exists in contract talks between the state and Council 31 of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees. AFSCME spokesman Anders Lindall said after the written version was issued that the union is appealing the ruling to the state appellate court based in Chicago.

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  6. Akin: Downstate voters send clear message: Stop lawsuit abuse in IllinoisRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2016 | Illinoisreview

    The 2016 Election is over and voters have rendered their verdicts and have shown they want judges and legislators that will stand up to the personal injury lawyers and stop lawsuit abuse in Illinois. In the final weeks of the election campaign, personal injury lawyers formed a front group PAC called "Fair Courts Now," through which they funneled more than $1 million dollars that was spent in support of their favored candidates for two open seats on the Fifth District Appellate Court, which covers all of southern Illinois.

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  7. AFSCME members speak outRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2016 | WHBF-TV Rock Island

    The American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees labor union is looking to strike is the state doesn't work to negotiate a new contract. The Illinois Labor Relations Board sided with the governor on Nov. 15, sparking demonstrations throughout the state.

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  8. East St. Louis Officials Arrested on Corruption ChargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2016 | WTAX-AM Springfield

    Authorities arrested a city councilwoman in East St. Louis and a police officer in Washington Park in a state and federal corruption investigation that's expected to produce more arrests. Councilwoman June Hamilton Dean and auxiliary police officer Anthony Davis were charged Monday, and officials say more arrests are coming.

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  9. East St. Louis councilwoman charged with misconductRead the original story

    Dec 5, 2016 | WAND-TV Decatur

    Authorities arrested a city councilwoman in East St. Louis and a police officer in Washington Park in a state and federal corruption investigation that's expected to produce more arrests. The News-Democrat reports councilwoman June Hamilton Dean and auxiliary police officer Anthony Davis were charged Monday.

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  10. Judge expected to block Rauner from implementing contractRead the original story

    Dec 5, 2016 | The Capitol Fax Blog

    I'm in the court St Clair County. Judge is issuing a TRO to prevent implementation of Rauner's last best and final offer.

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  11. Jon Lee LairRead the original story

    Dec 5, 2016 | RiverBender.com Obits

    He was born on August 14, 1971 in Plantation, FL, the son of James and Jo Lynne Lair. He married Christina Nguyen July 15, 2013 in South County, MO, and she survives.Jon was a graduate of Alton High School, he then graduated from Lewis and Clark Community College with an Associates in Art and Criminal Justice.

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  12. Mendoza transition team responds to the Sun-Times' Madigan conspiracy theoryRead the original story

    Dec 2, 2016 | The Capitol Fax Blog

    The thinking is that House Speaker Mike Madigan is killing time until newly elected state comptroller Susana Mendoza, a fellow Democrat and Madigan team player, comes on board and stops paying state workers, if she can get that by the courts. This would precipitate such a crisis that Rauner would be forced to abandon his last preconditions for a budget deal - a property tax freeze and legislative term limits.

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  13. Tillman sentenced to 34 years for his role in man's 2015 death in Granite CItyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2016 | RiverBender.com

    A Belleville man was sentenced to 34 years in prison this afternoon for his role in the December 2015 death of Roderick L. Taylor. Madison County State's Attorney Thomas Gibbons made the announcement about George T. Tillman , who was charged on December 21, 2015, pleaded guilty to First Degree Murder, a Class M Felony, on October 5, 2016, in Granite City.

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  14. East St Louis Township Supervisor pleads guilty to wire fraud, embezzling public fundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2016 | Illinoisreview

    Oliver W. Hamilton, 62, of East St. Louis, Illinois, entered a plea of guilty to an Information charging wire fraud in a scheme to defraud the citizens of the East St. Louis Township, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of Illinois, Donald S. Boyce, announced Thursday. Hamilton faces a statutory maximum prison sentence of up to 20 years, a fine of up to $250,000, and up to 3 years supervised release.

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  15. AFSCME files lawsuit to stop Rauner contract termsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2016 | Chicago Tribune

    Illinois' major public-employee union has filed a lawsuit to stop Gov. Bruce Rauner from imposing contract terms because negotiations have been declared hopelessly deadlocked. The state council of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees went to labor-friendly St. Clair County on Wednesday to ask a judge to bar Republican Rauner from taking action to implement the contract.

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  16. A 1-year-old boy died 44 years ago. His accused killer is now going to trial.Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2016 | Watertown Daily Times

    A first-degree murder charge was filed the following year against his mother's ex-boyfriend, Gary Warwick, but was mysteriously dismissed. For four decades, the case remained unsolved - until about three years ago, when Warwick was, again, arrested and charged in the death of the boy relatives still call Baby Joey.

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  17. AFSCME files suit to stop Rauner from imposing his final contract offerRead the original story

    Dec 1, 2016 | The Capitol Fax Blog

    A union representing state workers filed suit Wednesday in St. Clair County, seeking to prevent Gov. Bruce Rauner from imposing his final contract terms. Rauner ended talks last winter with the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees state council.

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  18. A 1-year-old boy died 44 years ago. His accused killer is now going to trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2016 | PennLive.com

    A first-degree murder charge was filed the following year against his mother's ex-boyfriend, Gary Warwick, but was mysteriously dismissed. For four decades, the case remained unsolved - until about three years ago, when Warwick was, again, arrested and charged in the death of the boy relatives still call Baby Joey.

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  19. A 1-year-old boy died 44 years ago. His accused killer is finally going to trial.Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2016 | The Washington Post

    A first-degree murder charge was filed the following year against his mother's ex-boyfriend, Gary Warwick, but was mysteriously dismissed. For four decades, the case remained unsolved - until about three years ago, when Warwick was, again, arrested and charged in the death of the boy relatives still call Baby Joey.

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  20. Portage man to return to Illinois to face 43-year-old murder chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2016 | Chicago Tribune

    Cathie Altman became emotional when she spoke of her late son and a likely trial for a Portage man who nearly faced a jury for "Baby Joey's" death more than 40 years ago. "It looks like we will be going to trial," Altman said, her voice cracking several times.

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