St Clair County Newswire (Page 9)

St Clair County Newswire (Page 9)

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  1. Rauner 'Disappointed' by Madigan's Push to Stop Workers' PayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2017 | NBC Chicago

    Gov. Bruce Rauner criticized Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan's decision to file a motion in state court seeking to stop state worker pay until the governor and the legislature approve a spending plan. "I am deeply disappointed, very upset about this court filing that Attorney General Madigan has made in St. Clair County seeking to block state employee pay," Rauner told reporters Friday.

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  2. Amber Alert dad's trial delayedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2017 | Times Herald

    The trial of Douglas Edwin Ball Jr., which was scheduled to start Feb. 7 in St. Clair County Circuit Court, has been delayed Amber Alert dad's trial delayed The trial of Douglas Edwin Ball Jr., which was scheduled to start Feb. 7 in St. Clair County Circuit Court, has been delayed Check out this story on thetimesherald.com: http://bwne.ws/2kbJJu8 The trial of Douglas Ball Jr. , scheduled for Feb. 7, has been delayed pending appointment of a new defense lawyer. The trial of Douglas Edwin Ball Jr., which was scheduled to start Feb. 7 in St. Clair County Circuit Court, has been postponed.

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  3. Madigan's effort to pause state employee paychecks criticized by GOP lawmaker and unionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2017 | Illinoisreview

    Thursday, Attorney General Lisa Madigan filed a motion in St. Clair County courts to stop state employee paychecks until the state passes a budget. If the court rules in Madigan's favor, state government would effectively shut down, aggravating bi-partisan talks that are moving towards a compromise, critics are saying.

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  4. *** UPDATED x1 - Governor vows "all legal options" in...Read the original story

    Jan 27, 2017 | The Capitol Fax Blog

    I hope this is not a direct attempt to cause a crisis, to force a shutdown of the government to force another stopgap spending plan, short-term, unbalanced, incomplete, as a step to force a tax hike without any changes to our broken system. I hope that's not what this is.

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  5. lisa madigan 2Read the original story

    Jan 27, 2017 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    Arguing there's no urgency in Springfield to pass a state budget after a nearly two-yearlong impasse, Attorney General Lisa Madigan is trying a new legal tactic to force a compromise: have a judge stop paychecks to state employees. When the budget impasse first started in July 2015, a St. Clair County judge ruled that state employees should continue to be paid for their work even though there was no budget authorizing the state to make those payments.

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  6. AG Madigan asks judge to lift order allowing state workers to be paid during impasseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2017 | Chicago Tribune

    Attorney General Lisa Madigan wants a Downstate judge to lift a court order that's ensured state workers get paid in full during Illinois' historic budget impasse, contending it's "removed any imperative" for Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner and Democratic lawmakers to cut a deal. Madigan's office filed the request in St. Clair County Circuit Court Thursday afternoon, seeking to undo a July 2015 ruling from St. Clair County Circuit Court Judge Robert LeChien that said the state must pay workers in full despite a lack of a budget agreement.

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  7. Crime 17 mins ago 6:11 p.m.Two in custody after armed robbery, shooting near E STL MetroLinkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2017 | KSDK-TV Saint Louis

    Police have taken two persons of interest into custody in connection with an armed robbery and shooting near a MetroLink station in East St. Louis. According to a press release from from the St. Clair County Sheriff's Department, deputies discovers one man who was shot and another who was robbed when they responded to the Emerson Park MetroLink station late Monday night.

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  8. Jim Dey: Did Illinois Supreme Court election involve racketeering?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2017 | The News-Gazette

    Plots don't get much thicker than the federal civil racketeering lawsuit that a group of trial lawyers has filed against Bloomington-based State Farm Insurance. The lawsuit, now pending in the Southern District of Illinois, involves a 2004 Illinois Supreme Court election following a $1 billion state court verdict awarded in 1999 by a southern Illinois jury against the insurance company.

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  9. Flights more than double at MidAmerica AirportRead the original story

    Jan 20, 2017 | Business Journal

    The number of passenger flights at MidAmerica St. Louis Airport more than doubled in the airport's most recent fiscal year.

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  10. Man sentenced for conspiring to distribute OxycodoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2017 | RiverBender.com

    Donald S. Boyce, United States Attorney for the Southern District of Illinois, announced today that Gerald Tanner, 56, of Collinsville, Illinois, was sentenced to a year and a day in federal prison for conspiring to distribute oxycodone and methadone. On November 18, 2015, a federal grand jury handed down an indictment alleging that three St. Clair County residents participated in a conspiracy to distribute oxycodone and methadone into the Southern District of Illinois.

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  11. Brookside Agra: Increased Profits Of $22-$62/Acre Using All-Natural H2OExce At PlantingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2017 | Agri Marketing

    BROOKSIDE AGRA: INCREASED PROFITS OF $22-$62/ACRE USING ALL-NATURAL H2OEXCE AT PLANTING Jan. 18, 2017 Source: Brookside Agra news release The results of an extensive scientific field trial conducted by Brookside Agra in 2016 to test the yield-boosting potential of its proprietary, multi-purpose growing agent H2OExcel have been released. According to compiled data, H2OExcel has been shown to increase profits by as much as $22.00 - $62.00 per acre when applied to corn and soybean crops at planting.

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  12. Experts testify to evidence at scene of John Allen's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2017 | Times Herald

    Experts testify to evidence at scene of John Allen's death The trial of Judy Higley-Zuehlke resumed Tuesday morning in St. Clair County Circuit Court Check out this story on thetimesherald.com: http://bwne.ws/2ifBKtZ The trial of Judy Higley-Zuehlke resumed Tuesday morning in St. Clair County Circuit Court with testimony from three members of the Michigan State Police Crime Lab. St. Clair County Assistant Prosecutor Amy Stover had the witnesses explain what their jobs entail and how they do those jobs.

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  13. Jim Dey: 'Trolling' for dollars has lawyers in a jamRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2017 | The News-Gazette

    Sixteen months ago, a Chicago lawyer - John L. Steele - was targeted by state disciplinary officials in connection with a brazen fraud scheme that targeted thousands of people and generated millions of dollars. One news outlet characterized the lawyer-run conspiracy as an alleged "shakedown scheme in courts in Chicago, as well as in St. Clair County and other jurisdictions across the country."

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  14. Metro-East agencies awarded $5 million to fight homelessnessRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2017 | The Legal Record

    The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development on Dec. 21 awarded a total of more than $5 million in funding to 28 Metro-East programs that provide services to homeless populations. In Madison County, eight programs have been allotted HUD grants totaling $1,891,803.

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  15. Logging damage to historic black cemetery spurs complaintsRead the original story

    Jan 7, 2017 | WAND-TV Decatur

    The Belleville News-Democrat reports logging trucks driving through the heavily wooded property known as St. George Cemetery have toppled or broken headstones, some more than a century old. An investigation into the damage has been turned over to the St. Clair County state's attorney's office as a possible violation of the Human Skeletal Remains Act.

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  16. IDOT crews out in force pre-treating, treating for first snowRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2017 | RiverBender.com

    Illinois Department of Transportation spokesperson Joe Monroe expressed pride in the aggressive work of the District 8 group Wednesday night and into Thursday pre-treating and treating the roads prior to the first snowfall of the winter season. "We pre-treated Wednesday night due to the rain to be safe and we put brine down during the day," he said.

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  17. Firefighters switching to new pagersRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2016 | Times Herald

    Firefighters switching to new pagers Firefighters in St. Clair County will be getting a new way to talk to each other Check out this story on thetimesherald.com: http://bwne.ws/2hAEnqd And the county has put together a package to try to ease the financial burden of the switchover on smaller departments. "It makes financial sense," said Tom Konik, Marysville fire chief , who did much of the research into a new pager system.

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  18. Metro-East Area News BriefsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2016 | The Legal Record

    United States Steel Corporation has announced it will recall to work some 200 employees at its Granite City Works in mid-February. The move comes as the Pittsburg-based steelmaker prepares to reopen the plant's hot strip mill, as part of an "asset revitalization" program.

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  19. Suspect's exam on murder charges to continue Jana .Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2016 | Times Herald

    Suspect's exam on murder charges to continue Jan. 5 Preliminary examination waits for testimony from medical examiner Check out this story on thetimesherald.com: http://bwne.ws/2hqTdPU Robert Glenn Card watches a witness testify Tuesday, Dec. 27 during his preliminary hearing in Judge Cynthia Platzer's district courtroom. Robert Card is charged with the 2014 murder of John Allen.

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  20. Gibson to present 'The Remaining Legacy of Madison County Coal Mining' Jan. 22Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 26, 2016 | RiverBender.com

    Robert Gibson, an authority on issues of land use in areas previously undermined for coal, will give a special presentation of "The Remaining Legacy of Madison County Coal Mining." The event, presented by the Madison County Historical Society, will take place at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 22 at the Madison County Archival Library, located at 715 N. Main Street in Edwardsville.

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