U.S. District Judge Nanette K. Laughrey in Jefferson City on Friday sided with the American Civil Liberties Union, which sued Linn State Technical College on behalf of six students.
Twenty-five people, including several members of the Saddle Tramps Motorcyle Club, face federal drug charges after a major meth and cocaine bust.
According to federal prosecutors, Mario Orduna pleaded guilty on April 11. He is the thirtieth member of the distribution ring to be convicted and sentenced.
Illinois State Police narcotics agents received a tip that a truck believed to be carrying drugs was heading toward Chicago
34-year-old Sean McGilvery is accused of conspiring with two others to buy drugs for resale in the Belleville area. Judge Joe Christ died when he and a former judge were using the drugs.
State’s Attorney Brendan Kelly said the alleged ticket-fixing surfaced during an audit of Joe Christ’s work as a prosecutor under Kelly before Christ died in March.
An Illinois judge whose colleague died of a cocaine overdose while the two were on a hunting trip resigned Wednesday.
Wearing cutoff shorts and a T-shirt with the slogan “Bad is my middle name,” St. Clair County Circuit Judge Michael Cook pleaded not guilty.
Court filings say Orlando “Monte” Ward entered a not guilty plea in a federal court in East St. Louis on Friday.
“There are things that are just downright disgusting that people throw out from their cars that nobody would want to touch”