If you’re thinking of wearing pajamas, house slippers, shorts or tank tops to a southern Illinois courthouse, guess again.
The man found dead inside the St. Clair County Courthouse parking garage died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
“This isn’t a 30,000 dollar cost overrun, this isn’t even a 1-million dollar cost overrun, this is 30-million dollars!” South County Councilman Steve Stenger said.
A year ago, St. Louis County voters approved a 100-million dollar project to build a new family courthouse next to the main courthouse.
The American Tort Reform Association came up with the third-place ranking for Madison County, citing its abnormally high number of asbestos cases and litigation abuse.
“Abuse animals…and you’re going to lose your freedom,” says Stray Rescue’s Randy Grim.
Smart phones aren’t allowed in the Madison County, Illinois courthouse in Edwardsville.
Project will take a year, with workers replacing badly aging stonework.
At a ceremony Tuesday, Bond said the new courthouse was sorely needed to accommodate the caseload and improve security.
The pipe break in August spewed up to 8,000 gallons of water at the Federal Courthouse.