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Judge Sets Sept. Arguments in Lawmaker Pay Suit

Cook County Circuit Judge said oral arguments will be presented Sept. 18 for the lawsuit filed by Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan and Senate President John Cullerton.

08/06/2013

Jury Sides With Bus Manufacturers In Mo. Crash

Jurors have sided with school bus manufacturers in a 2005 Missouri crash that killed two motorists and critically injured two schoolchildren.

03/24/2013

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Newly Appointed St. Clair County Judge Dies

49-year-old Joe Christ died Sunday of natural causes during a duck-hunting trip.

03/11/2013

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Federal Judge in Southern Illinois to Retire

63-year-old U.S. District Judge G. Patrick Murphy has told President Barack Obama in writing that he’ll step down on Dec. 1.

01/03/2013

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Judge Decides Owner of Cash Found at Local Goodwill

The debate over who should get more than $14,000 found months ago in a box of Christmas decorations at a St. Louis-area Goodwill store has been resolved in court.

11/20/2012

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Judge Declines to Block Missouri Disturbing Worship Law

The law makes it a misdemeanor to intentionally disturb or interrupt a “house of worship” with profanity, rude behavior, or noise.

10/02/2012

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Missouri Judge Hears Lawsuit Over Health Care Measure

A Missouri judge is deciding on the wording of a health care proposal appearing on the November ballot.

08/28/2012

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Retired Judge Sues Over New Health Care Charges

A retired judge is suing over a new law that will begin charging some state retires for health insurance.

07/10/2012

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Kan. Inmate Convicted Of Threatening Judges

A Kansas prison inmate has been convicted of sending threatening letters to two Sedgwick County judges and other law enforcement officials.

01/26/2012

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Judge Won’t Reconsider Sheley’s Life Sentence

Sheley was convicted earlier this year of beating a Galesburg Illinois man to death.

12/14/2011

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