St. Clair County
After 34 years in public service, St. Clair County clerk Bob Delaney submitted his resignation Tuesday evening.
Sean D. McGilvery and James D. Fogarty were indicted Tuesday on drug charges.
Roth faced charges of misconduct related to seized property, including a truck, which he allegedly held for personal use.
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.
A widening drug probe involving judges has St. Clair County State’s Attorney Brendan Kelly performing random drug tests on his entire staff.
Police use a Metrolink surveillance camera to catch a 17-year-old charged with robbery.
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.
Police say charges may be filed against 45-year-old relative of two-year-old victim.