Tom Gibbons

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Collinsville Bus Monitor Charged with Sex Crimes

Thomas R. Hartsoe, 76, of Fairmont City, was charged Thursday in Madison County Circuit Court with aggravated criminal sexual abuse and sexual abuse of a child.

04/25/2014

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Conceal Carry Causing Controversy

Two months after the law took effect there still seems to be a lot of confusion about where you can and can not carry a concealed weapon in Illinois.

02/27/2014

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Dangers Of Sexting In Schools

Tom Gibbons is traveling to local schools in efforts to bring awareness of sexting and its legal obligations.

02/21/2014

Madison County, IL courthouse

Convicted Ex-Treasurer Could Lose Pension

Madison County state’s attorney says he’ll seek elimination of Fred Bathon’s pension.

12/14/2013

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Concealed Carry Ban Will Be Enforced At Alton Block Parties

The city’s block parties kick off tomorrow and Alton Police say there are exceptions to Madison County State’s Attorney Tom Gibbons’ decision not to prosecute residents.

06/14/2013

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Randolph County State’s Attorney Will Allow Concealed Carry

The decisions by some legal officials in Illinois come in the wake of a U.S. Court of Appeals decision that requires Illinois lawmakers to create concealed-carry legislation awaiting Gov. Quinn’s signature.

06/12/2013

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Illinois State Police, State’s Attorney Clash on Concealed Carry Enforcement

No reaction yet from Madison County State’s Attorney Tom Gibbons after state law enforcers release a statement, saying they will continue enforcing the state’s current concealed carry law.

06/07/2013

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Madison County State’s Attorney Will No Longer Enforce Concealed Carry Ban

“Continuing to criminally charge citizens for conduct that is constitutionally protected and for which charges would, ultimately, be dismissed, would be unconscionable and a terrible waste of judicial resources.”

06/06/2013

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Boy, 14, Charged With Killing Granite City Man

54-year-old Charles Weiss was returning home last November and was confronted by Newbern and three others. Gibbons alleges Newbern shot Weiss while attempting to rob him.

05/10/2013

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Sheriff’s Deputy Cleared In Fatal Shooting

State’s Attorney Tom Gibbons says the deputy’s actions involving 51-year-old Barry Cloninger outside the man’s rural Edwardsville home were reasonable.

03/08/2013

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