Metro sees double-digit increase in bus passengers
St. Louis’ mass transit agency saw the biggest growth in bus ridership in the country during the first three months of the year.
A longtime circuit clerk in southwestern Illinois has died.
Madison County officials say Circuit Clerk Matt Melucci was 69 when he died Thursday night of cancer at his Collinsville home.
Melucci served in the post for nearly 20 years and was planning to retire in November, having announced last September that he would not seek re-election this year.
Democratic Madison County Clerk Mark Von Nida faces Republican John Barberis Jr. in the November election for circuit clerk's position.
Reporting from Illinois Public Radio's Amanda Vinicky used in this report.
An annual ranking again cites Illinois as a state rife with "judicial hell holes." But a group representing trial lawyers says the listing is bunk.
The American Tort Reform Association ranks Madison, St. Clair and McLean Counties among the most unfair court jurisdictions in the nation. And Cook County's on the watch list.
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