John Baricevic

  • Blogs

    May 30, 2013

    Illinois Judge Michael Cook Resigns After Drug Arrest; Checks into Rehab Facility

    The Illinois judge at the center of an increasingly complicated drug scandal resigned from office yesterday. Circuit Court Judge Michael Cook is charged with drug and illegal weapons possession, and is the subject of a federal drug investigation that has already ensnared other employees of the St. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 28, 2013

    Illinois Judge Michael Cook Faces Heroin, Gun Charges, Wears "Bad Is My Middle Name" Shirt

    Accusations that multiple St. Clair county court officials bought and used drugs have prompted a federal investigation, and based on the latest accounts, there is a lot to investigate. In what is shaping up to be a truly unbelievable case, authorities say that Circuit Judge Michael Cook and Associat ... More >>

  • News

    September 5, 2007

    Power Broken

    The Metro East’s legal community is in a dither over Amiel Cueto’s defamation lawsuit.

  • News

    August 3, 2005

    Metro Messy

    Transit chief Larry Salci knows he has his critics. Ask him if he cares.

  • News

    March 23, 2005

    The Resurrection of Carl Officer

    East St. Louis’ prodigal son is back — but is he the man to save Sin City?

  • News

    December 16, 1998

    Terminal Illness

    Twenty minutes from downtown, the $300 million MidAmerica Airport is ready and waiting for business -- any business. Trouble is, Lambert is killing its chances of attracting commercial traffic.