Brendan Kelly http://news.stlpublicradio.org en U.S., State's Attorney Address Public Safety In Metro East http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/us-states-attorney-address-public-safety-metro-east <p>Over the past six decades, the Metro East has gained a nasty reputation for dangerous crime. The news headlines reflect a cycle of poverty and crime made worse by a lack of local resources for adequate governance.</p><p>Three government officials charged with tackling these problems joined us to discuss their vision for creating a more positive future for the Metro East: U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Illinois, Stephen Wigginton; State&#39;s Attorney for St. Clair County, Brendan Kelly; and the mayor of Washington Park, Ann Rodgers.</p> Fri, 11 Oct 2013 14:01:04 +0000 Camille Phillips 30567 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org U.S., State's Attorney Address Public Safety In Metro East Banks face suit over failure to record mortgage sales http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/banks-face-suit-over-failure-record-mortgage-sales <p>The St. Clair County state&rsquo;s attorney has filed suit against 22 banks for allegedly failing to record the sale of mortgages with the county.</p><p>Brendan Kelly alleges <a href="http://www.scribd.com/doc/94327889/St-Clair-County-mortgage-record-lawsuit">in the suit filed today</a> that banks conspired to document those sales on a private network known as MERS, rather than at the county recorder&#39;s office in Belleville.</p> Mon, 21 May 2012 18:12:40 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 3748 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Banks face suit over failure to record mortgage sales