A federal appeals court on Tuesday struck a serious blow to a Jefferson County man’s civil rights lawsuit against the local sheriff’s department. Thomas Bowden alleged that his Fourth Amendment rights were violated in 2009, when he was arrested after ...Read More »
A Missouri appeals court upheld a $3 million judgment for a former police officer in a discrimination case despite a juror’s Google search on punitive damages during deliberations.Read More »
Jurors awarded a St. Louis County woman $77 million against Wells Fargo in a lawsuit over the bank’s predecessors’ handling of a family trust. St. Louis County Circuit Judge Carolyn Whittington will decide damages in the lawsuit over a prominent ...Read More »
A St. Louis County Circuit Court judge on Friday appeared to lean against appointing a special prosecutor to investigate prosecutor Bob McCulloch's handling of the grand jury in the Michael Brown shooting death case.
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Members of Michael Brown Jr.’s family and their attorneys will announce the filing of a civil lawsuit this morning against the city of Ferguson over his shooting death, the attorneys said in a press release.Read More »
Parma Municipal Judge Phillip Santie remains in his post after several other city officials quit following the election of the town’s first African-American woman mayor.Read More »
In its third ruling on the issue, a Missouri appeals court upheld a judge’s order to release investigation records into a St. Louis police World Series ticket scandal.Read More »