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Associated Press
December 18, 2019 - 12:03 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A New York judge threw out state mortgage fraud charges against Paul Manafort, ruling Wednesday that the criminal case was too similar to one that has already landed President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman in federal prison. The ruling was a blow to what had widely been...
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Associated Press
November 27, 2019 - 12:13 pm
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to hear an appeal in a lawsuit questioning a Ferguson police officer’s use of force against the man who was with Michael Brown when that officer shot Brown to death five years ago. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that the appeal from...
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Associated Press
November 15, 2019 - 10:44 am
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A federal court is allowing a Kentucky man to personalize a license plate with the phrase “IM GOD” after a three-year legal battle over the custom engraving. Court documents show Ben Hart, a self-identified atheist, set out to get the Kentucky plate in 2016. But Hart’s request...
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Associated Press
September 18, 2019 - 12:35 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — The free speech rights of two Christian artists who make wedding invitations were violated by an anti-discrimination ordinance in Phoenix that makes it illegal to refuse service to same-sex couples for religious reasons, the Arizona Supreme Court ruled Monday. The 4-3 decision...
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September 04, 2019 - 8:35 am
ST. LOUIS (KFTK) - The big St. Louis lawsuit against Los Angeles Rams owner Stan Kroenke and the NFL will stay in open court. The Missouri Supreme Court decided Tuesday that Kroenke and the league cannot use the 1995 lease terms to get this case moved to arbitration. It's believed bringing the case...
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Associated Press
August 30, 2019 - 7:57 am
CHICAGO (AP) — A U.S. appeals court Thursday upheld an assault weapons ban that covers Chicago and the rest of Cook County, Illinois, saying guns rights advocates provided no compelling reason why it should diverge from a previous ruling upholding a similar ban in a Chicago suburb. The 7th U.S...
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August 12, 2019 - 5:52 pm
BELLEVILLE, Ill. (AP) — Defense attorneys argue a southern Illinois man shouldn't be convicted of murder in a 2-year-old boy's beating death because no prosecution witnesses could say how the child was injured. Gyasi Campbell's lawyers said during closing arguments of his trial Monday that the...
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July 15, 2019 - 4:05 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A businessman accused of bribery as part of former St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger ’s pay-to-play scheme is set to plead guilty. The U.S. Attorney’s office in St. Louis announced the guilty plea hearing Tuesday for John Rallo . Rallo’s attorney, John Rogers, confirmed...
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June 24, 2019 - 1:56 pm
ST. LOUIS (KFTK) - The $24 million settlement between the Rams organization and its former St. Louis PSL holders has been approved by a federal judge in St. Louis, Monday. It was the last hurdle of a lawsuit filed on behalf of thousands of former St. Louis Rams fans. The ruling from the Monday...
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KMOX
May 02, 2019 - 1:37 pm
ST. LOUIS (KFTK) - Former St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger is scheduled to plead gulity in federal court Friday, after being charged with three counts of alleged bribery and mail fraud. The U.S. Attorney's Office of Eastern Missouri announced he will enter the plea before U.S. District...
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