Suit Challenges Missouri Law Limiting Municipal Court FinesThe lawsuit, filed in Cole County, challenges the 4-month-old measure that was the first significant step taken by state lawmakers to address concerns raised after the August 2014 police shooting death of Michael Brown in Ferguson.
NFL Set to Defend $1B Concussion Settlement Amid AppealsThere would not be coverage for depression, seizures and mood disorders, which some experts link to concussions.
Environmental Group Sues Kansas City Amusement Park, OwnerThe suit alleges that the facility has violated its discharge permit for at least the past five years.
St. Louis Post-Dispatch Faces Discrimination Lawsuit"Mr. Pulitzer I believe ... would say that this is wrong," Magee says. "That these hard working black men should be paid $15 an hour, same as the white guys."
St. Louis Taxi Drivers Sue Uber, Citing Dip in BusinessThe damages sought in a class-action case would be less than $5 million.
Lawsuit Accuses St. Louis County of Sales Tax HoardingIn addition to St. Louis County, the suit also names County Executive Steve Stenger and County Director of the Department of Revenue Gregory Quinn as defendants.
Family Sues County Coroner it Says Left Body Parts at SceneIn their lawsuit, McPherson's fiancee, Candice Holland, and his sister, Karissa McPherson, say they went to the scene days later to place a memorial and discovered parts of a hand and skull.
Illinois Fires Athletic Director After Athlete AllegationsFootball coach Tim Beckman was fired over the allegations and lawsuits filed by players in the other two sports are ongoing.
Ex-student Sues College for Excessive Force by Police A former student is suing an Illinois college alleging two campus police officers used excessive force during a videotaped arrest sparked by her smoking on campus.
Stenger Says Big Support For Small Town Police ReformCounty Executive Steve Stenger says the county council will likely support his plan to reform small town police departments around St. Louis.
Illinois Supreme Court Again Rejects $10B Cigarette VerdictA divided Illinois Supreme Court has again rejected a $10.1 billion class-action judgment against Phillip Morris over its past efforts to market ``low-tar'' and ``light'' cigarettes as healthier alternatives.
Federal Lawsuit Questions St. Louis Suburb's FinesA public interest law firm is suing a St. Louis suburb in federal court over the city's ticketing for such things as mismatched curtains, how pedestrians use a crosswalk and where residents stage barbecues on their property.