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Couple to get $110,000 for dog attack

A couple will get $110,000 after they were attacked by a dog, a federal judge has ruled. Steve and Kristi McBee were mauled by a bull mastiff while they were walking on a rural Jackson County road near Buckner. Steve ...

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Jackson County adult shop ordinance upheld

A Jackson County ordinance restricting adult entertainment businesses passes constitutional muster, a federal judge ruled. Chief Judge Fernando Gaitan Jr. issued an order Tuesday granted a motion in favor of the county, which had been sued by Erotic City, an ...

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Jury finds for defense after 8-week trial

Eight weeks of trying to convince a jury that one of the country’s largest banks wiped out a start-up credit card processing company came to nothing on Wednesday. Following a complex trial that began in late January, the Jackson County ...

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Venue by amendment argued

A judge's discretion to change the venue of a lawsuit in a Louisiana train accident was at issue Wednesday before the Missouri Supreme Court. In June 2007, a train owned by the Kansas City Southern Railroad Co. (headquarters pictured) slammed into a car in Louisiana. In the aftermath of the accident, an injured passenger and the family of a woman who died filed a lawsuit in Jackson County against the railway. The company is fighting a move to keep the lawsuit in Jackson County, saying venue is proper in St. Louis County, where the company’s registered agent resides.

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