Christopher Coleman http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Judge Tosses Wrongful-Death Suit Against Joyce Meyer Ministries Related To Coleman Case http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/judge-tosses-wrongful-death-suit-against-joyce-meyer-ministries-related-coleman-case <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A judge for the second time in four months has thrown out a lawsuit blaming a </span>televangelist<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> for a former employee's killings of his wife and two sons.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Associate Judge Richard </span>Aguirre<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> dismissed the suit Wednesday in Monroe County. </span>Aguirre<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> ruled that he can't see any way how Missouri-based Joyce Meyer Ministries could have foreseen that Christopher Coleman would kill his family.</span></p> Wed, 20 Feb 2013 21:55:00 +0000 The Associated Press 9495 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Judge Tosses Wrongful-Death Suit Against Joyce Meyer Ministries Related To Coleman Case Morning headlines: Friday, September 21, 2012 http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/morning-headlines-friday-september-21-2012 <p><strong>Judge tosses lawsuit against Joyce Meyers Ministries</strong></p><p>A southwestern Illinois judge has tossed a lawsuit against a televangelist filed by the family of a woman who was strangled along with her two sons.</p><p><a href="http://bit.ly/PLwrLb">The St. Louis Post-Dispatch</a> reports that St. Clair County Associate Judge Richard Aguirre this week signed the order dismissing the lawsuit against Missouri-based Joyce Meyer Ministries. But he said it can be refiled within 30 days - something an attorney for the family says they will do.</p> Fri, 21 Sep 2012 14:22:20 +0000 Julie Bierach & The Associated Press 4670 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Morning headlines: Friday, September 21, 2012 Lawsuit againt Joyce Meyer Ministries dropped, again http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/lawsuit-againt-joyce-meyer-ministries-dropped-again <P>A southwestern Illinois judge has tossed a wrongful death lawsuit against Joyce Meyer Ministries filed in 2011.</P> <P><A href="http://www.stltoday.com/news/local/crime-and-courts/judge-dismisses-wrongful-death-suit-against-joyce-meyer-ministries/article_fca04bba-0343-11e2-820e-001a4bcf6878.html">The St. Louis Post-Dispatch</A> reports that on Tuesday St. Clair County Associate Judge Richard Aguirre signed the order dismissing the lawsuit against the Missouri-based televangelist. Thu, 20 Sep 2012 20:23:32 +0000 The Associated Press 4665 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Lawsuit againt Joyce Meyer Ministries dropped, again Morning headlines: Tuesday, November 15, 2011 http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/morning-headlines-tuesday-november-15-2011 <p><strong>Ill. law regarding original birth certificates takes effect today</strong></p><p>An Illinois law taking effect today will allow more adoptees to get copies of their original birth certificates and possibly learn the names of their biological parents.</p> Tue, 15 Nov 2011 15:30:37 +0000 Julie Bierach & The Associated Press 2472 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Morning headlines: Tuesday, November 15, 2011 Coleman home, site of family murders, up for sale http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/coleman-home-site-family-murders-sale <p><iframe frameborder="0" height="350" marginheight="0" marginwidth="0" scrolling="no" src="http://maps.google.com/maps?q=2854+ROBERT+DR,+COLUMBIA,+IL+62236&amp;oe=utf-8&amp;client=firefox-a&amp;ie=UTF8&amp;hq=&amp;hnear=2854+Robert+Dr,+Columbia,+Illinois+62236&amp;gl=us&amp;t=h&amp;vpsrc=6&amp;ll=38.546017,-90.173721&amp;spn=0.187961,0.291824&amp;z=11&amp;iwloc=A&amp;output=embed" width="425"></iframe><br /><small><a href="http://maps.google.com/maps?q=2854+ROBERT+DR,+COLUMBIA,+IL+62236&amp;oe=utf-8&amp;client=firefox-a&amp;ie=UTF8&amp;hq=&amp;hnear=2854+Robert+Dr,+Columbia,+Illinois+62236&amp;gl=us&amp;t=h&amp;vpsrc=6&amp;ll=38.546017,-90.173721&amp;spn=0.187961,0.291824&amp;z=11&amp;iwloc=A&amp;source=embed" style="color: rgb(0, 0, 255); text-align: left;">View Larger Map</a></small></p><p>The southwestern Illinois home where a former Marine killed his wife and two sons is for sale.</p><p>The two-story, three-bedroom home is in Columbia, about 15 miles southeast of St. Louis. It was home to Christopher Coleman,<a href="http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/coleman-guilty-murders"> who is serving a life sentence</a> for strangling his wife Sheri Coleman and their 11- and 9-year-old sons in 2009.</p><p> Wed, 24 Aug 2011 17:56:17 +0000 The Associated Press 1932 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Morning headlines: Friday, August 19, 2011 http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/morning-headlines-friday-august-19-2011 <p>Good morning! Here are some of today&#39;s starting headlines:</p><p><strong>Missouri State Fairgrounds temporarily close after nighttime storms</strong></p><p><em>Update: A tweet from the Missouri State Fair: </em>&quot;State Fair to Open Gates at 3 p.m. Today - Luke Bryan and Josh Thompson will take the Grandstand Stage at 7:30 p.m. as scheduled&quot;</p><p><em>Original Story:</em></p><p>The Missouri State Fairgrounds are closed after a strong storm knocked out power.</p> Fri, 19 Aug 2011 15:51:10 +0000 The Associated Press & St. Louis Public Radio 1903 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Morning headlines: Friday, August 19, 2011 Christopher Coleman denied new trial http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/christopher-coleman-denied-new-trial <p>Christopher Coleman, the man <a href="http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/coleman-guilty-murders">convicted May 5 of murdering his wife, Sheri, and their two young sons</a>, has been denied a new trial.</p><p>Coleman is currently <a href="http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/judge-sentences-coleman-life-prison-without-parole">serving life in prison without parole</a> for the killings.</p> Mon, 27 Jun 2011 21:07:34 +0000 Kelsey Proud 1511 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Christopher Coleman denied new trial Coleman, convicted of strangling family, wants new trial http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/coleman-convicted-strangling-family-wants-new-trial <p>Christopher Coleman, the southwestern Illinois man <a href="http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/coleman-guilty-murders">convicted of strangling his wife and their two sons</a>, has asked a judge to set aside his conviction and give him a new trial.</p> Fri, 03 Jun 2011 18:39:34 +0000 The Associated Press & Kelsey Proud 1360 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Coleman, convicted of strangling family, wants new trial Judge sentences Coleman to life in prison without parole http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/judge-sentences-coleman-life-prison-without-parole <p><strong>Updated 1:49 p.m. with sentence decision:</strong></p><p>Christopher Coleman has been sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole, the Belleville News-Democrat <a href="http://www.bnd.com/2011/05/09/1701976/chris-coleman-death-penalty-hearing.html">reports</a>.</p><p><strong>Original Story:</strong></p><p>At 1 p.m. today, Circuit Judge Milton Wharton will decide the fate of Christopher Coleman, the Belleville News-Democrat <a href="http://www.bnd.com/2011/05/09/1701976/chris-coleman-death-penalty-hearing.html">reports</a>.</p> Mon, 09 May 2011 17:19:42 +0000 Kelsey Proud 1197 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Judge sentences Coleman to life in prison without parole Jurors say Coleman eligible for death sentence http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/jurors-say-coleman-eligible-death-sentence <p>The jury that convicted a southwestern Illinois man of murdering his wife and sons has decided he&#39;s eligible for the death penalty.</p><p>The jurors made that determination Friday as the sentencing phase of Christopher Coleman&#39;s trial began. The hearing to decide whether he should receive that penalty is expected to begin Monday.</p> Fri, 06 May 2011 18:30:29 +0000 The Associated Press 1191 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Jurors say Coleman eligible for death sentence