An attorney for a man sexually abused by a southwestern Illinois priest says his client soon will receive $6.3 million related to a lawsuit the man won against the Diocese of Belleville.
Mike Weilmuenster tells the Belleville News-Democrat that a court hearing Wednesday in St. Clair County could involve the payout to James Wisniewski of Champaign.
Missouri's Supreme Court has rejected one of several legal challenges to a series of trash districts in St. Louis County.
A lawsuit is seeking to strike down a proposed constitutional amendment allowing a photo identification mandate for Missouri voters.
The measure passed the Missouri General Assembly this session and is scheduled to go before voters in November 2012.
It would ask voters to amend the state Constitution and allow lawmakers to enact early voting laws and photo ID requirements.
The board of the Metropolitan Sewer District has approved a settlement with the federal government and a local environmental action group over violations of the Clean Water Act.
The state of Missouri was also a party to the 2007 lawsuit, but did not approve the settlement.
The agreement will, among other things, require MSD to:
The state of Missouri will receive nearly $1 million from a nationwide settlement over poorly manufactured drugs.
A spokeswoman for Attorney General Chris Koster says the state will return the money to a fund that funds consumer protections lawsuits.
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