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.
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