A three-judge panel of the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has affirmed the conviction of a co-defendant in the Brandon Barber money-laundering case. Circuit Judges Raymond Gruender of St. Louis, C. Arlen Beam of Lincoln, Neb., and Duane Benton of Kansas City, Mo., on Thursday affirmed the conviction and sentencing of James Van Doren.
A federal appeals court says drugs found in a car during a Nebraska traffic stop can be used as evidence, despite a U.S. Supreme Court ruling in April that said the search was unconstitutional. The 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals' action Thursday is the second time it has ruled against Dennys Rodriguez, who was stopped on a Nebraska highway in 2012 an […]
The 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals today allowing trial of a lawsuit over a 2008 fatal shooting by Morrilton police of a man suspected of taking a bottle of whiskey. Officer Clint Murray shot Jermell Thompson after he was reported to have driven away from a liquor store with a stolen half-gallon of Crown Royal.
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