Lawsuit

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November 07, 2019 - 7:59 pm
An employee of a Kansas City area restaurant chain alleges in a lawsuit that he was forced out after telling a manager that he had been diagnosed with HIV. Armando Gutierrez filed the lawsuit Tuesday in federal court. It says he had been working as a serving for a year at The Big Biscuit restaurant...
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November 04, 2019 - 9:11 pm
Relatives of a Kansas man who was fatally shot by a police officer have settled a wrongful death and civil rights lawsuit for $1 million. The settlement was announced on Monday for the family of Antonio Garcia Jr. Garcia was killed by a Leavenworth officer on July 11, 2017, while sitting in a car...
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October 29, 2019 - 9:00 pm
Wichita Mayoral Candidate Brandon Whipple has filed a defamation lawsuit against a man who he says produced and released a campaign commercial accusing him of sexual harassment. The lawsuit says an LLC was formed in New Mexico, which hired a Wichita production company run by Matthew Colborn to...
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October 24, 2019 - 11:03 pm
The police officer who shot Andrew Finch, during what turned out to be a swatting call in 2017, is now suing the City of Wichita. The lawsuit was filed by Justin Rapp late Thursday afternoon for breach of contract. In the lawsuit, Rapp claims he was kept on restricted duty after he had been cleared...
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October 24, 2019 - 7:53 pm
A lawsuit alleges that a Kansas student was allowed to stay in school after sexually assaulting a classmate, even though he was facing charges for other sex crimes. A father filed the lawsuit Tuesday in federal court. The suit says the Royal Valley School District was aware that the student already...
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October 07, 2019 - 10:13 pm
The union representing Southwest Airlines pilots is suing Boeing, saying its pilots are losing money because the company rushed an unsafe plane into service only to have the 737 Max grounded after two deadly crashes. The Southwest Airlines Pilots Association said in the lawsuit filed Monday that...
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September 24, 2019 - 6:52 pm
A Lawrence, Kansas, motorist who was shot by police claims in a lawsuit that officers used excessive force and the city doesn't properly train its police. Akira Lewis filed the lawsuit Friday against the city, the police department and its chief, and the two officers involved in the March 2018...
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September 11, 2019 - 8:52 pm
The Shawnee Mission School District will settle a lawsuit that alleged school officials didn't act when a student was repeatedly accused of sexual offenses before he assaulted a student in a middle school classroom. The amount of the settlement was not disclosed. The lawsuit claimed an eighth-grade...
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September 11, 2019 - 7:50 pm
The National Rifle Association sued San Francisco on Monday over the city's recent declaration that the gun-rights lobby is a "domestic terrorist organization." The lawsuit, filed in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, accuses city officials of violating the gun lobby's...
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September 09, 2019 - 8:49 pm
The Kansas and Missouri affiliates of the American Civil Liberties Union have sued the Federal Bureau of Prisons on behalf of an inmate they claim could die without a drug used to treat his opioid addiction. A hearing is set for Wednesday in Kansas City, Kansas, on whether to order officials to...
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