July 17, 2013
A downtown Kansas City business owner told the Missouri Court of Appeals that she is upset she now must charge her customers a one cent sales tax to pay for the downtown streetcar project. The city’s attorney argued that the deadline for challenges to the plan had passed.
November 20, 2012
Said the cost of delaying the project outweighed the risk to farmers and others along the route whose property would be affected.
April 18, 2012
In a letter, a state lawyer said the costs of testing the trains are rising and that they do not meet federal accessibility standards for the disabled. A spokesperson for Talgo Inc. denied both points and warned the cancellation could lead to legal action.
April 17, 2012
The one-week delay reflects the timely submission from the Pre-Petition First Lien Agent, pursuant to Section 9.1 of the Prepetition First Lien Credit Agreement, of its intent to submit a Credit Bid under Section 363 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code.
July 6, 2011
Kin Yiu Cheung was set to appear in a Virginia court Wednesday on charges stemming from the crash on Interstate 95 that killed four passengers and injured dozens. He is charged with four felony counts of involuntary manslaughter, facing up to 10 years in prison for each count.
June 14, 2011
On Friday, L.A. County Superior Court Judge Robert J. Perry ruled Mehserle, who was sentenced last November, should be released because of credits for time served and good behavior.
December 6, 2010
Johannes Mehserle was convicted for involuntary manslaughter, instead of murder, in the racially-charged case, which triggered a wave of looting and destruction in Oakland in July. His two-year sentence touched off more angry protests in November.
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