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Shooter Ruins Wedding Ceremony In Arkansas

I woke this morning to find another tragic story making the headlines in Arkansas. How can people do things like this? According to AP, a stranger shot the bride and groom along with two other…

Shannon Weidemann

Wrongful Death Lawsuit Filed Against Man Accused of Murder In Illinois

A man that has been charged with the first degree murder of his wife is now facing a civil trial as well. The woman’s sister has filed a wrongful death lawsuit in DuPage County Circuit Court. Prosecutors allege that the successful Naperville financial adviser slipped his 42-year-old wife the date-rape drug GHB so she would be unable to resist his attack when he fatally smothered her body with…

Shannon Weidemann

Child Killed on Carnival Ride in Hope

A boy and his mother were riding a carnival ride when they were thrown from the ride and then hit by cars from the ride. They were both taken to a local hospital. The 7-year-old boy was transferred to Arkansas Children’s Hospital in Little Rock. He died from his injuries at the hospital. The operator of the ride, Dewayne Mathis of Hope, said the accident occurred about a minute into the…

Shannon Weidemann

Wrongful Death Suit Filed in Eells Death

The family of Billie Joe Burton have sued KATV in Little Rock for wrongful death after she was killed last year in a car accident on Interstate 40. Paul Eells, the football broadcaster, was driving the KATV car that hit Burton’s car. Both Burton and Eells died in the crash. His car crossed the center median of the interstate.In its response Thursday, the television station denied negligence….

Shannon Weidemann

Parents Allowed to File Wrongful Death Suit Past Statute of Limitations

The parents of a 16-year-old girl are able to file a wrongful death lawsuit six years after she was killed despite the statute of limitations running out. A Judge has ruled that due to the investigation being ongoing and the driver of the car being unknown that the statute does not apply. The plaintiffs learned the defendant’s identity when he was indicted on March 4, 2002. They brought a…

Staff Writer

Wrongful Death Lawsuit Jurors Tour Accident Site

Jurors in a wrongful death lawsuit toured the facility yesterday where a teenager died when he was crushed by a recycling paper and cardboard baler. Jordan Dalrymple was on his next-to-last day on the job at Jefferson County Landfill and Recycling Center in Pine Bluff when he was trying to clear a jammed conveyor belt on the baler and fell into the hopper where the machine’s compactor crushed…