John Severance News

Attorney to run for Newton County associate judge

By John Severance | Apr 9, 2017

NEOSHO — A trial attorney who has practiced law for 21 years is running for an associate judgeship in Newton County for the 2018 election.

Appeals court rules that utility rate hike can stand in Hillcrest Manor neighborhood

By John Severance | Apr 7, 2017

CAPE GIRARDEAU — Close to 250 customers in the Hillcrest Manor subdivision will have to pay utility rate hikes of $25 to $150 per month after a ruling was upheld by the Missouri Western District Court of Appeals.

Jury rules in favor of Johnson & Johnson in baby powder trial

By John Severance | Mar 29, 2017

ST. LOUIS — A St. Louis jury recently ruled in favor of Johnson & Johnson, rejecting a Tennessee woman’s claims that her use of its baby powder contributed to her ovarian cancer.

Election board commissioner appointee says money donated to Krewson campaign was returned

By John Severance | Mar 29, 2017

ST. LOUIS — In late February, about a week before the St. Louis mayoral Democratic primary, candidate Lyda Krewson received a donation from an unlikely source.

County prosecutor refiles stealing charge against St. Louis lawyer

By John Severance | Mar 24, 2017

CLAYTON — The case against against a St. Louis County lawyer, who is accused of stealing a court document from a file, has been going on for more than two years, and it has yet to be resolved.

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