Family of Man Killed in Wyoming Police Shooting Sues City and Officers for Wrongful Death and Excessive Force

WYOMING, Ohio – The city of Wyoming and the officers involved are facing a lawsuit from the family of a 28-year-old man who was killed during a shooting involving the police last year. Joe Frasure Jr. was fatally shot in January 2023 when Wyoming police officers responded to a burglary call. Frasure’s parents filed the lawsuit in federal court, alleging excessive force, wrongful death, and lack of police training as contributing factors to their son’s tragic demise. They firmly assert that Frasure was never seen committing a crime or possessing a weapon and believe that … Read more

Woman Faces Trial for Alleged Murder of Good Samaritan Who Broke Up Fight

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The trial of La’Niha Banks, the woman accused of the murder of LaTionna Johnson in May 2023, commenced on Monday with the start of jury selection. According to police, Johnson was shot by Banks on May 20, shortly after she had intervened in a parking lot altercation between two acquaintances. As Johnson began to drive away, an assailant fired at her vehicle, striking her. She succumbed to her injuries several days later, leaving behind a 6-month-old daughter. The Wichita Police Department revealed that Banks was one of the individuals involved in … Read more

Supreme Court Questions Legality of Florida and Texas Laws Restricting Social Media Platform Policies

WASHINGTON D.C. – The U.S. Supreme Court expressed doubts on Monday regarding the constitutionality of laws in Florida and Texas that prohibit social media platforms from removing content or users based on viewpoint. However, the justices appeared to struggle in deciding whether these laws infringe on free speech rights. Both Florida and Texas passed laws last year that aimed to regulate how social media companies moderate content on their platforms. These laws were seen as a response to the perception that conservative voices were being unfairly censored by tech giants such as Facebook and Twitter. … Read more

Oregon Supreme Court Overturns $10 Million Punitive Damages Award in Landlord Negligence Case

PORTLAND, Ore. – In a groundbreaking premises liability case, a tenant at an apartment complex in Portland, Oregon alleged that he suffered a serious knee injury when a concrete walkway collapsed beneath him. The tenant, seeking damages for the physical and emotional harm he endured, sued the landlord for negligence. The case, known as Trebelhorn v. Prime Wimbledon SPE, LLC, reached the Oregon Supreme Court, resulting in a significant ruling that could impact similar cases in the future. The tenant, who underwent surgery for a meniscal tear caused by the incident, demanded $45,000 for economic … Read more