Surgeon Wins $15M Verdict in Biased Investigation of Sexual Misconduct Complaints at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Philadelphia, PA – In a recent case at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital (TJ), a surgeon was awarded a substantial $15 million in a sex bias lawsuit. The surgeon, who remains unnamed, was accused of sexual misconduct by a student and medical resident at TJ, leading to a Title IX complaint against the surgeon. Following the complaint, an investigation was carried out by an external law firm, and during the subsequent legal proceedings, the court ordered the release of the investigation report, albeit with permissible redactions for attorney-client privilege. According to the plaintiff, the investigation into … Read more

Swift Jury Decision: Jefferson City Man Convicted of Armed Credit Union Robbery in Record Time

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – In a swift verdict, a federal jury convicted Tre Joseph Connor, a 29-year-old resident of Jefferson City, for armed robbery of a credit union. The prosecution alleged that Connor entered the River Region Credit Union on West Truman Boulevard last year, wielding a 9-millimeter pistol, and successfully stole over $117,000. The jury reached its decision within a mere two-and-a-half hours. Connor is now facing a potential sentence of a minimum of seven years in prison, which could extend to a life sentence without the possibility of parole. To gain a deeper … Read more

Sexual Harassment Trial for Jefferson County Justice of the Peace Delayed as Prosecutors Seek New Indictment

BEAUMONT, Texas – The trial date for a Jefferson County justice of the peace accused of sexual harassment of an employee has been postponed. Jefferson County Precinct Eight Justice of the Peace, Tom Gillam III, was scheduled to stand trial on March 6, 2024. However, prosecutors are now seeking a new indictment, leading to the delay. Gillam, who has been suspended without pay since September 2023, is facing a charge of official oppression related to sexual harassment. During a pre-trial hearing on Wednesday in Jefferson County’s Criminal District Court, Defense attorney Layne Walker and special … Read more

Legal Battle Looms as Birmingham City Jail Files Lawsuit Against Jefferson County Sheriff

Birmingham, Alabama – A lawsuit has been filed against Jefferson County Sheriff Mark Pettway following a contentious situation involving the Birmingham City Jail. According to court documents, several individuals arrested by Birmingham police officers for on-sight violations were turned away from the Jefferson County Jail in October 2023. The arresting officers were informed that Sheriff Pettway had implemented a policy only accepting inmates with a warrant issued by a Jefferson County magistrate. Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin and Chief of Police Scott Thurmond engaged in conversations with Sheriff Pettway, ultimately confirming the restrictive policy. However, after … Read more