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Mississippi To Pay $500,000 to Man Wrongfully Imprisoned for 23 Years

Mississippi To Pay $500,000 to Man Wrongfully Imprisoned for 23 Years

A judge ordered the state of Mississippi to pay $500,000 to a man wrongfully imprisoned for nearly a quarter-century. The order included a $50,000 payment to Curtis Flowers’ attorneys.
Flowers was tried six times in a 1996 quadruple murder case. After spending years on Death Row,...


Portland to Pay $2 Million to Family of Suspect Killed by Police

Portland to Pay $2 Million to Family of Suspect Killed by Police

Four years ago, Quanice Hayes, 17, was shot and killed by Portland police. He was a suspect in an armed robbery and carjacking at the time. In February 2021, Deputy City Attorney Daniel Simon announced a settlement in the lawsuit against the city filed by Hayes’ family. They will receive $1.5...




Cop Sexually Abused Gas Station Worker

Cop Sexually Abused Gas Station Worker

Were You Sexually Abused By a Police Officer? Ever drive by a convenience store and see a police car parked outside? Cops love hot coffee, fast service and the later hours offered at most convenience stores. The owners and employees of those stations like having cops around because it deters...