Chesterfield city council votes to censure mayor

CHESTERFIELD, Mo. (AP) – The city council in the St. Louis suburb of Chesterfield has voted unanimously to censure the mayor for what it calls inappropriate and abusive language in conversations with city officials. Some members of the council praised Mayor Bob Nation Wednesday night for his fiscal leadership, but still voted for the censure,…

Chesterfield City Council Censures Mayor

Chesterfield, MO  (KTRS)  Chesterfield’s mayor is being scolded for his language. The Chesterfield City Council voted unanimously Wednesday night to censure Mayor Bob Nation for what it calls inappropriate and abusive language in conversations with city officials. Nation is accused of using “hostile and intimidating language” during private discussions with the town’s economic development director…

Illinois Supreme Court again rejects $10B cigarette verdict

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) – A divided Illinois Supreme Court has again rejected a $10.1 billion class-action judgment against cigarette maker Phillip Morris over its marketing of “low-tar” tobacco products. The 4-2 ruling released Wednesday vacates a 2014 decision by Illinois’ 5th District Appellate Court to reinstate the Madison County verdict. The state Supreme Court first…