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UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 11, 2019

U.S. Supreme Court declines to hear appeal from former Spokane Police Chief Frank Straub

The nation’s highest court denied a request to look at the case of Frank Straub, who alleged wrongful termination in his ouster from city employ in September 2015. Straub was …

Former Bing manager sues for wrongful termination

Former Bing Crosby Theater general manager Michael Smith has filed a lawsuit alleging he was denied overtime pay and wrongfully fired when he refused to perform illegal activities.

Texas Supreme Court denies WSU coach Leach’s appeal

LUBBOCK, Texas — The Texas Supreme Court on Friday denied Mike Leach’s appeal in his wrongful termination lawsuit against Texas Tech.

UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 4, 2011

Jury says Kirkpatrick wrongly fired detective; awards $700k

A jury has awarded more than $700,000 to a Spokane police detective they say was wrongly fired and retaliated against by Chief Anne Kirkpatrick.

Jurors get case against city, chief

Jurors will continue deliberations today to decide whether Spokane police Chief Anne Kirkpatrick “callously manipulated” her power to attack a 16-year department veteran, or showed strong leadership skills with a …

Judge orders evidence in ‘dysfunctional’ case

The city of Spokane must produce emails regarding its contract with a police department psychologist as part of preparation for a wrongful termination lawsuit filed by a detective, a judge …