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Dispute settled over child-support fees
COVINGTON - Kenton County Attorney Garry Edmonson needed just three words Thursday to describe why he settled a dispute with former county attorney John Elfers over more than $1 million in delinquent child-support incentive fees.

Attorney asks court to toss Ole Miss coach Kennedy's suit
The lawyer for a witness in the misdemeanor assault case against Mississippi men's basketball coach Andy Kennedy wants a judge to dismiss Kennedy's defamation suit against his client.

Phil Taliaferro - Cincy Magazine
Why he's interesting: This accomplished attorney's closing arguments can draw a crowd. He has been making waves in Northern Kentucky since he was a copy boy at the Kentucky Enquirer at age 14, and has defended local police officers, school principals and Bengals players in high profile cases.

Cable firm must pay crash victim
COVINGTON - A federal jury awarded $6 million Wednesday to an Illinois woman who sued TKR Cable of Northern Kentucky over a traffic accident three years ago that killed her husband.

Jury Awards Ky. Teacher Nearly $34,000 In Lawsuit Against Student
A Kentucky teacher who won a $34,000 jury award after she sued a disruptive student for making death threats against her has drawn national attention for her legal counterattack on classroom disorder.

Land wanted by airport to cost $9.5M
BURLINGTON - A Boone County jury Friday awarded the Conner family of Hebron $9.5 million for 80 acres being taken by the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport for its new north/south runway.

Ky Verdicts: 'Kentucky Trial Court Review' for Mar. 2006
21 jury verdicts reported - 2 federal; 19 state courts. Three million dollar verdicts; 10 defense verdicts; 1 threshold verdict. Largest verdict reported was in federal court from a truck accident for $8,706,279.