Selfishly, the breaking news forced me to adjust my long-planned enterprise story on the sports wagering market in Illinois. This allowed market leaders like DraftKings and FanDuel, which both partnered with casinos, essentially unfettered access to the Illinois market.
Other security features – bag checks, metal detectors, an armed guard presence – are additional deterrents which could improve the casino’s ability to confine and respond to an active situation. They won’t prevent every crime, but they do prevent some of the more rational-minded and less desperate from acting, as they increase the likelihood a criminal will be caught if they make it past the security guards. Seattle police are seeking the public’s help in identifying four south Seattle pawn shop robbery suspects.
Even as the government was thoroughly corrupt in the mid 20th century, it maintained a high standard of living for its citizens because industry remained. The lack of tax dollars linked with industry is the crucial element which destroyed effective governance.
Currently, 22 firefighters are scheduled to be laid off by May 2013. The department now has 18 Captains, 18 Lieutenants, and 17 Firefighters. In the early 1990s, archeological surveys and excavations prior to construction of I55/70 revealed evidence of important prehistoric structures in the East St. Louis area.
Patron sues Casino Queen over injuries during armed robbery
Created by a group of railroad men, meat packers, and livestock operators, the stockyards complex, including the National Hotel and Exchange Building, cost one and a half million dollars. Three major meat processors, Swift, Armour, and Hunter, operated in the East St. Louis region incorporated as National City. Each employed thousands of workers, leading to the city’s nickname “Hog Capital of the Nation”. Tensions among laborers led to a race riot in 1917 in which 100 or more blacks were killed, neighborhoods were burned, and thousands were left homeless. Casino Queen’s actions fall within the scope of Missouri’s long-arm statute. In addition, the exercise of personal jurisdiction over Casino Queen by a Missouri court comports with the requirements of due process. Accordingly, we reverse the district court’s order dismissing the case for lack of personal jurisdiction and remand to the district court for further proceedings.