Stories by Alan Scher Zagier

Monday, Dec. 28, 2015

Big business lures former law enforcers

COLLINSVILLE, Ill. - With fewer than 4,000 approved patients, the nascent medical marijuana business in Illinois is off to a slow start.
By Alan Scher Zagier

Friday, May 16, 2014

Former executive loses suit against Anheuser-Busch

ST. LOUIS - Anheuser-Busch did not discriminate against a former executive by paying her significantly less than a male predecessor, a jury in St. Louis decided Friday.
By Alan Scher Zagier

Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014

Schools face more pressure to investigate sexual assault cases

Colleges and universities are facing more and more pressure to fully investigate sexual assault cases.
By Alan Scher Zagier

Sunday, Sept. 1, 2013

Campaign to end unpaid internships heads to campus

A nascent campaign against the use of unpaid interns is taking aim at what critics call some of the practice's biggest enablers: colleges that steer students into such programs in exchange for ...
By Alan Scher Zagier

Monday, Oct. 24, 2011

Athletes push NCAA reform

A petition signed by more than 300 major football and men's basketball players calls for some of the revenue to fatten scholarships and cover all the costs of getting a degree, with athletes ...
By Alan Scher Zagier

Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2011

Ga. grandfather's murder trial begins

The trial of a 66-year-old Georgia grandfather charged with killing a Missouri waitress nearly 35 years ago began Wednesday with prosecutors facing a case without proof that the missing woman died.
By Alan Scher Zagier
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Augusta man sues city, sheriff officers over alleged tasing
An Augusta man who said he suffered a skull fracture after being tased in jail has filed suit against Augusta and two Richmond County sheriff's officers.