Local

November 12, 2013 2:04 PM

Missouri appeals court affirms ruling in priest abuse civil case

The Kansas City Catholic diocese cannot be liable for the actions of a priest alleged to have sexually abused a boy away from church property, an appeals court ruled Tuesday. In the lawsuit, the plaintiff had alleged that the Rev. Michael Tierney had abused him twice in the early 1970s,

Related content

Comments

Videos

More Videos

Ride with Yael Abouhalkah behind a Kansas City streetcar 03:46

Ride with Yael Abouhalkah behind a Kansas City streetcar

Kansas City's first food truck hub draws hundreds for grand opening 01:50

Kansas City's first food truck hub draws hundreds for grand opening

Truckers are looking out for sex trafficking 02:02

Truckers are looking out for sex trafficking

Family marks nine years Kara Kopetsky's disappearance 00:28

Family marks nine years Kara Kopetsky's disappearance

Pull a Plane raises money for Ronald McDonald House Charities of Kansas City 01:39

Pull a Plane raises money for Ronald McDonald House Charities of Kansas City

Taylor: 'I'm not embarrassed, I'm not afraid' 02:20

Taylor: 'I'm not embarrassed, I'm not afraid'

Finding the mentally ill a home 03:16

Finding the mentally ill a home

KC Streetcar advocates talk about the positives for the transit system 03:49

KC Streetcar advocates talk about the positives for the transit system

Ferrari 430 Scuderia goes from 0 to $218,000 in 2 minutes 02:09

Ferrari 430 Scuderia goes from 0 to $218,000 in 2 minutes

Embezzler's Ford GT brings $285,000 at auction 01:04

Embezzler's Ford GT brings $285,000 at auction

Special ride on the new KC streetcar 00:59

Special ride on the new KC streetcar

KCK firefighters quickly extinguish smoky blaze 01:16

KCK firefighters quickly extinguish smoky blaze

Share Video

Editor's Choice Videos