News

October 31, 2007 3:05 PM

Church, family must pay almost $11 million for funeral protest

Members of the Westboro Baptist Church caused emotional distress to the father of a Maryland Marine killed in Iraq by picketing his funeral and must pay $2.9 million in damages, a jury found Wednesday.

Related content

Comments

Videos

More Videos

Watch Boise State’s Las Vegas Bowl trophy presentation 4:20

Watch Boise State’s Las Vegas Bowl trophy presentation

Here's how the Broncos' star linebacker celebrated a victory in Vegas 0:42

Here's how the Broncos' star linebacker celebrated a victory in Vegas

She's not even a year old, but she has already taken on the slopes at Bogus Basin 2:36

She's not even a year old, but she has already taken on the slopes at Bogus Basin

'No workplace is immune' to harassment, says former state worker behind tort claim 2:33

'No workplace is immune' to harassment, says former state worker behind tort claim

Leighton Vander Esch and Cedrick Wilson discuss Boise State's win over Oregon in the Las Vegas Bowl 7:59

Leighton Vander Esch and Cedrick Wilson discuss Boise State's win over Oregon in the Las Vegas Bowl

A 'perfect' wedding at St. Luke's Magic Valley 3:22

A 'perfect' wedding at St. Luke's Magic Valley

13th human foot washes up on British Columbia coast 0:49

13th human foot washes up on British Columbia coast

Valley County's new coroner says Idaho laws on handling bodies are vague 1:12

Valley County's new coroner says Idaho laws on handling bodies are vague

Her dad went to Korea when she was 2. She's 69 and he is still missing. 2:12

Her dad went to Korea when she was 2. She's 69 and he is still missing.

Boise State coach Bryan Harsin on Las Vegas Bowl win over Oregon 7:47

Boise State coach Bryan Harsin on Las Vegas Bowl win over Oregon

  • Zachary wanted a tyrannosaurus rex bicycle. 'He's getting exactly what he asked for.'

    Boise Bicycle Project youth educator Adam Smith tells the story of one boy who got a dream bike at the Christmas bike giveaway.