UPDATE: Columbia man gets settlement in wrongful conviction

Wednesday, August 11, 2010 | 11:30 a.m. CDT; updated 5:06 p.m. CDT, Wednesday, August 11, 2010

CAPE GIRARDEAU — A man who spent nearly 16 years in prison after being wrongfully convicted of murder has reached a settlement in a lawsuit filed against the southeast Missouri county that put him behind bars.