Legal

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More St. Louis-Area Courts Join In On Warrant Forgiveness Program

“We asked each court (in the city) to consider this fresh start at a meeting we had of all the judges last Friday,” Vatterott explained while speaking on KMOX’s Charlie Brennan Show. “We already have about 40 courts that have responded, so we’re pretty excited about it actually.”

08/25/2015

CHICAGO - MARCH 14:   Disgraced former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich before giving a news conference outside his home March 14, 2012 in Chicago. Blagojevich must report to a federal prison in Colorado by tomorrow, to start serving a 14-year term he received for his conviction on numerous counts of fraud and corruption including attempting to sell the vacant U.S. Senate seat held by then Senator Barack Obama. (Photo by Frank Polich/Getty Images)

Blagojevich Resentencing Can Proceed After Stay Refused

A federal court has denied a request by imprisoned former Gov. Rod Blagojevich to delay his resentencing while he asks the U.S. Supreme Court to hear his case.

08/24/2015

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Bud Brewer Balking At So-Called Queen Of Beer

She Beverage Company of California applied for trademark, and A.B. objects.

08/23/2015

Riders slow their horses after racing 5 furlongs on a sloppy track during the first race of the year at Fairmount Park in Collinsville, Illinois, on March 15, 2011. (Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt)

Fairmount Park Horse Owners and Trainers File Suit Against Horsemen’s Association

The suit seeks the ouster of president John Wainwright and executive director Lanny Brooks.

08/22/2015

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Do You Get a Refund? St. Louis Pays Back Red-Light Camera Tickets

The city halted the red-light camera program and dismissed pending cases.

08/20/2015

A demonstrator protesting the shooting death of Michael Brown is arrested by a National Guard troop and a police officer outside of the Ferguson Police Station November 28, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. Earlier today a small stretch of West Florissant Road was open back to motorist and residents living in the area as tension continue to still run high after Brown, a 18-year-old black male teenager was fatally wounded by Darren Wilson, a white Ferguson Police officer on August 9, 2014. A St. Louis County 12-member grand jury who reviewed evidence related to the shooting decided Monday not to indict Wilson with charges sparking riots through out Ferguson. (Photo by Joshua Lott/Getty Images)

Stenger Defends Charges Against Ferguson Protesters

County Executive does not believe charges filed a year after arrests give county a black eye.

08/19/2015

Red light camera warning sign, downtown St. Louis (KMOX)

Motorists Win in 3 Rulings on Traffic Cameras

In the St. Louis red light camera case, the high court ruled that the ordinance is unconstitutional because it shifts the burden of proof from the state to the vehicle owner to prove who was driving the car at the time of the alleged violation.

08/18/2015

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Judge Dismisses Governor from St. Louis Stadium Lawsuit

Cole County Circuit Judge Jon Beetem on Thursday also ordered the lawsuit to be transferred to St. Louis Circuit Court.

08/13/2015

Former University of Illinois chancellor Phyllis Wise

E-Mail Scandal Rocks University of Illinois

Several administrators accused of using private correspondence to hide from public view

08/07/2015

Members of the Ferguson Police Department wear body cameras during a rally August 30, 2014, in Ferguson, Missouri.  (Photo by Aaron P. Bernstein/Getty Images)

Legislative Reforms Lagging a Year After Michael Brown’s Death

The Wall Street Journal reports that other than a few successful bills on body cameras for police officers, most other measures have failed or stalled amid opposition from police unions and prosecutors.

08/06/2015

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