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Man Charged in Ferguson Arson

Antonio Whiteside, 26, is charged with fire at Ferguson Market.

02/12/2015

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Bosnian Immigrants Plead Not Guilty in Terror Financing Case

An immigrant couple from Bosnia pleaded not guilty Wednesday to federal charges of funneling money and military supplies to extremist groups in Iraq and Syria.

02/12/2015

St. Louis Circut Attorney Jennifer Joyce tells reporters the specifics of a new law that will deal with drunk drivers in St. Louis on December 30, 2013. UPI/Bill Greenblatt

St. Louis Prosecutor Calls for End to Early Parole for Violent Gun Offenders

“It doesn’t make sense to me to let somebody out early on a gun crime, and I think we have to take a tougher approach to that,” Circuit Attorney Jennifer Joyce says.

02/10/2015

Bob Mcculloch takes the oath of office as the St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney  in Clayton, Missouri on January 1, 2015. UPI/Bill Greenblatt

McCulloch Visit Divides SLU Law School

A law school lecture by St. Louis County prosecutor Bob McCulloch is drawing criticism from some Saint Louis University students and professors who object to his handling of the fatal Ferguson police shooting investigation.

02/09/2015

Sunset Hills Mayor Mark Furrer (KMOX file photo)

Jury Trial Date Set for Sunset Hills Mayor to Face Felony Charges

Not backing down and not making a deal, the mayor of Sunset Hills now has a court date to fight allegations that he sideswiped a cyclist with his car.

02/09/2015

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Supporters Plan Push for ‘Isaiah’s Law’

State lawmaker proposes measure that would protect parents if they want a second opinion about their child’s medical care.

02/09/2015

St. Louis Circut Attorney Jennifer Joyce tells reporters the specifics of a new law that will deal with drunk drivers in St. Louis on December 30, 2013. UPI/Bill Greenblatt

St. Louis Man’s Long Journey to Jail and Back

St. Louis City Circuit Attorney Jennifer Joyce tells the story of Cornelius Anderson.

02/06/2015

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No One is Above the Law – Especially Tax Law

Destry Marcotte, 48, was trying to call himself a “sovereign citizen,” and as such was filing claims that the IRS owed him $600,000.

02/05/2015

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St. Louis Mayor Slay Meets with Judges About Stricter Sentences

St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay says at least some judges are hearing his concerns – stricter sentences for violent offenders is what he wants to see.

02/04/2015

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UPDATED: Ferguson Ban on Lady Liberty Tax Costumes Not New

Greeters this year are dressed in regular clothes, holding “Honk Freedom Honk” signs.

02/03/2015

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