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Missouri Governor Jay Nixon waves to friends before giving the annual State of the State address at the state capitol in Jefferson City, Missouri on January 21, 2015.    Photo by Bill Greenblatt/UPI

Gov. Nixon Signs Bill to Up Response to Child Sex Abuse

A new Missouri policy to require increased response to allegations of children sexually assaulting other minors was signed into law Wednesday by Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon.

07/08/2015

Rashad Edwards (Courtesy of SLMPD)

Probationer Charged with 1st-Degree Murder – Dotson Blames Judge

St. Louis Police Chief Sam Dotson is calling out Circuit Judge Margaret Neill after she issued a second probation to a gun felon who is now accused of shooting and killing a man just last week.

07/08/2015

Former Pine Lawn mayor Sylvester Caldwell. Photo courtesy of City of Pine Lawn.

Former Pine Lawn Mayor Pleads Guilty to Extortion Charges

Sylvester Caldwell pled guilty to extortion charges related to a towing company and a Pine Lawn convenience store.

07/06/2015

Bob McCulloch makes his remarks after taking the oath of office as the St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney  in Clayton, Missouri on January 1, 2015. McCulloch has been the Prosecuting Attorney for St. Louis County since 1991. UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Judge Tosses Bid for Probe of Prosecutor in Ferguson Case

St. Louis Circuit Judge Joseph Walsh III wrote in a 10-page ruling late last week that he reached what he called “the inescapable conclusion” that St. Louis County prosecutor Robert McCulloch “faithfully performed his duty” in connection with the grand jury.

07/06/2015

Justice

East St. Louis Paid Big Legal Fees to State Senator’s Firm

Belleville Democrat James Clayborne’s law office collected more than $775,000 in a year

07/05/2015

Photo/Madison County Illinois State's Attorney

Man Who Killed Baptist Minister Found Not Guilty

33 year old Terry Sedlacek shot and killed Pastor Fred Winters

07/02/2015

Pride Parade 2

Marriage Equality Celebrated at PrideFest Parade

Thousands turned out Sunday in St. Louis following Friday’s big Supreme Court decision

06/28/2015

WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 26:  A man holds a rainbow flag in support of same-sex marriage outside the U.S. Supreme Court June 26, 2015 in Washington, DC. The high court ruled that same-sex couples have the right to marry in all 50 states. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Missouri LGBT Equality Advocate: Gay Marriage Ruling ‘An Incredible Win’

St. Louis Catholic Archbishop Robert Carlson says the decision by the Supreme Court to effectively change the legal definition of marriage in the United States does not alter what he calls “the unassailable truth that marriage is.”

06/26/2015

WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 26:  Same-sex marriage supporters rejoice after the U.S Supreme Court hands down a ruling regarding same-sex marriage June 26, 2015 outside the Supreme Court in Washington, DC. The high court ruled that same-sex couples have the right to marry in all 50 states. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Supreme Court Extends Same-Sex Marriage Nationwide

The Supreme Court declared Friday that same-sex couples have a right to marry anywhere in the United States.

06/26/2015

This image taken March 31, 2014 in Washington, D.C., shows the home page for the HealthCare.gov internet site. (Photo: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Supreme Court Upholds Nationwide Healthcare Law Subsidies

The justices said in a 6-3 ruling that the subsidies that 8.7 million people currently receive to make insurance affordable do not depend on where they live, under the 2010 healthcare law.

06/25/2015

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