Former White House press secretary James Brady speaks as his son Scott looks on during a visit to the Brady Briefing Room at the White House March 30, 2011 in Washington, DC.Brady was left confined to a wheelchair in the attempted assassination of Former US President Ronald Reagan 30 years ago. Photo: AFP PHOTO/Mandel NGAN

No New Charges In Reagan Assassination Attempt

Centralia, Ill. native James Brady ultimately died from complications after taking a bullet in 1981 shooting.


Chris Coleman (IDOC photo)

Appeals Court Upholds Chris Coleman’s Convictions

Columbia, Ill. man serving life in prison for murders of wife and two sons



Cyberbullies Beware, Illinois Schools Have New Law

Some districts like Edwardsville were already following guidelines


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Municipal Court No-Shows Puzzle Court Administrators

Officials with several St. Louis County municipal courts say not only is the response to the month-long Holiday Amnesty program disappointing, but it may be having a negative impact on courts.


Booking photo of former St. Clair County Circuit Judge Michael Cook of Belleville.

William Cosby Acquitted in Murder Trial Do-Over

Initial conviction involved now-imprisoned St. Clair County Judge Michael Cook (pictured)



St. Louis Federal Appellate Judge Moving Up

Kermit Bye to assume senior status in April


Marcellus Williams (Missouri Dept. of Corrections photo)

Execution Set for ’98 St. Louis County Murder

Marcellus Williams to die by lethal injection on January 28, 2015


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Reporter Told to Leave St. Louis Municipal Court

A spokeswoman for Mayor Francis Slay said the request for the reporter to leave was a mistake.


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Law Students Want Exam Delays Due to Brown, Garner Protests

Georgetown, Harvard, Columbia students say they haven’t had time to get ready for finals.


St. Louis County Prosecutor Bob McCulloch. Photo: KMOX/Kevin Killeen

McCulloch, Slay Honored by Missouri Lawyers Weekly

Missouri Lawyers Weekly is out with its awards list, and legal work related to Ferguson is prominently featured.



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