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Terry and Victoria Smith (KMOX file photos)

O’Fallon Parents Get Max for Caging Autistic Son

A St. Charles County judge has sentenced 45-year-old Terry Smith and his 44-year-old wife, Victoria, to seven years in prison and fined them $500.

05/29/2015

WASHINGTON - JANUARY 17:  U.S. Speaker of the House Dennis Hastert (R-IL) attends a press conference about the new legislative agenda at the Capitol January 17, 2005 in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Ex-House Speaker Hastert Indicted

Illinois Republican is accused of avoiding bank rules to pay hush money.

05/28/2015

A homeless person awaiting the set-up of a tent in north St. Louis County on Saturday, August 11, 2012. Rev. Larry Rice identified the woman as one who's planning to sleep at the encampment. (KMOX/Brad Choat)

Lawsuit: St. Louis Suburb’s Courts Violate Rights of Poor

A federal lawsuit accused the city of St. Ann of often unconstitutionally jailing homeless persons.

05/28/2015

Michael Brown Sr. and Lesley McSpadden will file a wrongful death lawsuit against the City of Ferguson and former police officer Darren Wilson. (Photo by FABRICE COFFRINI/AFP/Getty Images)

Suit Filed by Michael Brown’s Parents Moved to Federal Court

The suit against the city of Ferguson, former police chief Tom Jackson and Darren Wilson, the officer who shot Brown, was filed last month in state court. Jackson and Wilson filed to have the suit moved on grounds that it deals with constitutional issues.

05/28/2015

image courtesy: MMQB/Sports Illustrated

Lawmakers File Suit Over Stadium Proposal

Six in Jefferson City claim misuse of funds by Gov. Nixon in effort to keep NFL in St. Louis

05/27/2015

St. Louis developer Paul McKee. (KMOX/Kevin Killeen)

McKee Auctions Fetch Nearly $850,000

Developer reportedly selling assets to satisfy unpaid loan claims

05/18/2015

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Charges Filed For Early Voting Petition Fraud

Missouri Secretary of State Jason Kander says case dates back to 2014 statewide initiative push

05/18/2015

File photo of a person holding a cellphone. (Photo by Jean Sebastien/AFP/Getty)

Verizon Wireless, Sprint Settle Allegations of Bogus Charges

Illinois consumers who believe third-party vendors charged their cellphone bills phony fees can submit restitution claims after a $158 million settlement with Verizon Wireless and Sprint.

05/12/2015

A mug shot of Michael Johnson, provided by St. Charles Police.

Man on Trial in HIV Exposure Case Previously Tested Positive

A 23-year-old man accused of exposing other gay men to HIV while attending college in suburban St. Louis tested positive for the virus that causes AIDS two years earlier in Indiana.

05/12/2015

Neil Bruntrager, an attorney for the St. Louis Police Officers Association, warns aldermen not to include subpoena power in the plan for a civilian review board. (KMOX stock photo)

Police Union: Make Changes to Civilian Review Board or Face Lawsuit

The St. Louis Civilian Review Board that will investigate alleged wrongdoing by St. Louis police still faces the threat of a lawsuit from the police union.

05/11/2015

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