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St. Louis County Drug Task Force Accused of Violating State Law

Show-Me Cannabis allegation: By state law, the St. Louis County Drug Task Force can only receive state funding if it has an oversight board. A Sunshine Law request for minutes of oversight board meetings was answered with “no such documents exist.”

01/26/2015

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Police Killings Prompt Array of Bills in State Legislatures

With legislatures convening across the country, lawmakers are moving quickly to respond to one of the biggest stories of the past year, the police killings of unarmed residents in Missouri, New York and elsewhere.

01/14/2015

LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 30:  Author Larry Flynt attends the 16th Annual Los Angeles Times Festival of Books - Day 1 at USC on April 30, 2011 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by David Livingston/Getty Images)

Larry Flynt Appeals Exclusion from Execution Case

Attorneys say ruling could impact all Americans.

01/14/2015

Beth Maloney, attorney and author of Childhood Interrupted and Saving Sammy

Author and Attorney: Medical Kidnapping of Children is Very Real

“You go into the emergency room, you really bare your soul … All that information is used against you,” says Beth Maloney.

01/14/2015

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Expert Questions Why Missouri Teen Remains in State Custody

“Isaiah currently is doing really quite poorly medically even though Michelle, his mom, has had only closely supervised access to him.” – Dr. Marc Feldman

01/13/2015

Dawn Chapman of the West Lake Mom's group and her daughter Sophie. Photo: KMOX/Kevin Killeen

Residents Want More Testing at West Lake Landfill

Owner Republic Services says it feels latest round sought by state is unnecessary.

01/12/2015

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.

01/03/2015

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

01/02/2015

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Cyberbullies Beware, Illinois Schools Have New Law

Some districts like Edwardsville were already following guidelines

01/02/2015

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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.

12/22/2014