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FCC to Phone Companies: You Can Stop Unwanted Robocalls

Tired of automated phone calls urging you to vote for a certain candidate or pitching you a cruise vacation? You can now tell your phone company that federal regulators say it’s OK to block them.

06/18/2015

"Slugerrr" the Kansas City Royals mascot performs during Game Two of the 2014 World Series against the San Francisco Giants at Kauffman Stadium on October 22, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri.  (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Jurors Hear Testimony in Civil Case Against Royals, Mascot

Jurors are hearing testimony in a lawsuit against the Kansas City Royals by a Kansas man who was struck in the eye by a foil-wrapped hotdog flung by the team’s mascot.

06/17/2015

West Lake Landfill opponents celebrate on June 16, 2015. (Kevin Killeen/KMOX)

Judge Tells Republic Services to Keep Landfill Fire Data Flowing

The owners of the burning Bridgeton Landfill have agreed to continue providing carbon monoxide data to the state on a monthly basis to help emergency planners understand the proximity of the fire to the nearby nuclear waste in the West Lake Landfill.

06/16/2015

SALISBURY, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 27:  The Magna Carta in Salisbury Cathedral's Cloisters and Chapter House is seen on February 27, 2015 in Salisbury, England. To celebrate the 800th anniversary of the historic charter, Salisbury Cathedral - which boasts to have the best preserved of the four originals - is opening a new interactive exhibition which tells the story of its creation and enduring legacy.  (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

800-Year-Old Magna Carta Basis of Missouri Lawsuit

History lives on – 800 years ago today, King John of England signed Magna Carta, putting the law above the king, and also promising something else that is the subject of an ongoing lawsuit in Missouri.

06/15/2015

Brownie the dog (Photo courtesy of Stray Rescue)

Stray Rescue Founder Pushes Forward Seeking ‘Justice for Brownie’

St. Louis Circuit Attorney Jennifer Joyce should expect a visit from Stray Rescue’s Randy Grim this week. He will demand what he calls, “Justice For Brownie.”

06/15/2015

Bridgeton Sanitary Landfill Photo: KMOX/Kevin Killeen

Koster Fights for Control Over Burning Bridgeton Landfill Data

At issue in the case is carbon monoxide data from the north quarry that emergency planners claim is vital to map the exact whereabouts of the moving underground fire.

06/15/2015

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Judge Blocks Gun-Rights Group from Saint Louis Zoo

Circuit Court Judge Joan Moriarty issued a temporary restraining order against Jeffry Smith of Cincinnati, or anyone acting with him, from entering zoo property in possession of a firearm or any other lethal weapon – whether open or concealed.

06/12/2015

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UPDATED: Zoo Takes Legal Action to Block Gun Protesters

Missouri laws may not allow police to keep the protest outside the Saint Louis Zoo’s walls.

06/12/2015

CHICAGO, IL - JUNE 09:  Former Republican Speaker of the House Dennis Hastert fights his way through the press as he arrives for his arraignment at the Dirksen Federal Courthouse on June 9, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois. Hastert was in court to answer charges that he knowingly lied to the FBI and intentionally evaded federal reporting requirements involving bank transactions. Hastert is alleged to have withdrawn more than $1.5 million dollars in several installments from bank accounts to make payments to an "Individual A" to cover-up sexual abuse that reportedly took place when Hastert was a teacher and wrestling coach at Yorkville High School. Since Hastert was charged, other reports of sexual abuse by Hastert have surfaced.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Hastert Makes 1st Court Appearance in Hush-Money Case

Dennis Hastert appeared in court Tuesday for the first time since he was indicted, pleading not guilty to charges that he violated banking rules and lied to the FBI in a scheme to pay $3.5 million in hush money to conceal misconduct from his days as a high school teacher.

06/09/2015

Jeffrey Williams (St. Louis County Police photo)

Ferguson Police Officer Shooting Suspect Pleads Not Guilty to All Counts

Williams’ attorney, Jerryl Christmas, who appeared with him today in St. Louis County Circuit Court, tells KMOX News his client is innocent, and the allegations of the shootings are physically impossible for his client to have pulled off.

06/03/2015

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