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Mo. Legislation Tables ‘Granny Cam’ Bill

Illinois lawmakers move forward with their “Granny Cam” bill for nursing homes, legislation in Missouri seems to be moving in the opposite direction.

8 hours ago

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Bill Proposal Prompts for Cameras in Nursing Homes

Nursing home patients in Missouri could have an additional line of defense under a new bill moving through the House.

04/09/2015

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HIPAA, Wiretapping Laws Pose Legal Questions for Nursing Home Cameras

The fact that the systems would be controlled over the Internet has also raised concerns about hackers.

03/09/2015

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Former Chief Fitch Sees Lose-Lose Scenario for Ferguson with DOJ Action

“It will either bankrupt them by having to fight it, or it will bankrupt them by having to comply with it,” says former St. Louis County Police Chief Tim Fitch.

03/03/2015

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Lawmaker Pushes for Cameras in Nursing Homes to Prevent Abuse, Neglect

A St. Louis-area woman says she would have put a camera in her husband’s nursing home room had she known what she knows now.

02/19/2015

Krista McCormick, NPLEx account manager with Appriss, explains how the national computer database works to block the excessive sale of products containing pseudoephedrine to meth producers during a training session for Metro-East law enforcers. (KMOX/Brett Blume)

NPLEx Database Keeps Meth-Making ‘Smurfs’ at Bay

NPLEx can block purchases if buyer has exceeded amount within certain time limit.

02/12/2015

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Local Anti-Heroin Super Bowl Commercial May Soon Go National

“This very cheerful-sounding song, juxtaposed with these horrifying images – we knew it was going to upset people, and we knew we were taking a risk, but we felt like it was a risk worth taking because nothing else has worked.”

02/03/2015

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Festus Man Charged with Abuse in Infant’s Death

Cody Bunch was arrested and charged with one count of abuse of a child-resulting in death.

02/02/2015

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Retired Priest Suspended After Sexual Abuse Allegation

St. Louis Archbishop Robert Carlson announced the suspension of retired priest Father John Ghio.

10/21/2014

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Attorney: ‘We Get Domestic Violence Cases on a Regular Basis’

The issue of violence between intimate partners is getting a fresh look with the numerous cases of abuse among NFL players.

09/19/2014

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