UPDATE: Suit Over Homeless Shelter in Former Weed Control Building WithdrawnBuilding will close by June 5.
New Life Evangelistic Center No Reprieve, Arch City Defenders File SuitJudge Refused a Stay to Keep NLEC Open
Stenger Defends Charges Against Ferguson ProtestersCounty Executive does not believe charges filed a year after arrests give county a black eye.
New Judge Sits Behind Ferguson BenchState appeals judge Roy Richter introduced himself to defendants, first, by lowering many fines, putting them in line with what the state and county charge.
Charlie Brennan - September 9 - NFL's Ray Rice and Domestic Abuse; Richard Mark of Ameren; Thomas Harvey, Prof. John Ammann; Judge Frank Vatterott; Michael Gillani and Brad Wiley of LoanCaddieCharlie and Debbie with Karen Kirk of Lydia's House, and with Thomas Harvey of City Arch Defenders and SLU Law School Prof. John Ammann. Charlie talks with Ameren Illinois President and CEO Richard Mark; with Municipal Court Judge Frank Vatterott; and with Michael Gillani and Brad Wiley of Loan Caddie.
Group Asking for Clarification of Courts' Ability to Lower Traffic Fines Based on IncomeSaying it would help low-income violators - and the cities they owe money to - a group of local law professors is asking the Missouri Supreme Court to make it clear that it is okay for municipal courts to lower traffic fines based on income.
Charlie Brennan - Friday, August 22 - Jay Leno, NBC "Tonight Show" SuperstarCharlie talks with Jay Leno, former host of NBC-TV's "The Tonight Show" about the Ferguson MO shooting, the life of Robin Williams and his upcoming trip to St. Louis. Charlei and Debbie talk with Thomas Harvey of Arch City Defenders, who have another perspective on anger in the community.
Minor Legal Issues Pose Major Barriers For Poor, HomelessA group of St. Louis attorneys says the old adage "do the crime, do the time" doesn't always make sense.