St. Louis Police Chief Sam Dotson (KMOX file photo)

Judges New Gun Docket Gives Out More Probation Than Prison Time

New numbers on the Armed Offenders Docket for 2014 show judges here gave out more mercy than prison time.

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Ferguson Hires Lawyer to Negotiate with DOJ

Ferguson released only a brief statement confirming it has hired prominent Illinois attorney Daniel K. Webb to negotiate with the Justice Department on the consent decree.


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Man Charged in Shooting Officers in Ferguson Discusses It In Jail Audio

The attorney for the man accused of shooting two police officers during a demonstration in Ferguson expressed surprise Wednesday at audio of jail telephone calls in which his client appears to confess.


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Former St. Louis City Police Officer Charged with Aiding Drug Dealer

A former St. Louis city officer is accused of giving a 12-inch shotgun to a man storing crack cocaine and marijuana at a house in the 3800 block of Cottage Avenue.



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.


A doctor points to an autopsy diagram showing where the gun shots hit Michael Brown during a press conference at the Greater St. Marks Family Church on August 18, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. (credit:  Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Lawsuit Seeks Records Related To Missouri Shooting

An attorneys’ group is suing to try to get police records about the fatal shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson.


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STL’s Joe Larrew a Super Bowl Official

Local attorney and municipal judge in Bridgeton to serve as side judge for 49ers vs. Ravens.


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Woman Charged In Lebanon Bank Heist

Bright green flip-flops found in suspect’s trash.



Relatives Of Woman Who Died In Police Custody Hire Attorney

Autopsy shows blood clots caused Anna Brown’s death following her arrest at area hospital.


Gibbons: Madison County In Grip Of Heroin “Epidemic”

Nine heroin deaths in ’09; 26 last year.