Missouri Judge Stops Appointment of Nixon as Public DefenderAn order Thursday by Cole County Circuit Judge Patricia Joyce said only courts can appoint defenders.
Case Against Capitol Protesters Moves Forward in MissouriProsecutors are moving forward with a case against 23 clergy members arrested after participating in a Missouri Senate protest.
Deadline for Hastert to Report to Prison LoomsA judge ordered the 74-year-old Illinois Republican to enter prison no later than 2 p.m. Wednesday.
Illinois Records 1st Human Case of West Nile Virus in 2016There were 77 human cases last year including nine deaths.
Man Pleads Guilty in Missouri Sex-Trafficking CaseThirty-five-year-old Kenyata D. Miles pleaded guilty Monday in Jefferson City to a felony count of attempted sex trafficking.
CDC Confirms First Zika Case in MissouriThere is no further information about where in Missouri the person lives at this time.
Court of Appeals Won't Reconsider Racial Discrimination Case Against SLMPDRetaliation Claims Being Reviewed by EEOC
St. Louis Murder Conviction Clouded After Discovery of VideoLeron Hornaday, who was sentenced to life in prison in the death of 16-year-old Travis Smith, received evidence through his 2013 request to St. Louis police for materials from the investigation.
Jury Seated in Murder Trial of Ex-Prosecutor in Wife's DeathThe trial is expected to continue into the first week of February.
UPDATED: Mistrial Declared in Sunset Hills Road Rage CaseProsecutor asked Sunset Hills mayor if it's true his law firm offered cyclist $10K to settle separate civil suit.
Jane Doe Homicide Case Reopened, Body Exhumed"Without computers and internet and technology, I don't know who got those missing persons reports, or how far they went nationally."
Ferguson Municipal Judge Announces Sweeping ChangesFerguson's new municipal judge ordered massive changes Monday in the city's much-criticized municipal court, a move he said is aimed at restoring confidence in the system and easing the burden on needy defendants.