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Evelyn Howard only had a note in the family bible to document that she was an American citizen. (Photo by Cole Bennetts/Getty Images)

Missouri Pastor Gets 7 Years for $3.3M Investment Scheme

A pastor who admitted bilking $3.3 million from at least 18 mostly elderly investors was ordered Wednesday to spend seven years in federal prison and repay the victims

08/19/2015

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U.S. Court Says Drug-Sniffing Dog Fails Smell Test

Lex the police dog from central Illinois is far from top dog in drug-sniffing skills.

07/29/2015

World War II Army veteran Fred Schaljo watches as the St. L:ouis Veterans Day Parade passes by in St. Louis on November 8, 2014. UPI/Bill Greenblatt

St. Louis County Seeks Approval for Veterans’ Court

St. Louis County is looking to join St. Louis City, St. Charles, and Jefferson County in having a veterans’ court in place.

07/15/2015

St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay (KMOX/file photo)

Mayor Slay Receives Warning Letter From Businesses

Mayor Slay gets a letter warning of a court challenge from the business community if his proposed $11 an hour minimum wage passes into law.

07/13/2015

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Nixon Signs Ferguson-Inspired Court Reform Measure Into Law

Nixon: “Under this bill, cops will stop being revenue agents and go back to being cops.”

07/09/2015

Springfield, IL

Without a Budget, Providers Prepare, Officials Go to Court

Illinois’ government weathered its second day without a state budget Thursday, and while legislative chambers were silent, service providers buckled up for a bumpy summer ride and state officials asked what bills could be paid if the impasse continues.

07/02/2015

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

Dorian Johnson, 22, leaves the funeral of friend Michael Brown at the Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church in St. Louis on August 25, 2014. Johnson was with Brown when he was shot by a white Ferguson, Missouri police officer on August 9. The shooting led to several nights of looting, arrests and heavy police presence.   UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Friend Who Witnessed Michael Brown’s Death Appears in Court

Dorian Johnson was charged on May 7 of resisting arrest or interfering with a lawful stop or detention.

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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