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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

CHICAGO, IL - JUNE 09:  Former Republican Speaker of the House Dennis Hastert fights his way through the press as he arrives for his arraignment at the Dirksen Federal Courthouse on June 9, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois. Hastert was in court to answer charges that he knowingly lied to the FBI and intentionally evaded federal reporting requirements involving bank transactions. Hastert is alleged to have withdrawn more than $1.5 million dollars in several installments from bank accounts to make payments to an "Individual A" to cover-up sexual abuse that reportedly took place when Hastert was a teacher and wrestling coach at Yorkville High School. Since Hastert was charged, other reports of sexual abuse by Hastert have surfaced.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Hastert Makes 1st Court Appearance in Hush-Money Case

Dennis Hastert appeared in court Tuesday for the first time since he was indicted, pleading not guilty to charges that he violated banking rules and lied to the FBI in a scheme to pay $3.5 million in hush money to conceal misconduct from his days as a high school teacher.

06/09/2015

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Brownie the Dog Trial Expected to be Delayed Again

A trial is scheduled to begin Monday morning in the Brownie the Dog Trial.

05/18/2015

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Reunited Mother, Daughter Seeking Court Records

A woman who recently reunited with her 49-year-old daughter filed a petition Monday seeking court files and adoption records that might shed light on what exactly happened in 1965 at Homer G. Phillips Hospital in St. Louis, where the mother says she was told her newborn baby was dead.

05/04/2015

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Mo. Supreme Court Wants Public’s Opinion on Court Reform

Letters need to be postmarked by the end of the day, today, as May 1 is the deadline.

05/01/2015

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More Gun Cases Going Federal in St. Louis

The federal prosecutor in St. Louis comes to the rescue of state prosecutors frustrated with Missouri’s gun laws.

04/16/2015

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