Peabody Asks Court To Be Allowed To Pay Property TaxesIn a motion filed earlier this week in federal court in St. Louis, Peabody says it had incurred nearly $30 million in property taxes.
Illinois Consider New Rules on Shackling Juveniles in CourtAdvocates for new rules that would make the shackling of juveniles in Illinois courtrooms less common say current practices can be degrading and counterproductive.
Missouri Supreme Court Reverses Officer's $7.5 Million AwardThe court threw out a $7.5 million judgment to a former St. Louis police officer who claimed her supervisor sexually harassed her, and that her complaints about the harassment resulted in retaliation.
Missouri Senator Receives Death Threats on TwitterThe Tweeter was tracked to within two blocks of the US capital, just hours after the tweets.
St. Louis Hearing to Begin Monday on Witness IntimidationCircuit attorney Jennifer Joyce claims that two witnesses in the last two months were killed because of their involvement in prosecuting a defendant.
Missouri AG Disagrees with Obama's Policy on Transgender Bathroom UseKoster says his office intends to stick up for Missouri's principle of siding with local decision-making over federal mandates.
Tapes: Peterson Planned Celebration After Hit on ProsecutorPeterson is heard saying he hoped to get "some booze'' to "celebrate that night.''
Missouri Court Upholds Limits on Cellphone Tower RegulationsThe Missouri Municipal League successfully challenged those laws in 2013, when a judge found procedural violations in the way they were passed.
Hastert Judge Won't Consider Support Letters Unless PublicThe judge in Dennis Hastert's hush-money case says that if the former U.S. House speaker wants letters of support considered during his sentencing, they must be made public.
Prosecutors: Hastert Sought to Hide Sex Abuse of 14-Year-OldHe is scheduled to be sentenced April 27.
Ferguson Council Could Soon Accept DOJ Reform DealThe 131-page consent decree is intended to correct problems identified in last year's Justice Department report.
Ferguson Reconsiders DOJ's Less Strenuous ReformThe council last month tried to change it, which the DOJ equated to outright rejection, so the DOJ filed suit.