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Missouri Governor Jay Nixon addresses the state legislature during the annual State of the State address at the state capitol in Jefferson City, Missouri on January 21, 2015.    Photo by Bill Greenblatt/UPI

Mo. Lawmakers Disagree on Murder Sentences for Minors

Missouri lawmakers disagree over how long minors convicted of first-degree murder should have to spend in prison, with a House panel on Monday.

05/04/2015

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Missouri OKs Ending Life Sentences for Minors

A bill that could mean reduced sentences for minors found guilty of first-degree murder is moving forward in the Missouri House.

05/04/2015

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17 YO Girl Dies at Party in Jefferson County

Authorities are investigating the death of a 17-year-old girl during a party in Jefferson County over the weekend.

05/04/2015

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Worker Killed Operating Hydraulic Lift at West County Mall

A 53-year-old maintenance worker has been killed in an industrial accident at a suburban St. Louis mall.

04/30/2015

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Man Shot and Killed in Fairview Heights

A 52-year-old man is dead after being shot in Fairview Heights Tuesday night.

04/29/2015

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Did Auditor’s Prescriptions Play a Role in Suicide?

Could the prescription medicines taken by the late Missouri Auditor Tom Schweich have played a role in his suicide?

04/16/2015

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NAACP and ACLU Ask Gov. Nixon to Halt Execution

Advocators are asking Gov. Nixon to stop today’s scheduled execution of Andre Cole.

04/13/2015

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No Charges in Woman’s Fatal Fall at Belleville Nursing Home

An investigation has found no evidence of criminal wrongdoing in the death of an 85-year-old woman found dead at the bottom of a stairway at a Belleville nursing home.

03/24/2015

Cecil Clayton (Photo by Missouri Department of Corrections/UPI)

Missouri Executes ‘Brain-Damaged’ Death Row Inmate Cecil Clayton

The Missouri Supreme Court, in a 4-3 ruling, declined to intervene Saturday. The court’s majority concluded there was no evidence that Clayton despite his brain injury isn’t capable of understanding his circumstances.

03/17/2015

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Lawsuit Claims Purina’s ‘Beneful’ Sickens Dogs; Mizzou Vet Professor Not Certain

A class-action lawsuit claims thousands of animals have been sickened or killed by the dry dog food.

02/25/2015

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