In Missouri sentences for such crimes are among the nation’s harshest carries up to life in prison.
Violators of the new law could face up to six months in jail and a $500 fine. Repeat offenders could get up to five years in prison.
Gov. Jay Nixon says the grants will improve the telemedicine capabilities of the hospitals and their affiliated clinics.
Police say the comments suggested the teen was about to “snap”.
For Nixon’s budget to be balanced, Missouri lawmakers must create an amnesty period intended to entice tax scofflaws to pay up.
Upset about both the map and the process that produced it, senators and representatives are out to extract some revenge from the judiciary.
Despite having more than enough members in the House and Senate to pass anything the party desires, Republicans were unable to pass much of anything during the special session.
The Missouri police officer is recovering after being attacked while breaking up a fight.