Landfill Neighbors to Deliver Signatures to Governor's OfficeMissouri Gov. Jay Nixon will get a visit Wednesday from some Bridgeton Landfill neighbors asking him to declare a state of emergency.
Senator Durbin On Board to Raise Tobacco-Buying Age to 21Durbin has a long history of proposing new regulations on tobacco, like his successful effort to ban smoking on commercial flights.
Missouri Summer Jobs Program Places More than 3,100 YouthsA new Missouri summer jobs program provided more than 3,000 low-income youth with work experience.
3 STL County Residents Suspected of Supporting TerroristsTwo of the local suspects allegedly coordinated shipments of money and military supplies through an overseas intermediary.
House OKs GOP Bill Blocking Planned Parenthood FundsA divided House voted Friday to block Planned Parenthood's federal funds for a year, as Republican leaders labored to keep GOP outrage over abortion from spiraling into an impasse with President Barack Obama that could shut down the government.
Spike in St. Louis Federal Gun Cases From Violence, Felons' RightsA U.S. Attorney says he receives 20 new gun cases every month, many of which usually wouldn't have gone past state courts.
Judge Pushes for Settlement in Homeless Shelter's Lawsuit Against St. LouisNew Life Evangelistic Center sued the city after it forced them to shelter fewer than 35 of the usually 200 people every night.
St. Louis Man Charged for 3 Murders, Drug TraffickingAnthony Jordan, 29, could receive the death penalty or life in prison.
Woman Sentenced for Stealing From Bank Where She WorkedA southeast Missouri woman has been sentenced to one year in prison for charges related to thefts from the bank where she worked as branch manager.
Legislative Reforms Lagging a Year After Michael Brown's DeathThe Wall Street Journal reports that other than a few successful bills on body cameras for police officers, most other measures have failed or stalled amid opposition from police unions and prosecutors.
Turkish Journalist Settles Lawsuit Over Protest ArrestA Turkish journalist has reached a settlement in a lawsuit against the St. Louis County Police Department over his arrest at the Ferguson police shooting protests.
Study: Region Has Many Options for Funding Transit ExpansionAuthor lists nearly two dozen possibiities, but points to need for state help.