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Judges’ New Gun Docket Gives Out More Probation Than Prison Time

“We arrest criminals and they say ‘I’m not worried about it. I got paper. I got probation the first time, and I’ll get paper the second time,'” complained a frustrated Police Chief Sam Dotson.

04/27/2015

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Highway Shootout Suspect on Probation for Earlier Gun Crime

St. Louis Circuit Court Judge Margaret M. Neil may have played a role in this week’s wild, weaving shootout on Interstate 44 – without ever intending to.

04/22/2015

St. Louis Circut Attorney Jennifer Joyce tells reporters the specifics of a new law that will deal with drunk drivers in St. Louis on December 30, 2013. UPI/Bill Greenblatt

St. Louis Prosecutor Calls for End to Early Parole for Violent Gun Offenders

“It doesn’t make sense to me to let somebody out early on a gun crime, and I think we have to take a tougher approach to that,” Circuit Attorney Jennifer Joyce says.

02/10/2015

St. Louis Circut Attorney Jennifer Joyce tells reporters the specifics of a new law that will deal with drunk drivers in St. Louis on December 30, 2013. UPI/Bill Greenblatt

St. Louis Man’s Long Journey to Jail and Back

St. Louis City Circuit Attorney Jennifer Joyce tells the story of Cornelius Anderson.

02/06/2015

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Arrest Made in Downtown St. Louis Slaying of College Student

St. Louis prosecutors say 18-year-old Christopher Grant is charged with first-degree murder.

02/04/2015

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Man Charged with Killing Hotel Manager Was Slated to be Behind Bars Until April 2015

Joseph Bowens, the man charged with killing Drury Inn and Suites night manager Scott Knopfel, was sentenced to five years in prison in April 2010. So, why was he out on the street and able to kill?

01/22/2015

St. Louis Circuit Attorney Jennifer Joyce (KMOX file photo)

Circuit Attorney Steps Up War on Gun Violence

Jennifer Joyce announces new attempt to reduce unlawful gun ownership.

01/12/2015

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Charlie Brennan – January 8 – Vicki Barker from Paris; STL Circuit Att’y Jennifer Joyce; Hancock & Kelley on MO Legislative Session; Court TV’s Steven Brill; and Jane Butel on Chili Madness

Charlie and Debbie talk with CBS News Correspondent in Paris, Vicki Barker; Charlie talks with STL Circuit Att’y Jennifer Joyce about 10 year mandatory sentences for gun crimes; with John Hancock and Michael Kelley about the new MO legislative session; with Court TV’s Steven Brill about our broken healthcare system; and with “Chili Madness” Author Jane Butel about her ultimate chili recipe.

01/08/2015

St. Louis Circuit Attorney Jennifer Joyce (Kevin Killeen/KMOX)

City Prosecutor Reviews Shaw Shooting After Police Find it ‘Justified’

The St. Louis city prosecutor is now reviewing the Oct. 8 fatal police shooting of Vonderrit Myers Jr. in the Shaw neighborhood, after a police investigation found the shooting was “justified.”

12/08/2014

A vigil is held in South St. Louis for the Bosnian man killed by four teens with hammers on Sunday. (Allison Blood/KMOX)

Fourth Arrest Expected Soon in Bevo Neighborhood Hammer Attack

The St. Louis city prosecutor says police are close to apprehending the fourth suspect in the weekend hammer attack in the Bevo neighborhood.

12/05/2014

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