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Mo. Lawmaker’s Bill Defines ‘Violent Felony’ in State Gun Law

St. Louis Circuit Judge Robert Dierker has ruled Amendment Five was too broad, and fails to differentiate between violent and non-violent offenders.

03/24/2015

Appeals court judge Roy Richter opens Ferguson municipal court, lays out how things will proceed. (Michael Calhoun/KMOX)

New Judge Sits Behind Ferguson Bench

State appeals judge Roy Richter introduced himself to defendants, first, by lowering many fines, putting them in line with what the state and county charge.

03/20/2015

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Ferguson Municipal Judge Resigns

In the DOJ’s Ferguson report, Judge Ronald Brockmeyer was accused of jailing impoverished defendants unable to pay fines.

03/09/2015

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Chief Dotson Blasts Amendment Allowing Felons to be Armed

St. Louis Police Chief Sam Dotson is not blaming Circuit Judge Robert Dierker’s decision to drop gun possession charges against a convicted felon – he’s holding legislators responsible.

03/02/2015

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No One is Above the Law – Especially Tax Law

Destry Marcotte, 48, was trying to call himself a “sovereign citizen,” and as such was filing claims that the IRS owed him $600,000.

02/05/2015

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

St. Louis City Prosecutor Defends Process of St. Louis County Grand Jury

With a St. Louis County grand jury poised to render its decision in the Ferguson case, the St. Louis city prosecutor is defending the integrity of the process.

11/21/2014

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Former Judge Could Face Longer Sentence for Heroin Possession

The former Belleville judge caught buying heroin faces a federal judge for sentencing and finds something other than leniency.

02/27/2014

MIAMI, FL - JANUARY 23: In this handout photo provided by Miami-Dade Police Department, pop star Justin Bieber poses for a booking photo at the Miami-Dade Police Department on January 23, 2014 in Miami, Florida. Justin Bieber was charged with drunken driving, resisting arrest and driving without a valid license after Miami Beach Police found the pop star street racing on Thursday morning. (Photo by Miami-Dade Police Department via Getty Images)

AP, Other Media Ask Fla. Judge for Bieber Video

A South Florida judge is holding a hearing on a motion by media outlets seeking the release of police videos made after Justin Bieber’s recent arrest.

02/20/2014

Booking photo of former St. Clair County Circuit Judge Michael Cook of Belleville.

Former St. Clair County Judge Expected to Plead Guilty in Heroin Case

A former St. Clair County Circuit judge who oversaw felony and drug cases, is expected to plead guilty to heroin and weapon charges today.

11/08/2013

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Judge Sets Sept. Arguments in Lawmaker Pay Suit

Cook County Circuit Judge said oral arguments will be presented Sept. 18 for the lawsuit filed by Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan and Senate President John Cullerton.

08/06/2013

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