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Tearful protest by murder victim's family after STL Circuit Court Judge sets accused man free on bond. (Kevin Killeen/KMOX)

Protesters Assail Judge for Setting Murder Suspect Free on Bond

Lauren Bach, 23, was beaten to death in June of last year, and the suspect, Raheem Thorpe, was charged with first-degree murder and originally held on no bond.

07/16/2015

Michael Brown Sr. and Lesley McSpadden will file a wrongful death lawsuit against the City of Ferguson and former police officer Darren Wilson. (Photo by FABRICE COFFRINI/AFP/Getty Images)

Federal Judge Narrows Brown Family Lawsuit Against Ferguson

A federal judge has narrowed a wrongful-death lawsuit filed by the family of Michael Brown Jr. against Ferguson.

07/14/2015

Rashad Edwards (Courtesy of SLMPD)

Probationer Charged with 1st-Degree Murder – Dotson Blames Judge

St. Louis Police Chief Sam Dotson is calling out Circuit Judge Margaret Neill after she issued a second probation to a gun felon who is now accused of shooting and killing a man just last week.

07/08/2015

Bob McCulloch makes his remarks after taking the oath of office as the St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney  in Clayton, Missouri on January 1, 2015. McCulloch has been the Prosecuting Attorney for St. Louis County since 1991. UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Judge Tosses Bid for Probe of Prosecutor in Ferguson Case

St. Louis Circuit Judge Joseph Walsh III wrote in a 10-page ruling late last week that he reached what he called “the inescapable conclusion” that St. Louis County prosecutor Robert McCulloch “faithfully performed his duty” in connection with the grand jury.

07/06/2015

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County Judge Dismisses Lawsuit on Filming Senate Committees

A Missouri judge dismissed Tuesday an advocacy group’s lawsuit that challenged restrictions on filming Missouri Senate committee meetings.

06/30/2015

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Court Rails Against Judge Who Didn’t Show For Jury Duty

Kansas judge Michael Hoelscher failed to appear for jury duty in a federal court on June 15th.

06/26/2015

SALISBURY, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 27:  The Magna Carta in Salisbury Cathedral's Cloisters and Chapter House is seen on February 27, 2015 in Salisbury, England. To celebrate the 800th anniversary of the historic charter, Salisbury Cathedral - which boasts to have the best preserved of the four originals - is opening a new interactive exhibition which tells the story of its creation and enduring legacy.  (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

800-Year-Old Magna Carta Basis of Missouri Lawsuit

History lives on – 800 years ago today, King John of England signed Magna Carta, putting the law above the king, and also promising something else that is the subject of an ongoing lawsuit in Missouri.

06/15/2015

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Judge Blocks Gun-Rights Group from Saint Louis Zoo

Circuit Court Judge Joan Moriarty issued a temporary restraining order against Jeffry Smith of Cincinnati, or anyone acting with him, from entering zoo property in possession of a firearm or any other lethal weapon – whether open or concealed.

06/12/2015

New renderings of proposed St. Louis NFL stadium (Credit: HOK)

No Ruling on St. Louis Football Stadium Vote

“We are moving this quickly,” Blitz says. “We have a new judge who’s willing to get up to speed on what’s been filed in the case, and he’s going to give us a very good hearing on the 25th.”

06/05/2015

Bob McCulloch makes his remarks after taking the oath of office as the St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney  in Clayton, Missouri on January 1, 2015. McCulloch has been the Prosecuting Attorney for St. Louis County since 1991. UPI/Bill Greenblatt

More Claims of Misconduct by McCulloch in Ferguson Grand Jury Investigation

“Mr. McCulloch failed to fulfill his duty of office. So a special prosecutor should be appointed to investigate the grand jury proceeding, itself. Not whether or not Michael Brown was unjustifiably killed. That’s not the question we’re asking,” Ellinger-Locke said.

05/29/2015

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