Missouri Senator Wants Harsh Penalties for Assaulting PoliceSen. Doug Libla's announcement comes three days after a St. Louis police sergeant was shot twice in the face while he sat in traffic in a marked police vehicle.
Kander: Time for Legislature to Pass Medical Marijuana LawKander came out in support of medical marijuana in a statement through the secretary of state's office, not his Senate campaign.
Teens React to Tobacco 21 LawNow that "Tobacco 21" is the law, how are teens reacting?
The Latest: Missouri Bill for E-Verify Exceptions FailsMissouri lawmakers have failed to enact a bill to allow for exceptions to a requirement that some businesses use the federal E-Verify program to check whether job applicants are authorized to work in the U.S.
Missouri Appeals Court Hears Penny Hubbard CaseThe Appeals Court has to decide before Friday.
St. Louis Co. Raises Age for Buying Cigarettes, Vapor ProductsBecomes 193rd U.S. municipality to adopt "Tobacco 21" ordinance.
New Illinois Law Bars Gun Ownership Over Restraining OrdersThe Republican governor signed the bill Friday.
Advocates Urge Illinoisans to Comment on Health Plan RatesIllinois insurers want higher premiums for next year because they have taken significant financial losses under the health law.
Governor Signs Bill Reducing Marijuana Penalties in IllinoisMarijuana possession in small amounts in Illinois will be punishable by fines but not jail time after Gov. Bruce Rauner signed legislation Friday that makes the state the third largest to decriminalize minor pot offenses.
New Missouri Law Will Require Review of Welfare RollsNixon said he won't sign the measure, but he's not vetoing it.
Nixon Signs Deadly Force Bill, New Sentencing GuidelinesMissouri Gov. Jay Nixon on Wednesday signed a bill that brings Missouri's law on deadly force into compliance with a Supreme Court ruling from more than 30 years ago.
St. Louis Fire Chief, Plastic Surgeon Kept Busy This 4th of JulyOne SLU Care plastic surgeon says when patients walk in with their hands blown apart, it's already too late.