File photo of a stamped envelope. (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Kan. Inmate Convicted Of Threatening Judges

A Kansas prison inmate has been convicted of sending threatening letters to two Sedgwick County judges and other law enforcement officials.


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Nixon Signs Revised Teacher-Facebook Law

“This bill is not as good as it should be, but to veto it would return us to a bill that would be far worse,” Gov. Nixon said.


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Disciplinary Panel Wants Blago’s Law License Suspended

Rod Blagojevich hasn’t practiced law since before he joined Congress in 1997.


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Sen. Cunningham Refutes Social Media Law Misconceptions

A Missouri judge heard arguments Wednesday from MSTA.


Police 'Operation Slab' Seize Methamphetamine And Weapons In Auckland

Economic Woes Hurting War on Meth

Special operations shut down due to budget cuts.


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Shelters in Illinois Must Ramp Up Efforts To Reunite Lost Pets

The new law requires shelters to scan twice for microchips.



St. Louis Weighs Mandatory Spay, Neuter Law

St. Louis pet owners would be required to spay, neuter and microchip their animals.



Nixon Signs Adoption Records Law

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) __ Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has signed legislation designed to make it easier for adopted adults to get information about biological parents who died without agreeing to be identified. Nixon signed […]


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Mo. Chief Judge Sends Out a Warning

Chief Justice William Ray Price Jr. says the courts are facing increased political and financial pressures that are straining their core functions of
dispensing justice and resolving disputes.


May 20, 2011 - Standing next to a photograph of her mangled car, Jennifer Riegel tells her story about narrowly surviving a head-on crash in 2001 during a press conference on seatbelt safety at Busch Stadium. Missourians fall nearly 10% below the national average when it comes to buckling up, as the latest Click It or Ticket campaign launches next week. (KMOX/Brett Blume)

“Click It or Ticket” Campaign Stresses Seatbelt Safety

Officials push safety message in advance of Click It or Ticket campaign May 23-June 5.