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Mo. Lawmakers Will Again Try to Limit Medical Lawsuits

Missouri House Speaker Tim Jones says the liability limits are a priority for the 2014 session.

12/16/2013

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Branson Christian Sports Camp Facing Sex Abuse Lawsuits

One lawsuit, filed in Taney County against Kanakuk Kamps, alleges former director Peter Newman molested a boy from 2000 to 2005.

12/02/2013

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House Springs Man Who Killed Two Dogs Faces Littering Charge

Kyle Busby, 21, alleges the puppies were in deplorable health so he slit their throats and left them in a creek.

11/18/2013

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St. Louis Whistle-Blower: Feds Under-Prosecuted Chinese Map Making Case

Jim Peterson told the feds Sanborn Map Company was using Chinese subcontractors to create three-dimensional maps of Marine Corps bases in the U.S. and U.S. supply lines.

11/18/2013

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The Curious Case of Same-Sex Divorces in Missouri Courts

Columbia Attorney Christine Kiefer got married to her same-sex partner in Iowa and is now seeking a divorce. She says there appears to be just one option.

11/12/2013

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Former Sen. Lembke Optimistic About Red Light Camera Ban

“These aren’t about safety. These are about bringing in moneys to the coffers of these small municipalities and they’re just balancing their budgets on the backs of taxpayers”

11/05/2013

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Minor Legal Issues Pose Major Barriers For Poor, Homeless

A group of St. Louis attorneys says the old adage “do the crime, do the time” doesn’t always make sense.

10/21/2013

Robert Renna stands along the Kirkwood train tracks where he was fined for collecting cans. September 27, 2013 (KMOX News/Kevin Killeen)

Webster Groves Man Collecting Cans Fights Trespassing Charge

“All I would like [the judge] to do is dismiss the citation, dismiss the fine,” Robert Renna says. He estimates the cans he was collecting that day were worth about six to nine dollars.

09/30/2013

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Mo. Lawmakers Considering Veto Override on Gun Bill

The Missouri legislation is one of the boldest examples yet of what has become a nationwide movement among states to nullify or ignore federal laws with which local officials disagree.

09/11/2013

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Mo. Supreme Court Hears Arguments on Prior Offenses

The court spent several hours discussing whether sex offenders and people with gun and drug convictions should face further “retrospective” charges after they’ve been sentenced.

09/04/2013

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