Missouri Court Strikes Law Denying Bail to Some ImmigrantsThe ruling comes during a time of heightened attention to immigration issues, as President-elect Donald Trump has pledged to build a wall along the Mexican border and more aggressively enforce the nation's immigration laws.
Appeals Court to Hear Woman's Fight For Her Frozen EmbryosMcQueen and her ex-husband initially agreed that she'd regain the embryos upon divorce, but he changed his mind and judge ruled in his favor initially.
Mozeliak on Astros Hacking: "This Too Shall Pass"Mozeliak says he can't comment on the legal aspect of the case, but he's noticed the club's reputation taking a hit.
St. Louis Rejects NLEC's Housing RequestThe NLEC wishes to house up to 325 homeless people.
Both Kansas Cities Raise Age to Buy Tobacco Products to 21The Kansas City, Missouri, City Council voted 11-1 Thursday in favor of an ordinance raising the minimum age to tobacco products, rolling papers and alternative nicotine products to 21.
Illinois Medical Marijuana Sales Spur Excitement, WorryPatients say they will drive long distances to buy their first legal weed.
What Are Sports-Betting Sites like DraftKings and FanDuel Up To?"The daily fantasy sports industry has maintained that their product is 100 percent legal because of a carve-out provided in a federal law known as the Unlawful Internet [Gambling] Enforcement Act of 2006," Wallach says. "There's a carve-out for fantasy sports."
Former Valley Park Mayor Violates ProbationCourt documents show there is a court date set for Nathan Grellner in November for a probation violation.
KC Civic Leaders Call for Raise in Legal Age for TobaccoIf the campaign is successful, Kansas City would become the second-largest metro area in the country to increase the minimum age, behind only New York City.
Senator Durbin On Board to Raise Tobacco-Buying Age to 21Durbin has a long history of proposing new regulations on tobacco, like his successful effort to ban smoking on commercial flights.
Illinois 2 Months Away from Legal Marijuana SalesThe number of applications for medical marijuana cards has increased by 40 percent since March.
BSA Allows Gay Leaders, Churches Can Still Be ExclusiveThe Boy Scouts of America has ended its blanket ban on gay adult leaders but will allow church-sponsored Scout units to maintain the exclusion for religious reasons.