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City Hall Looks For Answers After Embezzlement Charges

Prosecutors say the theft, allegedly committed over the course of seven years, was so clever it would have been almost impossible to detect.

05/20/2013

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McCaskill Calls For Firing Of All Involved In IRS Targeting Scandal

“I’m mad. It is un-American, it is wrong, and we have to make sure that this gets fixed,” Missouri’s senior senator said.

05/17/2013

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Missouri’s Texting-While-Driving Law Seldom Enforced

St. Louis County issued only one texting-while-driving ticket in 2012 while statewide just 70 tickets were issued.

05/08/2013

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Madison County’s Top Judge Steps Down

Ann Callis has been mentioned as a potential candidate for Congress.

05/05/2013

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Law Would Allow Fortunetelling in St. Louis

Alderman Shane Cohn has introduced a bill repealing a city law that forbids the practice of fortunetelling. Under current law it is a misdemeanor.

04/29/2013

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Auditor: No Federal Investigation Yet Into Daycare Fraud

“We found $300,000 in costs where children have left the program completely. That sounds fraudulent to me.”

03/25/2013

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Illinois Bill Would Outlaw Mandatory Life Sentences For Teens

“The Supreme Court has made clear that children are not the same as adults (and) that these differences must be considered when holding them accountable.”

03/11/2013

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Mo. House Democrats Aim For Lesser Drug Sentences

Under a bill outlined Thursday, first-time offenders for marijuana possession would be allowed to do community service and avoid jail.

02/07/2013

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A Year Later, Future Of Cameras In Illinois Courts Is Uncertain

“The court is interested in seeing how this progresses in various counties,” Illinois Supreme Court Joe Tybor said.

01/28/2013

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Springfield’s Teen Tanning Ban Begins Tuesday

The young people can’t tan, even if their parents say it’s OK. The ordinance doesn’t apply to spray tans or tanning beds at private residences.

12/31/2012

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