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Texas Man Sentenced to 10 Years for Seeking Sex with Minors

A 42-year-old Texas man who admitted traveling to Missouri to have sex with two minors faces 10 years in federal prison.

07/06/2015

A participant holds a rainbow flag during the gay and lesbian pride parade. (Photo by AFP/Getty/PEDRO ARMESTRE)

Illinois May Ban ‘Conversion Therapy’ for Gays Under 18

Opposing lawmakers say this kind of treatment should remain a choice for those who want it. Supporters say it will remain a choice for those over 18, but minors should be protected from it because it is harmful.

06/03/2015

Missouri Governor Jay Nixon addresses the state legislature during the annual State of the State address at the state capitol in Jefferson City, Missouri on January 21, 2015.    Photo by Bill Greenblatt/UPI

Mo. Lawmakers Disagree on Murder Sentences for Minors

Missouri lawmakers disagree over how long minors convicted of first-degree murder should have to spend in prison, with a House panel on Monday.

05/04/2015

File photo of a prison cell. (Photo by TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Missouri OKs Ending Life Sentences for Minors

A bill that could mean reduced sentences for minors found guilty of first-degree murder is moving forward in the Missouri House.

05/04/2015

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Iowa Senate Panel Approves Ban On Conversion Therapy

DES MOINES, Iowa (CBS St. Louis/AP) — Therapy aimed at converting the sexual orientation of a minor in Iowa would be banned under legislation approved by a Senate panel on Tuesday. Members of a human […]

02/17/2015

WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 05: Starting pitcher Carlos Villanueva #33 of the Chicago Cubs throws to a Washington Nationals batter during the first inning at Nationals Park on July 5, 2014 in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Cardinals Sign Carlos Villanueva to Minor League Deal

The St. Louis Cardinals announced today that they have signed veteran right-handed pitcher Carlos Villanueva to a minor league contract that includes an invitation to the team’s Major League Spring Training Camp.

02/04/2015

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Exclusive Excerpt From John Feinstein’s ‘Where Nobody Knows Your Name’

An exclusive excerpt from John Feinstein’s book, “Where Nobody Knows Your Name,” which chronicles the lives of those trying to reach Major League Baseball.

02/25/2014

File photo of a person using a tanning bed. (Photo by Donald Miralle/Getty Images)

Kan. Proposes Ban On Minors Using Tanning Beds

Health advocates and doctors weighed in Tuesday on whether Kansas legislators should take steps to prohibit tanning parlors from letting minors use their tanning beds.

02/03/2014

Anton Morris

St. Louis-Area Man Accused of Enticing Teens into Prostitution

Police say on April 15th Morris lured a 16-year-old girl into prostitution via the internet.

05/01/2013

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