St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay wants to forgive 220,000 people in the city who failed to show up in court for non-violent misdemeanor cases, giviing them another chance.
The mayor and police superintendent in Chicago are sounding like crusaders for decriminalization of narcotics.
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon wants legislators to draft a more “manageable” version of a 700-page bill overhauling the state’s criminal laws.
The council defeated a proposal to limit penalties for possession of the drug and declined to place an alternative proposal on the ballot.
36-year-old Shannon White of Belleville called 911 a total of six times on Saturday night after her boyfriend refused to give her another brew.
Federal prosecutors say Edwards committed sex acts with the five women without their consent, in some cases causing injuries.
Charges for Corbin Berkstresser reclassified as a misdemeanor.