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(Press photo of Missouri Governor Jay Nixon)

Nixon Signs Bills to Save Newborns and Improve Reporting on Child Abuse

To the applause of doctors gathered at St. Louis Children’s Hospital, Governor Nixon signed “Chloe’s law,”


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Mo Supreme Court Refuses to Set Execution Dates

ST. LOUIS–(KMOX)–The Missouri Supreme Court rules its “premature” to set execution dates in several death penalty cases — until disputes over the new lethal drug protocol can be resolved. Among the six cases put on hold […]


St. Louis Circuit Attorney Jennifer Joyce (KMOX file photo)

Local Prosecutors React to Death Penalty Study

American Bar Association study claims it’s too easy for prosecutors to seek death penalty in Missouri


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