Missouri Supreme Court

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Missouri Court Upholds Student Transfer Law in KC Case

For the second time this year, the Missouri Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld a state law requiring unaccredited schools to pay for students to attend class elsewhere.

12/10/2013

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Legal Options Running Out For Condemned White Supremacist Killer

Convicted serial killer Joseph Paul Franklin is running out of legal options to stop his scheduled execution.

11/19/2013

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Courts, Governor Still Weighing Missouri Execution

Joseph Paul Franklin faces execution one minute after midnight on Wednesday. It would be the first in Missouri in nearly three years and the first ever using a single execution drug, the sedative pentobarbital.

11/18/2013

Hundreds of attendees listen to Normandy School District and state education officials at Normandy High School on November 11, 2013.

Normandy Education Meeting Leaves More Questions Than Answers

Several parents made signs, calling on education officials to “protect our kids” and “support neighborhood schools.”

11/12/2013

New Execution Date Set for Mo. Inmate Allen Nicklasson

Nicklasson was first set to be executed Oct. 23, when Missouri planned to use the anesthetic propofol for the first time but the execution was halted.

11/08/2013

Kansas City Royals mascot Sluggerrr celebrates after the Royals defeated the Minnesota Twins 7-3 to win the game at Kauffman Stadium on June 6, 2013 in Kansas City, Mo. (credit: Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Fan Suing Royals For Eye Injury Sustained When Mascot Threw Hot Dog Into Crowd

If it had been a foul ball or broken bat that struck John Coomer in the eye as he watched a Kansas City Royals game, it’s unlikely the courts would have forced the team to pay for the surgeries and suffering he’s endured.

11/01/2013

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Normandy to Pay Transportation Costs, Not Tuition

The vote came Thursday morning during a special meeting at the district’s headquarters.

10/31/2013

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Mo. Supreme Court Denies Survival Benefits for Same-Sex Partner

In a 5-2 decision, the state’s high court denied the spouse of deceased highway patrolman Dennis Englard survival benefits because he was not married to Englard.

10/30/2013

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Normandy Parents Lash Out in Town Hall Forum

Parents are angry because they see their district as worsening after an exodus of students from the unaccredited district over the summer.

10/29/2013

File photo of a gas chamber. (credit: MIKE FIALA/AFP/Getty Images)

Mo. Looks at Other States’ Death Penalty Methods

Gov. Jay Nixon halted Allen Nicklasson’s Oct. 23 execution following doctor protests along with threats from the anti-death penalty European Union to limit the drug’s export.

10/16/2013

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