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Improper Payments by Federal Agencies Reach Record $125B

The payments included tax credits for families that didn’t qualify, Medicare payments for treatments that might not have been necessary, and unemployment benefits for people who were actually working.

03/17/2015

File photo of St. Louis County Police Chief Jon Belmar. Photo: KMOX/Kevin Killeen

St. Louis Co. Chief Belmar Praises Public for Help in Officer Shooting Case

“We had leads pouring in not only from the area here, but as far away as the East Coast departments trying to assist us,” chief Jon Belmar says.

03/16/2015

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Former Chief Fitch Sees Lose-Lose Scenario for Ferguson with DOJ Action

“It will either bankrupt them by having to fight it, or it will bankrupt them by having to comply with it,” says former St. Louis County Police Chief Tim Fitch.

03/03/2015

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon gives details of an initiative to connect 2,000 young people from low-income families in the St. Louis region with summer jobs in 2015, as former State Sen. Maida Coleman, director of the the Missouri Office of Community Engagement, looks on in Wellston, Mo., on Oct. 30, 2014.  UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Mo. House GOP: No Funding for Community Engagement

House Republican 2016 spending plan does not include funding for office created after Ferguson unrest.

02/22/2015

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Missouri Lt. Gov. Kinder Wants to Receive Daily Allowance

The Republican officeholder is asking legislators to put money in the budget for a daily expense allowance when he is working in Jefferson City.

02/19/2015

File photo of an inmate in handcuffs. (Photo by AHMAD AL-RUBAYE/AFP/Getty Images)

No Release for Bosnian Mother Accused of Helping Overseas Terror Groups

A Bosnian woman accused of helping channel support to terror groups overseas gives up her effort to get out on bond and take care of her children.

02/18/2015

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How To Max Out Your Social Security

How does getting more money sound? Laurence Kotlikoff, Philip Moeller and Paul Solomon have three tips for getting the most out of your social security.

02/18/2015

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St. Louis Police Making Progress in Case of Missing Money

St. Louis police are getting closer to solving the case of some $200,000 missing from the Ethical Society of Police.

02/17/2015

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Bosnian Immigrants Plead Not Guilty in Terror Financing Case

An immigrant couple from Bosnia pleaded not guilty Wednesday to federal charges of funneling money and military supplies to extremist groups in Iraq and Syria.

02/12/2015

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Missouri Man Executed for Killing Neighbor in 1990

A man convicted of breaking into his neighbor’s home in a St. Louis suburb and slitting her throat 25 years ago was executed early Wednesday.

02/11/2015

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