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Missouri Governor’s Son Cited for Driving While Intoxicated

The Columbia Daily Tribune reports Willson Wheeler Nixon was pulled over around 3 a.m. Sunday after allegedly driving without turning on his headlights.

08/31/2015

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Judge Dismisses Governor from St. Louis Stadium Lawsuit

Cole County Circuit Judge Jon Beetem on Thursday also ordered the lawsuit to be transferred to St. Louis Circuit Court.

08/13/2015

Members of the Ferguson Police Department wear body cameras during a rally August 30, 2014, in Ferguson, Missouri.  (Photo by Aaron P. Bernstein/Getty Images)

Legislative Reforms Lagging a Year After Michael Brown’s Death

The Wall Street Journal reports that other than a few successful bills on body cameras for police officers, most other measures have failed or stalled amid opposition from police unions and prosecutors.

08/06/2015

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DOC Considers Mizanskey’s Release From Life Sentence for Pot

He’s been in jail since 1993 after his third strike for possession of marijuana, he may get a chance at parole now.

08/06/2015

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

Coleman Appointed to Missouri Utility Regulation Panel

Coleman currently is director of the state Office of Community Engagement.

07/30/2015

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon (Getty/Joe Raedle)

Nixon: Mo. Will be ‘Very Prepared’ for Anniversary of Brown’s Death

Nixon says his focus is on what he calls the two pillars of “speech and safety.”

07/30/2015

National gurardsmen stand guard at the police station on November 29, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. The Ferguson area has been struggling to return to normal since the August 9 shooting of Brown, an 18-year-old black man, who was killed by Darren Wilson, a white Ferguson police officer. When the grand jury announced on November 24, that Wilson would not face charges in the shooting rioting and looting broke out throughout the area leaving several businesses burned to the ground.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

2 Meetings Held by Panel Examining Ferguson Decisions

The chairman cites difficulty in coordinating members’ schedules.

07/28/2015

David Zink (Courtesy of video provided by the Missouri Attorney General's office)

UPDATED: Missouri Inmate Presses 11th-Hour Appeals as Execution Nears

A Missouri inmate who abducted and killed a 19-year-old woman in 2001 is asking state and federal appeals courts to spare him from execution.

07/13/2015

Missouri Governor Jay Nixon speaks during the launch of the US Agriculture Coalition for Cuba at the National Press Club on January 8, 2014 in Washington, DC. The coalition is seeking to advance trade relations between the US and Cuba by ending the embargo policy. AFP PHOTO/Mandel NGAN        (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Nixon Vetoes Missouri Bill to Limit Local Wage, Bag Laws

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon on Friday vetoed legislation that would have blocked cities from raising local wages and restricting use of plastic bags, a move Nixon called a “power grab” by state lawmakers.

07/10/2015

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Nixon Signs Ferguson-Inspired Court Reform Measure Into Law

Nixon: “Under this bill, cops will stop being revenue agents and go back to being cops.”

07/09/2015

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