The Columbia Daily Tribune reports Willson Wheeler Nixon was pulled over around 3 a.m. Sunday after allegedly driving without turning on his headlights.
Cole County Circuit Judge Jon Beetem on Thursday also ordered the lawsuit to be transferred to St. Louis Circuit Court.
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.
He’s been in jail since 1993 after his third strike for possession of marijuana, he may get a chance at parole now.
Coleman currently is director of the state Office of Community Engagement.
Nixon says his focus is on what he calls the two pillars of “speech and safety.”
The chairman cites difficulty in coordinating members’ schedules.
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.
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.
Nixon: “Under this bill, cops will stop being revenue agents and go back to being cops.”