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More Legislators Back a Renewed Death Penalty in IllinoisSome state legislators believe a heftier penalty should be set for killers of children or law enforcement.
Senator Wants to Bring Back Capital Punishment to IllinoisState Senator Bill Haine says he is going to file a bill to reinstate the death penalty for those who kill a police officer or who commit multiple murders.
Court Report Raises Conflict-of-Interest Concern in Ferguson A report from the Missouri Supreme Court highlights several potential conflicts of interest among Ferguson's court staff, prosecutor and police.
Annual Law Enforcement and Firefighter Ceremony Held in ClaytonThe 38th annual ceremony for St. Louis County along with all other municipalities was held in Clayton on Friday.
Edwardsville Officer, Suspect ShotAn Edwardsville police officer and suspect were shot this morning in the 300 block of South Fillmore.
St. Louis County Officer Dragged Behind Pickup TruckTwo in custody. Officer suffered scrapes and bruises.
Police Search for Teen Who Pulled Gun on Pine Lawn OfficerAuthorities in the St. Louis County town of Pine Lawn are searching for a teenager who allegedly pulled a gun on a police officer.
Man Accused of Throwing Brick at Police During ProtestA St. Louis man is facing felony assault charges for allegedly throwing the brick that struck a police officer during a Ferguson protest.
Edwardsville Dispatcher Accused in Theft InvestigationAn Edwardsville police dispatcher is accused of trying to cover up for an officer charged with burglarizing homes and businesses while on duty.
Grief and Anger at Scene of Shaw Neighborhood ShootingFriends and relatives gathered in a cold drizzle outside the Shaw Market where 18-year-old Vonderrit Myers was last night before he was shot and killed by a police officer.
ACLU Sues Cape Girardeau, Officer Over ArrestLawsuit claims a man was unlawfully arrested after insulting a Cape Girardeau police officer.
Former Police Chief Predicts Difficulty in Recruiting Officers to Police DepartmentsWhile there is a new cry for more African Americans to be hired in predominantly minority communities such as Ferguson, Mo., former St. Louis County Police Chief Tim Fitch doesn't see that happening.

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