The goal, says U.S. Attorney for Southern Illinois Steve Wigginton, is to send a message to the street.
“It doesn’t make sense to me to let somebody out early on a gun crime, and I think we have to take a tougher approach to that,” Circuit Attorney Jennifer Joyce says.
A law school lecture by St. Louis County prosecutor Bob McCulloch is drawing criticism from some Saint Louis University students and professors who object to his handling of the fatal Ferguson police shooting investigation.
St. Louis City Circuit Attorney Jennifer Joyce tells the story of Cornelius Anderson.
A civil rights group calling for the presiding judge of St. Louis County to reopen the Ferguson case took a direct approach Sunday.
Tuesday morning brought another phase of the protest in the wake of the Ferguson grand jury decision.
Was under the influence of alcohol when he crashed into a Columbia restaurant
With a St. Louis County grand jury poised to render its decision in the Ferguson case, the St. Louis city prosecutor is defending the integrity of the process.
Lesley McSpadden and Michael Brown Sr., through their attorney, sent a letter to Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon requesting that St. Louis County Prosecutor Bob McCulloch be replaced.
Members of the Fannie Lou Hamer Democratic Coalition announced they have chosen not to support Steve Stenger, the Democratic nominee for St. Louis County Executive.