Was Friday’s St. Louis Post-Dispatch story on former Missouri House Speaker John Diehl and a past affair with a Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon staffer newsworthy, and should it have included the name of a possible victim of sexual assault?
Murder, robbery, burglary, car thefts and assaults all went up double digits last month, as the city’s year-to-date crime report for May shows a total crime increase of 15.5 percent.
Former Human Resources Director for the St. Louis Police Department is charged with rape and child molestation.
Ill. Attorney General Lisa Madigan convening a working group to combat sexual assault.
St. Louis Circuit Judge Robert Dierker has ruled Amendment Five was too broad, and fails to differentiate between violent and non-violent offenders.
Despite a soaring year for killings in the city, the latest crime stats show more than 26 neighborhoods had no killings at all.
Mo. Rep. Pushes Bill Requiring Father’s Signature for Abortion, Except in Cases of ‘Legitimate Rape’
A GOP lawmaker in Missouri introduced a bill that requires pregnant women to receive written consent from the father of the child before an abortion can be performed – or in exceptional cases of “legitimate rape.”
Wichita police say a woman was sexually assaulted, hit on the head, and set on fire Monday night in Fairmount Park.
A Missouri death row inmate is clinging to hope that his lawyers will successfully argue that mistakes were made by his previous team of attorneys.
Advocate and Yale University law student Alexandra Brodsky cautions that the ultimate decision on what steps to take should still remain with the student.