St. Louis New Circuit Attorney Changes National TrendIn 2015, 95 percent of elected prosecutors in the U.S. were white, but St. Louis has just elected Kim Gardner.
East STL High School Students Join Call For Illinois School Funding ReformSB 231 could come up for a vote in the Illinois Senate before this week is out.
Ferguson Reconsiders DOJ's Less Strenuous ReformThe council last month tried to change it, which the DOJ equated to outright rejection, so the DOJ filed suit.
Michael Brown's Family Pushes for Missouri Body Camera Bill"As a mother who lost her son, I ask you to not let this bill just sit on your desk,'' she said. ``This is not a black or white issue. This is a right and wrong issue.''
Stenger Says Big Support For Small Town Police ReformCounty Executive Steve Stenger says the county council will likely support his plan to reform small town police departments around St. Louis.
Municipal Courts Prepare For ReformsJudges, prosecutors, clerks meet to clarify law before reforms go into effect.
Nixon Signs Ferguson-Inspired Court Reform Measure Into LawNixon: "Under this bill, cops will stop being revenue agents and go back to being cops."
Gov. Bruce Rauner: Illinois Can't Bail Out ChicagoThe Republican governor delivered a rare speech to the Chicago City Council on Wednesday. He said the city's agenda for fixing its fiscal issues cannot be separate from the state's own reform efforts. He says it will require shared sacrifice and asked council members to work with him.
Mo. Supreme Court Wants Public's Opinion on Court ReformLetters need to be postmarked by the end of the day, today, as May 1 is the deadline.
Municipal Court Reform Advances in Missouri LegislatureCo-chairs of the Ferguson Commission commend the legislative action.
Judge Vatterott: Progress Being Made in County Municipal Courts ReformJudge and St. Louis County Municipal Courts Improvement Committee chair Frank Vatterott says reforming a system that includes over 80 courts is going to take time.
MO Lawmakers Weigh New Push on Marijuana ReformsMissouri legislators who favor relaxing the state's marijuana laws are weighing a renewed push for reforms.