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.
St. Louis Officer Says SLPD Violated His Free Speech RightsA St. Louis police sergeant has filed legal action against the department, claiming its refusal to allow him to work a secondary job as a lobbyist for a pro-marijuana group violates his right to free speech.
US Nuns Consider Response To Vatican Censure At a pivotal national meeting, members of the largest group for American nuns have been weighing whether they should accept or challenge a Vatican order to reform.