Judge Dismisses Governor from St. Louis Stadium LawsuitCole County Circuit Judge Jon Beetem on Thursday also ordered the lawsuit to be transferred to St. Louis Circuit Court.
St. Louis Judges Live in Neighborhoods Beyond the Blood and BulletsThey decide who goes to prison and who goes back on the street - then, many St. Louis circuit court judges drive home to some of the safest neighborhoods in the city.
Former Anheuser-Busch Exec Seeks New TrialFrancine Katz unsuccessfully sued the brewer for gender discrimination.
Muslim Cab Driver Challenging Regional Taxi Commission's Wardrobe RulesAn Islamic cab driver in St. Louis is challenging the regional taxi commission's wardrobe rules in court after receiving dozens of tickets for wearing traditional religious clothing.
Anheuser-Busch Discrimination Case Slated For TrialA gender discrimination case is slated to take place this week after being refused by the Missouri Supreme Court.
St. Louis Prosecutor Jennifer Joyce Declines Role in Maryville Rape Case"It's an extremely long drive to Maryville and I really can't justify sending one of my prosecutors over there for extended periods of time when we have to try the caseloads here in the city," she said.
Mo. Senator Says Legislature Will Consider Armed Offender Docket"I think you would have to not be paying attention to the evening news to not see what seems to be a spiraling impact of gun violence in our region, in our city"
The Armed Offender Docket's Next Battleground: The Mo. LegislatureOn Monday, St. Louis Circuit Court judges voted against the proposal which would have created a special court for prosecuting gun-related crimes.
UPDATE: Judges Vote Against Armed Offender Docket PlanMayor Francis Slay, Police Chief Sam Dotson, and Circuit Attorney Jennifer Joyce say that suspects using guns wait too long to see a judge and receive sentences which are too light.
Mo. Chief Justice Comments on Proposed Gun Court"If the folks in St. Louis feel that a gun docket would help them lowering crime and improving the life of residents then that's something that is their prerogative."
Circuit Attorney Renews Call for Gun Court
Trial For "Trooper" Puppy Dragging Begins Today41-year-old Benetta Johnson of East St. Louis has waived a jury trial so her case will be heard by St. Louis Circuit Judge Theresa Counts Burke.