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Rep. Mark Richardson being sworn in as House Speaker (Provided by Tim Bommel, Photojournalist, Missouri State Capitol)

Missouri House Elects Speaker After Resignation Over Texts

The Missouri House unanimously elected Majority Leader Todd Richardson to take over the chamber’s top spot on Friday following the resignation of House Speaker John Diehl, who acknowledged exchanging sexually suggestive text messages with a Capitol intern.

05/15/2015

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Intern in Sexting Scandal Breaks Silence

Katie Graham, of Joplin, Mo., and a student at Missouri Southern State University, sent out a statement late Thursday evening.

05/15/2015

(Courtesy of Todd Richardson Official Twitter page)

Missouri Republicans Choose Richardson as Next House Speaker

Missouri Republicans have chosen House Majority Leader Todd Richardson to take over the chamber’s top spot following the resignation of House Speaker John Diehl.

05/14/2015

John Diehl (Provided by Tim Bommel, Photojournalist, Missouri State Capitol)

Missouri House Speaker Resigns After Intern Text Messages

Diehl on Thursday said he is resigning both from his House speaker’s position and from his elected job as a Republican representative from suburban St. Louis.

05/14/2015

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You Can Now Text Anonymous Tips To CrimeStoppers

See a crime, send anonymous info to police in a flash.

02/27/2013

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To Fight Crime “Text” Says Sheriff

You can now text or e-mail crime tips directly to the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department.

06/15/2012

Photo: Getty/David Gould

Man Gets 15 Years Behind Bars In Child Sex Case

A St. Louis man has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for using texts, electronic chats and social media to convince three boys to engage in sexual activity.

05/10/2012

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Metro East Teacher Fired Over Text To Student

Teacher not ID’d; school district not commenting.

04/14/2011

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Did You Receive Unwanted, Graphic Images on Your Phone?

One person in custody for sending mass text message with sexual images.

03/18/2011

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