Lawsuit: St. Louis County Town Jails Are 'Debtors Prisons'Federal lawsuits claim jails in Ferguson and Jennings operate essentially as modern-day debtors' prisons, where minor traffic offenses can lead to extended periods behind bars.
Missouri Cities Added to Lawsuits Over Traffic Fine RevenuesMore St. Louis County cities are facing a lawsuit from the state attorney general over traffic fine revenues.
UPDATED: Small Town Sued by Mo. Attorney General No-Shows for Traffic CourtOne of the courts called out by the Missouri Attorney General on Thursday left a citizen out in the cold last night.
Koster Sues 13 STL County Municipalities for Balancing Budgets with Traffic FinesMissouri's Attorney General files suit against 13 municipalities in St. Louis County for violations of the Macks Creek law, which prohibits municipalities from getting more than 30 percent of revenue from traffic violations.
Missouri Court Hears Traffic Camera ChallengesThe Missouri Supreme Court is considering whether to toss out tickets issued as a result of traffic cameras catching drivers speeding or driving through stoplights.
House Bill Bars Points on Traffic Camera TicketsMissouri drivers would not have points assessed against their license for tickets issued by automated traffic cameras under legislation endorsed by the state House.