U.S. Justice Department

A demonstrator holds a sign reading, "Dont Shoot", with a picture of Michael Brown on August 17, 2014, in Ferguson, Missouri. Violent outbreaks have taken place in Ferguson since the shooting death of Michael Brown by a Ferguson police officer on August 9th. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Credibility Concerns in Michael Brown Investigation

Missouri authorities leading the investigation into the police shooting death of Michael Brown are increasingly facing questions about whether their eventual findings can be seen as credible.

08/18/2014

Justice

Robertson F.P.D. Settles 2nd Civil Rights Suit

Ex firefighter claimed his bosses retaliated against him for supporting plaintiffs in 1st suit.

05/08/2014

Photo: KMOX

Capitol Perspectives: My Time in Prison

The recent decision by the governor to reopen the abandoned state penitentiary for tours has reminded me of my own time behind the walls decades ago.

11/08/2013

Photo: U.S. Attorney Richard Callahan, St. Louis

U.S. Attorney Callahan Supports Lesser Drug Penalties

“The prison population has grown exponentially over the last ten to fifteen years,” he said. “The War on Drugs is 35 years old and trying to measure the progress of it, there isn’t much to measure.”

08/13/2013

Getty Images

Missouri Group Fights Internet Gambling

Family-centric groups in 13 states are calling on Congress to block states across the nation from legalizing Internet gambling.

06/07/2012

Blagojevich 1, Getty Images, photo by Frank Polich

UPDATE: Blagojevich On His Way To Federal Prison

The convicted former governor left his home Thursday morning, the first leg of a trip that will end with him behind bars.

03/15/2012

Illinois-Lottery

Illinois Lottery Online

Lottery officials will meet in the coming days and come up with a plan to design a secure website that’s accessible to Illinoisans over 18.

12/28/2011

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