Missouri Defends Law Capping Cities' Traffic Ticket RevenueTwelve cities are arguing a state law capping how much revenue municipalities can draw from traffic tickets unfairly singles out the St. Louis area and violates the state constitution.
Missouri Lawmakers Debate Restricting Abortion MethodsAbortion rights advocates called the bill an unconstitutional, political intrusion in the doctor-patient relationship that would make abortions less safe.
Judge: New Law Creating 6-Person Juries UnconstitutionalThe Legislature and then-Gov. Pat Quinn approved the law in 2014. It took effect June 1.
Dozen More Local Towns Sue St. Louis County Over Police StandardsA dozen more local towns file a lawsuit against St. Louis County, bringing to 15 the number of municipalities against the county imposing new police standards.
Suit Challenges Missouri Law Limiting Municipal Court FinesThe lawsuit, filed in Cole County, challenges the 4-month-old measure that was the first significant step taken by state lawmakers to address concerns raised after the August 2014 police shooting death of Michael Brown in Ferguson.
Family Challenges Missouri Limits on Non-Economic DamagesA lawyer for the family of a woman who died after a heart operation argued Wednesday to the Missouri Supreme Court that state law limiting how much they can receive in damages is unconstitutional.
City of St. Louis Joins Mo. Supreme Court Case on GunsThe action comes after some felons allegedly caught with guns have claimed the state law banning that is unconstitutional because, they claim, a constitutional amendment approved by voters last year gives all Missouri citizens the right to bear arms.
Illinois Justices Overturn State's Landmark 2013 Pension Law Illinois Supreme Court on Friday struck down a 2013 law that sought to fix the nation's worst government-employee pension crisis, a ruling that forces the state to find another way to overcome a massive budget deficit.
Chesterfield Aims to Shake Up County Sales Tax StructureWhen you buy something in a St. Louis County city, the sales taxes either go straight to that city or to a pool that all cities in the county share. Chesterfield, at its founding, decided to be a pool city - a decision it now regrets.
Court Date and Ground-Breaking Now Scheduled for Loop TrolleySupporters of the Loop Trolley announce plans for a ground-breaking, just as opponents announce they have a date in federal court they hope will stop the project.
Federal Judge Rules Against Missouri Gay Marriage BanThe judge said he could find no reason for the state to dictate that people of the same gender can't be married, but he delayed the effect of his ruling while it is appealed.
St. Louis Judge Declares Mo. Same-Sex Marriage Ban UnconstitutionalSt. Louis City Hall is now issuing marriage licenses for same-sex couples.