Gov. Rauner Signs Voter Registration, Immigrant ProtectionsIllinois bills including automatic voter registration and protections for immigrants in the state are now officially laws.
Shoe Chain Payless Files for Bankruptcy ProtectionThey will be closing nearly 400 stores as part of the reorganization.
Bill Overturning St. Louis Abortion Ordinance AdvancesOpponents argue the bill is an example of state overreach.
Inmate Claims Prison Officials Refused to Stop AttacksThe inmate's lawsuit filed Tuesday in U.S. District Court in St. Louis seeks $10 million.
Missouri Lawmakers Consider Policing ProposalsThe approval came just hours after a committee discussed a proposal that would require courts to appoint special prosecutors in officer-involved shooting or death cases.
New Bill to Protect Domestic Violence Victims from EvictionThe bill gained passage and is expected to be signed into law by Mayor Slay.
Prosecutors Call For Better Witness ProtectionIncumbent Circuit Attorney Jennifer Joyce and Circuit Attorney Elect Kim Gardner both say witnesses are afraid to take the stand for fear of retaliation.
Monarch Fire Protection District to Have Forensic Auditor Go Over BooksMove comes following fire chief's arrest for credit card fraud.
Mother Masterminds Murder Conspiracy to Free SonCircuit Attorney says the case shows the need to block out some information on police reports
Nixon Signs Bill For More Access To Anti-Overdose MedicineResidents soon will be able to carry medicine to counter heroin overdoses without a prescription under a new law signed Tuesday by Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon.
West Lake Landfill Critic "Livid" Over Just-Released EPA StudyReport critical of EPA's handling of the radioactive waste site was written three years ago.
Circuit Attorney Warns of Rise in Witness TamperingThe city prosecutor is fighting a judge's order to turn over the names and addresses of witnesses in 172 criminal cases to the public defender.