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US clears officer in Ferguson case, criticizes police force

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department cleared a white former Ferguson, Missouri, police officer in the fatal shooting of an unarmed black 18-year-old on Wednesday, but also issued a scathing report calling for sweeping changes in city law enforcement practices it called discriminatory and unconstitutional. 699 more words


Missouri attorney general urges changes to deadly force law

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) – Missouri’s attorney general says the state should create a scholarship to encourage diversity in law enforcement and update the state’s law on police use of deadly force. 101 more words


Missouri Attorney General sues owner of derelict north St. Louis County cemetery

ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MO (KTVI)- Families promised eternal care for their loved ones have been angered and heartbroken over the poor maintenance and conditions at… 163 more words


Missouri Cities Added to Lawsuits Over Traffic Fine Revenues

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) – More St. Louis County cities are facing a lawsuit from the state attorney general over traffic fine revenues.

Attorney General Chris Koster said in a Thursday court filing that four additional cities are in violation of a law capping the portion of funding cities can get from traffic violations. 96 more words



Who will be governor in 2016?

This Week’s Opinion Makers:
Anne Schweitzer
Senior Associate, Public Eye, Inc.

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Director of Communications, The Kelley Group… 13 more words


Candidates Who Choose Not to Run ...

Several prospective candidates for various offices made official yesterday their plans not to seek another position.


Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI-1), the 2012 Republican vice presidential nominee, confirmed that he will not run for president in 2016. 565 more words


Reaction to McCaskill Announcement

ST. LOUIS (KMOX) - Upon hearing Sen. Claire McCaskill’s announcement Monday that she’ll seek re-election to the U.S. Senate and won’t be running for governor of Missouri in 2016, Missouri Attorney Chris Koster, a potential Democratic candidate for governor, issued this written statement: 75 more words