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Ferguson Municipal Judge Announces Sweeping Changes

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) – Ferguson’s new municipal judge ordered massive changes Monday in the city’s much-criticized municipal court, a move he said is aimed at restoring confidence in the system and easing the burden on needy defendants. 340 more words


Missouri Supreme Court: Felon-in-Possession Law Stands

ST. LOUIS (AP) – The Missouri Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld a state law banning felons from possessing firearms, ruling that it does not violate a constitutional right to bear arms. 486 more words


Judge assigned to Michael Amick — He’s back in Oregon County Jail

Alton, Mo. — Michael Amick is back in Oregon County today. The once convicted grandmother killer was returned to the Oregon County Jail on Friday and is being held in the general population. 117 more words


David Zink Scheduled to be Executed for Horrific Cemetery Murder of Amanda Morton

Ky3.com — An inmate who abducted and killed a 19-year-old woman in 2001 wants state and federal appeals courts to spare him from execution. His appeal was denied. 56 more words


Someone deserves the needle

Read this story – it outlines the fact that this guy got out of prison after a twenty year stretch for rape, abduction and escape charges.  214 more words

Op Ed

Missouri Supreme Court upholds farming, gun rights measures

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) _ Missouri’s Supreme Court has upheld two constitutional amendments guaranteeing the right to farm and the right to bear arms.

The judges on Tuesday issued an opinion saying that summaries of the proposals on ballots last year were fair. 81 more words


Obscure, but mildly interesting.

Interesting item I started working on yesterday for one of my clients:

Which led me to do a bit of digging, since I hadn’t been aware that the Indiana Territory had once been the governmental body for the Louisiana Purchase territory. 130 more words

Jim Downey