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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

A Ruling by the Labor Commission May Redefine Long-Settled Injury Claims

When injured on the job, employees in Missouri are entitled to compensation as they recover. But years after injury claims are settled, should a worker receive additional rounds of temporary disability benefits even after reaching maximum medical improvement? 373 more words

Missouri Chamber

Missouri jobless benefit cuts could test legislative powers

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) – Republican lawmakers are pressing ahead with plans to enact one of the nation’s most restrictive unemployment laws later this year even though Missouri’s governor and a former Supreme Court judge says they can’t. 100 more words