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Mariah Stewart

Missouri Attorney General Sues Municipalities Over 'Predatory' Traffic Fines

HuffingtonPost.com | Mariah Stewart | Posted 12.19.2014 | Politics

ST. LOUIS -- Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster on Thursday filed a lawsuit against 13 St. Louis County municipalities, alleging they violate a Mi...

Latest Attack On California's Humane Livestock Standards Struck Down By Judge

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 10.07.2014 | Politics

The latest in a series of attempts to strike down California's humane livestock standards failed last week after a judge threw out a lawsuit brought f...

Missouri Appeals Stay Of Execution

AP | JIM SALTER | Posted 09.14.2014 | Crime

BONNE TERRE, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri execution has been delayed until at least midday Wednesday after a federal judge granted a last-minute stay. Joh...

St. Louis Challenges Missouri Ban On Gay Marriage

AP | Posted 06.26.2014 | Politics

ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis officials have challenged Missouri's constitutional ban on gay marriage by issuing four same-sex marriage licenses in a C...

Why Are These Six States Defending Horrific Cruelty to Animals?

Bruce Friedrich | Posted 08.05.2014 | Green
Bruce Friedrich

Battery cages are the cruelest of all factory farming systems, are illegal across the European Union. California should be celebrated, not sued, for taking a stand against these inhumane practices.

Should States Make Their Own Execution Drugs?

AP | NOMAAN MERCHANT and MICHAEL GRACZYK | Posted 07.29.2014 | Crime

DALLAS (AP) — Texas' prison system does not have to reveal where it gets its execution drugs, the state attorney general's office said Thursday, mar...

Missouri Attorney General Pitches Plan To Avoid Botched Lethal Injections

Reuters | Posted 07.29.2014 | Politics

By Carey Gillam May 29 (Reuters) - Missouri should fund and operate its own drug laboratory to mix lethal injections for executions, a...

Conviction Overturned For Man Accused Of Slaying Newspaper Editor

AP | DAVID A. LIEB | Posted 11.06.2013 | Crime

COLUMBIA, Mo. -- COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — A state appeals court panel on Tuesday overturned the murder conviction of a Missouri man who has maintained h...

John Celock

State Won't Be Able to Block Federal Gun Laws

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 09.12.2013 | Politics

The Republican-controlled Missouri state Senate defeated an effort to nullify federal gun laws in the state by one vote Wednesday night. During a ...

Gas Chamber Coming Back To Missouri?

AP | JIM SALTER | Posted 09.02.2013 | Crime

ST. LOUIS — With drugs needed for lethal injection in short supply and courts wrangling over how to execute prisoners without them, Missouri's a...

Missouri Court Liberates Children Trapped in Failed Schools

Kate Casas | Posted 08.13.2013 | Politics
Kate Casas

Each and every parent and child should be able to find the right school before they suffer the consequences of failure.

Car Dealer Accused Of Stealing Customer IDs

AP | BILL DRAPER | Posted 02.12.2013 | Crime

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- A suburban Kansas City automobile dealer used personal information from customers and others who filled out credit applications to...

John Celock

Fallout From 'Legitimate Rape' Comments Could Affect Other Races

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 08.23.2012 | Politics

Todd Akin's decision to stay in the Missouri Senate race following his controversial "legitimate rape" comments this week could have an impact on othe...

D.M. Levine

Robo-Signing Scandal Leads To Top Executive's Indictment In Missouri

HuffingtonPost.com | D.M. Levine | Posted 02.09.2012 | Business

For the first time since the start of the robo-signing crisis, a senior executive has been indicted on criminal charges of forgery and faces jail. Th...

CSI Missouri: A "Robo-Signing" Indictment in the Show-Me State

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 04.08.2012 | Business
Richard (RJ) Eskow

Forgery and perjury are serious crimes. It's an even more serious crime to ask others to do it for you.

Missouri Attorney General: Health Care Mandate Unconstitutional

AP | Posted 06.11.2011 | Politics

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster says Congress overstepped its constitutional powers when it mandated that most Americans...

Craigslist, State Attorneys General Meeting About Sex Ads

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) -- State attorneys general from Missouri, Illinois and Connecticut plan to begin negotiations with Craigslist to eliminate wh...