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Updated at 10:50 AM

Mark Twain National Forest’s spring 2015 prescribed fire season is underway because of an unseasonably warm January.

Updated at 10:09 AM

Proposed legislation in the Missouri Senate could significantly alter criminal prosecution with a fundamental change in the structure of prosecuting attorney offices that is tied to structural reforms of the circuit court system.

Updated Jan 23, 2015 at 7:05 PM

A jury trial for a St. James woman who faces a murder charge stemming from an April 2014 shooting incident in the Rosati area has been delayed.

Updated Jan 23, 2015 at 7:04 PM

Missouri's chief justice called for increased scrutiny of the state's municipal courts Thursday following events in Ferguson after the fatal shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown.

Updated Jan 23, 2015 at 5:26 PM

The FBI has completed its investigation into the police shooting of an unarmed, black 18-year-old in Ferguson, Missouri, a U.S. official said Wednesday.

Updated Jan 22, 2015 at 6:48 PM

A St. Louis County judge has rejected a request by the NAACP's Legal Defense and Educational Fund to convene a new grand jury to consider charges against the Ferguson police officer who fatally shot 18-year-old Michael Brown.

Updated Jan 21, 2015 at 11:01 AM

The Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that lower courts should take another look at an appeal from a Missouri man on death row for killing a woman and her two children 16 years ago.

Updated Jan 21, 2015 at 10:50 AM

This week, the nation commemorated the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Leading black members of Congress chose to remember Dr. King at an event hosted by the Wellspring United Methodist Church in Ferguson, Missouri.

Updated Jan 19, 2015 at 12:01 PM

Firefighter injured, cat dies in blaze

Updated Jan 19, 2015 at 11:19 AM

Nearly a decade after Missouri last limited some civil lawsuit awards, Republican lawmakers are organizing to reinstate caps overturned by the state's highest court.

Updated Jan 19, 2015 at 11:11 AM

Setting the stage for a potentially historic ruling, the Supreme Court announced Friday it will decide whether same-sex couples have a right to marry everywhere in America under the Constitution.

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