Missouri

(St. Louis, MO) -- The state is suing 13 municipal courts around St. Louis County, accusing them of exploiting people through traffic tickets. Attorney General Chris Koster says the courts are breaking a law that prevents towns from generating more than 30-percent of revenue...
(St. Louis, MO) -- Several St. Louis demonstrators are upset with how police are treating fellow protestors. As a result, there was a huge march Wednesday from outside the police headquarters to City Hall. The "Post Dispatch" reports crowds blocked the intersection of Tucker...
(St. Louis, MO) -- St. Louis officials plan to reschedule a committee meeting that aldermen are expected to consider a budget proposal that could bring more police on the streets. The city's Board of Estimate and Apportionment committee session on Wednesday was postponed because...
(Ferguson, MO) -- A major retailer is closing one of its stores in Ferguson. Big Lots is the second national chain store to shutdown since the death of Michael Brown. He was shot and killed by a Ferguson police offer in August which sparked protest, along with vandalism and...
(Jefferson City, MO) -- Missouri has a new Education chief. The state's deputy education commissioner Margaret Vandeven will succeed retiring Chris Nicastro on January 1st. Vandeven has been with the department for nine years and was one of five finalists for the job. The O'...
(Clayton, MO) -- A member of the news media is suing St. Louis County police over treatment during last month's unrest in Ferguson. The ACLU filed a wrongful arrest suit Tuesday on behalf of Gerald Yingst. He claims he was on a public sidewalk, shooting video of a protest when...
(Jefferson City, MO) -- The minimum wage in Missouri is going up by 15 cents on January 1st. The two percent hike will boost the living wage from seven dollars and 50 cents an hour to seven dollars and 65 cents. Missouri is among 29 states that have, or will have state minimums...
(Springfield, IL) -- Governor-elect Bruce Rauner is planning to take a few pages out of former Indiana governor Mitch Daniels's playbook, especially when it comes to creating jobs. Rauner says Illinois families and businesses have been flocking to Indiana because of the growing...
(St. Louis, MO) -- Work at City Hall is getting over some setbacks from a shutdown earlier due to a group of protesters. Dozens marched from St. Louis police headquarters to City Hall, blocking the intersection of Tucker Boulevard and Market Street for four-and-a-half minutes...