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2013 Crime & Prisons Stories
Radio Story - St. Louis agencies ban together to combat human trafficking in Eastern Missouri with the aid of a $1 million grant.
Radio Story - Missouri's civil commitment program for sexually violent predators
Radio Story - Correctional officer...is it a rewarding job?
Radio Story - Lawmaker looks to crack down on drug dealers
Radio Story - Lawmakers push for felon food stamp eligibility
Radio Story - A St. Louis County Senator looks to stiffen gun possession laws
Radio Story - African-American Missouri Clergy met with Gov. Nixon Monday
Newspaper Story - Rep. Webb told reporters he doesn't plan to resign
Radio Story - State Representative Steve Webb charged with misusing campaign finances and will resign
Newspaper Story - State representative expected to resign over stealing charges
Radio Story - The Missouri National Guard joins World Series security team at Busch Stadium
Radio Story - Lawmaker says Mo. Department of Corrections is part of larger problem
Radio Story - Missouri public defender system faces budget battles
Radio Story - Lawmaker scolded Gov. Jay Nixon and the Missouri Department of Corrections for halting an upcoming execution
Radio Story - Missouri Department of Education breathes a sign of relief
Radio Story - Rep. Stacy Newman, among other state officials, pressure Nodaway Co. Prosecutor to reopen Coleman case.
Newspaper Story - Mo. Dept. of Corrections has not commented on availability of drug for executions
Radio Story - After controversy, the Mo. Dept. of Corrections will return it's shipment of propofol to the distributor
Radio Story - Missouri lawmaker asks governor to address lethal injection concerns
Newspaper Story - State lawmaker asks governor to carry out upcoming executions
Radio Story - A state Representative says 560 Missouri sex offenders could soon be off the list.
Newspaper Story - One lawmaker is unsure if federal gun nullification bill will be overridden. NRA hasn't taken public position
Radio Story - The biggest pro-gun rights lobby has not taken a position on Missouri's gun nullification law
Newspaper Story - State press association outlines risks for journalists if lawmakers override nullification bill
Radio Story - Missouri lawmaker wants change to sex offender registry regardless if veto is overridden
Radio Story - AG Koster outlines his opposition to federal gun nullification law by sending letter to the entire General Assembly
Radio Story - The Missouri Supreme Court convened Tuesday to hear arguments on penalties for convicted sex and drug offenders
Newspaper Story - Attorneys argue sex, drugs and guns in the Missouri Supreme Court
Radio Story - House backs measure to allow school teachers to carry guns
Radio Story - A bill to protect gun rights and lower the Conceal and Carry age was passed out of a Senate Committee Tuesday.
Newspaper Story - Republicans in both chambers push gun laws despite opposition from the vocal Democratic minority.
Radio Story - The House approved a sex offender bill that lets low risk offenders off the registry after five years.
Radio Story - Advocates push for crime victim rights in the U.S. House
Radio Story - Bill passes through the House that restricts state officials from enforcing federal gun laws
Radio Story - House Republicans voice approval for armed teachers
Newspaper Story - Missouri House pushes to include police psychological disorders in workers compensation
Radio Story - State senator challenged to duel in citizen letter to Columbia Daily Tribune
Radio Story - Gun advocates rally in state Capitol as anti-gun control measure gets House approval
Radio Story - Governor says no more scanning gun owners' info for drivers licenses--Senators not fully satisfied
Radio Story - State lawmakers clash on the Senate floor over major current issues
Radio Story - State Highway Patrol scanning fingerprints if officers have "reasonable suspicion" you have or will commit a crime
Radio Story - With six weeks left in session, lawmakers push to pass more gun laws
Radio Story - State Senator shows evidence of Department of Revenue disregarding state law on Senate Floor
Radio Story - State Senator says a criminal code that hasn't been revised since 1979 probably won't be changed this year either.
Newspaper Story - With six weeks left in session, lawmakers hesitant to pass criminal code revision
Newspaper Story - Mo. Senate approves measure in support of gun ownership protection
Radio Story - Mo. Department of Revenue surrenders mountain of documents in response to senate subpoena
Newspaper Story - Mo. Department of Revenue offers 50 boxes of documents to Senate in response to rare subpoena
Newspaper Story - Sen. Kurt Schaefer says the Department of Revenue has broken at least three state laws
Radio Story - Back from legislative recess, Senate Republicans reload on measure to block federal gun proposals
Radio Story - Leaders in Missouri's General Assembly express satisfaction with first half progress
Newspaper Story - State officials beat back allegations of sharing gun owners info as southern judge rules practice must be halted
Newspaper Story - Revenue department under fire from GOP for disclosing gun owner information
Radio Story - A new bill has been filed on Missourians privacy in response to a Stoddard county lawsuit
Radio Story - Gun control group: 85% of Missourians favor background checks
Radio Story - Heroin help group rallied in front of the Capitol building to support the "good Samaritan" bill.
Radio Story - Lawmakers move to tighten workplace discrimination laws
Newspaper Story - Fulton State Hospital will get much needed renovations if the House Speaker's bond proposal goes through
Newspaper Story - Mo. sex offenders might see an opportunity to have their names from registry according to a new House bill.
Radio Story - Sen. Maria Chappelle-Nadal seeks to lighten Mo. immigration laws
Radio Story - Mo. senator says gun bill could increase urban violence
Radio Story - Republicans push bills to resist federal gun control efforts
Newspaper Story - Republicans and Democrats debated Tuesday on several different gun bills that oppose any future federal gun laws
Radio Story - Gun legislation for classes stripped of ammo after many mandates were changed to suggestions.
Radio Story - Missouri legislators are debating a bill that would eliminate the statute of limitations for sexual assault.
Radio Story - Mo. Republican pushes to allow more evidence in child sex abuse cases
Newspaper Story - Mo. Republican pushes to allow more evidence in child sex abuse cases
Radio Story - A state senator wants to put limits on quality of life lawsuits up to a vote of the people.
Newspaper Story - House lawmakers push to decrease penalties for marijuana possession
Radio Story - Mo. House member pushes softer marijuana penalties
Radio Story - Keeping drones out of Missouri's skies gains support in House hearing.
Radio Story - Missouri lawmakers want to overturn a Supreme Court decision on medical malpractice with legislation
Radio Story - Mo. bill would require gun safety in schools
Newspaper Story - Mo. Senate heard a testimony today on a bill that would criminalize adults that fail to report child sexual abuse
Radio Story - Missouri lawmakers discuss bill requiring witnesses to report child sexual abuse.
Newspaper Story - Despite vocal opposition to Medicaid expansion, state lawmakers would consider funding Medicaid fraud control
Radio Story - Measure would require drug dealers to pay taxes on illegal drugs
Radio Story - Chief Justice Richard Teitelman gives State of the Judiciary address
Newspaper Story - Democratic Senator proposed bill that would prevent illegal firearm possession and improper storage
Radio Story - Gun advocates speak out at Mo. Capitol following president's executive actions.
Radio Story - Rep. Casey Guernsey moves to stop Obama gun proposals in MO
Newspaper Story - House panel endorses special election bill to fill potential lt. gov. opening
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