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St. Louis County, city reopen restaurants, with restrictions

The gradual reopening of Missouri’s economy continued Monday, as restaurants and most nonessential businesses began operating in St. Louis County and the city of St. Louis, but residents were urged to keep following safety guidelines to slow the spread of ...

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Missouri Supreme Court hears arguments on Sunshine Law, absentee ballots

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The Missouri Supreme Court on Oct. 2 grappled with an ambiguous part of the Sunshine Law pertaining to the public release of absentee ballot materials. The high court heard oral arguments in the case involving Bruce Franks Jr., the outgoing ...

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St. Louis settles for $385,000 with girl crushed by door at Tilles Park

St. Louis Circuit Judge Michael K. Mullen gave final approval on Aug. 20 to a $385,000 settlement between The City of St. Louis and a young girl badly injured at a city park. According to court records, the plaintiff will ...

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Lawsuit for issuing ‘wanteds’ on vehicles may proceed

A panel of the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals cleared the way on Aug. 19 for a plaintiff to pursue her lawsuit against the City of St. Louis for its police force’s practice of issuing “wanted” bulletins on vehicles. ...

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Federal judge dismisses Stockley’s suit against former St. Louis prosecutor Joyce

A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit brought by former St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department Officer Jason Stockley, who had accused former St. Louis Circuit Attorney Jennifer Joyce of violating his rights when prosecuting him for his fatal shooting of ...

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Furloughs to affect St. Louis municipal court, prosecutors

A plan approved by St. Louis officials requiring workers to take unpaid time off will have some impact on the justice system. The city’s Board of Aldermen last week approved a plan calling on rank-and-file workers to take a furlough ...

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$90,000 awarded for injuries from falling tree limb

A boy who sued St. Louis after a tree limb fell on him won $90,000 from a city jury. According to the family’s attorney, Robert Taylor, then 11, was playing outside near his home on a hot but calm July ...

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