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Kim Gardner
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Kevin Killeen
July 11, 2019 - 4:17 pm
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) — Surrounded by supporters, embattled Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner held her first news conference since a grand jury disbanded without charging her in her handling of the Eric Greitens case. "The grand jury expired and was disbanded without issuing an indictment against me,"...
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car driving on road
July 11, 2019 - 10:38 am
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri drivers soon will no longer be required to get inspections on vehicles less than 10 years old. Gov. Mike Parson on Wednesday signed legislation to change the state’s vehicle safety inspection rules. Currently, inspections are required every other year for...
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July 11, 2019 - 8:39 am
(KMOX) - Put on hold last month, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) is set to round up 2,000 immigrants in 10 major cities who have been ordered for deportation from the United States. According to the New York Times , who spoke with one former and two current Department of Homeland Security...
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FILE - In this May 29, 2019, file photo, special counsel Robert Mueller speaks at the Department of Justice in Washington, about the Russia investigation. To prepare for next week's high stakes hearing with Mueller, some Democratic members and staff are watching old video of his previous testimony. Others are closely re-reading Mueller's 448-page report. And most of them are worrying about how they'll make the most their short time in front of the stern, reticent former FBI director. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
July 11, 2019 - 2:56 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Some are watching old video of his previous testimony. Others are closely re-reading his 448-page report. And almost all are worrying about how they'll make the most of the short time they'll have for questioning. Robert Mueller, the Democrats know, will be tough to crack. The...
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Missouri Gov. Mike Parson
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July 10, 2019 - 4:09 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Gov. Mike Parson has signed a business incentive bill aimed in part at enticing General Motors to expand in the state. Parson signed the legislation Wednesday in his Capitol office. The measure authorizes up to $50 million of tax credits for General Motors to...
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Democratic gubernatorial candidate JB Pritzker on October 1, 2018, in Chicago. (E. Jason Wambsgans/Chicago Tribune/TNS/Sipa USA)
Alex Degman
July 10, 2019 - 2:47 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (KMOX/AP) — Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker is responding to the backlash caused when Confederate Railroad was taken off the grandstand lineup for the DuQuoin State Fair. The state was concerned about Confederate imagery. Pritzker responded to those who question why Snoop Dogg is still...
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Jail cells in a city facility located in the southern United States.
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July 09, 2019 - 4:04 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Gov. Mike Parson has signed legislation that could free hundreds of prisoners who are currently serving mandatory sentences. The bill signed Tuesday exempts some nonviolent offenses from a state law requiring people to serve at least 40%, 50% or 80% of their...
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St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner
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Kevin Killeen
July 09, 2019 - 2:42 pm
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) — Embattled Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner can breathe a little easier, after a special grand jury investigating alleged perjury by her team during the Eric Greitens case disbands without issuing any new charges. RELATED: Activists allege racism in treatment of St. Louis prosecutor...
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In this March 28, 2019 photo, President Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally in Grand Rapids, Mich. Trump is suggesting he will defer until after 2020 his push for a Republican health care plan to replace the Affordable Care Act. Trump tweeted late Monday that Congress will vote on a GOP plan after the elections, ”when Republicans hold the Senate & win back the House.” (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
July 09, 2019 - 10:36 am
NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump can't ban critics from his Twitter account, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday, saying the First Amendment calls for more speech, rather than less, on matters of public concern. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan upheld a lower court judge...
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UNIVERSITY CITY, MO - FEBRUARY 22: Missouri Governor Eric Greitens addresses the crowd at Chesed Shel Emeth Cemetery on February 22, 2017 in University City, Missouri. Greitens and US Vice President Mike Pence were on hand to speak to over 300 volunteers who helped cleanup after the recent vandalism. Since the beginning of the year, there has been a nationwide spike in incidents including bomb threats at Jewish community centers and reports of anti-semitic graffiti. (Photo: Michael Thomas/ Getty Images)
July 09, 2019 - 9:22 am
JEFFERSON CITY (KMOX) — Eric Greitens wins a legal battle over his text messages. A Cole County Circuit judge has dismissed claims that former Gov. Greitens' office used a message-deleting app called Confide to avoid the state Sunshine Law. Related: Lawyer says texts show Greitens' staffers' use of...
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