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Owner of St. Louis-area tax preparation business indicted for fraud

Owner of St. Louis-area tax preparation business indicted for fraud

The Department of Justice announced on Tuesday that Eyob Tilahun, the owner of a local tax return preparation business known as Tax King, has been indicted for conspiring to file false tax returns.

August 25, 2015 6:00 pmLoading…
Editorial: Top public defender builds a case against Nixon, Legislature

Editorial: Top public defender builds a case against Nixon, Legislature

Buried in an angry and important letter from the head of the Missouri Office of Public Defender to Gov. Jay Nixon is a recipe for fixing the state’s budget.

August 13, 2015 4:45 pm Related
Missouri Public Defender System director wants $10 million more

Missouri Public Defender System director wants $10 million more

In an Aug. 7 letter to Gov. Jay Nixon, Michael Barrett says Nixon's office has made the violation of poor Missourians' constitutional rights worse

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Ferguson court clerk fired over racist email is now working in another nearby court

Ferguson court clerk fired over racist email is now working in another nearby court

Mary Ann Twitty is reportedly working three days a week as court clerk in Vinita Park, a city of 1,880 people. 

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Arch, subsidiaries fined $2 million, company says most violations before acquisitions

Arch, subsidiaries fined $2 million, company says most violations before acquisitions

Tentative agreement subject to public review 

August 06, 2015 1:45 pm Photos

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Editorial: In county's Family Court, justice delayed is justice denied

Editorial: In county's Family Court, justice delayed is justice denied

Lawmakers need to read the Department of Justice report and understand what it is like to be a young juvenile in St. Louis County, accused of a crime and detained by the all powerful state with virtually no representation, and no adjudication of probable cause.

August 03, 2015 4:45 pm Related
Dispute breaks out at town hall meeting in Ferguson

Dispute breaks out at town hall meeting in Ferguson

Witnesses reported seeing three people in custody outside the meeting but said two were quickly released.

July 30, 2015 10:00 pmLoading…

McClellan: Hating hate crimes — should motivation matter?

Victims and defendants are supposed to be treated equally under the law. 

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McClellan: A Cubs fan offers advice on how to investigate hacking

McClellan: A Cubs fan offers advice on how to investigate hacking

Bill questions why four months of investigation have turned up no resolution.

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Ferguson hires Donald McCullin as municipal judge

Ferguson hires Donald McCullin as municipal judge

Donald McCullin addresses members of the Ferguson City Council after he was named the new municipal judge for the city during the council meeting held at City Hall on Tuesday, June 9, 2015. Photo by Sid Hastings

June 09, 2015 9:37 pmLoading…
Editorial: New North County police alliance created under false pretenses

Editorial: New North County police alliance created under false pretenses

Those pushing for the proper solutions, from the Ferguson Commission to the Missouri Supreme Court to the Better Together nonprofit group that commissioned the PERF report on policing, need to redouble their efforts before more bad government is created with little intent other than to prote…

June 09, 2015 4:30 pm Related
Editorial: Historic committee has Missouri's judicial integrity in its hands

Editorial: Historic committee has Missouri's judicial integrity in its hands

The lawyers who operate, and profit from, the corrupt municipal court system in St. Louis are not bad people. They're not bad attorneys. But they have lost their way. It's time for the Missouri Supreme Court to speak, and speak loudly.

May 22, 2015 3:40 pm Photos

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