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Missouri bill addresses prostitution involving minors

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) – A Missouri Senate committee is considering a bill aimed at protecting minors in prostitution cases. The Columbia Missourian reports (http://bit.ly/2lGS35Z ) the bill discussed Monday would prevent minors from being charged or prosecuted for prostitution. It also would increase jail time for engaging in prostitution with minors. The bill’s sponsor […]

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Missouri lawmakers consider policing proposals

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Missouri House voiced initial approval for two bills Tuesday aimed to create more protections for law enforcement officers. The approval came just hours after a committee discussed a proposal that would require courts to appoint special prosecutors in officer-involved shooting or death cases. The legislation comes in the wake […]

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Man charged in Missouri nightclub shooting

CARUTHERSVILLE, Mo. (AP) – A man has been charged with first-degree murder for a shooting outside a rural southeast Missouri nightclub that left one man dead and six others wounded. Travis Ware II was also charged Monday and armed criminal action following the Sunday morning shooting in the parking lot of Club Envy in Caruthersville. Online […]