01, Sep 2014 - Missouri gay marriage ban challenge moves to federal court
A federal judge will hear a lawsuit challenging Missouri's ban on gay marriage after state Attorney General Chris Koster intervened in the case and moved it out of state court.
01, Sep 2014 - Oregon sues Oracle over failed health care website - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News,
SALEM, Ore. (AP) - The state of Oregon filed a lawsuit Friday against Oracle America Inc. and several of its executives over the technology company's role in creating the troubled website for the state's online health insurance exchange.
30, Aug 2014 - Judge: Teen to be tried as adult in teacher death - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News,
BOSTON (AP) - A teenager accused of raping and killing his math teacher on high school grounds lost his bid Tuesday to be tried as a minor.
30, Aug 2014 - GranuFlo/NaturaLyte Case Remanded to State Court By Missouri Federal Judge, Baron and Budd Reports
Judge Rejects Assertion By Defendants that Plaintiffs’ Claims Were Fraudulent (PRWeb August 20, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/08/prweb12106712.htm
30, Aug 2014 - California man pleads not guilty to 2013 wildfire - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News,
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) - A Northern California man accused of starting one of the state's largest wildfires when he lost control of his campfire last year can leave jail while the criminal case plays out in court, a federal judge said Tuesday.
29, Aug 2014 - Republicans and race: why Mississippi drama matters
The long drama known as the Mississippi Republican primary of 2014 is winding down. Tea partyer Chris McDaniel’s effort to undo the victory of veteran US Sen. Thad Cochran in a June runoff is headed to state court – at best, a long shot for the young state senator. Ed Martin, chairman of the Missouri GOP, stood alone in his effort to get the RNC to censure Mississippi committeeman Henry Barbour ...
28, Aug 2014 - Teen suspect in 6-year-old's death due in court - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News
BREMERTON, Wash. (AP) - A 17-year-old boy arrested in the death and sexual assault of a 6-year-old Washington state girl is due in court Monday.
28, Aug 2014 - Judges chide state lawyers over gay marriage bans - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News,
CHICAGO (AP) - Federal appeals judges bristled on Tuesday at arguments defending gay marriage bans in Indiana and Wisconsin, with one Republican appointee comparing them to now-defunct laws that once outlawed weddings between blacks and whites.
05, Apr 2014 - Appeal on gay marriage ruling dampens celebrations - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News,
DETROIT (AP) - Bethany Joy Rozeboom and Mary Winn couldn't have been much happier after receiving their long-awaited marriage license this weekend after a judge's ruling that Michigan's ban on such same-sex unions was illegal.
04, Apr 2014 - Judge to strike down part of Ohio gay marriage law - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News,
CINCINNATI (AP) - A federal judge said Friday that he will order Ohio to recognize out-of-state gay marriages, a move that would strike down part of the state's ban on gay marriages but stop short of forcing it to perform same-sex weddings.
04, Apr 2014 - Judge ponders tax restraining order
Cole County Circuit Judge Jon Beetem is deciding whether to issue a restraining order that would prevent Missouri’s Revenue department from accepting or processing income tax returns from same-sex couples living in Missouri, who were married in other states that allow such marriages.
04, Apr 2014 - Wyoming high court sides with state on lodging tax - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News,
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - The Wyoming Supreme Court has ruled the state can collect the full tax amount on retail lodging sales made by online travel companies, even if they have no physical presence in the state.
03, Apr 2014 - Supreme Court won't stop Texas execution over drug - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri N
HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) - The U.S. Supreme Court said Thursday that it won't stop the execution of a Texas serial killer whose attorneys want the state to release information about where it gets its lethal injection drug.
03, Apr 2014 - Gators get berth in Tournament
Cassie Peoples drives down the court during Florida’s 81-76 loss to Missouri on Feb. 20 in the O’Connell Center. Florida will play sixth-seeded Dayton in the first round of the NCAA Tournament on Sunday.
03, Apr 2014 - Jefferson City, MO Missouri governor signs cellphone tower measures
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - Gov. Jay Nixon signed legislation Thursday reinstating some limits on the authority of Missouri cities and counties to restrict cellphone towers. Nixon signed four bills into law that partially re-enact a 2013 state law, which was struck down by a Cole County judge ...
03, Apr 2014 - Lawyers: The purpose of marriage is procreation - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News, Sp
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Marriage exists for its procreative potential, not just as recognition of a loving relationship between two people, and the U.S. Supreme Court agrees, lawyers for an Oklahoma clerk said in a new court filing.
03, Apr 2014 - Jefferson City, MO Missouri court upholds summary for campaign initiative
A Missouri appeals court panel has upheld the financial estimate for a potential ballot initiative seeking to reinstate campaign contribution limits.
02, Apr 2014 - Joplin guard Brown says he'll play at Southern
Charlie Brown’s calendar awareness matches his basketball court awareness. “My next tweet will not be April fools,” he wrote on Twitter on Tuesday morning, April 1. Then came the next tweet: “Verbally committed to Missouri Southern State University.”
01, Apr 2014 - Supreme Court may take up Va. sex registry case - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News, Sp
WASHINGTON (AP) - She was a 24-year-old swimming instructor who had a sexual affair with a male student under 16. The woman was convicted in Virginia in 1993 of unlawful sex with a teenager and served 30 days in jail.