Another Hearing Scheduled For Michael Gordon

St. Louis, MO (KTRS)  The man accused of killing an SIUE student will make his next court appearance on May 18th. Twenty-four-year-old Michael Gordon had his first court hearing on Thursday. He did not enter a plea on the first-degree murder charge in the shooting death of Taylor Clark. Meanwhile, the Major Case Squad found…

Missouri governor signs limits for medical malpractice cases

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) – Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has approved a measure that limits noneconomic damage awards in cases where a patient has been harmed by a medical profession. The measure Nixon signed reinstates caps on medical malpractice lawsuits in Missouri, after the state Supreme Court struck down previous limits three years ago. Supporters…

Missouri OKs ending life sentences without parole for minors

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) – A bill that could mean reduced sentences for minors found guilty of first-degree murder is moving forward in the Missouri House. The legislation approved 10-1 by a House committee Monday would end the state’s mandatory sentence of life without parole for minors. Instead, jurors could sentence youths to life in…