The Missouri Court of Appeals has reversed a ruling from last year that found St. Louis' red-light-camera ordinance to be in violation of state law. In a unanimous decision handed down yesterday, all three justices for the Missouri Court of Appeals-Eastern District concluded that St. Louis Circuit ... More >>
He's been incarcerated for three decades for the brutal murder of Mary Bell, a St. Louis court reporter whose nude body was found stabbed to death in her LaSalle Park apartment in 1982. And again today attorneys with the Innocence Project will argue that George Allen be released. After the jury dead ... More >>
Buh-bye!Updated at 9:45 a.m. with response from city counselor Patti Hageman. A St. Louis Circuit Court judge last week officially struck down the city's red-light camera ordinance, effective voiding any outstanding or new citations issued by the city. In a ruling February 17, Judge Mark Neill up ... More >>
Lawsuit is latest to highlight cracks in the St. Louis law.Daily RFT yesterday spoke with St. Louis attorney Russell Watters. In December Watters filed a lawsuit on behalf of three people -- Alexa Smith and Timothy and Belle Keane -- who've received red-light camera tickets in St. Louis. The suit ... More >>
A new DNA test casts serious doubt on George Allen's guilt. So why is he still in prison?
George Allen claims police made him confess to rape and murder. Twenty years after Allen was convicted, his last hope hinges on a DNA test.