Missouri Supreme Court

Marshall Griffin, St. Louis Public Radio

The Missouri Supreme Court heard arguments today over the constitutionality of a state tax credit which has enabled St. Louis developer Paul McKee to buy up several tracts of land on the citys north side. McKee has so far received $28 million in tax credits for his NorthSide development project.

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History buff? Legal enthusiast? Generally curious about Missouris past? Get excited. The Missouri State Archives will be posting thousands of old state Supreme Court cases online for the public to view beginning late next year. The Secretary of States office says the State Archives has received a grant of more than $148,000 from the federal government for the project. The agency will use the money to scan the Missouri Supreme Court s original files in about 9,000 cases heard between 1821 and...

(St. Louis Metropolitan Police Dept. via UPI)

The Missouri Supreme Court has upheld the sentence of a St. Louis teenager who was 15 when he shot and killed a St. Louis police officer. Antonio Andrews was convicted in August 2009 of shooting to death Officer Norvelle Brown , who had attempted to talk to Andrews and at least one other juvenile. Andrews was certified as an adult to stand trial on first-degree murder charges, which meant that under state law , when he was convicted, he was sentenced to life in prison without parole. On...