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Motorcycle Helmet Law
8:01 pm
Thu May 2, 2013

Mo. House Votes To Repeal Mandatory Motorcycle Helmet Law

Mo. Capitol
Marshall Griffin/St. Louis Public Radio

The Missouri House has passed legislation that would allow motorcyclists to ride without wearing helmets.

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Crime / Motorcycle Gang
2:13 pm
Tue July 12, 2011

Motorcycle gang members face murder, drug charges

(via Flickr/steakpinball)

Eighteen members of a motorcycle gang known as Wheels of Soul face a federal indictment on charges ranging from racketeering to kidnapping to murder, including for fatal shootings in three different states.

The indictment handed up June 9 was unsealed Tuesday in U.S. District Court in St. Louis. It wasn't immediately clear if any of the defendants had attorneys.

The defendants are from seven states: Pennsylvania, Illinois, Ohio, Missouri, Colorado, Wisconsin and Kentucky.

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Texting While Driving
10:37 am
Wed January 26, 2011

Mo. Senate panel approves bill banning texting for all drivers

A bill approving the banning of texting for all drivers, not just those aged 21 and younger, has been approved by the Missouri Senate. (via Flickr/MrJasonWeaver)

A Missouri Senate committee has approved legislation that bars all drivers from texting while driving.

Currently, only drivers 21 years old and younger are prohibited from sending cell phone text messages while driving.

But what's the problem with that system according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol?

It's hard to tell how old a driver is if an officer sees them texting.

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MO Statehouse
10:04 am
Mon December 6, 2010

Mo. lawmakers pre-file bills for 2011 session

The Thomas Jefferson statue stands on the steps of the Missouri State Capitol Building in Jefferson City, Missouri on December 3, 2010.
Bill Greenblatt UPI

Missouri lawmakers have been pre-filing bills this week in preparation for the legislative session that begins next month. Here's the lowdown on these early ventures:

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