Pine Lawn

Pine Lawn follow-up
12:00 pm
Thu October 27, 2011

Follow-up finds progress in Pine Lawn

Mo. State Auditor Tom Schweich.
(Marshall Griffin/St. Louis Public Radio)

A follow-up report from state auditor Tom Schweich finds that the small North County municipality of Pine Lawn is making progress in solving ongoing management issues.

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Morning round-up
9:37 am
Thu June 30, 2011

Morning headlines: Thursday, June 30, 2011

A federal judge has ruled that Tucson shooting suspect Jared Lee Loughner can be forcibly medicated.
U.S. Marshals Service

Loughner can be forcibly medicated

A federal judge has ruled that prison officials can forcibly medicate Tucson shooting suspect Jared Lee Loughner with anti-psychotic drugs.

U.S. District Judge Larry Burns says he did not want to second guess doctors at a federal prison in Springfield, Mo. Burns issued the decision yesterday after Loughner's attorneys filed an emergency request to prevent any forced medication of their client.

Defense attorneys said Loughner had been forcibly medicated since June 21. 

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