Category: Missouri

Missouri Police Association Sues Missouri Police Department Over Public Records Violations

Missouri Police Association Sues Missouri Police Department Over Public Records Violations

A Missouri police association filed a lawsuit against the city of Columbia, accusing its police department of violating the state's public records law by refusing to provide records in a timely manner, then charging an exorbitant amount for the requested records. Last summer, the Colu ...
Missouri Man Remains Imprisoned Despite Police Commissioner and Prosecutor Saying he is Innocent

Missouri Man Remains Imprisoned Despite Police Commissioner and Prosecutor Saying he is Innocent

A Kansas City man who has been in prison for two decades for a double murder has long claimed he is innocent. And now a Kansas City Police commissioner as well as a former prosecutor who have reviewed his case are also saying he is innocent. But Missouri Attorney General Chris Kost ...
Missouri won’t Exonerate Innocent Man Because He’s not on Death Row

Missouri won’t Exonerate Innocent Man Because He’s not on Death Row

Eyewitness testimony from a 7-year-old girl who saw her mother stabbed to death was the “linchpin” that put Rodney Lincoln behind bars for life for the April 1982 murder of a St. Louis woman. The deciding factor for the outcome is now doubting her own story, and she wants her mother’s ...
Missouri Prosecutor Sues City Marshal Indicted on 10 Felonies to Prevent New Term

Missouri Prosecutor Sues City Marshal Indicted on 10 Felonies to Prevent New Term

A Missouri prosecutor filed a quo warranto lawsuit against the City Marshal-elect from the town of Dixon, to keep him out of office, as county police step in to keep order after a near-riot. It's not often that prosecutors sue police. According to local news outlet KY3, 'Pulaski Co ...
New York Times Publishes ACLU’s Factual Errors, Will They Publish Our Correction?

New York Times Publishes ACLU’s Factual Errors, Will They Publish Our Correction?

The New York Times usually gets it right, but the Newspaper of Record published an op-ed piece titled "How to Prosecute Abusive Prosecutors" containing a glaring factual error. While we support the ACLU's efforts and mission at PINAC News, we wish they would have returned our calls an ...
St. Louis Prosecutor Pleads Guilty to Covering Up for Cop Friend Who Beat Suspect

St. Louis Prosecutor Pleads Guilty to Covering Up for Cop Friend Who Beat Suspect

A St. Louis prosecutor covered-up for a St. Louis Metropolitan cop who brutally beat a handcuffed suspect and shoved a gun down his throat, chipping a tooth, resulting in the prosecutor's conviction. It's a rare federal criminal conviction of a prosecuting attorney; a charge of misrpr ...
St. Louis County Police Kill Another Young Man as Militarized Cops Return to Streets with Chemical Weapons

St. Louis County Police Kill Another Young Man as Militarized Cops Return to Streets with Chemical Weapons

In St. Louis on Wednesday, a search – which witnesses are claiming was a no-knock raid – turned deadly, claiming the life of Mansur Ball-Bey. True to what we have grown to expect, the subsequent protest was not handled well by the St. Louis County police department, who perpetually se ...