Is It Murder if There’s No Homicide?

Apr 24, 2017

Last week in Florida a man named Randal Wagoner was released from jail after spending 1,140 days in confinement for murder. He was about to go to trial when prosecutors admitted their case against him was “weak.” Why? Because a medical examiner concluded after some deliberation (and the hiring of defense experts) that the victim’s death may not have been a homicide after all. And if there is no homicide there cannot, by law and logic, be a murder case or a resulting conviction.

Library changes signs prohibiting guns

Feb 18, 2017

The Daniel Boone Regional Library has changed its signs indicating an outright prohibition of guns after the lawyer for state Rep. Cheri Toalson Reisch, R-Hallsville, sent the library board a letter telling it to change or remove the signs because state law doesn’t allow it to prohibit guns.