By KENT MARTIN Business is fairly brisk these days at Sam Light Loans & Mercantile near downtown St. Louis. Manager and owner Ronnie Light is looking out from his office over the shop his grandfather founded almost 80 years ago. Ronnie has four full-time employees at his store but none has health care coverage. As[…]
By RICHARD WEATHERINGTON Investigations that begin in one direction can unexpectedly turn in another, as a pawnbroker recently found out.
By RICHARD WEATHERINGTON When a person is charged with committing theft, does the state have to prove that the person pawning the item actually knew that it was stolen? That was the key issue recently before the Montana Supreme Court.