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Missouri prepares for juvenile system change

Missouri is one of only a handful of states where 17-year-olds are currently tried as adults in the court system. But that will soon change. The Missouri legislature passed Senate Bill 793. And it was signed by the governor last month. It raises the age to be tried as an adult to 18, except for in certain serious cases.