CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) – The mother of Michael Brown and the maker of a documentary about his death will be speaking at Harvard University. Brown was an unarmed, black 18-year-old when he was fatally shot by a white police officer in Ferguson, Missouri. The officer was not charged. Brown’s death touched off widespread protests and […]
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JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) – Powdered alcohol would be regulated like other alcoholic beverages in Missouri under legislation passed by the state House. House members voted 117-30 this past week to send the measure to the Senate. The bill would regulate a powder that can be added to water much like Kool-Aid to create an […]
A police officer was killed in a crash in Miller County. Friday, Deputy Casey Schoemate was killed when enroute to a fellow employee’s residence where a structure fire was in progress. It was on the way the wreck happened, ending in the death of Schoemate.
Friday, Governor Greitens made eight appointments to boards and commissions. Science and Technology professor at Missouri University Daniel Oerther, of Rolla, was appointed as the public member of the Missouri State Board of Nursing. Chief Financial Officer at H.E. Williams, Inc Phillip Slinkard, of Neosho, was appointed to the Missouri State Board of Accountancy. […]
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri has the highest rate of black homicide victims in the country, with neighboring Kansas coming in the top 10. The Violence Policy Center released a study Wednesday that looked at 2015 data submitted by local law enforcement agencies nationwide to the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Kansas City Star reported . […]
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Missouri Legislature has passed a bill to lower income taxes for some members of the military. The proposal, approved Thursday, allows those in the National Guard and the armed forces reserves to deduct their military income from their state taxes. The deduction would be phased in beginning in 2020. […]
The Missouri Department of Natural Resources partnered with the Missouri State Highway Patrol’s Bomb Squad this week to train their response team on hazardous materials cases. The team trains three times a year. In this training session, they worked to identify explosive substances and then determine if detonation is necessary.