Mississippi County Prosecuting Attorney Darren Cann died early Thursday at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. He was 56-years-old. A post Thursday on the Charleston Department of Public Safety official Facebook page said Cann died from complications associated with COVID-19. Cann served as the prosecuting attorney of Mississippi County since 2004. Cann graduated from Charleston […]
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Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt filed an amicus brief in support of Texas’ lawsuit against the Biden Administration over their proposed exceptions to the Title 42 program. Title 42 is a President Trump-era rule that allows for the federal government to expel migrants who are immigrating from a country where a communicable disease is or […]
The 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in St. Louis is considering whether Missouri can implement a ban on abortions at or around eight weeks of pregnancy. The 2019 law does not include exemptions for rape or incest victims. Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt defended the legislation yesterday in court that would ban abortions based […]
A new state law is designed to protect many businesses and other organizations from COVID-19 liability lawsuits. The measure would shield businesses like health care providers, small businesses, schools, manufacturers, and churches, from such lawsuits in many instances. The bill is sponsored by Senator Tony Luetkemeyer. The law expires in four years.
The Standard Democrat reports that the Pemiscot County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a Hayti man who escaped on Monday from a deputy while being escorted from the courthouse to the county jail. Sheriff Tommy Greenwell said 23-year-old Jonathan Stewart escaped from a deputy around 4 p.m. Monday after being sentenced to 120 days in […]
Missouri has extended the operations of six state-contracted monoclonal antibody treatment sites. Ashley Byrd reports.
The Missouri Department of Transportation needs part-time emergency snow plow drivers for the upcoming cold weather months. Without these positions filled when the hardest of winter hits, MODOT Assistant District Engineer Kevin James says he worries it will affect not only people’s commutes to work, but also the transport of goods across Missouri. MODOT is […]