A Missouri House committee on federal stimulus money will hold a mid-July hearing in Jefferson City. House Subcommittee on Federal Stimulus Spending Chairman Doug Richey said the hearing will involve restricted money that will come to Missouri under the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) of 2021. Missouri is expected to receive billions of dollars in […]
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A judge in Cole County will hold a hearing today in Jefferson City involving a lawsuit filed by three women who want the state to fund Medicaid expansion. Brian Hauswirth reports.
Bollinger County Sheriff’s office responded to a 911 call Thursday evening of a possible human body near Bollinger County Road 872. North Bollinger County Fire Protection District first responders, Bollinger County EMS and deputies with the Bollinger County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to the location, only to find that the “human body” was not that […]
The Southeast Missourian reports that an adult male sustained a gunfire wound in the lower torso during a shooting near the Cape Meadows Apartments Friday morning. Cape Girardeau Police officers were dispatched to the scene around 10:30 a.m. after a 911 call. An officer on the scene administered medical care to the victim through the […]
A Poplar Bluff man is facing robbery and resisting arrest charges. Around 11 a.m. Thursday, officers with the Poplar Bluff Police Department responded to a business on South Broadway Street in reference to stealing and a store clerk being assaulted. A male suspect entered the business and stole several items from the store. An employee […]
The AP reports that Missouri state offices will be closed today to commemorate Juneteenth, which has been designated as a federal holiday. The Missouri Office of Administration announced the changes yesterday, after President Joe Biden signed a federal law recognizing Juneteenth. The new holiday commemorates June 19, 1865, when freed slaves in Galveston, Texas, learned […]
Missouri has responded to the U.S. Justice Department’s warning about a new gun bill signed into state law. Alisa Nelson reports.
The U.S. Senate Rules Committee continues to hold hearings about Capitol Police oversight during January’s Capitol attack. The committee released a report last week about the security failures involved after violent and destructive rioters flooded the Capitol. During a hearing Wednesday, Missouri U.S. Senator Roy Blunt questioned Inspector General of Capitol Police Michael Bolton. The […]