Execution pace expected to slow in Missouri

ST. LOUIS (AP) – Eighteen convicted killers have been executed in Missouri in the last two years, a pace that is expected to slow significantly with death sentences on the decline and many of the 28 remaining death row inmates still filing appeals. Only Texas, with 24, has performed more executions than Missouri since November…

Solid preliminary ratings for Trump on SNL

NEW YORK (AP) – The early ratings are in for Donald Trump’s appearance on “SNL” and they’re solid, but not “HUGE.” Preliminary Nielsen ratings measuring households in 56 U.S. markets gave the “Saturday Night Live” episode its highest rating since only January 2012. Basketball great Charles Barkley was host that night. The Republican presidential hopeful’s…

Officials: Man was not shot by trooper after chase

(KTRS) – A chase involved the Missouri State Highway Patrol ended after a trooper fired at a suspect multiple times, but officials now say the man was not shot. The Post-Dispatch reports that although the man’s leg was injured, he was not shot. The incident began just after 8 AM Monday when a trooper spotted…