Judge allows Planned Parenthood to keep abortion license

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) – A judge has allowed a Missouri Planned Parenthood clinic to keep its abortion license until at least December 30. U.S. District Judge Nanette K. Laughrey on Wednesday said she’ll block the Department of Health and Senior Services from revoking a Columbia clinic’s license during a legal battle over its licensure.…

UPDATED: California police respond to shooter report

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) – 2:30 p.m. PT: Police say the attackers who killed an estimated 14 people at a Southern California social services center came prepared with long guns. San Bernardino Police Chief Jarrod Burguan declined to say what kind of weapons they used at the Inland Regional Center. Burguan says a motive wasn’t yet…

Secret Service officer is indicted in sexting case

DOVER, Del. (AP) – A Secret Service officer accused of trying to solicit sex from an undercover agent he thought was a 14-year-old girl has been indicted on a federal charge of trying to transfer obscene material to a minor. The single-count indictment against Lee Robert Moore was issued Wednesday, the same day a hearing…

Super PACs dole out cash, whether candidates like it or not

WASHINGTON (AP) – Donald Trump calls them a “crooked business” and Bernie Sanders says they’re “corrupt” organizations “buying elections.” But that barrage of insults hasn’t stopped the political groups known as super PACs and their donors from showing the two presidential candidates some love. A super PAC allied with a union that endorsed Sanders over…

State Awards Jennings School District Full Accreditation

Jennings, MO  (KTRS)  Jennings School District is making the grade. At  Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) State Board of Education meeting on Tuesday, DESE awarded full accreditation to the Jennings School District. This comes after Jennings met full accreditation standards for two consecutive years.  As a result, Jennings students who met 57 percent of…