Missouri Senator proposes new restriction on abortions

(KTRS) – The Missouri Senator behind a bill that imposed a 72-hour waiting people before a woman can get an abortion, is proposing new restrictions on the procedure. State Senator David Sater is proposing a bill that would prevent abortions solely because a test indicated the baby has or could develop Down syndrome. His bill…

Cole County prosecutor sued for release of records

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) – The American Civil Liberties Union has filed a lawsuit seeking public records in Missouri on behalf of the research director for the group Show-Me Cannabis. The News Tribune reports that the lawsuit was filed Wednesday on behalf of Aaron Malin against Cole County prosecutor Mark Richardson. Malin asked Richardson’s office…

B.B. King gravesite marker dedicated in Mississippi

INDIANOLA, Miss. (AP) – A black granite slab now marks the gravesite of B.B. King, the blues icon who died nearly seven months ago in Las Vegas but was returned for burial in his native Mississippi. Family, friends and fans gathered Friday to dedicate the stone, engraved with King’s signature, that will become the centerpiece…

Hillary Clinton To Visit St. Louis

St. Louis, MO  (KTRS)  The front-runner for the Democratic presidential nomination will be in St. Louis tonight. Hillary Clinton will speak at the Union Hall for Sheet Metal Workers Local 36 in south St. Louis. Clinton will discuss her economic plan during the event. The event is scheduled for 7 p.m.  The public is invited…