Maryland Heights apartment argument leads to fatal shooting

MARYLAND HEIGHTS, Mo. (AP) – Police say a fatal shooting was prompted by an argument over loud music at an apartment building in south Maryland Heights. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports (http://bit.ly/1J6fJSm ) that a 35-year-old man died in a local hospital shortly after suffering multiple gunshot wounds around 3:30 p.m. Saturday in the Bennington…

Amtrak sees passenger numbers fall in Illinois to 1.3M

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) – Amtrak says that its passenger numbers in Illinois fell to about 1.3 million in the latest fiscal year, or a decline of about 4 percent. The (Springfield) State Journal-Register reports (http://bit.ly/1NXLsGO) that the passenger rail service attributes the drop to low gasoline prices and high-speed rail construction between Chicago and St.…

Charges filed for man who shot at Police.

( KTRS ) Charges have been filed against a 23 yr old man for shooting at a Police officer, after a traffic stop went bad. Authorities report that Nathaniel Anderson has been charged with two counts of Unlawful Use of a Weapon, two counts of Armed Criminal Action and two counts of Resisting Arrest. Last…