Voter ID measure stalled in Missouri Senate

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) – A proposal to require Missouri voters to show photo ID at polling places is stalled in the state Senate. Democrats filibustered the bill for about six hours Wednesday night. The Senate paused its business shortly after midnight for lawmakers to meet off the floor, and the chamber adjourned early Thursday…

Ex-policeman accused of assaulting Missouri clerk

PINE LAWN, Mo. (AP) – A former Pine Lawn police officer has been charged with assaulting a clerk at a gas station. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch (http://bit.ly/1VVXHMW ) reports that 36-year-old Nicholas Stone was charged Monday with third-degree assault following an investigation by the Missouri Highway Patrol. Court documents say that while Stone was on…