Plan Underway To Re-Open Tarkio College

St. Joseph, MO  (AP)  Efforts are underway to reopen the old Tarkio College in northwest Missouri as a two-year intuition. The institution ended its run as a four-year college in 1992, but alumni and volunteers from the surrounding community have banded together to breathe new life into the campus. Their proposal has been submitted to…

Ferguson Seeks To Replace City Prosecutor

Ferguson, MO  (KTRS)  Ferguson is seeking to replace a city prosecutor criticized by a federal probe of the north county town’s justice system after the 2014 police shooting death of Michael Brown. The city posted an advertisement for Stephanie Karr’s replacement on its website Tuesday: The City of Ferguson, Missouri, is accepting proposals for municipal…

Man Fatally Shot Overnight In North St. Louis

St. Louis, MO  (KTRS)   A man is dead following an overnight shooting in north St. Louis. Authorities say the victim was fatally shot around 1:30 a.m. Wednesday on Natural Bridge near Hamilton. The victim’s name hasn’t been released. There’s no word on a motive or of any arrests. This brings the city’s murder count to…

Legislature passes University of Missouri review commission

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) – Missouri lawmakers have approved the creation of a commission to review the University of Missouri System’s policies and administrative structure. The measure approved in the House on Tuesday follows months of legislative criticism over how the university handled protests over what some students saw as indifference to racism at the…