Illinois GOP congressman says he cannot support Donald Trump

CHICAGO (AP) – Illinois Congressman Adam Kinzinger says he cannot support Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump. During an appearance Wednesday on CNN, Kinzinger said he is unlikely to vote for Trump because the nominee was “beginning to cross a lot of red lines of the unforgivable in politics.” CBS-Chicago reports that in an email, Kinzinger’s spokeswoman…

Illinois suspends no-overtime policy for home care workers

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) – Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner’s administration has suspended a no-overtime policy for workers who care for disabled residents in their homes. Secretary of Human Services James Dimas says his agency will seek a policy through an administrative rules process with the Illinois Legislature’s consent. The home-care workers’ union – SEIU Healthcare Illinois –…

Voter turnout for Missouri primary almost 25 percent

( KTRS ) Just under a quarter of Missouri’s registered voters turned out to cast ballots in Tuesdays primary elections. Secretary of State Jason Kander reports official turnout of 24.8 percent. The top attraction was the Missouri governor’s race. Former Navy SEAL officer Eric Greitens took the Republican with nearly 684,000 votes. Missouri Attorney General Chris…

Officer Flamion moved to Colorado hospital

( KTRS ) Ballwin Police Officer Michael Flamion is in Colorado receiving treatment at a hospital that specializes in spinal cord injuries. Officer Flamion has been paralysed from the neck down since July 8th when he was shot while conducting a traffic stop. He is still on a ventilator and feeding tube A procession of officers, friends, and…