Governor Nixon issues 14 more pardons

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) – Gov. Jay Nixon is pardoning 14 more people, who have completed their sentences for various crimes in Missouri. Nixon on Friday announced the pardons, which include clemency for a man sentenced to probation in 1987 for stealing in Boone County and who later achieved the rank of Commander in the…

Federal officials warn of hacking attempts

WASHINGTON (AP) – Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson says hackers are taking aim at state and local election officials, and that at least one recent attempt was successful. Johnson tells MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” on Friday that “exactly who did it” remains under investigation. Last month, the FBI warned state elections officials to boost their election…