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Parents convicted for locking autistic son in makeshift cage

(KTRS) – A pair of Missouri parents could be headed to prison after they were convicted of child endangerment. A jury deliberated for two-and-a-...
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Illinois Tobacco Quitline falls to budget cuts

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) – The Illinois Tobacco Quitline has been put on hold as a result of Gov. Bruce Rauner’s decision to suspend $26 mil...
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Authorities say aircraft contained nothing hazardous

WASHINGTON (AP) – Police say nothing hazardous has been found as they inspected the small one-person helicopter that landed on the West Lawn of ...
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Missouri Senate discusses plan to change punishment for children who murder

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) – Missouri lawmakers have advanced a bill that addresses issues with a state law requiring lifetime prison sentences fo...
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Police ID body found in Forest Park

St. Louis, MO (KTRS) – Police in St. Louis identified a body found in Forest Park on Tuesday. The body was discovered in a pond near Steinberg S...
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Governor Rauner expresses concerns over new standardized tests

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) – Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner says he’s “a little worried” about new standardized tests linked to Common...
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Aldermen move civilian oversight board ahead

ST. LOUIS (AP) – St. Louis’ governing board appears poised to consider a measure that would establish a civilian panel that would review c...
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Aaron Hernandez found guilty of First-degree murder

(AP) – A timeline of the Aaron Hernandez verdict 11:35 A.M. The younger sister of the man killed by former New England Patriots tight end Aaron ...
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Missouri lawmakers to discuss increase to gas tax

(KTRS) – Missouri lawmakers are proposing an increase to the state’s gas tax in order to avoid projected funding shortfalls for road and b...
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Trial underway for parents accused of keeping autistic son in cage

ST. CHARLES, Mo. (AP) – A trial is underway in eastern Missouri for a couple accused of keeping their autistic son in a makeshift cage. Jury sel...