Wild Weather, In Varying Forms, Across Missouri & Kansas

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Residents throughout much of Missouri and Kansas will be dealing with potentially dangerous weather conditions on Tuesday, but in wildly varying forms. Freezing rain was falling in parts of Kansas Tuesday morning, with several accidents reported. Schools in some parts of Kansas and western Missouri extended the President’s Day weekend to…

Murder Charges Dropped In Drive-By I-55 Shooting

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Prosecutors have dropped first-degree murder charges against three men accused of a fatal 2016 drive-by shooting on Interstate 55 in St. Louis. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports charges were dropped against 20-year-old Antwone Stallworth; 18-year-old Anthony Stallworth; and 26-year-old Antwuan Morrow Jr. A spokeswoman for the St. Louis Circuit Attorney’s office…

Lt. Governor Honors Those Who Fought For Change At St. Louis Veterans Home

Bellefontaine Neighbors, MO  (KTRS)  Family members, volunteers, and employees are being recognized for their efforts of bringing to light the inadequate care at the St. Louis Veteran’s Home. On Monday, Lieutenant Governor Mike Parson presented Proclamations to honor those involved in assisting with the investigation. ” I definitely know the difference between smoke and fire…

Illinois Democratic Congressman Faces Challenge From Left

By SARA BURNETT, Associated Press LA GRANGE, Ill. (AP) — A Lipinski has represented what’s now Illinois’ 3rd congressional district since U.S. Rep. Dan Lipinski’s father was first elected more than three decades ago. Now the younger Lipinski, a seven-term incumbent known as one of Congress’ most conservative Democrats, is facing a tougher-than-usual primary challenge from…