Prosecutor Declines To Charge Southwest Airlines Pilot Accused Of Have Gun

By JIM SALTER, Associated Press ST. LOUIS (AP) — A Southwest Airlines pilot arrested after Transportation Security Administration agents found a loaded handgun in his carry-on luggage before his flight left St. Louis Lambert Airport will not face criminal charges, a Missouri prosecutor’s office said Friday. “The warrant was refused today on Unlawful use of a…

St. Louis Police Issue Order Acknowledge Journalist Rights

ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis police officers will be required each month to read and acknowledge an order reiterating the rights of journalists. The move comes after editors from the St. Louis Post-Dispatch met last month with Mayor Lyda Krewson and interim police Chief Lawrence O’Toole to discuss officer-journalist relationships. One of the newspaper’s…

Reverend Jesse Jackson Discloses Parkinson’s Disease Diagnoses

By SOPHIA TAREEN, Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) — The Rev. Jesse Jackson disclosed publicly Friday that he has been seeking outpatient care for two years for Parkinson’s disease and plans to “dedicate” himself to physical therapy to slow the progress of the disease. In a letter to supporters, the 76-year-old civil rights icon said family and…

Allegations Against Alabama’s Roy Moore Dividing GOP Women

By KIM CHANDLER, Associated Press MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Standing on the white marble steps of Alabama’s Capitol, Kayla Moore surrounded herself with two dozen other women Friday to defend husband Roy Moore against accusations of sexual misconduct that are dividing Republicans, and women in particular. “He will not step down. He will not stop fighting…