Deadly Small Plane Crash In Festus Being Investigated

Festus, MO  (KTRS)  A deadly plane crash in Festus is being investigated. Jefferson County Sheriff Dave Marshak has confirmed two people on board the Cessna that crashed near Festus Memorial Airport were killed. Police say the pilot  reported electrical issues around midnight. Emergency personnel began a search for the plane around 2 a.m. Friday. The wreckage…

Madigan: ‘I Didn’t Do Enough’ To Combat Sexual Harassment

SPRINGFIELD, IL (AP) — Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan says combatting sexual harassment in the Capitol has become a “personal mission” but he wishes he’d acted sooner to “correct past mistakes.” The Chicago Democrat spoke out Thursday in a Chicago Tribune op-ed . A string of Democratic lawmakers and workers in Madigan’s political and government organizations have…

Gov. Parson Considers Ways to Address Trucker Shortage

JEFFERSON CITY, MO (AP) — Gov. Mike Parson is considering changes to Missouri regulations to help address a shortage of long-haul truck drivers. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports one possibility is changing a law that takes away driver’s licenses or occupational licenses from people who haven’t paid child support for three months. Parson said with an increasing…