St. Louis, MO (KTRS)  Construction of the second phase of Ballpark Village is underway. The St. Louis Cardinals and The Cordish Companies broke ground Thursday morning on the $260-million project. The 700,000 square foot mixed-use expansion project will complete a full build-out of Clark Street, transforming it into one of the most exciting streets in…

Missouri Veterans Commission Director Resigns

By SUMMER BALLENTINE, Associated Press JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The director of the Missouri Veterans Commission resigned Wednesday amid months of complaints about care at the St. Louis Veterans Home and mounting pressure for a change in leadership. New commission chairman Tim Noonan announced Executive Director Larry Kay’s resignation after an hours-long closed meeting that…

New Law Aimed At Combating Fraudulent Opioid Prescriptions

EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. (AP) — Gov. Bruce Rauner has signed legislation aimed at combating fraudulent opioid prescriptions by requiring drug prescribers to use a database containing patient prescription histories. The measure Rauner signed Wednesday requires prescribers with an Illinois Controlled Substance License to register for and use the Illinois Prescription Monitoring Program. The database…