Civil Rights Icon Frankie Muse Freeman Died At The Age 101

Civil Rights Icon Frankie Muse Freeman Died At The Age 101

St. Louis, MO  (KTRS)   St. Louis civil rights icon Frankie Muse Freeman has died. Adolphus Pruitt, head of the St. Louis NAACP, said Freeman’s family confirmed her death Friday. Freeman served as the lead counsel in the landmark 1954 case Davis et al. v. the St. Louis Housing Authority, which ended legal racial discrimination in…

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Open Records Lawsuit Against Missouri Senator Dismissed

Open Records Lawsuit Against Missouri Senator Dismissed

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A lawsuit alleging that a Republican Missouri senator was violating the state’s open records law has been dismissed. The Kansas City Star reports that a Cole County judge dismissed the lawsuit against Sen. Rob Schaaf of St. Joseph on Wednesday. The judge ruled that the judicial branch doesn’t have jurisdiction…

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City Winter Shelter & Outreach Operations Back In Effect

City Winter Shelter & Outreach Operations Back In Effect

St. Louis, MO  (KTRS)  The return of the frigid temperatures has the city of St. Louis’ winter shelter and outreach operations back in effect. The stepped up efforts for the homeless will remain in effect through Tuesday. If the the severe weather persists, winter shelter and operations will be extended, according to city officials. Exposure to cold…

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Story Of Governor’s Affair Was Being Shopped To Media Outlets

Story Of Governor’s Affair Was Being Shopped To Media Outlets

St. Louis, MO (KTRS)  The story about Governor Eric Greitens’ affair was being shopped to media outlets. According to Fox 2 News, those behind the story wanted the station to air the story on the day of the Governor’s State of the State Address. Fox 2 posted the following message on its website: On Monday,…

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Motorists Warned To Stay Off Roadways With Winter Weather

Motorists Warned To Stay Off Roadways With Winter Weather

St. Louis, MO  (KTRS)  The region is bracing for more winter weather. The National Weather Service is calling for temperatures to rapidly drop into the teens Thursday night bringing sleet and snow. While the precipitation is expected to be light, the dropping temperatures may cause roads to become slick. MODOT issued this warning: “Rain/sleet/freezing rain…

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