Conservatives Threaten Rauner With Primary Over Abortion Law

Conservatives Threaten Rauner With Primary Over Abortion Law

By JOHN O’CONNOR, AP Political Writer SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Conservatives furious about Gov. Bruce Rauner’s expansion of taxpayer-funded abortion in Illinois are threatening to put up a challenger against the first-term governor in next spring’s Republican primary. The new House Republican floor leader, Rep. Peter Breen of Lombard, called a primary “inevitable” after Rauner agreed…

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Suspect Hospitalized Following Officer-Involved Shooting

Suspect Hospitalized Following Officer-Involved Shooting

Affton, MO  (KTRS)  A suspect is hospitalized following an officer-involved shooting in south county. Police say officers were called to a home in the 7700 block of Harlan in Affton at just after 6:30 a.m. Sunday. According to the investigation, a man came to the door with a gun in one hand and a sword…

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Child Injured In South Louis Shooting

Child Injured In South Louis Shooting

St. Louis, MO (KTRS)  Police are investigating after a child was wounded in a shooting in south St. Louis. Police say an 8-year-old girl was grazed by a bullet in the 2800 block of Potomac at just before 7 p.m. Saturday. The child’s injuries are said to be minor. There’s no word on a motive…

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Protesters Display “Stop Killing Us” Banner At Game

Protesters Display “Stop Killing Us” Banner At Game

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Protesters upset with the acquittal of a white former police officer in the death of a black man unfurled a banner at the St. Louis Cardinals’ home game against the Milwaukee Brewers that read: “Stop Killing Us.” The banner displayed Friday night over the railing in the left-field upper-deck seats had a…

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College Of Ozarks Requires Other Teams To Stand For National Anthem

College Of Ozarks Requires Other Teams To Stand For National Anthem

BRANSON, Mo. (AP) — A small Christian school near Branson says it won’t play any team whose players don’t stand for the national anthem. College of the Ozarks President Jerry Davis said Friday its players in every sport will not play in games where disrespect is exhibited toward the anthem or the U.S. flag. The…

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