Two suspects are on the loose after shooting a man at the Metrolink station in Pagedale.
Police say the shooting happened just after noon near St. Charles Rock Road. The suspects are both black men, one of the men is armed. No word on the victim's condition.
CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) - Southern Illinois University President Glenn Poshard says the school has met a budget milestone.
He told The Southern Illinoisan Editorial Board on Monday that for the first time in several years SIU has been able to enter the next fiscal year with a budget equal to the previous year. University officials had been bracing for another 5 percent cut, but instead were able to convince state lawmakers to reinstate funding at the previous year's level. The school's budget will be $203 million.
Poshard also discussed enrollment. He says it's unrealistic to think the school's declining enrollment will turn around. But Poshard says he sees evidence enrollment is moving in the right direction. He says he has confidence Chancellor Rita Cheng will accomplish the task.
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) - A central Missouri couple is concerned that a former soldier will be granted visitation or custody of the child he conceived with their 14-year-old daughter.
Pulaski County Associate Circuit Judge John Clayton is scheduled to hold a hearing Tuesday in the guardianship and adoption case filed by a Pulaski County couple regarding their grandson.
The Columbia Daily Tribune reports the girl's parents are seeking to terminate the parental rights of the father.
A military court in 2012 found the father not guilty of aggravated sexual assault, statutory rape and committing an indecent act with the couple's daughter. She became pregnant in 2010.
The father is seeking to gain custody or visitation and to change the boy's name. He says he's wants his parental rights recognized.