ST. LOUIS (AP) — A St. Louis County man has been sentenced to 12 years in prison for killing his uncle during an argument over pork steaks.
John Cunningham was sentenced Friday in St. Louis Circuit Court, where he was convicted earlier of voluntary manslaughter and armed criminal action.
Police said the Jennings resident shot Lessie Lowe in September 2012 at the older man's home in St. Louis.
The shooting followed a dispute over whether the cuts of meat they were planning to cook were pork steaks or pork chops. Cunningham said they were pork steaks, but Lowe disagreed.
Police said they were pork steaks.
CHICAGO (AP) — Boeing says it has begun telling states whether they're still in the running to build its new 777X.
Boeing has gotten proposals from 22 states including Missouri that all want to build the plane. Boeing says it is narrowing the list down and is telling each location its status in the process. Boeing isn't releasing the list publicly.
The company says it expects to pick a location early next year.
Boeing began looking for a new location to build the successor to its popular 777 after union workers in Washington state rejected a deal that would have kept the work there. The 777X is expected to bring thousands of well-paying jobs to wherever it is assembled.
Boeing is aiming to deliver the plane in 2020.