A St. Louis family is still looking for a woman that has been missing for nearly four weeks.
50-year-old Sybil Brandon's family last saw her on Thanksgiving. Brandon is a black woman. She was wearing a purple coat, pink and white shirt, and blue jeans. She drives a 1996 red Ford Taurus with Missouri plates UJ2 - D5X.
If you have seen her, you are asked to call the St. Louis police at 314-231-1212.
CHICAGO (AP) - State regulators allege a doctor misled potential patients by offering "pre-approval" for medical marijuana through a Chicago clinic.
The Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation filed a complaint Monday against Dr. Brian Murray, who has an active medical license, and a co-worker. Murray has been charged with violating the Medical Practice Act and faces revocation of his license.
The general manager with Good Intentions clinic said Tuesday that the allegations are baseless and anti-patient.
Illinois legalized medical marijuana this year. The law takes effect in January but medical marijuana won't be available for months as rules are worked out. The law says patients must have a serious medical condition and an established doctor relationship.
The complaint alleges the clinic offered potential patients early approval for a $99 registration fee.
MoDOT has work planned this week that will close sections of the Poplar Street Bridge.
Crews will close the ramp from northbound Interstate 55 to the eastbound Poplar Street Bridge from 8 PM Wednesday until 5 AM Thursday. Then starting at 8 PM Thursday until 5 AM Friday, crews are closing the ramp from eastbound I-70 to the bridge.
On Wednesday night, commuters should use westbound I-70 to Salisbury Avenue, turn around on the bridge, and take eastbound I-70 to get onto the PSB.
On Thursday, drivers should detour southbound on I-55 to 7th Street, cross beneath the interstate, take a right on Marion Street, and then take northbound I-55 to get onto the PSB.
All work is weather permitting.
An Illinois lawmaker is fighting back against the knockout game.
Representative Dwight Kay of Glen Carbon, introduced the Knockout Assault Prevention Act. It would stiffen the penalties for anyone convicted of participating in the knockout game. The attack would become a Class 2 felony and carry a prison sentence between 3 and 7 years.
The knockout game has been reported in several states, including Missouri.