Kali The Polar Bear Arrives In St. Louis

St. Louis, MO (KTRS)  The St. Louis Zoo is welcoming a new addition. On Friday morning Kali, a two and a half year-old polar bear arrived at the St. Louis Zoo from New York. Kali gained international attention after he became an orphan in Alaska when a hunter shot his mother. The hunter reportedly didn’t know…

Funeral Arrangements Set For Murdered SIUE Student

Troy, IL (KTRS)  Family and friends are preparing to say goodbye to a murdered SIUE student. A funeral service will be held for 19-year-old Taylor Clark on Tuesday morning at ten at St. Jerome Catholic Church in Troy, Illinois. A visitation is scheduled on Monday from four in the afternoon until eight in the evening…

Another Hearing Scheduled For Michael Gordon

St. Louis, MO (KTRS)  The man accused of killing an SIUE student will make his next court appearance on May 18th. Twenty-four-year-old Michael Gordon had his first court hearing on Thursday. He did not enter a plea on the first-degree murder charge in the shooting death of Taylor Clark. Meanwhile, the Major Case Squad found…

Missouri governor signs limits for medical malpractice cases

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) – Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has approved a measure that limits noneconomic damage awards in cases where a patient has been harmed by a medical profession. The measure Nixon signed reinstates caps on medical malpractice lawsuits in Missouri, after the state Supreme Court struck down previous limits three years ago. Supporters…