Hawley Sues Over Conditions at St. Louis Housing Complex

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley has sued the St. Louis Housing Authority over conditions at a low-income housing complex, alleging problems that include rodent and pest infestations, mold and structural failures. The lawsuit, filed Thursday, cites concerns at the Clinton-Peabody Housing Complex. It also names the company that manages the complex,…

Slain Felon Lied to Buy Firearm Before Wounding 3 Officers

KANSAS CITY, MO (AP) — Authorities say a homicide suspect who was killed by Kansas City police after wounding three officers was able to pass a firearm-purchase background check despite an extensive criminal history in Oklahoma. The Kansas City Star reports that the FBI says 25-year-old Marlin Mack provided false biographical information to an Independence gun…

Staffer for Rep. Rodney Davis Arrested at Campaign Event

SPRINGFIELD, IL (AP) — The field director for Republican U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis’s re-election campaign has been charged with felony aggravated battery after he allegedly got into a physical altercation at a campaign event for Davis’ opponent. The (Decatur) Herald & Review reports that its media partner WCIA obtained a video that appears to show Levi Lovell…