Jury Selection Starts In Killing Of St. Louis County Police Officer

CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) — Jury selection begins Wednesday in the trial of a man charged with fatally shooting a St. Louis County police officer two years ago. Twenty-year-old Trenton Forster is charged with first-degree murder in the death of 33-year-old officer Blake Snyder,of Edwardsville. Police say Forster killed Snyder as the officer responded to a…

Flights Canceled, Offices Close Amid Frigid Midwest Weather

By BLAKE NICHOLSON , Associated Press BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A deadly arctic deep freeze enveloped the Midwest with record-breaking temperatures on Wednesday, triggering widespread closures of schools and businesses, and the canceling of more than 1,500 flights from Chicago’s airports. The cold even prompted the U.S. Postal Service to suspend mail delivery to a…