State Mobilizes 3rd Round-The-Clock Flood-Fighting Team

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Illinois Emergency Management Agency has mobilized its third round-the-clock team to assist the flooding fight in Monroe County. IEMA Director Alicia Tate-Nadeau (tayt-na-DOH’) said Saturday that the latest Joint Quick Reactionary Task Force will be based in Valmeyer along the Mississippi River.. Valmeyer is 26 miles (42 kilometers) south of…

State investigates “failed surgical abortions.” at St. Louis clinic

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri health officials say they’re still seeking answers from the state’s only abortion clinic about why patients were unaware that they remained pregnant after what the officials described as “failed surgical abortions.” The state health department said Friday that officials investigatedwhy the St. Louis Planned Parenthood clinic and its contracted laboratory…

Suspect Charged In 1993 Kidnapping, Rape, And Murder Of St. Ann Girl

St. Charles County, MO  (KTRS) DNA is credited with leading investigators to a suspect in the 1993 murder of 9-year-old Angie Housman. St. Charles County Prosecutor Tim Lohmar announced on Wednesday afternoon that 61-year-old Earl Webster Cox has been charged on several counts, including first-degree murder in the kidnapping, rape, and killing of 9-year-old Angie…