Suspect Identified In MU Social Media Threats

Columbia, MO  (KTRS)  A suspect is in custody in connection with the social media threats directed at black students and faculty at the University of Missouri. Police say 19-year-old Hunter M. Park was arrested early Wednesday morning  at a residence hall at Missouri University of Science and Technology in Rolla, where he’s a student.  Park is…

The Latest: MU investigating ‘threats’ on social media

( KTRS ) The University of Missouri says it is investigating threats made on social media and has increased security on campus. A post Tuesday night on the college’s website says campus police are “aware of social media threats” and are investigating. The post doesn’t indicate the nature of the threats. Additional officers have been…

Illinois House fails to override Gov Rauner’s senior-care veto.

( KTRS ) Illinois House lawmakers have failed to override Governor Bruce Rauner’s senior-care veto The measure that failed to pass Tuesday, would have ensured that seniors who get at-home or institutional care, continue to receive it after the Rauner administration changed the assessment method for deciding eligibility. Likely, it would have meant fewer would qualify…

University of Missouri police release guidelines for reporting “hateful” speech

(KTRS) – On the heels of protests over the racial conditions on the University of Missouri-Columbia campus, the campus police have released new guidelines for reporting “Hateful or Hurtful Speech”. Students who witness hateful statements should call police immediately and provide information about the incident. But officers are also asking students to take pictures of…