Missouri officer killed, 2 hurt when sent to wrong house

KANSAS CITY, Mo./March 7, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — A Missouri police officer who was shot and killed and two others who were wounded had been sent to the wrong house following a 911 call, authorities said Wednesday. Missouri Highway Patrol Sgt. Bill Lowe said no one spoke when the 911 call came in Tuesday night but … Continue reading Missouri officer killed, 2 hurt when sent to wrong house

S. Korea leader sees more obstacles ahead to disarm N. Korea

SEOUL, South Korea /March 7, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —South Korea’s president said Thursday that many “critical moments” still lie ahead to end the nuclear crisis despite North Korea’s recent outreach to Seoul and Washington. Moon Jae-in spoke before two senior Seoul officials headed to the United States later Thursday to brief officials about the outcome of … Continue reading S. Korea leader sees more obstacles ahead to disarm N. Korea

Statement from Missouri Governor Eric Greitens on the Death of Officer Ryan Morton

JEFFERSON CITY, MO (STL.News) Clinton Police Officer Christopher Ryan Morton, 30, was shot and killed in the line of duty on March 6, 2018.  Two other officers were injured.  A statement from Governor Eric Greitens is below: “Through the ages, the people who protect us go by different names.  In one era, they are called … Continue reading Statement from Missouri Governor Eric Greitens on the Death of Officer Ryan Morton

Pennsylvania vote to test labor’s strength and loyalty

PITTSBURGH/March 7, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —The fight for the hearts and minds of America’s labor unions is raging in western Pennsylvania, where Joe Biden has suddenly stopped smiling. In the midst of a speech to boost Democrat Conor Lamb ahead of next week’s special election, the former vice president shifts to his decades-long relationship with organized … Continue reading Pennsylvania vote to test labor’s strength and loyalty

The Latest: Trump goes out for dinner _ but not to his hotel

WASHINGTON/March 7, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local): 8:50 p.m. President Donald Trump had dinner Wednesday night at the Georgetown home of Washington attorney C. Boyden Gray. It was a rare night out for a homebody president who rarely leaves the White House for dinner, unless it’s at his … Continue reading The Latest: Trump goes out for dinner _ but not to his hotel

The Latest: House GOP asks Trump for reversal on tariffs

WASHINGTON/March 7, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s plan to impose tariffs on imports of steel and aluminum (all times local): 5:22 p.m. More than 100 House Republicans are asking President Donald Trump to reconsider the idea of broad tariffs on steel and aluminum imports — in order to avoid unintended consequences … Continue reading The Latest: House GOP asks Trump for reversal on tariffs

Governor Eric Greitens’ Statement on 1,500 New Amazon Jobs in Missouri

JEFFERSON CITY, MO (STL.News) Today, Governor Greitens posted a video celebrating the news that that America’s largest online retailer, Amazon, plans to create 1,500 full-time jobs at a new fulfillment center in St. Peters, MO.  The fulfillment center will be more than 800,000 square feet and will hold tens of millions of products. In the … Continue reading Governor Eric Greitens’ Statement on 1,500 New Amazon Jobs in Missouri

The Latest: UN repeats call for Syria cease-fire

BEIRUT/March 7, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —  The latest on Syria’s civil war (all times local): 10:50 p.m. The U.N. Security Council is reiterating its call for implementation of its Feb. 24 resolution demanding a cease-fire throughout Syria for at least 30 days without delay to deliver humanitarian aid and evacuate the wounded and critically ill. Council … Continue reading The Latest: UN repeats call for Syria cease-fire