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Special House committee counsel accepts unintended offer from Greitens adviser, will subpoena campaign staff

The special House committee investigating Governor Eric Greitens will seek to get testimony from members of his campaign.     After Greitens’ legal counsel Catherine Hanaway complained that the committee hadn’t allowed the campaign to be heard, the counsel to the committee last night said they would be asked to testify. In a statement, Edward […]

Tanner Ward of Trenton

Audio: Trenton Police Department releases official cause of death in Tanner Ward case

The Trenton Police Department has released the results of the complete autopsy report in the Tanner Ward case. Lieutenant Police Chief Rex Ross reports the police and the Grundy County Coroner received the report and the official cause of death.     The report was from Frontier Forensics of Kansas City, Kansas and Ross notes […]

Governor Eric Greitens

Greitens calls Missouri House committee report “one-sided tabloid trash gossip”

Governor Greitens says Missourians know far better than to trust “one-sided tabloid trash gossip produced in a secret report.” A Missouri House committee report includes Greitens’ ex-mistress saying she did not give him permission to rip her shirt open or pull her pants down during a sexual get-together in 2015. It also describes the woman […]

Officer Christopher Ryan Morton

Audio: New felony charge for woman at scene of deadly Missouri officer shooting

A new felony charge has been filed against a woman at the scene of a deadly police officer shooting last week in west-central Missouri.      Henry County Prosecuting Attorney Richard Shields announces that he has filed an amended complaint charging 37-year-old Tammy Widger of Clinton with the added count of murder in the second […]

Governor Eric Greitens

Audio: Governor Greitens’ legal team receives evidence, questions opposition’s choice of investigators

Governor Eric Greitens legal team has received evidence being used against it and has questions about the prosecution’s procedures. Bill Wise from Missourinet reports.     St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner met defense lawyers for Governor Eric Greitens in court to turn over the first round of evidence Tuesday. KMOV-TV reports the evidence includes […]

Concealed handgun

House member proposes to ban government, Missouri colleges from restricting guns

State Rep. Jered Taylor is proposing to expand the number of locations, particularly private businesses like day care centers, amusement parks, and bars, where guns can be carried without a permit. A Missouri House committee will consider today Taylor’s legislation that would also bar state, local governments and public colleges and universities from restricting the […]

Unemployment

Audio: Proposal approved in Missouri House would slash unemployment benefits by 7 weeks

A proposal approved in the Missouri House would have an immediate impact on unemployed workers if it becomes law.     The availability of their unemployment payments would be slashed by seven weeks, effectively ranking Missouri third among states offering the least amount of time to collect the benefits. Missouri now offers 20 weeks of […]