Audio: Pre-filed bill in Missouri legislature would be among the most restrictive abortion measures in the nation

Missouri lawmakers could be considering a far-reaching abortion restriction in the upcoming legislative session.     Republican state Representative Nick Schroer of O’Fallon pre-filed a bill this week that would prohibit doctors from performing abortions after a fetal heartbeat is detected. The measure, which allows for exceptions in medical emergencies, would ban most abortions after […]

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Brookfield man involved in big rig crash on I-70

A traffic accident involving two-tractor trailer units and a car in eastern Jackson County injured two eastern Missouri residents. The driver of the car, 18-year-old Elizabeth Greiner of O’Fallon, and a passenger in the car, 19-year-old Sophia Otten of Florrisant, were taken to Centerpoint Hospital in Independence with minor injuries. The two truck drivers, 57-year-old Roger […]

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Brookfield man escapes injury after 3-car crash

The Highway Patrol reports a Brookfield man did not receive any injuries as the result of a three-vehicle accident in Jackson County early Friday afternoon. Traffic was slowed in front of the vehicles on eastbound Interstate 70 near mile marker 27 when the Freightliner driven by 57-year-old Roger Neal struck the back of a car […]