Freshman Congressman Eric Burlison, a Republican representing Missouri’s 7th district, was among 21 Republicans who voted against their party’s continuing resolution, a measure that would have kept the federal government funded past Saturday and temporarily avoided a shutdown.
Kansas City prosecutor Jean Peters Baker will not be allowed to challenge the state’s near-total abortion ban as a cross-claiming defendant in a case filed by several clergy members, who challenge current law violates the Establishment Clause of the Missouri Constitution.
A 53-year-old Imperial man is charged with stalking a 17-year-old hockey player, at one point allegedly going to the victim’s workplace and posing as his father to obtain his athletic schedule. Chesterfield Police stated in charging documents that Chris Faulkenberry indicated to officers that he was glad he was caught, before his actions escalated.
Hail pounded parts of Wentzville Tuesday night as thunderstorms rolled through the St. Louis area. Hundreds of homes were believed to be damaged, including Doug Standish’s house in the Meadows of Williamsburg subdivision.