Governor Parson signs executive order to curb youth vaping
Posted on 15 October 2019 at 2:32pm
JEFFERSON CITY - Governor Mike Parson signed an executive order Tuesday to create a campaign to educate, warn, and deter the use of vaping devices among Missouri's youth.
Parson is directing the Departments of Health and Senior Services, Elementary and Secondary Education, and Public Safety to use existing resources to develop the statewide campaign, according to a press release.
Kansas City police take suspects, chicken into custody after burglary
Posted on 15 October 2019 at 1:47pm
KANSAS CITY (KSHB) — You never know what you'll encounter as a police officer.
One day, you may walk into a home looking for burglary suspects and walk out with a chicken.
AP Midseason All-America Team: Burrow, Taylor lead 1st team
Posted on 15 October 2019 at 1:10pm
LSU quarterback Joe Burrow, who is on a record-breaking pace during the first half of the season, and Wisconsin running back Jonathan Taylor highlight The Associated Press midseason All-America team released Tuesday.
No. 2 LSU, No. 6 Wisconsin and No. 12 Oregon each placed three players on the first team, tying for the most of any school on the team presented by Regions Bank.
Explosive device blows up at Montana school, no injuries
Posted on 15 October 2019 at 12:07pm
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Montana authorities say an improvised explosive device blew up in an elementary school playground in Helena.
Lewis and Clark County Sheriff Leo Dutton told The Associated Press that nobody was injured when the explosive detonated at the Rossiter Elementary school playground.
Moberly man pleads guilty to federal ID theft charge
Posted on 15 October 2019 at 11:44am
COLUMBIA - A Moberly man pleaded guilty to a federal charge of aggravated identity theft and will be sentenced in January.
Lawrence Warfel pleaded guilty on October 10; two other charges, theft of government funds and unlawful transfer/possession/use of another's means of identification with the intent to commit a felony, were dropped as part of a plea agreement. The agreement further stated Warfel will be sentenced to two years in prison.
These high school sports have the highest concussion rates
Posted on 15 October 2019 at 7:29am
(CNN) -- When it comes to concussions in high school sports, there is good news and bad news, a new study suggests.
The rates of football practice concussions and recurrent concussions across all sports have gone down in recent years, according to the study, published in the journal Pediatrics on Tuesday. The bad news: Concussion rates increased in football games.
Turkish, Kurdish forces battle for key Syrian border town
Posted on 15 October 2019 at 6:45am
CEYLANPINAR, Turkey (AP) — Turkey defied growing condemnation from its NATO allies to press ahead with its invasion of northern Syria on Tuesday, shelling suspected Kurdish positions near the border amid reports that Syrian Kurds had retaken a key town.
Targeting Turkey’s economy, U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday announced sanctions aimed at restraining the Turks’ assault against Kurdish fighters and civilians in Syria — an assault Turkey began after Trump announced he was moving U.S. troops out of the way.
Struggling Kansas City T-Bones locked out of stadium
Posted on 15 October 2019 at 5:48am
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas City T-Bones are officially locked out of their stadium in Kansas City, Kansas.
The Unified Government of Wyandotte County/Kansas City, Kansas, changed the locks and padlocked the gates to the stadium Monday because the team has failed to pay hundreds of thousands of dollars in unpaid debts.
Camdenton City Clerk warns about red light camera scam
Posted on 14 October 2019 at 8:50pm
CAMDENTON — Camdenton City Clerk Renee Kingston didn't fall for a traffic violation scam.
Kingston said she received two emails from "Speed Camera Violations" saying she owed money for a traffic violation.
St. Louis father shot in road-rage incident with children in car
Posted on 14 October 2019 at 8:36pm
ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. — A father was shot with his four children in his car while driving in south St. Louis County.
Police said the man was driving on South Lindbergh Boulevard near Mueller Road around 3:10 Monday afternoon when he was shot by someone in another car. Police said they believe it was a road rage incident, but they are still investigating.