Ferguson unrest adds up to $4.2 million
CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) — The unrest in Ferguson that followed the Aug. 9 shooting death of Michael Brown by a police officer has cost St. Louis County more than $4 million.
The county's chief operating officer, Garry Earls, told KMOV-TV (http://bit.ly/1pbxbL6 ) that $2.6 million has been spent on police overtime, the biggest chunk of the $4.2 million bill. Another $170,000 was for damage to police ...
Minnesota police arrest 2 Missouri men after chase
AUSTIN, Minn. (AP) — Police in southern Minnesota have arrested two Missouri men after a chase that reached speeds of more than 100 mph.
KTTC-TV reports the Austin Police Department said Monday that the State Patrol told officers about a stolen car from Missouri on Sunday. An Austin police officer spotted the car on a highway and the high-speed chase ensued.
Police say it took two sets ...
Last minute change to election ballots could cost Missouri counties thousands
A last minute change to election ballots will cost Greene County tens of thousands of dollars.
After printing more than 100-thousand ballots the Greene County Clerks office, along with many other's across the state of Missouri found out wording on the ballots, had been changed, making those ballots incorrect and illegal.
The Missouri appellate court ruled to amend the early voting proposal on the November 4th ballot.
Springfield Art Musuem displays the fabric of our past
An unexpected discovery has led to a unique display at the Springfield Art Museum.
The museum's registrar recently discovered more than 20 dresses and costumes in storage when she was completing an inventory of the museum's collection.
One dress in the collection is what you could call the "little black dress" of the 1880's. It dates to 1888, to be exact, and is made of silk, which ...
Video: dry and mild weather continues
Dry air and sun will bring warm afternoons and cool nights. ...
Citizens in Ash Grove seek answers after sudden departure of schools superintendent
Many people in this small northwestern Greene County town are divided over a controversy surrounding the school district's leader.
Dr. Don Christensen had been leading students and staff at Ash Grove schools, in some form or fashion, for the last the last two decades.
“He was a great principal and a great superintendent,” stated Dennis Whitehead, a former teacher and coach with the R-IV district.
Just weeks into ...