Fire destroys Michael Brown memorial in Ferguson
A fire destroyed one of two memorials at the site where a police officer killed 18-year-old Michael Brown. Ferguson resident Meldon Moffitt said the fire started around 6:30 a.m. Tuesday on Canfield Drive, the street where Brown was fatally shot on Aug. 9 by Ferguson police office Darren Wilson.
About two dozen residents gathered at the site on Tuesday morning. Many of them were angry. One ...
Branson aldermen change proposed no-smoking ordinance
The Branson Board of Aldermen made several changes to a proposed smoke-free ordinance after hearing from citizens and business owners over the last six weeks. The board discussed the proposal for a long time at its Study Session on Sept. 18.
Among the revisions are fewer regulations for outdoor smoking in areas such as patios, RV campgrounds, and business entrances. The new language also includes a ...
Angie's List: The switch to USB outlets
Do you find yourself fighting for outlet space as your family's collection of electrical gadgets grows?
If you're tired of juggling three or four different chargers on a two-socket outlet, there's a new and simple solution. If your home seems to be running out of outlet space, maybe it's time to give your outlets a reboot.
By adding one or two USB ports right alongside the standard ...
Arkansas cowers under Senate advertising barrage
As political ads fill the airwaves in Arkansas for the state's closely contested U.S. Senate race, many voters say the mute button has become their best friend.
More than 38,000 ads have been broadcast by Democratic Sen. Mark Pryor, Republican challenger Rep. Tom Cotton, and the political parties and independent groups involved in the campaign. That amounts to $7 per voter, about double the per-voter spending ...
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 ...