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Search continues after 3 tubers die, 2 disappear at dam

Jun. 19, 2021 17:39 PM EDT

EDEN, N.C. (AP) — Rescue teams continued to scour a North Carolina river on Saturday for two missing tubers following a deadly accident in which a family on a recreational float went over a dam. The Greensboro News & Record reported Saturday that search teams still...

Searchers comb river after 3 tubers die, 2 disappear at dam

Jun. 18, 2021 19:42 PM EDT

EDEN, N.C. (AP) — Searchers combed a North Carolina river Friday for two missing tubers after a family on a recreational float went over a dam, resulting in three deaths and the rescue of four people from the water. The group of nine, all believed to be part of the...

Schmitt drops lawsuit against St. Louis County

Jun. 03, 2021 18:54 PM EDT

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt has dropped his lawsuit challenging St. Louis County's COVID-19 pandemic response. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that Schmitt, a Republican, voluntarily dismissed the lawsuit...

2 St. Louis County corrections officers indicted for assault

May. 28, 2021 11:52 AM EDT

Two former St. Louis County corrections officers have been indicted for allegedly assaulting inmates, the county prosecuting attorney's office announced Friday in the latest accusations of mistreatment at lockups in the area. Justin Mohler, 37, is charged with...

Suspect in fatal motorcyclist shootings to return to NC

May. 28, 2021 09:30 AM EDT

WENTWORTH, N.C. (AP) — The suspect in the shooting deaths of two motorcyclists and the wounding of third is headed back to North Carolina. WGHP-TV reports that court documents from Bullitt County, Kentucky, show Martin Calvin Cox Jr., 41, of Browns Summit has agreed to...

Suspect arrested in shooting deaths of two motorcycle riders

May. 25, 2021 18:37 PM EDT

WENTWORTH, N.C. (AP) — A suspect in the shooting deaths of two motorcyclists and the wounding of third in North Carolina has been taken into custody in Kentucky, a sheriff said Tuesday. Rockingham County Sheriff Sam Page told a news conference Tuesday afternoon that...

KC and St. Louis area leaders end indoor mask requirements

May. 14, 2021 14:19 PM EDT

O'FALLON, (AP) — After more than a year of severe restrictions aimed at slowing the spread of the coronavirus in Missouri’s two urban areas, Kansas City, St. Louis and St. Louis County on Friday took major steps to allow businesses, schools and other places to return to some semblance of...

Missouri lawmakers OK limits on local pandemic restrictions

May. 12, 2021 15:20 PM EDT

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri lawmakers pushed back Wednesday against local coronavirus restrictions, passing legislation limiting the duration of public health orders that have shut down businesses and schools and limited how many people can gather. ...

Schmitt lawsuit challenges St. Louis Co. COVID restrictions

May. 11, 2021 12:59 PM EDT

O'FALLON, Mo. (AP) — Republican Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt on Tuesday filed a lawsuit challenging St. Louis County’s COVID-19 restrictions, citing concerns about their impact on religion, education and the freedom of residents. The lawsuit filed in St....

Editorial Roundup: Missouri

May. 04, 2021 15:14 PM EDT

Kansas City Star. May 2, 2021. Editorial: Medicaid is up to you now, Missouri Gov. Mike Parson — and you know the right answer Since the Republican majority in the Missouri legislature does not give a single tu-whit tu-whoo about what Gov. Mike...