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A fake UPS driver is in custody after allegedly tying up and robbing an Ellisville woman a month ago.

Tyson McGuire faces several felony charges including theft and kidnapping. Police say on April 27 McGuire posed as the delivery driver and after the victim opened the door, he barged into her house and taped her to the stove. That is when McGuire allegedly stole several items from her home.

St. Louis City Police learned where McGuire was staying and shared that with Ellisville Police who arrested him.

 

Tuesday, 28 May 2013 14:17
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ST. LOUIS (AP) - St. Louis police are searching for thieves who stole items from a Radio Shack after apparently using a truck to ram the cinder-block back of the store.

The abandoned truck was found nearby.

The crime happened about 5:30 a.m. Tuesday in the Central West End. About $1,000 in merchandise was taken from the store. It was the latest of several smash-and-grab crimes in St. Louis in recent weeks.

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JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - Some adoption advocates say Gov. Jay Nixon should veto new Missouri legislation dealing with international law because it could complicate overseas adoptions.

The legislation would make court rulings unenforceable if they use rulings or decisions based upon foreign laws that are inconsistent with the state and U.S. constitutions.

The Jefferson City News Tribune reports adoption advocates are concerned about the measure. Lutheran Family and Children's Services said it could mean Missouri would not recognize an adoption decree that is completed in the child's birth country.

Sen. Brian Nieves says people opposed to the legislation are using "dishonest tactics." Nieves, a Republican from Washington, Mo., says many critics have ignored that the legislation targets foreign laws inconsistent with the constitution.

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It seems reports of the demise of the postal service are greatly exaggerated.

The USPS has several job openings. The next two job fairs are on Thursday and Friday at the post offices in Washington and Imperial, Missouri respectively. News of open jobs is welcome news after rumors of lay-offs dogged the agency earlier this year.

Saturday mail delivery was designated for cuts, but legislators approved a bill that would mandate Saturday delivery. 

A link to the application process is here.

You can see a job description here.

Remaining job fairs this week:

Thursday, May 30, 2013

10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Washington Post Office

1777 Washington Crossing

Washington, MO 63091-9998

Friday, May 31, 2013

10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Imperial Post Office

6035 W. Outer Rd

Imperial, MO 63052-9998

 

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