Amber Alert canceled for two young St. Charles children

The latest:  Police say the children have been found safe and are being reunited with their mother. Earlier… AMBER ALERT For further information please contact: St. Charles Police Department 636-949-3300 04/05/2019 EMPHASIS: Amber Alert State of Missouri Amber Alert The St. Charles Police Department has issued an Amber Alert for an abduction incident that occurred…

Attorney General Defends Handling Of Mueller’s Russia Report

By ERIC TUCKER Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General William Barr is defending his handling of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report on the Russia investigation, saying the confidential document contains sensitive grand jury material that prevented it from being immediately released to the public. The statement Thursday came as Barr confronts concerns that his…

House Judiciary Panel Approves Subpoenas For Mueller Report

By MARY CLARE JALONICK Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Judiciary Committee approved subpoenas Wednesday for special counsel Robert Mueller’s full Russia report as Democrats pressure the Justice Department to release the document without redactions. The committee voted 24-17 to give Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., permission to issue subpoenas to the Justice Department…

St. Louis County inmate died from internal bleeding

A medical examiner’s investigation shows that a St. Louis County jail inmate found dead in February died of internal bleeding. Twenty-nine-year-old John Shy is one of three inmates at the St. Louis County Justice Center who have died this year. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch on Wednesday obtained the medical examiner’s report through a public records request. Medical Examiner…

Brunei Invokes Laws Allowing Stoning for Gay Sex, Adultery

SINGAPORE (AP) — New Islamic criminal laws that took effect in Brunei on Wednesday, punishing gay sex and adultery by stoning offenders to death, have triggered an outcry from countries, rights groups and celebrities far beyond the tiny Southeast Asian nation’s shores. The penalties were provided for under new sections of Brunei’s Shariah Penal Code.…