Missouri official investigates day care ‘fight club’ claims

Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt is launching his own investigation of a St. Louis day care center where two workers were accused of facilitating a “fight club” among small children, his office said Wednesday. The announcement came two weeks after St. Louis prosecutors dropped criminal charges against the former Adventure Learning Center workers. Schmitt’s office says it…

Trump criticizes California over lawsuit against border wall

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump took to Twitter on Tuesday to criticize California’s lead role in a multistate lawsuit challenging his emergency declaration to pay for a U.S.-Mexico border wall. Trump sought to link California’s high-speed rail project to his plan for the wall. He claimed the “failed Fast Train project” was beset by…

Winter Weather Related Closings

Tuesday 02/19/19 Chamberlain College of Nursing | CLOSING AT 4:00 PM Parkway Schools | No PM Activities Ritenour School District | No PM Activities Rockwood School District | No PM Activities Wentzville R 4 Schools | No PM Activities Alexandra Ballet | CLOSED Chesterfield American Legion 556 | CLOSED EMASS | CLOSING AT 6:00 PM Florissant Valley Memorial Post 444 | MEETING CANCELLED Kirkwood…

Senator Bernie Sanders Announces He’s Running For President In 2020

By JUANA SUMMERS , Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, whose insurgent 2016 presidential campaign reshaped Democratic politics, announced Tuesday that he is running for president in 2020. “Our campaign is not only about defeating Donald Trump,” the 77-year-old self-described democratic socialist said in an email to supporters. “Our campaign is about…

SLU And NGA Present Mapping Statistics On Crime, Poverty

St. Louis, MO  (KTRS)  St. Louis University and the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency are using technology to address poverty and crime. Saint Louis University (SLU) and the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency’s (NGA) four part series, “Geospatial 101” explores how geospatial data is used to visualize patterns of poverty, crime, and unemployment. During the second part of the series…