Lawmakers Announce Statute To Combat Carjackings

St. Louis, MO  (KTRS)  Lawmakers are taking steps to combat carjackings in Missouri. Attorney General Eric Schmitt joined other lawmakers during a Monday press conference to announce a measure to better track carjackings and create harsher penalties. The statute was introduced that  would allow prosecutors to charge carjackers with motor vehicle hijacking rather than a broader robbery…

U.S. Labor Secretary Visits O’Fallon, MO Company To Promote Vet Program

O’Fallon, MO  (KTRS)  U.S. Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta and Missouri’s U.S. Senator Roy Blunt visited an information technology company in O’Fallon, Missouri on Thursday to promote a program aimed at helping military veterans with employment opportunities. Winning Technologies is a recipient of the 2018 HIRE Vets Medallion Platinum Award for its participation in the program.…

Virginia-Based Leonardo DRS Inc. Breaks Ground in Bridgeton

Bridgeton, MO (KTRS) Arlington, Virginia based Leonardo DRS Inc. is expanding locally. A groundbreaking ceremony was held in Bridgeton Wednesday for a new $32M engineering development and light manufacturing facility. The new facility will accommodate the company’s growing Land Systems line of business. U.S. Representative Ann Wagner, Bridgeton Mayor, Terry Briggs and Vice President and…