O’Fallon Marked 9/11 Anniversary With Annual Patriot Day Ceremony

O’Fallon, MO (KTRS)  Tuesday marked the 17th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on our nation. The city of O’Fallon held its annual Patriot Day ceremony to commemorate the events of 9/11. Dozens of residents, first responders, members of the military, and community leaders gathered outside of O’Fallon City Hall for the solemn occasion. O’Fallon Mayor Bill…

Former Washington University Executive Indicted for Embezzling $300,000 from School

ST. LOUIS (KTRS) A former Washington University medical school executive has been indicted on charges of embezzling thousands of dollars from the school. The U-S Attorney’s office says the former Business Director for the school’s Division of Medical Education, Barbara Skudrzyk, also known as Barbara Najarro, is charged with six counts of embezzling $300,000 from the…

Homeland Security Secretary Nielsen Speaks At National Gathering In St. Louis-Area

Maryland Heights, MO  (KTRS)  U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen was in the St. Louis area on Monday. Neilsen spoke at the Election Security Summit being held at World Wide Technology in Marylands Heights. She said while the Russian government made a “blazon” attempted to interfere in the 2016 elections, “we have no evidence…

Hunt Begins for Christmas Tree for Governor’s Mansion

JEFFERSON CITY, MO (AP) — Missouri officials are on the hunt for the Christmas tree that will grace the lawn of the Governor’s Mansion. The Jefferson City News-Tribune reports that the Missouri Department of Conservation is asking landowners, homeowners, businesses and communities that may have possible candidate trees to contact the department. The donated tree must…