Lawmaker Review Of Greitens Over, MEC Complaint Remains

By SUMMER BALLENTINE , Associated Press COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — While work by Missouri House lawmakers to investigate Eric Greitens officially came to an end Monday when the investigatory committee issued its final report, its leader said he’s still hopeful the former scandal-ridden governor will be held accountable for alleged campaign finance violations. Republican Rep.…

Illinois Police Increasing Patrols Over New Year’s Holiday

SPRINGFIELD, IL (AP) — Illinois authorities are stepping up traffic enforcement and reminding motorists to drive sober over the New Year’s holiday. Illinois State Police say they’re joining with the Illinois Department of Transportation and nearly 200 local law enforcement agencies to add patrols and keep roads safe. The extra enforcement started Thursday and continues…