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…

Illinois 1 of 16 States Suing the Trump Administration

Sacramento, CA (AP) Illinois is one of 16 states suing the Trump administration over the President’s emergency declaration to fund a wall on the U.S. – Mexico boarder. California’s attorney general Xavier Becerra released a statement saying the Trump administration’s action violates the Constitution. The states involved in the suit include California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware,…

Haitians Seek Water, Food as Businesses Reopen After Protest

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Businesses and government offices slowly reopened across Haiti on Monday after more than a week of violent demonstrations by hundreds of thousands of protesters demanding the resignation of President Jovenel Moise over skyrocketing prices that have more than doubled for basic goods amid allegations of government corruption. Public transportation resumed in…