State natural resources agency proposes bobcat hunting rules

(KTRS) The Illinois Department of Natural Resources is proposing rules to regulate bobcat hunting and trapping throughout the state. The agency released its proposals, yesterday, to amend a wildlife hunting law that took effect Jan. 1. Proposed rules include prohibiting bobcat harvesting in the northeastern and east-central regions of Illinois and requiring hunters to purchase…

FEMA Reps Visiting Flood Impacted Missouri Neighborhoods

St. Louis, MO  (KTRS)  This week FEMA representatives are visiting Missouri neighborhoods which were impacted by the historic flooding. Officials are trying to determine who qualifies for federal assistance. This comes after the federal government approved the state’s request for a disaster declaration last week. The Disaster Survivor Assistance (DSA) teams offer survivors registration assistance, up-to-date…

Charges Filed Against Assistant Mizzou Professor

Columbia, MO  (KTRS)  A University of Missouri assistant professor is now facing charges stemming from an incident during campus protests. Columbia City Prosecutor Steve Richey  filed a misdemeanor assault charge against 45-year-old Melissa Click on Monday morning.  The assistant professor of communications, garnered national attention after she confronted a student photographer and another student videographer during the…