Former university student pleads guilty in threat case

MARYVILLE, Mo. (AP) – One of the men accused of threatening violence during racial unrest at the University of Missouri has pleaded guilty. Conner Stottlemyre, of Blue Springs, admitted Monday in Nodaway County District Court to making a terrorist threat. The 19-year-old was attending Northwest Missouri State University in November when he was accused of…

Mayor Slay Establishes 15 Member Crime Commission

St. Louis, MO  (KTRS)  St. Louis is taking a new approach to addressing the city’s crime problem. A news conference was held on Monday, where Mayor Francis Slay announced his executive order of establishing a community Crime Commission.  The fifteen member body is designed to provide an additional level of oversight and expertise as the City…

Ferguson Councilman Brian Fletcher Dies Suddenly

Ferguson, MO  (KTRS)  The city of Ferguson is mourning the loss of a long-time political figure. Councilman Brian Fletcher passed away in his sleep Sunday morning. Fletcher became the 2nd Ward Councilman after defeating Bob Hudgins in the April election. He also previously served as the mayor of Ferguson. Fletcher was the founder of the “I Love…