Audit questions court fees in St. Ann

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) – Two small cities in suburban St. Louis have scrapped certain municipal court fees in response to critical state audits. Missouri Auditor Nicole Galloway on Tuesday released audits of the Foristell and St. Ann courts. Her office found that Foristell, located in St. Charles and Warren counties, assessed a “potentially improper”…

Toddler shot to death in North County

ST. LOUIS (KTRS) – A three-year-old boy is dead and a manhunt is underway to find the alleged shooter. Police were called to a house in the 1600 block of Emerald Creek Drive near Florrisant shortly after 11 a.m. on Monday. The victim has been identified by KTVI-Fox 2 as Xzavier Zane Robinson. Investigators spent most of the afternoon…

ACT out in Illinois, students will now take SAT

CHICAGO (AP) – Illinois will stop giving the ACT college entrance exam and instead start giving high school juniors the rival SAT. The Chicago Tribune reports the company that offers the ACT has filed a protest with the state seeking to cancel Illinois’ contract with the College Board, which offers the SAT. State records show…