Category Archives: Regional News

Joplin man, 75, killed in house fire

     (AP) – Authorities say a 75-year-old man died in a fire at his home near Joplin in southwestern Missouri.      The Jasper County Sheriff's Department says firefighters found Franklin Rossman's body after extinguishing the blaze early Tuesday.      The

Man dies in St. Louis fire

     ST. LOUIS (AP) – A fire at a St. Louis house has left one person dead.      The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that the fire broke out Saturday afternoon.      St. Louis Fire Department officials said the fire started

Former St. Louis mayor gets law license back

     (AP) – The Missouri Supreme Court has reinstated the law license of former St. Louis Mayor Freeman Bosley Jr.      Bosley’s license was suspended indefinitely in September 2014 over allegations that mishandled clients’ money.      Bosley served as St.

Anti-graft bill proposed in Missouri

     (AP) – The Missouri State Auditor and lawmakers are proposing legislation that would allow law enforcement agencies, prosecuting attorneys and circuit attorneys to request an audit of any political subdivision or government entity.      The St. Joseph News-Press