Category Archives: Regional News

Joplin suspends middle-school Bible study

     (AP) – The Joplin school district has suspended a middle school Bible study that provided doughnuts to those who participated.      The district announced the action after a complaint from the American Humanist Association, which alleged school employees

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.