Bishop Robert Finn http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Morning headlines: Monday, September 17, 2012 http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/morning-headlines-monday-september-17-2012 <p><strong>Clemons hearing today in St. Louis courtroom</strong></p><p>The effort to free Reginald Clemons from Missouri's death row goes to a St. Louis courtroom starting today.</p><p>Clemons was one of four men convicted in the 1991 killings of two St. Louis-area sisters, 20-year-old Julie Kerry and 19-year-old Robin Kerry. Both girls, along with their visiting male cousin, were thrown from an abandoned Mississippi River bridge. The cousin, Thomas Cummins, survived.</p> Mon, 17 Sep 2012 14:20:10 +0000 Julie Bierach & The Associated Press 4613 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Morning headlines: Monday, September 17, 2012 Morning headlines: Friday, September 7, 2012 http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/morning-headlines-friday-september-7-2012 <p><strong>Search ongoing for man who shot police officers overnight</strong></p><p>St. Louis police are searching for a suspect who shot an officer in the arm. The 30-year-old officer was was not seriously injured. He returned fire and authorities aren't sure if the suspect was injured.</p><p>It happened about 1:30 a.m. Friday when the officer approached a man suspected in a recent robbery. Police say that as the officer neared the man, the suspect pulled out a gun and fired several rounds.</p><p><strong>KC Bishop found guilty of shielding priest </strong></p> Fri, 07 Sep 2012 14:34:57 +0000 Julie Bierach, The Associated Press & KCUR 4530 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Morning headlines: Friday, September 7, 2012 Morning headlines: Thursday, September 6, 2012 http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/morning-headlines-thursday-september-6-2012 <p><strong>Criminal case against Kansas City Bishop to reach swift end today</strong></p><p>The criminal case against the highest-ranking Catholic official in the U.S. to be charged with shielding an abusive priest is poised to reach a surprisingly fast end. Jackson County, Mo., prosecutors and attorneys for Kansas City Bishop Robert Finn have agreed to have a judge hear their case today, weeks ahead of a scheduled jury trial date.</p><p>Finn and the Catholic Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph are each charged with a misdemeanor count of failing to report suspected child abuse.</p> Thu, 06 Sep 2012 14:25:18 +0000 Julie Bierach, The Associated Press & Kelsey Proud 4516 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Morning headlines: Thursday, September 6, 2012 Kansas City-area bishop charged for not alerting police about porn http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/kansas-city-area-bishop-charged-not-alerting-police-about-porn <p><em><a href="http://www.publicbroadcasting.net/kcur/news.newsmain?action=article&amp;ARTICLE_ID=1863846">Reporting from KCUR&#39;s Dan Verbeck</a> used in this report.</em></p><p>A state grand jury empanelled in Kansas City has&nbsp; indicted the Bishop and the Catholic Diocese on charges of failing to report child abuse.&nbsp; It is the first criminal indictment of a Catholic Bishop in the history of child abuse cases in the United States.</p> Fri, 14 Oct 2011 21:46:54 +0000 KCUR 2252 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Kansas City-area bishop charged for not alerting police about porn