St. Louis – Students in the St. Louis Public Schools return from summer break on Thursday, and on Sunday the district's leader and his top staff fanned out to about 20 area churches to stress the importance of first-day attendance.
Superintendent Kelvin Adams said adults have a responsibility to see that kids go to class.
St. Louis – A second guard at the City Justice Center in downtown St. Louis has pleaded guilty to federal drug distribution charges.
Peggy Lynn O'Neal admitted to her role in the operation on Friday. O'Neal and two other guards are accused of accepting cash to bring heroin to an inmate at the Justice Center several times between January and March. James Moore pleaded guilty on Wednesday; a third guard, Marilyn Brown, will stand trial.
Jefferson City, MO – Attorney General Chris Koster has cleared the Missouri Department of Natural Resources of an ethics complaint over its delayed release of an E. coli report from the Lake of the Ozarks.
The findings showed E-Coli levels at two separate spots on May 26th to be 19 times higher than the state standard.