St. Louis – Opponents of an $8 billion redevelopment plan for north St. Louis say they'll press forward with their lawsuit even though a trial that was to begin this week has been delayed. The trial was delayed because Richard Callahan, the judge in the case, was sworn in Friday as St. Louis' new federal prosecutor.
Jefferson City, Mo. – An appeal from a man on death row convicted in a murder that he videotaped goes before the Missouri Supreme Court this week.
Richard D. Davis, 45, was convicted in 2008 in Kansas City for the killing of Marsha Spicer.
Davis and his girlfriend, Dena Riley, videotaped the assault and prosecutors presented video excerpts and still photos at Davis' trial. Riley pleaded guilty and was sentenced to life in prison without parole.
Kansas City, Mo. – A former Kansas City area lawmaker says he has been questioned by the FBI about former House Speaker Rod Jetton.
Republican Bob Johnson, of Lee's Summit, told The Kansas City Star that FBI agents interviewed him last week about Jetton's handling of a 2005 bill that sought to regulate the adult entertainment industry.