Jefferson City, MO – New campaign reports show Missouri Governor Bob Holden has twice as much money as either of his challengers.
Holden raise more than $1 million during the last three months of 2003 and has about $3 million in the bank. His Democratic challenger, Auditor Claire McCaskill, and Republican Matt Blunt both have about $1.5 million on hand.
St. Louis, MO – A St. Louis Archdiocese panel has found accusations again Reverend Alexander Anderson are not credible. That's after a second man came forward accusing the Eureka priest of sexual misconduct.
Monsignor Richard Stika says the group of seven unanimously found the new allegations lacked merit; Anderson has said he did not commit abuse.
He filed a defamation lawsuit against his first accuser this summer. That man countersued. The second accuser came forward last week, four days before a hearing in the pending suit.
An exhibition of art that might be called "illuminating" opens Friday night (1/16) in St. Louis. A duo of Russian-born artists is premiering a collection of works that blends aesthetics with science. Instead of paint, the pair uses high-frequency radiation to shed new light on familiar objects.
St. Louis, MO – The Missouri Highway Patrol says it will seek charges against the driver of a school bus that crashed in west St. Louis County this week.
All 25 students were sent to the hospital; one child and driver Linda Gilley are still hospitalized. Deputies say Gilley might have been driving too fast for conditions and faces charges of careless and imprudent driving.
Most of the other 25 children on board suffered minor injuries and no other vehicles were hit.