St. Louis – Formal charges have been issued in the murder-for-hire case involving St. Louis Blues player Mike Danton.
Thursday, a federal grand jury in East St. Louis handed down a three-count indictment against Danton and Katie Wolfmeyer, the 19-year-old woman who allegedly put Danton in contact with a would-be hit man.
Ron Tenpas, U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Illinois, says Danton is in the process of being extradited from California.
St. Louis – Pharmaceutical manufacturer Pfizer held its annual shareholders meeting Thursday in St. Louis. The company is defending its position against prescription drug imports.
Last January, Pfizer cut off its supply of products to Canadian pharmacies that fill mail-order prescriptions from U.S. consumers.
Critics contend that's hurting millions of seniors who can't afford the drugs domestically. But Pfizer senior vice-president Chuck Hardwick says re-importation would expose the U.S. to unsafe counterfeit drugs.
St. Louis, MO – The U.S. House Wednesday sent legislation to President Bush that would rename the federal building in Carbondale, Ill. after Paul Simon. (The U.S. Senate had already passed the measure)