Fraternity removes GOP campaign banner after hearing from Nixon staffer
A fraternity at the University of Missouri Columbia has removed a campaign banner of Republican gubernatorial candidate Dave Spence from its house after Gov. Jay Nixon’s communications director raised concerns.
St. Louis police are searching for the driver of a car that struck and killed a woman downtown.
The accident happened about 2 a.m. Friday on South Broadway.
Police say 23-year-old Amber Wood was crossing the street when she was struck by a silver or gray Pontiac Grand Am or Grand Prix with Missouri license plates. A 29-year-old man with her was also struck and is hospitalized.
The vehicle took off after the accident. Wood was pronounced dead at the scene.