Jacob McCleland of KRCU's reporting used in this story.The US Supreme Court will pick up a case that could determine whether police can legally administer blood tests without a warrant.
A Missouri State Highway Patrol officer took Tyler McNeely to a Cape Girardeau hospital for blood tests after he failed field sobriety tests but refused the breathalyzer.
The American Red Cross has issued an urgent appeal for blood donors.
Donations to the Red Cross are down ten percent across the country in June, and officials with the agency say the current blood supply is half the level it was last year when it issued a similar plea.
Local Red Cross spokesman Dan Fox says the extreme heat keeps potential donors away. He says people tend to give when natural disasters strike, even though the need is year-round.
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