JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - County officials could compile lists of residents with health problems under a Missouri bill intended to identify people in need of help during disasters. The bill given final approval today by the Senate allows the creation of voluntary registries of people with "health-related ailments" who may need assistance in emergencies.
ST. LOUIS (AP) - The license collector for the city of St. Louis says she is no long working a second government job as a part-time prosecutor for a small municipality in St. Louis County. Mavis Thompson tells the Post-Dispatch that she was resigned her as city prosecutor in Dellwood. Thompson was appointed to the St. Louis job by Governor Jay Nixon in October 2013 while already serving in the Dellwood position. She is up for election in November.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - A former Missouri lawmaker has been sentenced to five years of probation for Social Security fraud. The Kansas City Star reports that Ray Salva was sentenced on Wednesday. Salva, a Democrat from Sugar Creek, represented the Kansas City suburb of Sugar Creek in the state House from January 2003 until January 2011.
STEELE, Mo. (AP) - Police say two masked men armed with a gun were likely looking for prescription drugs when they burst into a southeast Missouri nursing home. The Southeast Missourian reports no one was seriously hurt during the robbery on April 14th at the River Oaks Nursing Center in Steele.
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