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Missouri trooper gets jail, probation in man's drowning.

More than three years after an Iowa man fell out of a Missouri State Highway Patrol boat and drowned while handcuffed and wearing an improperly secured life vest, the trooper who was driving the boat was sentenced Tuesday to 10 days in jail and two years of probation.

- FOX News - US

Body not found for 8 months in Missouri airport parking lot.

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The body of a man who police believed killed himself sat in his pickup truck in a Kansas City International Airport parking lot for eight months before being discovered and his family wants to know…

- Billings Gazette - US

Exclusive– Sen. Roy Blunt: 'Graham-Cassidy Bill Would Make Quality Health Care More Affordable for Missourians'.

Sen. Roy Blunt endorsed the Graham-Cassidy Obamacare repeal bill in an exclusive statement to Breitbart News.

- Breitbart - US

WATCH: Peaceful demonstrations in St. Louis, Missouri.

ABC News' Kenneth Moton reports from silent march on fourth day of unrest in the city.

- ABC News - US

Horses working in therapeutic riding programs do not experience additional stress.

In the United States, therapeutic horseback riding offers equine-assisted therapy to diverse populations, including children and adults who have anxiety disorders. Veterans diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder often are prescribed this type of therapy in order to cope with anxiety, but little is known about how ...

- PhysOrg - NL

Donald Trump is worse than George Wallace.

Former Missouri Republican Senator John Danforth was, and remains, a highly respected public figure, seen as a man of principle and decency. He is not a publicity seeker by any means, so when he makes a public utterance, it is not something to be ignored or overlooked. Recently, Danforth...

- The Raw Story - US

Public defender with 110 post-conviction cases gets stayed suspension for neglecting clients.

The Missouri Supreme Court has imposed a stayed suspension with a one-year license probation period on a public defender who said he provided inadequate client…

- ABA Journal - US

DSEI 2017: HIPPO-X Light Tactical Mobility Platform unveiled.

Pardus Defence & Security unveiled the HIPPO-X all-terrain vehicle - developed by Missouri based HIPPO Multipower - at DSEI 2017 in London. The HIPPO-X is an eight-wheeled light tactical mobility platform designed for combat equipment carriage and power generation

- Jane’s - US

‘Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri’ Wins Top Prize at Toronto.

The dark comic drama starring Frances McDormand took the people’s choice award. The documentary winner was the Agnes Varda-JR film 'Faces Places.'

- International NY Times - US

Sam Rockwell needs to mark his territory on set.

'Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri' actor Sam Rockwell acknowledges that he often feels the need to mark his territory on a new film set. "It's just a matter of setting boundaries sometimes."

- USA TODAY - US

St. Louis Police Make Several Arrests After 3rd Night of Protests.

Police in St. Louis, Missouri, said Sunday they made several arrests after some people smashed store windows following what had been a peaceful protest against the acquittal of a former officer in the shooting death of a black man. "Criminals have caused serious property damage in the downtown area.  This destruction will ...

- Voice of America - US

McDonaugh's 'Three Billboards' Wins TIFF Audience Award

Martin McDonaugh's "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri'' took the Toronto International Film Festival's People's Choice Award on Sunday, an early bell-weather for Hollywood's coming awards season.   Piers Handling, chief executive and director of the festival, announced the awards for the 42nd annual Toronto ...

- Voice of America - US

'Three Billboards Outside Ebbing' wins at Toronto film festival

TORONTO - Director Martin McDonagh's comic drama, "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri," won the award for audience favorite at the Toronto International Film Festival on Sunday, giving the film a boost ahead of the upcoming awards season.

- Reuters - US

'Three Billboards' wins coveted Toronto film festival prize

TORONTO, Sept 18 — Martin McDonagh's darkly hilarious drama Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri won the Toronto film festival's audience prize for best picture yesterday, giving it a leg up in the race for the Oscars. The...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Third day of protests set over police acquittal in St. Louis

Protests were to resume in St. Louis on Sunday in the wake of the acquittal of a white former policeman in the fatal shooting of a black man, after a second night of sporadic violence between a small group of demonstrators and riot police. Protesters will hold a rally outside police headquarters at 3 p.m. CDT and deliver a ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Second night of protests in St. Louis over acquittal of ex-cop who killed Anthony Lamar Smith

Second Night of Riots in St. Louis Over Stockley Ruling There was more rioting in St. Louis, Missouri, Saturday night when a peaceful march against the acquittal of a white police officer accused of murdering a young black man turned violent. Demonstrators had earlier marched through a shopping cent...

- The Raw Story - US

U2 cancels St. Louis concert citing safety concerns

The highly-anticipated U2 concert in St. Louis, Missouri has been cancelled after the St. Louis police department told promoters that they are, 'not in a position to provide the standard protection for our audience.'         

- USA TODAY - US

Protests over officer's acquittal turn violent in US

Eight police officers were injured in clashes with demonstrators in St Louis when a largely peaceful protest turned violent this morning after a Missouri judge acquitted a former police officer of the murder of a black man suspected of dealing drugs.

- RTE - IE

Protests in St. Louis after a Policeman Killed a Young Black Man

Protesters have crashed a window and have littered the home of Lida Krusson, the mayor of St Louis in the US state of Missouri, and police have used force, including tear gas, to disperse the crowd, New York Post quoted Focus. Several hundred people protested in front of the house on Friday after a former ex-town policeman ...

- Novinite - BG

Police, protesters clash in St Louis after ex-cop acquitted of murdering black man

Eight police officers were injured in clashes with demonstrators in St Louis when a largely peaceful protest turned violent in the early hours of Saturday after a Missouri judge acquitted a former white police officer of murder in the 2011 fatal shooting of a black man suspected of dealing drugs.

- Times Of India - IN

St. Louis Protesters Fume at Acquittal of White Officer in Black's Death; Arrests Made

Protests in St. Louis, Missouri, sparked by the acquittal of a white police officer charged with murder in the death of a black man, escalated into acts of vandalism Friday night. Police say 23 people were arrested and nine police were injured in skirmishes with protesters. Jason Stockley, a former St. Louis police officer, ...

- Voice of America - US

Protesters fill St Louis streets after ex-cop acquitted of murder

Protesters poured into St Louis streets after a Missouri judge acquitted a former white police officer of murder in the 2011 fatal shooting of a black man.

- IOL - ZA

Ex-police officer in Missouri 'not guilty' in black man's death

Demonstrators quickly gathered Friday near the courthouse to protest the verdict The post Ex-police officer in Missouri 'not guilty' in black man's death appeared first on The Express Tribune.

- The Express Tribune - PK

'Three Billboards Outside Ebbing Missouri' Yanked From Fantastic Fest

Fox Searchlight, Film 4 and the filmmakers have made the decision to yank its film Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri from the Fantastic Fest line-up after they found out that Alamo Drafthouse Cinema which runs Austin's Fantastic Fest was employing Devin Faraci, who was publicly accused of sexual assault. The story ...

- Deadline.com - US

White former St. Louis police officer acquitted in black suspect's killing

The acquittal Friday of a former St. Louis police officer, who is white, in the killing of a black man sparked protests in the city, and several large businesses — including Wells Fargo — chose to close early. Missouri Circuit Court Judge Timothy Wilson found Jason Stockley not guilty of first-degree...

- Los Angeles Times - US

Protesters fill St. Louis streets after cop acquitted of murdering black man

Hundreds of protesters poured into St. Louis streets on Friday, and some scuffles erupted, after a Missouri judge acquitted a former white police officer who ...

- The Japan Times - JP

Police, protesters clash in St. Louis after ex-cop acquitted of murdering black man

ST. LOUIS - Eight police officers were injured in clashes with demonstrators in St Louis when a largely peaceful protest turned violent in the early hours of Saturday after a Missouri judge acquitted a former white police officer of murder in the 2011 fatal shooting of a black man suspected of dealing drugs.

- Reuters - US

'Three Billboards' Pulls Out of Fantastic Fest Following Sexual Assault Controversy

In the wake of controversy surrounding Austin-based genre film festival Fantastic Fest, scheduled to run Sept. 21-28, Fox Searchlight Pictures has pulled a planned screening of Martin McDonagh's “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri,” Variety has learned. The move comes days after it was revealed that Alamo ...

- Variety - US

St. Louis Protesters Fume at Acquittal of White Officer in Black's Death; Arrests Made

Police in St. Louis, Missouri, arrested 13 people during protests over the acquittal of a white police officer charged with murder in the death of a black man. A judge handed down the decision early Friday, while the city braced for possible unrest. A number of businesses and schools made plans to close early Friday, ...

- Voice of America - US

Protesters fill St. Louis streets after ex-cop acquitted of murdering black man

Hundreds of protesters poured into St. Louis streets on Friday, and some briefly scuffled with police, after a Missouri judge acquitted a former white police officer of murder in the 2011 fatal shooting of a black man suspected of dealing drugs. With National Guard troops placed on standby, authorities urged calm in the ...

- Yahoo! News - US

White cop acquitted in death of a black man, violent protests ensue

Violent protests have broken out in St. Louis, Missouri, after former police officer Jason Stockley was found not guilty of murdering Anthony Smith in 2011…

- TheBlaze.com - US

Protesters pour into St. Louis streets after murder acquittal for ex-cop Jason Stockley

Harris County Sheriff's Office via ReutersST. LOUIS - Hundreds of protesters poured into St. Louis' streets and some scuffles broke out as they voiced their anger after a Missouri judge on Friday ruled a white former St. Louis police officer was not guilty of murder in the 2011 shooting of a black man. With the National ...

- Business Insider - US

WATCH: Police officers walk over a lady during St. Louis protests

@FOX2now/TwitterDuring protests in St. Louis, Missouri, following the acquittal of a white former police officer who killed a black man, video footage showed what appears to be an elderly woman being pushed back by an advancing line of police officers wearing riot gear. After falling down, people can be seen trying to help ...

- Business Insider - US

WATCH LIVE: Protesters pour into St. Louis streets after murder acquittal for ex-cop

Hundreds of protesters poured into St. Louis' streets and some scuffles broke out as they voiced their anger after a Missouri judge on Friday ruled a white former St. Louis police officer was not guilty of murder in the 2011 shooting of a black man. With the National Guard on standby in case o...

- The Raw Story - US

Protesters pour into St. Louis streets after murder acquittal for ex-cop

Hundreds of protesters poured into St. Louis' streets and some scuffles broke out as they voiced their anger after a Missouri judge on Friday ruled a white former St. Louis police officer was not guilty of murder in the 2011 shooting of a black man. With the National Guard on standby in case of violence, authorities ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Protesters pour into St. Louis streets after murder acquittal for ex-cop

By Valerie Volcovici and Kenny Bahr ST. LOUIS - Hundreds of protesters poured into St. Louis' streets and some scuffles broke out as they voiced their anger after a Missouri judge on Friday ruled a white former St. Louis police officer was not guilty of murder in the 2011 shooting of a black man. With the National Guard on ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Protesters pour into St. Louis streets after murder acquittal for ex-cop

By Valerie Volcovici and Kenny Bahr ST. LOUIS - Hundreds of protesters poured into St. Louis' streets to voice their anger after a Missouri judge on Friday ruled a white former St. Louis police officer was not guilty of murder in the 2011 shooting of a black man. With the National Guard on standby in case of violence, ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Protesters pour into St Louis streets after murder acquittal for ex-cop

A Missouri judge on Friday ruled a white former St. Louis police officer was not guilty of murder in the 2011 shooting of a black man, sending hundreds of protesters to the city's streets to voice their anger. With the National Guard on standby in case of violence, authorities appealed to prot...

- The Raw Story - US

The best theme park in every state

Mary Altaffer / AP The INSIDER Summary: Theme parks are popular attractions all over the US. With research and the help of Foursquare we found the cream of the crop. Silver Dollar City in Branson, Missouri, for example, is themed entirely around the 1880s. Lagoon in Farmington, Utah, is an amusement and water park that's ...

- Business Insider - US

Protesters pour into St Louis streets after murder acquittal for ex-cop

A Missouri judge on Friday ruled a white former St. Louis police officer was not guilty of murder in the 2011 shooting of a black man, sending hundreds of protesters to the city's streets to voice their anger. With the National Guard on standby in case of violence, authorities appealed to protesters to march peacefully in a ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Missouri State Sen. Censured, Urged to Resign Following Trump Assassination Post

Missouri State Sen. Maria Chappelle-Nadal has been censured Wednesday after state lawmakers decided to formally reprimand her for a Facebook post she made calling for President Trump's assassination.

- Breitbart - US

Missouri day care operator charged with attempted kidnapping

- Townhall.com - US

Ex-St. Louis policeman acquitted of murdering black motorist

ST. LOUIS - A Missouri judge on Friday found a former St. Louis police officer not guilty of murder in the shooting death of a black man after a car chase in 2011, prosecutors said.

- Reuters - US

Ex-St. Louis policeman acquitted of murdering black motorist Anthony Lamar Smith

A Missouri judge on Friday found a former St. Louis police officer not guilty of murder in the shooting death of a black man after a car chase in 2011, prosecutors said. Officials feared the verdict could set off violent protests, as have similar deadly cases involving police and minorities have in ...

- The Raw Story - US

Ex-St. Louis policeman acquitted of murdering black motorist

A Missouri judge on Friday found a former St. Louis police officer not guilty of murder in the shooting death of a black man after a car chase in 2011, prosecutors said. Officials feared the verdict could set off violent protests, as have similar deadly cases involving police and minorities have in recent years. Jason ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Verdict may come down today in murder trial of St. Louis cop who killed black man

A judge may be close to a ruling in the case of a white former St. Louis police officer charged with first-degree murder in the 2011 death of a black man who was a drug suspect, and Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens said he has put the National Guard on standby in case unrest breaks out. Testimony in...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

Missouri braces for verdict in murder trial of ex-St. Louis policeman

ST. LOUIS - A decision is expected on Friday in the murder trial of a former St. Louis police officer charged with fatally shooting a black man in 2011 after a car chase, and state officials fear a violent reaction if the officer is found not guilty.

- Reuters - US

Missouri braces for verdict in murder trial of ex-St. Louis policeman

A decision is expected on Friday in the murder trial of a former St. Louis police officer charged with fatally shooting a black man in 2011 after a car chase, and state officials fear a violent reaction if the officer is found not guilty. Jason Stockley, 36, who is white, was arrested in May 2016 and charged with ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Calm urged as ruling nears in ex-St. Louis officer's trial

ST. LOUIS — The St. Louis mayor and Missouri governor along with the fiancée of the man killed by former St. Louis police officer Jason Stockley are urging calm as a judge's ruling in Stockley's murder case draws near.

- Billings Gazette - US

Man Posts 'Slaves 4 Sale' Sign Next To Confederate Flag To Prove He's No Racist

A Missouri man angered his neighbors by posting a Slaves 4 Sale' sign right above his Confederate flag.

- Yahoo! News - US

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