Steven Neal Henderson, of Iberia, Mo., was charged with first-degree murder of 13-year-old Macala Shelton, who was reported missing and found dead on an unoccupied farm.
The city’s block parties kick off tomorrow and Alton Police say there are exceptions to Madison County State’s Attorney Tom Gibbons’ decision not to prosecute residents.
The Executive Committee voted 12-3 on legislation to ban the delivery, sale or transfer of ammunition feeding devices of more than 10 rounds after emotional testimony.
Several firearm manufacturers have threatened to leave states passing stricter gun regulations, prompting Missouri lawmakers to respond with tax incentives.
The House has already passed the measure, and Sen. Brian Nieves said he wanted the Senate committee vote on it Wednesday.
The district’s policy committee first looked at the issue last month and delved into more details of the plan this week.
The group will be made up of freshmen state senators and representatives. They will meet with gun owners, hunters, law enforcement and families of gun violence victims.
More deer being killed in the southern part of the state.
An arson fire on July 4 damaged the Islamic Society of Joplin, and another blaze in the early hours of Aug. 6 destroyed it. No one was hurt in either blaze.
Tommy Adams also faces state drug charges.