Lambert Announces Non-Stop Flights to Little RockAfter a 2-year hiatus, non-stop service between Lambert-St. Louis International Airport (STL) and Little Rock, Ar- Clinton National Airport (LIT) will return in January 2016 on Southwest Airlines.
Slay to Discuss Ferguson Lessons Learned with Country's MayorsLessons learned from Ferguson, Missouri, will be among topics discussed as mayors from around the country meet today in Little Rock, Arkansas, along with U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder.
Donors Chip In To Help Programs Hurt By Shutdown Across the country, donors big and small are opening their wallets to help keep afloat programs that protect people in need as the government shutdown persists. A pair of Texas philanthropists pledged up to $10 million to help Head Start programs for poor children hurt by the shutdown. A university in New Hampshire decided to offer scholarships to active-duty military personnel whose tuition assistance has been switched off by the shutdown. And in Arkansas, people have been donating to Our House.
Man Sentenced to 12 Years for Striking Southeast Missouri JoggersA prosecutor showed the judge two videos taken from Marcus Jones's cellphone, in which a man is heard swearing and laughing as tires squeal in the background.
Joggers In Cape Girardeau Struck On Purpose, Police SayThe victims suffered bumps and bruises. One of them is Ron Rosati, provost at Southeast Missouri State University.