More Bulk Buys of Prepaid Cellphones Reported - Authorities Ask, Why?The state's former homeland security chief says the phones could be used to detonate a bomb, communicate between criminals, or to resell at a profit.
FBI Alerted to Suspicious Cellphone Buys in MissouriThe purchases last weekend in Columbia, Lebanon and Macon raised red flags because such cell phones, often called ``burners,'' frequently are discarded in an effort to avoid detection. And such phones can be used as bomb detonators.
Crimestoppers Limited by Fears of Hushed WitnessesSt. Louis Crimestoppers spokesperson says they should be getting more information from witnesses, but the people are scared to call.
Renewed Call For Tougher Ban On Texting While Driving In MOBills seek to remove "21 & under" caveat, extend ban to all drivers.