JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - Missouri Governor Jay Nixon is describing a tax-cut bill passed by the Legislature as a "reckless fiscal experiment." The Democratic governor indicated yesterday that he likely will veto the income tax cut, just as he did a similar bill passed last year by the Republican-led Legislature.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - The former business manager at a Kansas City doctor's office has been sentenced for embezzling $170,000, a crime that forced her employer to declare bankruptcy. Federal prosecutors announced yesterday that 57-year-old Eileen Kisner of Kansas City was sentenced to two years in federal prison without parole.
EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. (AP) - A southwestern Illinois state trooper is facing a felony aggravated battery charge after authorities say he strip-searched a man along the side of a road during a traffic stop. The Belleville News-Democrat reports 32-year-old Cory Alberson was released on $20,000 bail on Monday after he pleaded not guilty. Prosecutors say Alberson pulled down a man's pants during a traffic stop in January in East St. Louis without the driver's consent. He was never charged.
NEW YORK (AP) - Miley Cyrus has cancelled a St. Louis concert and remains hospitalized for a severe allergic reaction to antibiotics. A representative for the 21-year-old says in a statement that Cyrus cancelled her performance planned for last night at the Scottrade Center. Tickets for the St. Louis concert are being refunded. Cyrus also canceled a Tuesday show in Kansas City, Missouri.
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