KIRKWOOD, Mo. (AP) - A St. Louis County man is accused of choking an H and R Block worker after apparently becoming enraged about his tax situation. Police in Kirkwood say 53-year-old Michael Wright knocked the tax preparation company employee to the ground in an attack on Monday in Kirkwood. Wright is charged with misdemeanor assault.
ROLLA, Mo. (AP) - The Phelps County Sheriff's Department says a 60-year-old man is jailed after a shooting death. Authorities say 57-year-old Richard Finnell was found dead of a gunshot wound yesterday evening at a home just outside Rolla. KYTV-TV reports the suspect was apprehended about three hours later.
WELLSTON, Mo. (AP) - The Normandy School District has gone through a difficult year and is teetering on the verge of bankruptcy. But a high school chorale group is excelling, earning a trip to Carnegie Hall. The Post-Dispatch reports that the Normandy High School Chorale boarded a plane today for New York, where they'll join other top high school choirs from around the country for a performance Sunday night.
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) - University of Missouri records show a master plan for an apartment complex where a firefighter recently died recommended in 2008 that the complex be demolished because of its poor condition. The Daily Tribune reports Columbia fire department Lieutenant Bruce Britt died at University Village February 22nd as he was evacuating residents after part of a walkway collapsed.
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