COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) - Columbia police are investigating the shooting death of a 25-year-old man. Authorities were called to a home yesterday morning and found Brandon Coleman with a gunshot wound. He later died at an area hospital. No arrests have been made.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - A former prosecutors says the head of Petro America has little chance of prevailing in a civil lawsuit against the federal government after he was convicted on six criminal charges. Before he was convicted last week, Israel Hawkins filed a $100 million civil lawsuit against prosecutors and the Department of Justice. Former prosecutor Todd Graves says the guilty verdict means Hawkins' chances of winning his suit are "slim and none."
BRIDGETON, Mo. (AP) - Residents who live near a St. Louis-area landfill are moving into temporary homes as work begins that will make the smelly situation even worse. The operators of the Bridgeton landfill say work that begins today will temporarily increase the noxious small coming from the site. The company has offered to relocate about 270 households while the work proceeds.
LAKE OZARK, Mo. (AP) - Boaters are preparing to compete next month in races at the Lake of the Ozarks. Lake Race 2013 takes place on June 8th and June 9th at Bagnell Dam. Organizers of the Offshore Super Series say the competition will include a sanctioned pontoon boat race.
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