State and Regional News
House committee investigates Highway Patrol after drowning death of Patrol arestee
JEFFERSON CITY - Missouri's Highway Patrol superintendent refused to provide information about the death of a 20-year-old Iowa resident who drowned while in the custody of a water patrol trooper during an Oct. 1 House committee hearing.
‘Great Central U.S. ShakeOut Drill’ registration only takes minutes; schools, families and businesses encouraged to participate as take part of preparedness planning
JEFFERSON CITY – More than 400,000 Missourians are already registered to take part in the Great Central U. S. “ShakeOut” earthquake drill, which is scheduled for 10:16 a.m. on Oct. 16. Last year, more than 2.4 million people in 10 states took part in the annual drill that teaches participants to “Drop, Cover and Hold On.”