State and Regional News

Gun legislation added to massive public safety bill

BY MADISON CZOPEK, Missouri News Network
Debate on a public safety omnibus bill that reached the House floor Tuesday focused heavily on gun legislation, as lawmakers proposed amendments that focus on preserving Second Amendment rights and eliminating many “gun-free zones” in Missouri.

Ft. Leonard Wood officials quiet about investigation into COVID-19

BY SPENCER NORRIS, Missouri News Network
Officials at Fort Leonard Wood have opened an investigation into the spread of COVID-19 on the base but refuse to answer many questions about how they are managing a situation that a local official says left hundreds quarantined.