Missouri News

Man dies after brick smashes through his car's windshield

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A Missouri man died after a brick fell off an oncoming vehicle and smashed through his windshield. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports the crash happened Saturday evening about 60 miles northwest of St. Louis on Highway 47 in Lincoln County. The Missouri Highway Patrol says 73-year-old Frederick Lueck, of Troy, Missouri, was driving east when the brick crashed through the windshield of his Chevrolet Impala. Then the car hit several poles and a sign before stopping. Frederick Lueck died at the scene. His passenger, 67-year-old Kathleen Lueck of Troy, Missouri, declined

Missouri receives grant for homeless veterans housing

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri is getting close to $280,000 in federal funding for housing for homeless veterans. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development unveiled $43 million in grants for local housing agencies across the country Friday. A portion of that money will go to housing authorities in the St. Louis area, Springfield, Joplin and parts of southeast Missouri. Democratic U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill in a Friday statement said homelessness disproportionately affects veterans. She touted the funding.

Greitens' attorney asks House to delay release of report

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens' personal attorney is asking state lawmakers to delay the release of its findings in an investigation of Greitens' actions during an extramarital affair. Attorney Edward Dowd sent a letter Friday to the head of the House committee that's investigating that details what he said were several problems with a criminal investigation being conducted in St. Louis. Dowd warned that the committee's findings will "almost certainly" contain information that will prove to be inaccurate as the criminal investigation proceeds. The House's report is

Columbia bank holds 'adulting' classes for millennials

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — A Columbia bank is hosting a series of "adulting" classes for millennials to learn the ins and outs of grown-up responsibilities, such as buying a house or paying off credit card debt. The Columbia Missourian reports that more than 30 millennials, between the ages of 20 and 35, attended a class on home ownership from mortgage specialists this week. It's the Central Bank of Boone County's latest offering in a series called "The Art of Adulting." The bank surveyed millennial staff and compiled seminars on topics that the generation often finds intimidating. Registered

Missouri governor goes on offense with new radio ad

Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens is spending an estimated $50,000 on a statewide radio ad buy to make the case for staying in office despite a grand jury accusing him of taking and transmitting a nonconsensual photo of a partially nude woman.