Prosecutors announced Tuesday that they will seek the death penalty against Christopher Keith Calmer, the man accused of fatally shooting Monroe County deputy Michael Norris and injuring deputy Jeff Wilson last year.
Gills Creek flows past the Columbia Ballet School, and, a few miles downstream, a shop where people can pawn car titles to pay monthly bills. It fills lakes ringed with stately, white-columned homes worth nearly $1 million and snakes by a working-class apartment complex where locals say it's best to leave before dark.
Svetlana Alexievich, the Belarusian author who just won the Nobel Prize for literature, said Saturday there is no doubt Alexander Lukashenko will be re-elected president this weekend because the process is entirely under his control.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un took center stage at a military parade and mass rally in Pyongyang on Saturday to mark the 70th anniversary of the country's ruling party by declaring in a rare speech that the North has no intention of straying from the socialist track established by his grandfather and is ready to stand up to any threat posed by the United States.
The University of Missouri's Counseling Center is seeing a sharp increase in students seeking mental health services — 35 percent more in the last five weeks compared to last year's first five weeks of fall semester of last year, center director David Wallace recently told the Board of Curators.
Two nearly simultaneous explosions targeted a Turkish peace rally Saturday by Kurdish activists and opposition supporters in Ankara. At least 86 people were killed and nearly 190 wounded in what appeared to be suicide attacks, Turkish officials said.