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    Woj’s F-bomb has led to an unpaid suspension, The Post has learned. ESPN has scrapped NBA insider Adrian Wojnarowski’s trip to Orlando this week to report from the NBA bubble, according to sources, after he responded to Sen. Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) with an email that read “F–k you.” Hawley had initiated the exchange by sending a mass letter criticizing NBA commissioner Adam Silver and the league’s relationship with China. ESPN declined comment, though their actions will likely become obvious this...
    Woj’s F-bomb has led to an unpaid suspension, The Publish has realized. ESPN has scrapped NBA insider Adrian Wojnarowski’s journey to Orlando this week to report from the NBA bubble, in response to sources, after Wojnarowski responded to Sen. Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) with an e-mail that learn “F–okay you.” Hawley had initiated the alternate by sending a mass letter criticizing NBA commissioner Adam Silver and the league’s relationship with China. ESPN declined remark, although, their actions will doubtless turn...
    Woj’s F-bomb has led to an unpaid suspension, The Post has learned. ESPN has scrapped NBA insider Adrian Wojnarowski’s trip to Orlando this week to report from the NBA bubble, according to sources, after Wojnarowski responded to Sen. Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) with an email that read “F–k you.” Hawley had initiated the exchange by sending a mass letter criticizing NBA commissioner Adam Silver and the league’s relationship with China. ESPN declined comment, though, their actions will likely become obvious this...
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kansas City, Missouri, police are investigating after two people were found dead in a home Friday afternoon. Police spokesman Capt. Dave Jackson said in a news release that a woman had not heard from her parents for several days and went to check on them. She said she found two bodies in an advanced state of decomposition and called police to the home, Jackson said. Identification of the bodies wasnt possible and police are treating...
    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A judge rejected Friday a motion that that would have immediately made it easier for Missourians to vote with a mail-in ballot during the coronavirus pandemic. Cole County Judge Jon Beetem denied the motion for a preliminary injunction sought by the Missouri NAACP and the League of Women Voters, the Jefferson City News-Tribune reported. At issue is how voting will work as public health officials urge people to social distance to avoid spreading COVID-19. The...
    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Missouri Department of Heath and Senior Services is reporting 472 more confirmed cases of COVID-19, bringing the total to 27,133. The state on Saturday also reported five more deaths, bringing the total to 1,064. State health officials say new cases of the coronavirus are being spread primarily by young people who infect many others. Health department spokeswoman Lisa Cox on Friday said that the average age of newly diagnosed cases in the past week...
    BERKELEY, Mo. (AP) — A man was found fatally shot early Saturday outside a Berkeley gas station, police said. Officers from the Berkeley Police Department got called to a shooting at the PetroMart station at 12:40 a.m, said Sgt. Benjamin Granda of the St. Louis County Police Department. Police found the man lying on the pavement near a vehicle in front of the gas station with at least one apparent gunshot wound, The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported. He was taken...
    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The state of Missouri is investigating a St. Louis company that it says approved 600 fake medical marijuana certifications. State investigators say Lou Moynihan, 33, knew or participated in the fraudulent activity that likely occurred through telemedicine visits when the company, WeedCerts, launched last year. In a Facebook post by Moynihan on June 22, days after the state announced its investigation, WeedCerts said it had alerted the state to the potential fraud in May, according...
    On Friday’s broadcast of the Fox News Channel’s “Fox News @ Night,” Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt (R) reacted to reports that a search warrant was served by St. Louis police on the home of Mark and Patricia McCloskey by stating that Missouri law gives individuals “really expansive authority” to protect themselves and their property and said that St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner (D) “has a record of making politically-motivated decisions not based on the law.” Schmitt said that under...
    St. Louis police served a warrant on lawyers Mark and Patricia McCloskey late Friday, the couple who went viral last month for defending their property from an encroaching mob of protesters. Police confiscated both firearms — an AR-15 rifle and a handgun — that the McCloskeys were seen holding in photos and videos, according to KSDK-TV. However, no charges have been filed against the couple. Law enforcement sources told KSDK the warrant was issued to seize the firearms only....
    Authorities in St. Louis have executed a search warrant at the home of the couple who made national headlines when they brandished a pair of guns at Black Lives Matter protestors who were marching past their house. Two local news stations, KMOV and KSDK, reported that the warrant was carried out Friday night at Mark and Patricia McCloskeys house in St. Louis affluent Central West End neighborhood. KSDK reported that the search resulted in police seizing the rifle that Mark McCloskey was seen holding...
    Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt responded to Friday night’s breaking news that a search warrant was served and at least one gun confiscated from the St. Louis couple who defended their home last month from an angry mob by saying that the Democrat prosecutor who was handling the decision has an alleged track record of making politically motivated decisions. “I know this is being handled by a local prosecutor, not something you’d be involved with, but what is your take...
    Authorities in St. Louis executed a search warrant Friday evening at the home of Mark and Patricia McCloskey, the couple who made headlines last month when they took up arms to defend their homes from protesters. During the search, police seized the rifle that Mark McCloskey was shown holding during the June 28 incident, KSDK-TV of St. Louis reported, citing information from a source. The pistol that Patricia McCloskey held during the June confrontation was already in the possession of the...
    Law enforcement officials in St. Louis have allegedly served a warrant on the St. Louis couple who recently defended their home when a large mob of angry demonstrators allegedly trespassed onto their private property. Fox News host Shannon Bream tweeted: “BREAKING: Warrant reportedly served on St. Louis couple who stood outside their home with weapons as protesters approached. We’re told weapon(s) seized. We’ve got the warrant and pictures for you at 11p – PLUS, Missouri @AGEricSchmitt joins us LIVE…” BREAKING:...
    Supporters of a ballot measure to expand Medicaid to 230,000 Missourians are airing their first TV ad ahead of next months vote. The spots narrator says that Amendment 2, as the measure is known, would fix the problem of Missouris federal tax dollars helping to pay for health care in other states by bringing those funds back to Missouri. The remainder of the ad argues that the amendment would protect thousands of healthcare jobs, help keep our rural hospitals open,...
    We’ve never see a Woj bomb like this before. Missouri Senator Josh Hawley sent a letter to NBA commissioner Adam Silver, criticizing the league’s once-cozy and now-complicated relationship with China. The NBA’s most prominent reporter offered a blunt response to the Republican. “F–k you,” wrote ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski — who didn’t use dashes in his writing — after being included in a press release with details of the letter. Hawley, 40, posted a screenshot of the e-mail, tweeting, “Don’t criticize...
    By ERIN HEFFERNAN, St. Louis Post-Dispatch ST. LOUIS (AP) — A car crash four years ago was the final straw for officer Ellis Brown’s career with St. Louis police. Brown and his partner were tailing a car late one night in the Central West End when the driver lost control and hit a light pole, causing a fire that engulfed the car, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports. The officers didn’t stop to give aid. They didn’t radio in the crash...
    We’ve never see a Woj bomb like this before. Missouri Senator Josh Hawley sent a letter to NBA commissioner Adam Silver, criticizing the league’s once-cozy and now-complicated relationship with China. The NBA’s most prominent reporter offered a blunt response to the Republican. “F–k you,” wrote ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski — who didn’t use dashes in his writing — after being included in a press release with details of the letter. Hawley, 40, posted a screenshot of the e-mail, tweeting, “Don’t criticize...
    By JIM SALTER and SUMMER BALLENTINE, Associated Press OFALLON, Mo. (AP) — The rapidly rising number of confirmed new coronavirus cases has prompted facial- covering requirements in several areas of Missouri, including the states largest city. The state health department on Thursday reported 795 new cases of COVID-19, the illness caused by the virus. That was the most in a single day since the pandemic began, topping the 773 confirmed new cases reported Tuesday. In the first four days of...
    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — President Donald Trump has approved Missouri’s request for a federal disaster declaration for severe storms in early May. Missouri Gov. Mike Parsons office said Friday in a news release that the declaration means federal assistance will be available to help 19 counties with the expense of responding to and recovering from the storm that churned up 70 mph winds. One person died after strong winds knocked a tree into a home in western Missouri. The...
    CAMBRIDGE CITY, Ind. (AP) — Four young siblings were killed when a semitrailer slammed into their car that had slowed down for a construction zone on Interstate 70 in eastern Indiana, state police said. The car was pushed into another semitrailer and burst into flames Thursday evening. A passerby was able to pull the car’s driver from the vehicle and he was taken to an Indianapolis hospital with severe injuries, state police spokesman Sgt. John Bowling said. The semitrailer failed...
    Oklahoma wants to move their first football game of the season to the end of August. According to the Oklahoman.com, the Sooners want to play Missouri State Aug. 29 instead of Sept. 5. (RELATED: David Hookstead Is The True King In The North When It Comes To College Football) The reason why is that shifting the game will give the Sooners a week off after their first two games, which will allow for more testing.   View this post on Instagram   A post shared...
    Children playing outside during a camp session at Kanakuk Kamps. Despite reported surges of COVID-19 infections and the threat of contracting the virus still high in the U.S., many businesses are resuming operation under the guise of normalcy. Nationwide, some individuals are ignoring pleas from experts to continue social distancing and are instead resuming everyday activities as if the virus no longer exists. As children across the country begin attending summer camps, fear of spreading the COVID-19 virus is...
    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — New data from the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services shows that opioid overdose deaths decreased last year when compared to 2018. The state health department said Friday that the 3.4% decrease was the first time since 2015 that Missouri experienced a decrease in opioid overdose deaths. Deaths from overdoses have been rising steadily, including a 19% increase in 2018, when 1,132 deaths statewide were blamed on opioid overdoses. That number dropped to 1,094...
    Summer camp officials in Stone County, Mo., took precautions against the coronavirus – but 82 campers, counselors and staff tested positive for the virus anyway, according to reports. Now the camp near Branson is closed, and everyone has gone home – with only one of those infected residing in Stone County, KFSM-TV of Fort Smith, Ark., reported. Thirty-one people tested positive while at the Kanakuk K-2 camp, while others tested positive after they went home, the station reported. SUMMER CAMPS...