A 62-year-old grandma successfully defended herself
yesterday in a Clayton courtroom on charges of first-degree assault and armed criminal action in the shooting of a 17-year-old male. Said the winning defendant: "I knew (the prosecutors) didn't have any evidence, because I didn't do it."
There's been another chimpanzee shooting
in Missouri. This one outside Kansas City.
Police responded yesterday to a call about an angry primate in Winston, Missouri. When the officers arrived, the ape opened the door to their cruiser and grabbed the leg of the driver
. Police then shot the animal. Not surprisingly, perhaps, the cops also uncovered a puppy mill on the property.
Metro is still suffering a Buzz kill
from the death of former St. Louis County Executive George "Buzz" Westfall
in 2003. So says the president of Metro, Robert Baer
, who told KMOX yesterday
, "I think the force of his personality and his
performance in St. Louis County was such that we may be in a different
It's April 2, and that means on thing: World Autism Day.