High Noon Five: Scooter safety, NRA endorses Koster, Kansas City Explosion evidence, and more

Oct 1, 2012

According to Southeast Missourian's Scott Moyers, the Cape Girardeau City Council will considering a requirement for scooter riders to wear helmets. Sarina Webb brought the idea to City Council representative Mark Lanzotti, who gives his full support. Webb will speak at the council's study session at 5.p.m. today.

The National Rifle Association Political Victory Fund chose to endorse Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster today. In a press release, Koster is noted to be the only Democratic candidate in Missouri to receive an endorsement from the NRA.

The Daily Journal reports the drought may not provide the traditional fall colors Missouri sees this time of year. The drought has caused stress on the trees causing the leaves to change early this year. Experts predict the changes will start to occur this week. With recent help form the rain, we may still have a chance of seeing vivid colors.

Attorneys of the 1988 Kansas City firefighter Explosion say they have developed new information involving the case. The Kansas City Star reports Marion Germann, the only survivor of the explosion, says he supports the reopening because he feels some of the witnesses were not telling the truth.