Thieves are stealing large piles of old tires, selling the few reusable tires and dumping the rest illegally, according to police and a state environmental officer. The issue came up during a recent meeting of the St. Clair County Environment Committee, which is led by County Board members. Read more here: http://www.bnd.com/2014/04/16/3164753/illegal-dumping-on-the-rise-in.html?sp=/99/166/#storylink=cpy
"Bakersfield police officers believe Al Lee Bradford shot Wofford during a child custody dispute Sunday night. Wofford's family says Ricky was seeing the mother of Bradford's child but doesn't know what led up to the shooting. "Very fed up with the violence cause that was real uncalled for what he did to my brother. All of it could have been avoided," said Wofford's sister Tiffany Foreman."
Each year, MoDOT alone spends about $6 million to remove litter from more than 385,000 acres of roadsides along 34,000 state highway miles. Annual volunteer efforts to pick up litter along Missouri highways are valued at $1 million. MO encourages spring cleaning outdoors to target litter - KFVS12 News & Weather Cape Girardeau, Carbondale, Poplar Bluff
RIO RANCHO, NM (KRQE) – Swift punishment from his boss appears to have gotten a state police officer out of getting a citation for illegally dumping trash in Rio Rancho. As KRQE News 13 told you in June, hikers found a dump site off of a dirt section of Loma Colorado Boulevard. One of the trash bags contained bills and other documents identifying the owner as Michael Mariscal, a state cop.