Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

What's Up

Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

What's Up

Article excerpt

THIS DAY IN 1890

OFFICER FATALLY SHOT

Officer James Brady is shot to death outside Charles Starkes' downtown saloon. William Harrison, who is black, is charged with murder and is hanged four years later. The events inspired the folk song "Brady and Duncan."

HEADS UP

ROAD SAFETY

With the arrival of fall comes harvest time. The Missouri State Highway Patrol reminds drivers to expect heavier farm machinery traffic, especially on rural highways.

There were 209 Missouri traffic crashes involving farm equipment in 2015. The crashes killed six people and injured 165.

The following are reminders for motorists:

* Stay alert for slow-moving machinery.

* Wait to pass until you have a clear view of the road ahead. Never pass on a hill or curve. …

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