- Bob Evans restaurant in Cape Girardeau among chain's 21 closings (04/26/16)9
- Cape student sues, accuses school officials of slamming her to ground multiple times (04/28/16)40
- Two hurt in motorcycle wreck on Interstate 55 (04/25/16)1
- Ray's of Kelso, Plaza by Ray's to change ownership; Fonn to buy enterprise (04/20/16)3
- Missouri House votes to allow concealed weapons without permits (04/28/16)6
- Cape council approves nearly $1M in park, sculpture projects with little public discussion (04/22/16)37
- Law firm requests information about Cape's traffic cameras (04/25/16)2
- Tanker truck catches fire near Oak Ridge (04/24/16)7
- Local lawmakers split over failed medical marijuana bill; voters may have a say (04/26/16)19
- Local company makes eco-friendly kitty litter that cuts cat-box smell (04/25/16)
Missouri Supreme Court receives no word from Cooper
Former state Rep. Nathan Cooper did not respond to a Missouri Supreme Court order directing him to provide reasons why his law license should not be suspended, high court communicationns counsel Beth Riggert said.
Cooper, who pleaded guilty to two federal felony counts of immigration fraud, was ordered on Wednesday to "show cause" why he should not be subject to an interim suspension of his license while he is awaiting sentencing. The immigration fraud case was connected to legal work he did on behalf of law clients.
The court's Wednesday order did not suspend Cooper's license, Riggert noted. The court must take an additional step before that would occur.
Cooper, a Republican, resigned his legislative seat on Tuesday. He is due in federal court on Oct. 19 for sentencing.