Michael Brown’s father seeks new investigation into killing
CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) — On the fifth anniversary of Michael Brown's death in Ferguson, his father urged St. Louis County's top prosecutor Friday to reopen the investigation into the white police...
Ferguson: 5 years later, racial tension lingers nationally
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Michael Brown's death at the hands of a white Missouri police officer stands as a seismic moment in American race relations. The fledgling Black Lives Matter movement found...
- Impact of Brown's death still felt in Ferguson
- Ferguson activist Josh Williams says Michael Brown started a movement
- Filmmaker Chris Phillips talks about the impact of Michael Brown's death
- Mayor James Knowles III talks about how Michael Brown's death changed Ferguson
- Ferguson Commission member Felicia Pulliam discusses the fallout from the Michael Brown shooting
Photos reflect some of the changes in Ferguson since 2014
In Ferguson, varying views on the legacy of Aug. 9, 2014
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Mayor James Knowles III was doing volunteer cleanup work at the Ferguson Farmers Market when he got a phone call that a teenager had been fatally shot by a police officer...
Missouri crowd after shooting: ‘Kill the police’
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — The fatal shooting of a black teenager by police sent hundreds of angry residents out of their apartments Saturday in a St. Louis suburb, igniting shouts of "kill the police"...
Man linked to 2016 rape by DNA sentenced to life in prison
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A 59-year-old convicted sex offender linked by DNA to a 2016 sexual assault in Kansas City has been sentenced to life in prison.
2 charged in triple homicide during drug deal in Missouri
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Two people are charged in the deaths of three people who police say were shot during a drug deal at a Kansas City, Missouri, home.
Groups ask Missouri gun dealers to help fight gun suicides
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Grassroots organizations are working across Missouri to persuade gun-related business owners to join efforts to limit access to guns or encourage safe storage for potentially...
Romanian national sentenced in skimming scheme
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — A 31-year-old Romanian national has been sentenced to 2.5 years in federal prison without parole for her role in a skimming operation at several southwest Missouri...
Prosecutor: Man shot himself in Callaway County chase
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — No criminal charges will be filed against law enforcement officers involved in a chase in central Missouri that ended when a man died from a gunshot wound.
Man sentenced to 91 years in prison for shooting trooper
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A 39-year-old Kansas City man was sentenced to 91 years in prison for shooting a Missouri State Highway Patrol trooper in the leg during a confrontation at a...
2 arrested after 3 people killed in Kansas City shooting
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Two people have been arrested in the fatal shooting of a man and two women in Kansas City, Missouri.
Kansas City police spokeswoman Officer Doaa el-Ashkar says...
Police security sought for Missouri abortion clinic hearing
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Missouri officials are asking St. Louis police to provide security for an upcoming hearing on the state's effort to end the abortion license for a St. Louis clinic.
FBI data: 584 child homicide victims in St. Louis since 1990
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Children in St. Louis have been the victim of homicides at 10 times the national rate for decades, according to a newspaper's analysis of FBI data.
Man found not guilty in shooting death in Sikeston
JACKSON, Mo. (AP) — A southeast Missouri man has been found not guilty in a 2016 shooting death.
KFVS reports a Cape Girardeau jury on Friday found Orlando Sheron Jr, of Sikeston, not guilty...
Missouri store killing suspect linked to Tennessee murder
CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) — Thirteen years after Sedley Alley was executed for a 1985 murder in Tennessee, his daughter is seeking DNA evidence testing of a Missouri murder suspect with ties to the same...
Flood-damaged highway reopens after months of repairs
PHELPS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A flood-damaged highway that connects northwest Missouri to Nebraska has reopened after undergoing months of repairs.
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Corrections officer caught with meth pipe faces 2 felonies
MOBERLY, Mo. (AP) — Court documents say a meth pipe was found in the duty belt of a correction officer at a Missouri prison.
The Moberly Monitor-Index & Democrat reports that 27-year-old...
No. 22 Missouri heads to Vandy, 1st road trip since opener
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Missouri coach Barry Odom knows only too well the dangers of going on the road and how a few mistakes can prove very costly.
Official attempts to ban guns at St. Louis parks
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A St. Louis official is seeking to designate the city's parks as child care facilities so they're exempt from a Missouri law allowing people to carry concealed firearms without...
Kansas City Southern: 3Q Earnings Snapshot
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) _ Kansas City Southern (KSU) on Friday reported third-quarter earnings of $180.1 million.
The Kansas City, Missouri-based company said it had net income of $1.81 per...
No. 9 Florida begins decisive SEC stretch at South Carolina
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida handled its last loss to a top-10 team poorly.
The Gators followed a 19-point setback to then-No. 7 Georgia last year with a 21-point drubbing against...
Coast Guard, Mexican Navy search for plane, surgeon pilot
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A U.S. Coast Guard plane and a Mexican Navy vessel searched the Gulf of Mexico for a small plane Thursday after a trauma surgeon flew the aircraft hundreds of miles (kilometers)...
Ex-treasurer pleads guilty to stealing from Missouri church
ROGERSVILLE, Mo. (AP) — A former church treasurer in Rogersville has admitted stealing tens of thousands of dollars from the church.
- Business WireFirst Community Credit Union Selects Matica for its New Instant Issuance ProviderOctober 8, 2019
- Globe NewswireStifel Completes Asset Purchase of George K. Baum & CompanySeptember 30, 2019
- Business WireRare Spider Species Discovered at Missouri American Water PlantSeptember 6, 2019
- Business WireSovereign Sportsman Solutions Partners with Missouri Department of Conservation to Launch Online Permit Auto-RenewalSeptember 3, 2019
- Business WireCommerce Bancshares, Inc. Declares Cash Dividends on Common and Preferred StockAugust 2, 2019
No. 22 Missouri ready to test road skills at Vanderbilt
No. 22 Missouri (5-1, 2-0 SEC) at Vanderbilt (1-5, 0-3), Saturday at 4 p.m. EDT (SEC Network).
2 Missourians die in train-car wreck in Kansas
DALBEY, Kan. (AP) — Two Missourians were killed when the vehicle they were in was hit by a train in rural northeast Kansas.
Atchison County Sheriff Jack Laurie says deputies were called late...
Man ordered to repay settlement from jail injury lawsuit
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — A judge has ordered a man to repay most of a $2 million settlement he received after claiming he was injured while he was an inmate at the Boone County jail.
Most Missouri youth aren’t at grade level in English, math
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Less than half of Missouri schoolchildren are performing at grade level in English and math for the second straight year, according to newly released state data that critics...
Missouri man missing a week found alive in crashed car
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A 37-year-old Missouri man who had been missing for a week is hospitalized after being found in a wrecked car at the bottom of a ravine.
Cause for hope and caution following police shooting in home
In the days after Atatiana Jefferson's killing in her own home by a white Fort Worth police officer, many in the black community say they've seen at least initial signs of swifter action with the...
Great Southern Bancorp: 3Q Earnings Snapshot
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) _ Great Southern Bancorp Inc. (GSBC) on Wednesday reported third-quarter profit of $19.7 million.
On a per-share basis, the Springfield, Missouri-based company said it...
Missouri dog breeder sued over conditions at kennels
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The state is suing a southwest Missouri dog breeder over what officials call continued substandard conditions at the business.
St. Louis prosecutor hires Ferguson riots policing leader
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A former Missouri State Highway Patrol captain who led the policing effort during Ferguson protests is joining the St. Louis prosecutor's office.
The Latest: Senate Republicans stick up for Syrian Kurds
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and Syria (all times local):
Senate Republicans are sticking up for the U.S.-allied Syrian Kurds after President Donald...
Kansas City mayor raises concerns about temporary jail
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kansas City Mayor Quinton Lucas is raising concerns after six escapes, a death, an assault and an attempted suicide at the city's temporary jail.
Democratic Missouri state Sen. Yvonne Wilson dies
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Longtime Democratic Missouri state Sen. Yvonne Wilson has passed away at the age of 90.
U.S. Rep. Emanuel Cleaver of Missouri said Wilson, who died Monday, was an...
1 of 2 charges filed in Missouri jail sex case dismissed
LAMAR, Mo. (AP) — Prosecutors have dismissed one of two charges filed against a former southwest Missouri jailer who was accused of having sexual contact with female inmates.
Commerce: 3Q Earnings Snapshot
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) _ Commerce Bancshares Inc. (CBSH) on Wednesday reported third-quarter profit of $109.2 million.
The bank, based in Kansas City, Missouri, said it had earnings of 98...
Missouri appeals court overturns $110 million talc verdict
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A Missouri appeals court has overturned a $110 million verdict in a case alleging that Johnson & Johnson products containing talcum powder caused a Virginia woman's ovarian...
US judge weighs extradition of ex-Bosnian military policeman
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A magistrate judge will decide if a former Bosnian military policeman now living in Missouri should be sent back to face war crime charges for allegedly raping an imprisoned...
Auditor: Missouri needs to save more for a recession
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri isn't saving enough money to avoid having to cut spending or raise taxes if there is a recession, state Auditor Nicole Galloway said Tuesday.
Lawsuit: Former inmate alleges spinal injury wasn’t treated
BOONVILLE, Mo. (AP) — A former Missouri inmate alleges in a lawsuit that he went more than five hours without seeing a doctor after he suffered a spinal injury at a minimum-security...
Missouri leaders to raise awareness about vaping risks
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri officials are developing a public safety campaign aimed at making young people aware of the risks of vaping.
Kansas man sues after he was hurt in Branson go-kart crash
BRANSON, Mo. (AP) — A Kansas man is suing after he was injured while driving a go-kart in the Missouri tourist town of Branson.
The Springfield News-Leader reports that Ryan Landie, of...