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Elston man pleads guilty in burglary

An Elston man pleaded guilty in Cole County court to an amended charge in connection with a March 2015 burglary.

142nd Kentucky Derby could have a striking look

The 142nd Kentucky Derby is showing its age, in a gray kind of way.

Despite deal, lawmakers predict voter ID fight to keep going

Missouri lawmakers from both parties see the voter ID issue as far from settled, even as the Republican-controlled Legislature is poised to tighten the state’s requirements after Democrats managed to stall a pair of proposals for about a month.

US ends Ford pickup probe without seeking recall

U.S. safety regulators have closed an investigation into power brake assist failures in Ford F-150 pickup trucks without seeking a recall.

Cruz bows out; Trump virtually clinches nomination

In a stunning triumph for a political outsider, Donald Trump all but clinched the Republican presidential nomination Tuesday with a resounding victory in Indiana that knocked rival Ted Cruz out of the race and cleared Trump’s path to a likely November face-off with Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton.

Title-winning Leicester trains after partying

LEICESTER, England — Even being the first championship winners in Leicester’s 132-year history didn’t get the jubilant players out of training Tuesday.

English soccer’s superpowers shown up by little Leicester

MANCHESTER, England — One by one, English soccer’s supposed superpowers fell off the relentless pace set by Leicester in the Premier League title race.

Target faces backlash over stance on transgender bathrooms

Consumer backlash is growing against Target’s stance on what type of bathrooms its transgender customers and employees can use.

Once a Clinton stronghold, Appalachia now Trump country

When President Bill Clinton rolled into the small Appalachian town of Ashland, Kentucky, in 1996, cheering crowds lined the streets.

Good Samaritan killed trying to help wounded Texas woman

A young soldier shot and wounded his wife outside a Dallas-area store and then gunned down a father of three who grabbed his own gun and tried to make a citizen’s arrest, authorities say.

Boys Tennis: Helias tops Fulton

The Helias Crusaders beat the Fulton Hornets 8-1 on Tuesday.

Man arrested after toddler stabbed to death in LA

A Los Angeles man is suspected of stabbing his live-in girlfriend and her 2-year-old daughter in their home, killing the little girl and critically wounding her mother, who was five months pregnant, authorities said Tuesday.

Lammers shoots 76 in second round of regional

Lincoln golfer Blake Lammers is tied for 36th in the Division II Central/Midwest Super Regional after two rounds of play.

Deputies posted outside funeral for 6 of 8 slaying victims

Deputies were posted outside the church where the funeral for six of the eight family members killed in rural southern Ohio was held Tuesday as authorities continue chasing leads on the slayings.

Prep Track: South Callaway Relays

MOKANE — The Southern Boone Eagles and Lady Eagles were the team winners Friday at the South Callaway Relays.

Prep Track: Fatima Blue and Gold Relays

WESTPHALIA — The Blair Oaks Lady Falcons captured team honors Monday at the Fatima Blue & Gold Relays.

Baseball: New Bloomfield 17, St. Elizabeth 5

The New Bloomfield Wildcats scored 10 runs in the top of the seventh inning Tuesday on their way to a 17-5 victory against the St. Elizabeth Hornets.

Body pulled from river was woman who abandoned baby in NY

A woman who was charged with abandoning her baby in a Manhattan subway station in 2014 has been found dead in the Mississippi River in St. Louis.

Nola leads Phillies to 1-0 win over Cardinals

Ryan Howard still gets psyched up to play in St. Louis.

Jays baseball falls to Bruins

The Jefferson City Jays dropped a 6-3 decision Tuesday to the Rock Bridge Bruins in a battle of ranked teams.

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