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Missouri executes man accused of killing 3 people

A former methamphetamine dealer was executed Wednesday for killing three people in rural northern Missouri out of fear that they would report his drug activity to police.

JC missing man case now a homicide case

Jefferson City police say the case of a missing man is now a homicide case

Justices: Can't make employers cover contraception

The Supreme Court ruled Monday that some corporations can hold religious objections that allow them to opt out of the new health law requirement that they cover contraceptives for women.

Police make arrest in shots fired investigation

The Fulton Police Department has made an arrest in connection to a shots fired incident Tuesday night.

Second narcotics roundup yields more than 22 arrests in Callaway

A continuation of a narcotics round up for drug-related crimes led to 22 more arrests in Callaway County Thursday, 17 of them local residents.

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Helias' Hentges commits to Alabama

Crusaders football standout to play for Crimson Tide

Hale Hentges, who will be a senior this fall at Helias High School and is one of the top college football recruits heading into the 2014 season, has orally committed to the University of Alabama.

Cole County jury convicts Hutson on murder charge

Jury also finds guilt on three other charges after long deliberation

A Cole County jury found Calvin Hutson, 36, St. Louis, guilty of second-degree murder following more than 10½ hours of deliberation on Thursday.

Missouri lawmakers pass 3-day abortion wait period

Missouri's Republican-controlled Legislature gave final approval Wednesday to legislation requiring a woman to wait three days after first seeing a doctor before having an abortion. Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon has not said whether he will sign or veto it.

Missouri voters to decide transportation sales tax

Missouri voters will decide later this year whether to raise the state sales tax to generate more than $500 million annually for roads and other transportation projects.

Columbia police search for fleeing suspect

Columbia police have called on a Missouri Highway Patrol helicopter to resume the search for a suspicious man who fled into a wooded area on Friday evening.

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Joseph Teasdale, former Missouri governor, dies

Former Missouri governor Joseph Teasdale died Thursday afternoon. He was 78.

State budget package includes Fulton Hospital funding

Lawmakers approve plan to sell bonds, repay them over 25 years

Missouri Senate votes to override tax cut veto

Missouri's Republican-led Senate has voted to override the veto of an income tax cut by Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon.

Missouri hires Kim Anderson

As men's basketball coach

Missouri chose a familiar face as its new men’s basketball coach Monday.

Man arrested after taking child

A Jefferson City man was arrested Saturday after getting into a pursuit with police, ending with the safe recovery of a child taken after a domestic violence incident.