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Lebanon man becomes entangled in moss, drowns in quarry

Published Jul. 23 2019

Authorities say a man has drowned after becoming entangled in moss while swimming in a southern Missouri quarry.

Missouri State security official dies in hit-and-run crash

Published Jul. 23 2019

Authorities are asking the public for help identifying the driver who killed the campus security manager at Missouri State University...

Police: Driver of stolen SUV caused deadly St. Louis crash

Published Jul. 23 2019

Authorities say a man driving a stolen sport utility vehicle has crashed into a car and killed a woman in...

St. Louis County pledges more transparency about jail deaths

Published Jul. 23 2019

The interim director of the St. Louis County jail is pledging more transparency following complaints about the handling of four...

Man hurt after big rig backs up on I-35 wins $2M in lawsuit

Published Jul. 23 2019

Jurors have awarded more than $2 million to a Missouri man who was injured when a driver threw a tractor-trailer...

KC man's death in house explosion ruled a homicide

Published Jul. 23 2019

KANSAS CITY (AP) — Kansas City police said the death of a gay bar owner in a house explosion is...

Federal funding approved to replace I-70 bridge at Rocheport

Published Jul. 22 2019

Federal funding has been approved to help pay for replacing the I-70 bridge over the Missouri River at Rocheport, Missouri's...

Missouri to receive $2.3 million as part of Equifax data breach settlement

Published Jul. 22 2019

Equifax will pay up to $700 million to settle with federal authorities and multiple states over a 2017 data breach...

Close to 90K children dropped from Missouri Medicaid program

Published Jul. 22 2019

Data shows nearly 90,000 children and close to 23,000 adults were dropped from Missouri's Medicaid health care program in the...

Prisoners cause damage at Boonville Correctional Center

Published Jul. 22 2019

A power outage this weekend apparently led to prisoners causing damage at the Boonville Correctional Center.

Man's body pulled from Missouri River in northeast Kansas

Published Jul. 22 2019

Authorities are trying to identify a man whose body was pulled from the Missouri River in northeast Kansas.

Man drowns after jumping into lake to help children

Published Jul. 22 2019

Authorities say a man has drowned after jumping into a suburban Kansas City lake to help two children who were...

Panel recommends professional probation for attorney

Published Jul. 22 2019

A state disciplinary panel is recommending that prominent Springfield defense attorney Dee Wampler be placed on professional probation.

Stepfather of boy found 4 years after abduction dies

Published Jul. 22 2019

A father has died 12 years after his long missing stepson was found in the suburban St. Louis apartment of...

Convicted killer charged with cabbie assault after release

Published Jul. 22 2019

Authorities say a convicted killer assaulted a 77-year-old cab driver in St. Louis within hours of being released from prison.

Missouri, Hillsdale College in legal fight over bequest

Published Jul. 22 2019

COLUMBIA (AP) — A small Michigan college with well-known conservative supporters is suing the University of Missouri over a multi-million...

Sudden oak disease found in rhododendrons in Missouri

Published Jul. 22 2019

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A plant pathogen that causes the tree-killing disease known as sudden oak death has been found...

American Legion post for women veterans established in Jefferson City in 1946

Published Jul. 22 2019

When the American Legion was established in 1919, it offered membership to women who served in various military support roles...

Lobbyist spending on Missouri lawmakers drops 94% after cap

Published Jul. 21 2019

Lobbyist spending on Missouri lawmakers has dropped by 94 percent since voters approved a $5 cap on gifts last year.

Missouri officials announce increase in college scholarships

Published Jul. 19 2019

Missouri higher education officials say more college students are expected to receive merit-based state scholarships this year and students who...

Missouri officials warn drivers to watch out for pavement 'blowups'

Published Jul. 19 2019

Missouri officials are warning drivers to be on the lookout for pavement "blowups" as temperatures soar.

Missouri Gov. Parson's trip cut after plane issues; no injuries

Published Jul. 19 2019

Missouri Gov. Mike Parson and other passengers are safe after a problem with the governor's plane caused the pilot to...

FEMA to open disaster recovery center in Jefferson City on Sunday

Published Jul. 19 2019

A Federal Emergency Management Agency disaster recovery center will open in Jefferson City on Sunday to provide one-on-one assistance to...