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Jefferson City man dies in crash that ended police chase in Iowa

Published Jul. 16 2018

Authorities say a Jefferson City man died in a crash that ended a police chase in northeast Iowa.

Police: Suspect dead after wounding 3 Kansas City officers

Published Jul. 16 2018

A gunman being investigated in the killing of a university student from India shot and wounded three Kansas City police...

St. Louis volunteers preserve Trans World Airlines relic

Published Jul. 16 2018

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Volunteers are trying to ensure the legacy of Trans World Airlines isn't forgotten in St.

Medical company moving to Independence, adds up to 125 jobs

Published Jul. 16 2018

INDEPENDENCE (AP) — Healthy Plus, a medical service start-up in Lee's Summit, plans to relocate to Independence and add up...

Program to help Kansas City area families with home down payment

Published Jul. 16 2018

A program could help hundreds of Missouri families with a down payment on their homes.

Missouri groups clash over proposed redistricting plan

Published Jul. 16 2018

JEFFERSON CITY (AP) — A proposed ballot initiative aims to replace Missouri's system for drawing state legislative districts with a...

Corrections has logged 1 million hours of overtime

Published Jul. 15 2018

Due to staffing shortages and despite an aggressive hiring campaign, the Missouri Department of Corrections has logged more than 1...

Missouri creek renamed after heroic slave during Civil War

Published Jul. 15 2018

COTTLEVILLE, Mo. (AP) — A creek in an eastern Missouri county has been renamed to commemorate a slave who risked...

Missouri nurses to get summer off through new pilot program

Published Jul. 15 2018

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Some Missouri nurses will soon be able to take advantage of a pilot program that allows...

Barnes: Politics didn't matter in Greitens probe

Published Jul. 15 2018

Three years ago, state Rep. Jay Barnes introduced Eric Greitens at Jefferson City's Downtown Diner as "a man who, I...

McDonald's removing salads from 3,000 stores after illness

Published Jul. 13 2018

McDonald's is stopping the sale of salads at 3,000 restaurants after people became sick from a parasite causing intestinal illness.

Gov. Parson signs bill to raise marriage age in Missouri

Published Jul. 13 2018

Gov. Mike Parson signed legislation Friday raising the marriage age in Missouri from 15 to 16 and requiring parental permission...

Wild turkey with 4K Facebook followers dies in Columbia

Published Jul. 13 2018

Missouri wildlife officials are reporting a sad ending to a monthlong effort to capture a wild turkey that had its...

Missouri man won't be retried in 2006 death of his wife

Published Jul. 13 2018

BUFFALO, Mo. (AP) -- Prosecutors have decided not to retry a southwest Missouri man accused in the shooting death of...

Pence to fundraise for Hawley in Missouri

Published Jul. 13 2018

Vice President Mike Pence is coming to Missouri next week for a tax event and will attend a fundraiser for...

Supreme Court could return abortion debate to the states

Published Jul. 13 2018

BOSTON (AP) — Anticipating renewed fights over abortion, some governors and state lawmakers are already searching for ways to enhance...

DED task force aims to improve workplace conditions

Published Jul. 13 2018

The Missouri Department of Economic Development is seeking public input as work by a task force designed to improve conditions...

Farm Bureau hosts candidate forum

Published Jul. 13 2018

Candidates for local, county and statewide offices on Thursday were asked about public education and the prospects of economic vitality...

McCaskill: DEA failed as opioids flowed into Missouri

Published Jul. 12 2018

U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill says federal drug enforcement officials didn't hold major drug distributors accountable while prescription opioids flowed into...

Governor signs income tax cut

Published Jul. 12 2018

Gov. Mike Parson has signed a bill lowering Missouri's personal income tax rate from 5.9 percent to 5.5 percent Jan....

Health officials halt sausage party outside Pence event

Published Jul. 12 2018

A radio station that was planning a "Sausage Party" across the street from the Kansas City hotel where Vice President...

Mother gives differing accounts about night 2 girls died

Published Jul. 12 2018

The mother of two Missouri girls who died on July Fourth says she fell asleep with her daughters in a...

University of Missouri fundraising effort passes $1 billion

Published Jul. 12 2018

The University of Missouri raised a record amount of cash gifts in the just-ended fiscal year, pushing its fundraising campaign...