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Women's clothing chain Dressbarn to close all its 650 stores

Published May. 21 2019

Dressbarn, the women's clothing chain that's been around for nearly 60 years, is closing all 650 of its stores.

Official apologizes for comment about driving while blonde

Published May. 21 2019

A suburban Kansas City school board president has apologized for equating treatment of blondes to racist treatment of black...

Attorney who posed 'substantial threat' suspended

Published May. 21 2019

The Missouri Supreme Court has suspended a Kansas City area attorney after an audit found that he deposited tens of...

Disaster declaration for Missouri counties damaged in March

Published May. 21 2019

President Donald Trump has declared a major disaster for 13 Missouri counties damaged by March flooding.

Wife of child molester guilty in witness tampering charge

Published May. 21 2019

The wife of a southwest Missouri man imprisoned for sexually molesting a young girl admitted to trying to keep the...

Of more than 600 guns stolen 2 years ago, only 73 recovered

Published May. 21 2019

A federal prosecutor says authorities have recovered only 73 of the 654 guns stolen in Springfield in 2017.

Missouri AG's office to join FBI's Child Exploitation and Human Trafficking Task Force

Published May. 21 2019

Missouri Attorney General Schmitt announced Monday that his office is joining the FBI's Child Exploitation and Human Trafficking Task Force.

Federal appeals court sides with man in yard sign dispute

Published May. 21 2019

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A three-judge panel of the Eighth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled in favor of...

Man admits using others' names to get tax refunds

Published May. 21 2019

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A St. Louis man could face up to 10 years in prison after admitting to using...

St. Louis-area executive accused of embezzling $3.8 million

Published May. 21 2019

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The chief financial officer for a St. Louis-area company is accused in a federal indictment of...

Driver rams car into Lee's Summit police department

Published May. 20 2019

Lee's Summit police are investigating after a driver crashed into the department's front lobby.

Missouri man killed when ATV strikes animal

Published May. 20 2019

A 37-year-old eastern Missouri man has died after the ATV he was driving struck an animal.

Police arrest suspect in naked break-ins of 2 Missouri homes

Published May. 20 2019

Police in central Missouri say they have arrested a suspect after reports that a naked man broke into two homes.

Missouri teenager fatally struck by train on railroad bridge

Published May. 20 2019

A 15-year-old girl Missouri girl died when she was struck by a train after she and friends climbed a train...

Death of Springfield man and woman possible murder-suicide

Published May. 20 2019

Springfield police are investigating the deaths of a man and woman as a possible murder-suicide.

Survey: Pay is biggest driver behind teachers quitting

Published May. 20 2019

Low pay is the biggest reason that Missouri teachers are leaving the profession, according to a new survey.

Man seeks funds for incubator to help minority entrepreneurs

Published May. 20 2019

A Columbia man launched a business, published a children's book and created a nonprofit after serving eight years in prison.

Osage County veteran served with occupational forces in Japan after WWII

Published May. 20 2019

Louis Boehmer was not yet 3 years old when his mother passed away in 1929. Years later, he joined his...

Scientists to monitor if endangered beetles can live on own

Published May. 19 2019

EL DORADO SPRINGS (AP) — Scientists are preparing to end a seven-year program that has reintroduced the first federally endangered...

Mid-Missouri lawmakers look back at 2019 session

Published May. 19 2019

State lawmakers from Mid-Missouri have a wide range of experience in the General Assembly.

Missouri lawmakers reflect on 100th General Assembly

Published May. 18 2019

For Republicans, the first year of the 100th Missouri General Assembly was one to celebrate, House Speaker Elijah Haahr, R-Springfield,...

Missouri offers truce to Kansas in business incentive battle

Published May. 18 2019

Missouri lawmakers are renewing a truce offer with Kansas in a long-running battle over businesses in the Kansas City area.

Bill requiring treatment courts passes Missouri Legislature

Published May. 17 2019

On the last day of the 2019 General Assembly, legislation sponsored by a freshman lawmaker from Jefferson City passed the...