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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...

Bill delaying school start date passes Missouri Legislature

Published May. 17 2019

Missouri school children could get an additional August weekend at home under legislation given final approval.

Missouri lawmakers act to loosen helmets, safety inspections

Published May. 17 2019

Missouri lawmakers have given final approval to a measure that could relax a pair of roadway safety provisions.

Missouri lawmakers OK $301M bonds for bridge repairs

Published May. 17 2019

Missouri lawmakers have approved a measure that could authorize $300 million of bonds to repair hundreds of bridges.

Missouri lawmaker tries to walk back 'consensual rape' remark

Published May. 17 2019

A Missouri state lawmaker says he misspoke on the House floor when he referred to "consensual rapes" during a highly...

Missouri voters to decide on term limits for state officials

Published May. 17 2019

Missouri voters will get a chance to decide whether to impose term limits on all of the state's top executive...

Investigation into Greitens' staff's social media use ended

Published May. 17 2019

Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt is closing an investigation into whether former Gov. Eric Greitens improperly used his office staff...

UPDATED: Missouri Legislature passes abortion ban at 8 weeks

Published May. 17 2019

Missouri's Republican-led Legislature on Friday approved a sweeping bill to ban abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy, joining Alabama and...

Missouri bill tightens caps for in-home child-care providers

Published May. 17 2019

Missouri lawmakers have passed legislation limiting the number of young children at in-home child-care providers.

Ferguson activist turned lawmaker resigns from Missouri Legislature

Published May. 17 2019

Bruce Franks Jr., a Ferguson activist who became a prominent urban voice in Missouri's largely conservative Legislature, is giving up...

Missouri moves to replace Benton with Truman at US Capitol

Published May. 17 2019

Missouri lawmakers have passed a measure that could send former President Harry Truman back to the U.S. Capitol.

A look at provisions in Missouri's anti-abortion legislation

Published May. 17 2019

JEFFERSON CITY (AP) — Missouri senators have passed a wide-ranging bill that would limit abortion, including a ban on the...

Missouri Senate sends sex trafficking bill to Gov. Parson

Published May. 17 2019

With a pair of 34-0 votes, the Missouri Senate on Thursday sent Gov. Mike Parson a sex trafficking bill sponsored...