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Police investigate fatal shooting outside Missouri bar

Published Dec. 10 2018

Authorities say a fatal shooting outside a St. Louis County bar brings the number of people killed in its parking...

Massive tuba ensemble blasts its way into record book

Published Dec. 10 2018

A massive tuba ensemble has smashed a Guinness World Record in Kansas City and spread some Christmas cheer.

Kansas City area man charged in stabbing death

Published Dec. 10 2018

A Kansas City area man has been charged with stabbing a man to death while on probation in an assault...

Deaths of man, woman investigated as homicides

Published Dec. 10 2018

Authorities are investigating the deaths of a man and woman in Kansas City as homicides.

Third man involved in St. Louis area police pursuit dies

Published Dec. 10 2018

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A third man who was riding in a car that fled from police last week has...

Faculty worry buyout program could gut some departments

Published Dec. 10 2018

KANSAS CITY (AP) — University of Missouri faculty members are raising concerns that the system's move to offer buyouts to...

KC payday loan industry alternative receives $1M grant

Published Dec. 9 2018

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A startup that launched in Kansas City as an alternative to the payday lending industry...

DOC looks to reduce prison populations, recidivism

Published Dec. 9 2018

LINN — Missouri Corrections and law enforcement officials are looking for ways to reduce the current prison population.

Opioid prescribing guidelines for physicians updated

Published Dec. 9 2018

New opioid prescribing recommendations for hospital-based physicians are going into effect this month.

Director: Fixing Corrections 'going to take time'

Published Dec. 9 2018

After almost two years on the job, the director of Missouri's prisons said much work remains to be done to...

Trump in KC: All would benefit from prison reform

Published Dec. 9 2018

Prison reform would help inmates gain more skills that could be used in the workforce and would "get them on...

Officials: State must invest in treatment options

Published Dec. 9 2018

Missouri lacks the community resources to address the needs of people with behavioral and substance abuse issues, the state's director...

Border security underfunded, Trump says

Published Dec. 8 2018

President Donald Trump urged Congress to fund more border security and law enforcement officials to continue working together to enforce...

Teen posted about plans to buy firearm and 'make history'

Published Dec. 8 2018

BRANSON (AP) — A Missouri high school student faces a felony charge after authorities said he posted on social media...

Officials: State must reverse public safety trends

Published Dec. 8 2018

LINN — "We have a story to tell, and everyone has a vested interest," Missouri Director of Corrections Anne Precythe...

Medicaid fraud costing state $170M

Published Dec. 8 2018

Missouri residents who fraudulently bill Medicaid owe the state $170 million, Gov. Mike Parson said Friday afternoon during a news...

Trump: Local law enforcement vital in enforcing immigration laws

Published Dec. 7 2018

President Donald Trump emphasized law enforcement cooperation, particularly when enforcing immigration laws, during his visit Friday afternoon to Missouri.

Day care planned next to center housing 11 sex offenders

Published Dec. 6 2018

A sidewalk and a small patch of grass are all that separate a rural Missouri facility housing nearly a dozen...

Another Missouri lawmaker resigns ahead of lobbyist limits

Published Dec. 6 2018

Yet another Missouri lawmaker has resigned just ahead of a new constitutional amendment limiting his ability to become a lobbyist.

GOP's Hawley spent $11M on successful Missouri Senate bid

Published Dec. 6 2018

Campaign finance reports show Missouri's next U.S. senator Josh Hawley spent about $11 million on his successful bid to unseat...

Parson wants prescription monitoring bill by session's end

Published Dec. 6 2018

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The long-futile effort seeking a statewide prescription drug monitoring program in Missouri now has a prominent...

Report: Savings from cuts to in-home care overblown

Published Dec. 6 2018

A report released Wednesday by Missouri Auditor Nicole Galloway found cuts to in-home care for seniors and people with disabilities...

Missouri lawmaker resigns, becomes drug court commissioner

Published Dec. 5 2018

One of the top-ranking Republicans has resigned early from the Missouri House to start a new job in the judicial...