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University of Missouri-St. Louis considers cutting programs

Published Apr. 26 2018

BELLERIVE (AP) — The University of Missouri-St. Louis is considering eliminating some degree programs amid financial trouble.

Parent complains after district hires evangelist

Published Apr. 26 2018

BOLIVAR (AP) — A southwest Missouri public school district won’t invite an evangelist back as a motivational speaker after complaints...

Missouri House moves to legalize medical marijuana

Published Apr. 26 2018

JEFFERSON CITY (AP) — The Missouri House has given initial approval to a bill that would legalize medical marijuana for...

Central American asylum seeking caravan reaches US border

Published Apr. 26 2018

TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — About 130 Central Americans in a “caravan” of asylum-seeking immigrants that drew President Donald Trump’s fury...

Warrant: Suspect’s suspicious behavior drew police attention

Published Apr. 26 2018

DALLAS (AP) — The gunman accused of opening fire at a Dallas home improvement store — killing one police officer...

Toronto van attack throws spotlight on anti-woman vitriol

Published Apr. 26 2018

TORONTO (AP) — The deadly van rampage in Toronto is training attention on an online world of sexual loneliness, rage...

In northern Myanmar, forgotten Kachin conflict intensifies

Published Apr. 26 2018

LAIZA, Myanmar (AP) — On the front lines, the army is pounding rebels with airstrikes and artillery.

Military sex assault reports jump 10 percent

Published Apr. 26 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. officials said reports of sexual assaults across the military jumped by nearly 10 percent in 2017,...

Dane convicted of killing, dismembering journalist on sub

Published Apr. 26 2018

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A self-taught Danish engineer was convicted of murder Wednesday for luring a Swedish journalist on to...

Area man sentenced for stealing MoDOT fuel

Published Apr. 26 2018

A former Missouri Department of Transportation employee has been placed on five years of supervised probation for pleading guilty to...

Probation granted in break-in case

Published Apr. 26 2018

An Independence man charged after being caught in Jefferson City in February in possession of several items taken in break-ins...

DNA brings arrest in sadistic crime spree from ’70s and ’80s

Published Apr. 26 2018

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A DNA match led to the arrest of a 72-year-old former police officer in one of...

Trump’s travel ban likely to be upheld, justices indicate

Published Apr. 26 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court seemed poised Wednesday to uphold President Donald Trump’s ban on travel to the U.

JC woman sentenced in DWI offenses

Published Apr. 26 2018

A Jefferson City woman has pleaded guilty to numerous charges in connection with being pulled over twice in less than...

Gun theft nets probation time

Published Apr. 26 2018

A Jefferson City man has pleaded guilty to charges in connection with the theft of three guns in December 2016.

JC man gets 12 years for assault

Published Apr. 26 2018

A Jefferson City man was sentenced to 12 years in prison for pleading guilty to a charge in a November...

NAACP challenges bills limiting protests

Published Apr. 26 2018

Missouri’s NAACP said Wednesday it’s launching a new statewide effort “to ensure that individuals in Missouri have the ability to...

Community-law enforcement forum on tap at LU

Published Apr. 26 2018

Lincoln University will hold a forum and town hall event Saturday to build connections between local law enforcement and the...

Department of Economic Development plans internal review

Published Apr. 26 2018

The Missouri Department of Economic Development announced a plan Wednesday to review its practices so it can become the top...

Bridge work closing US 63 lane near Columbia

Published Apr. 26 2018

Traffic on southbound U.S. 63 over Bonne Femme Creek south of Discovery Parkway near Columbia will be reduced to one...

City sells out of rain barrels in first-time program

Published Apr. 26 2018

After implementing its first rain barrel program this spring, Jefferson City sold out of barrels this month.

NAACP challenges bills limiting protests

Published Apr. 26 2018

Missouri's NAACP said Wednesday it's launching a new statewide effort "to ensure that individuals in Missouri have the ability to...

Bills threaten working families, teachers say

Published Apr. 26 2018

Missouri teachers said Wednesday two bills aimed at weakening unions would further harm the state's students.