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State treasurer warns of phone tax scam

Published Oct. 15 2018

State Treasurer Eric Schmitt has issued a tax scam alert warning Missouri residents about a new telephone scam, according to...

4 days after storm, large swath of Panhandle suffering

Published Oct. 15 2018

MEXICO BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Crews with backhoes and other heavy equipment scooped up splintered boards, broken glass, chunks of...

Calls for new regulation mount as limo crash victims mourned

Published Oct. 15 2018

AMSTERDAM, N.Y. (AP) — The day after a mourning community said last goodbyes to eight of 20 victims of a...

Democrats go all-in on health care in midterms

Published Oct. 15 2018

PHOENIX (AP) — In a windowless conference room, Republican Senate candidate Martha McSally was asking executives at a small crane...

GOP pins hopes for keeping Ryan’s Wisconsin seat on Ryan protege

Published Oct. 15 2018

JANESVILLE, Wis. (AP) — Ironworker Randy Bryce spent months gearing up to try to unseat House Speaker Paul Ryan in...

Immigrants face hurdles to prove abuse by US agents

Published Oct. 15 2018

HOUSTON (AP) — Within hours of being booked at a Border Patrol station in far West Texas, two teenage sisters...

Hawley decries Democrats' 'mob behavior'

Published Oct. 15 2018

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Missouri's Republican Senate candidate Josh Hawley took a cue from President Donald Trump on Sunday and...

Florida Panhandle building codes lagged behind rest of state

Published Oct. 15 2018

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — It was once argued trees would help save Florida’s Panhandle from the fury of a hurricane,...

Mattis pushes closer ties to Vietnam amid tension with China

Published Oct. 15 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — By making a rare second trip this year to Vietnam, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is signaling how...

Saudis reject threats as stocks plunge after Trump comments

Published Oct. 15 2018

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia on Sunday threatened to retaliate for any sanctions imposed against it after...

Pope makes El Salvador’s Oscar Romero, Pope Paul VI saints

Published Oct. 15 2018

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis on Sunday praised two towering figures of the 20th-century Catholic Church as prophets who...

EU ambassadors gather as push for Brexit deal accelerates

Published Oct. 15 2018

BRUSSELS (AP) — Britain’s Brexit secretary and the top European Union negotiator met for surprise talks Sunday and ambassadors from...

Bavarian voters punish Merkel allies in state election

Published Oct. 15 2018

BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservative allies lost their absolute majority in Bavaria’s state parliament by a wide...

'Scaring up a cure' for Miller County cancer survivors

Published Oct. 15 2018

Miller County Relay for Life organizers are counting on the community and survivors to attend the "Scaring Up a Cure"...

US lacks Latino historical sites and landmarks, scholars say

Published Oct. 15 2018

A makeshift memorial to Hispanic Civil War Union soldiers in an isolated part northern New Mexico is a typical representation...

Capitol interior renovation could take years

Published Oct. 15 2018

With nearly $30 million in renovations underway on the exterior of the Missouri Capitol, state officials have begun discussing renovations...

Pickin' pumpkins: Food, crafts and games held at Hartsburg Pumpkin Festival

Published Oct. 15 2018

Malachi Cooper plopped down $10 and approached the Hang Time bar at the Hartsburg Pumpkin Festival on Sunday.

Quality of life: Veteran discusses service as surgical technician with Air Force

Published Oct. 15 2018

In 1952, Emil Fischer had graduated from Russellville High School the previous year and was working on his father's farm...

After 43 years, Ortmeyer still working at Lincoln University

Published Oct. 15 2018

Some people may think Rose Ann Ortmeyer knows more about the Lincoln University president's job than the president.

Biologists work to prevent bird strikes at St. Louis airport

Published Oct. 15 2018

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Alec Sonnek pointed to a specimen in a plastic bag on his desk near St. Louis...

Ameren customers lose power after vehicle hits utility pole

Published Oct. 14 2018

Nearly 220 electric customers lost power this morning when a vehicle hit a utility pole in western Jefferson City.

Pay raises for JCPS coaches approved

Published Oct. 14 2018

The Jefferson City Public Schools Board of Education on Monday approved an update of the district's stipend pay schedule for...

Mourners pack funeral for 8 of 20 killed in NY limo crash

Published Oct. 14 2018

AMSTERDAM, N.Y. (AP) — Mourners at a funeral for four sisters and their family members killed in a New York...