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Putin, Kim to meet Thursday in Russia’s Far East

Published Apr. 24 2019

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un for a much-anticipated summit...

Conservative Washington lawmaker strikes back at critics

Published Apr. 24 2019

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — A Republican lawmaker from Washington is striking back at critics who said he should resign for...

Hegeman asks Senate committee to endorse flood control resolution

Published Apr. 24 2019

State Sen. Dan Hegeman, R-Cosby, represents most of Northwest Missouri — an area that’s seen a lot of flooding this...

As Sri Lanka mourns, Islamic State claims Easter bombings

Published Apr. 24 2019

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — As the death toll from the Easter bombings in Sri Lanka rose to 321 on...

Long-serving Iowa GOP legislator leaves party citing Trump

Published Apr. 24 2019

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The longest serving Republican in the Iowa Legislature announced Tuesday he’s becoming a Democrat, saying...

Uber safety bill is overhauled by South Carolina lawmakers

Published Apr. 24 2019

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — After the slaying of a college student who police said mistook her killer’s car for her...

Judge orders more sleep for San Francisco area jail inmates

Published Apr. 24 2019

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal judge has ordered more sleep and fewer nighttime interruptions for county jail inmates in...

Zoo investigates animal handling after tiger attacks worker

Published Apr. 24 2019

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas zoo is investigating its animal-handling protocols after a Sumatran tiger seriously injured a veteran...

California seeks compromise on rules for shootings by police

Published Apr. 24 2019

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California lawmakers worked to find common ground Tuesday between law enforcement groups and reformers intent on...

Police release father’s 911 call reporting son missing

Published Apr. 24 2019

CHICAGO (AP) — A father frantically hunted in his house, garage and the surrounding neighborhood in suburban Chicago, looking for...

Justices seem ready to OK asking citizenship on census

Published Apr. 24 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court’s conservative majority seemed ready Tuesday to uphold the Trump administration’s plan to ask about...

Feds: Ex-CEO is first drug exec indicted in opioid crisis

Published Apr. 24 2019

NEW YORK (AP) — The former head of a drug distributor has been indicted on what federal prosecutors said are...

Cole County Commission approves stormwater project

Published Apr. 24 2019

The Cole County Commission approved a stormwater improvement project in the Westview Heights area during its Tuesday meeting.

Mid-Missourians to deliver disaster relief to farmers affected by flooding

Published Apr. 24 2019

A Mid-Missouri group that has for each of the past two years conducted fire relief drives for farmers in neighboring...

Legislators, outdoor enthusiasts ride Katy Trail to drum up support for Rock Island Trail

Published Apr. 24 2019

State Sen. Gina Walsh had one comment for a group gathered at the Carnahan Memorial Garden: "Let's ride."

Jefferson City school board considers technology policies

Published Apr. 24 2019

The Policy Review Committee of Jefferson City Public Schools' Board of Education worked Tuesday to keep the district's guidelines and...

Locals celebrate Thomas Jefferson, city's namesake

Published Apr. 24 2019

Several local leaders and residents gathered at the Missouri State Capitol Tuesday to celebrate Jefferson City's namesake and the Founding...

Head-on crash in Boone County injures 2

Published Apr. 23 2019

Two people were hurt in a two-vehicle crash Tuesday morning in Boone County.

Special elections set for vacant Missouri House seats

Published Apr. 23 2019

Missouri Gov. Mike Parson is setting special elections to fill two vacant state House seats.

St. Louis man pleads guilty in store parking lot killing

Published Apr. 23 2019

A St. Louis man has pleaded guilty to killing another man in the parking lot of a grocery store in...

Black elected leaders denounce St. Louis area merger plan

Published Apr. 23 2019

A group of about 35 black elected officials are denouncing a plan to merge the city of St. Louis with...

Medicare, Social Security face shaky fiscal futures

Published Apr. 23 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — The financial condition of the government’s bedrock retirement programs for middle- and working-class Americans remains shaky, with...

WWII soldier remains identified 76 years after going MIA

Published Apr. 23 2019

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The remains of a World War II soldier from Oregon who went missing in the final...