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Prosecutors to seek death penalty for man in 5 deaths

Prosecutors said Friday that they will seek the death penalty against a man charged with using a shotgun to kill three people and fatally beating two others in a quiet south Kansas City neighborhood.

After delay, 1st Kansas City streetcar to arrive in October

Kansas City officials say the supplier of streetcars for the city's new downtown line is promising a new delivery date.

Police investigate after Kansas City officer fires into SUV

Authorities are trying to determine whether a wounded baby was shot in the foot when an officer fired into a sport utility vehicle that had rammed the officer, Kansas City police said Friday.

2 Missouri men face charges in killing of Florida doctor

Two Missouri men have been arrested in connection to the slaying of southwest Florida doctor, and one of the men is a longtime friend of the victim's husband.

Another enrollment record at Maryville University

Fall enrollment has reached a record level for the 11th straight year at Maryville University in suburban St. Louis.

State Supreme Court receives 'good' rating

State Auditor Nicole Galloway rated the Supreme Court of Missouri’s performance as “good” in an audit report released Friday.

Lab failed to provide state with fetal-tissue reports

A state inspection report says a suburban St. Louis pathology lab failed to provide the state with an unknown number of reports on fetal tissue from the St. Louis Planned Parenthood clinic.

Troop F patrolman dies in line of duty

A Missouri Highway Patrol trooper died in the line of duty Friday morning in Audrain County.

New Missouri law expands who can get order of protection

Victims of rape and sexual assault can get orders of protection against their assailants under a new Missouri law.

Missouri awarded almost $600,000 to boost small businesses

Gov. Jay Nixon announced Thursday that Missouri has been awarded $599,000 in funding from the U.S. Small Business Administration to increase the number of Missouri small businesses that export their products, creating jobs and generating additional economic growth as a result, according to a Wednesday news release on the governor’s website.

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University of Missouri grad assistants to continue movement

A steering committee working to improve conditions of graduate assistants at the University of Missouri plans to make changes that will more effectively communicate the group's message to school officials, several committee members said.

Missouri police training panel to hold public hearings

The public will have an opportunity to suggest changes to the training requirements of law enforcers in Missouri.

Man charged in death of 9-year-old girl in Ferguson

A suburban St. Louis man was charged Thursday with killing a 9-year-old girl who was sitting on her mother's bed doing her homework when shots were fired into her home.

Judge rules Obama administration water rule should be halted

A federal judge in North Dakota on Thursday blocked a new Obama administration rule that would give the federal government jurisdiction over some smaller waterways just hours before it was set to go into effect.

3-year-old boy hospitalized after shooting in St. Louis

A 3-year-old St. Louis boy is expected to make a full recovery after being shot Thursday in the third shooting involving a child in the region since last week.

Medical examiner: Suspect shot by police had severed spine

The St. Louis medical examiner says the 18-year-old fatally shot by police last week suffered a severed spinal cord, prompting a lawyer for the family to further question the police contention that the suspect ran a short distance after the shooting.

Indictment accuses St. Louis man of 3 drug-related homicides

A St. Louis man has been indicted by a federal grand jury in the drug-related deaths of three people.

Police: Man posing as water worker stealing from elderly

St. Louis County police are searching for a man who is stealing from elderly residents by posing as a water company worker.

Creve Coeur man identified as victim in St. Louis shooting

A man who was found fatally shot in south St. Louis has been identified.

White supremacist to defend himself in Jewish site shootings

A Missouri man who says he killed three people in suburban Kansas City last year because he thought they were Jewish gets his chance to defend himself against a capital murder charge