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Missouri man indicted in $2 million fraud scheme

A south-central Missouri man has been indicted by a federal grand jury for a fraud scheme that allegedly duped at least 24 investors of more than $2 million.

Man accuses Kansas City officer of battery over stun gun use

A lawsuit filed by a corner store worker claims a Kansas City police officer violated department policy when he used a stun gun on him during a confrontation over a parking violation.

Man suspected in 20 Springfield burglaries

A Springfield man is suspected of burglaries in 20 homes, all in the same area of the southwest Missouri city.

Police: Gambling debt resulted in St. Louis County killing

A University City teenager has been charged in the killing of a 19-year-old, and authorities say a gambling debt led to the shooting.

Springfield man pleads guilty in tax fraud scheme

A Springfield man has become the 13th person to plead guilty in a tax fraud scheme.

Federal agency investigates CO2 leak at General Mills plant

A federal agency is investigating a report of a carbon dioxide leak at a General Mills plant in Kansas City.

Petitions filed for medical pot in Missouri

The first step to put medical marijuana to a statewide vote next year came Thursday, with supporters filing initiative petitions with the Missouri secretary of state.

MU gets $25M for democracy institute

The University of Missouri announced Thursday that it’s received a $25 million donation from the Kinder Foundation to launch an institute to study constitutional democracy.

Refineries blamed for jump in gas prices

Motorists may be doing a double take at the pump this week as gasoline prices in the Midwest begin to spike as refiners shut down for maintenance or unplanned repairs, crimping gasoline supply.

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Monsanto to eliminate 2,600 jobs, posts 4Q loss

Monsanto Co. said Wednesday it will eliminate 2,600 jobs as part of a cost-saving plan designed to deal with falling sales of its biotech seeds and herbicides, which pushed its quarterly losses deeper into the red.

St. Louis' mayor seeks to expedite adding 80 new officers

St. Louis' mayor says he's looking to add 80 new police officers in the city as soon as possible to address concerns about St. Louis' rising number of homicides.

Conservation group seeks money for Missouri prairie purchase

A conservation group is raising money to pay for an unplowed stretch of native prairie on the outskirts of Kansas City.

St. Louis police: Rider killed in wreck of stolen car was 15

St. Louis police have identified as a 15-year-old boy a passenger killed when a stolen car collided with another car, then slammed into a fire hydrant and a brick building.

Venue hearing set for Illinois man's Missouri murder trial

A change-of-venue hearing has been scheduled for next month for a man serving life sentences for six slayings in Illinois and who could face the death penalty in Missouri if convicted in the deaths of an Arkansas couple seven years ago.

EPA reaches settlement with Missouri landowners

The Environmental Protection Agency has reached a proposed $35,000 settlement with two southeast Missouri landowners.

Man fatally shot in Cape Girardeau

Police in the southeast Missouri town of Cape Girardeau are investigating a fatal shooting.

St. Louis man dies when car pulls up, opens fire

A St. Louis man is dead after a motorist pulled up alongside his car and opened fire.

Pastor asked to retract guilty plea in fraud case

A Missouri pastor sentenced to seven years in prison after admitting he bilked $3.3 million from at least 18 mostly elderly investors wants to rescind his guilty plea, challenging the constitutionality of the federal laws under which he was prosecuted.

Drury to cut 12 jobs because of lower enrollment

Drury University has announced plans to cut a dozen jobs amid lower student enrollments.

St. Louis taxicab regulator files suit against Uber

The battle between St. Louis-area taxicab regulators and Uber has escalated again with a new lawsuit that seeks to stop operation of the ride-hailing company in the region.