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Labor groups join fight over right-to-work

When it comes to a discussion about right-to-work, and whether Missouri should adopt that idea as its labor policy, you can expect organized labor and the group Americans for Prosperity to be on clearly opposite sides of the debate.

Girl suffers from disorder that makes sunlight dangerous

A 13-year-old southeast Missouri girl is living with a rare genetic disorder that makes exposure to sunlight especially dangerous.

Ozark car dealers found guilty in meth distribution ring

Two southwest Missouri car dealers have been convicted in a scheme to launder drug money for a man with a criminal past.

Illinois man charged in St. Louis New Year's Eve crash

A 27-year-old southern Illinois man has been charged with involuntary manslaughter in connection with a New Year's Eve collision in St. Louis.

First drive in truck ends in flames at Missouri restaurant

A man's first drive in his new pickup truck has ended in flames in the drive-through of a Springfield restaurant.

Missouri mother pleads guilty in toddler's drowning death

A western Missouri woman has pleaded guilty in the drowning death of her 19-month-old daughter.

Missouri man arrested in attack that killed man, hurt woman

Authorities say a suspect in a southeast Missouri attack that killed a man and critically injured a woman has been arrested after fleeing from deputies.

Missouri sheriff says man killed in fight over woman

Southwest Missouri authorities say a man has been fatally stabbed in a fight over a woman.

Court denies motions from man set to be executed Tuesday

The Missouri Supreme Court has denied the latest legal challenges from a man scheduled to be executed Tuesday for raping and killing a 15-year-old Kansas City girl in 1989.

EPA: Clean water rule moving forward despite court ruling

The Environmental Protection Agency says it is going forward with a new federal rule to protect small streams, tributaries and wetlands, despite a court ruling that blocked the measure in 13 central and Western states.

Funding appears elusive for St. Louis police body cameras

Finding money to purchase body cameras that's estimated to cost up to $2 million for St. Louis' police force appears elusive as more than a dozen Board of Aldermen members oppose a proposal to use "ward capital money" to pay for the technology.

St. Louis leaders agree to minimum wage increase to $11/hour

The minimum wage in St. Louis would rise to $11 per hour by 2018 under a measure approved Friday.

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.