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Police: No one hurt when bullet hits Springfield bus

Springfield police say they're trying to determine who fired a bullet into a commuter bus while it was stopped at a traffic light.

2 swept away in floodwater, later found dead identified

Authorities have identified two women who died after being swept away in floodwater in Jefferson County.

Police: Human remains found in Dunklin County ditch

Authorities are investigating after human remains were found in a ditch in Dunklin County.

Clerk shoots teenager for allegedly trying to steal cookies

A Kansas City store clerk has been charged after a teenager was shot while he allegedly was shoplifting some cookies.

St. Louis firefighters pension payout draws criticism

A newly retired St. Louis firefighters pension director collected a cash payout of more than a half million dollars at a time the city is asking voters to sign off on a $180 million bond issue for infrastructure improvements, according to a newspaper report.

Man sentenced to 15 years for stabbing Springfield teenager

A 22-year-old man has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for stabbing a teenager to death at a southwest Missouri apartment complex.

Clinton to speak at La Raza conference in Kansas City

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has announced plans to speak at an upcoming conference in Kansas City.

Police: Bomb found in car during Missouri traffic stop

A Missouri man, arrested after police said they found an improvised explosive device in his vehicle, has previous convictions for drug possession and domestic assault.

St. Louis circuit attorney won't seek re-election

St. Louis Circuit Attorney Jennifer Joyce says she will not seek re-election in 2016.

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State curbs boat speeds on high waters at Lake of the Ozarks

Temporary ban will stay in place as long as lake levels are way up

Lake of the Ozarks visitors also shouldn’t count on water skiing, or ride jet skis or do anything else that causes a wake — because the Missouri Highway Patrol’s Water Division has ordered a Lake-wide No Wake zone, thanks to the high water levels.

Missouri ends budget year with 8.8 percent revenue growth

Newly released data shows Missouri revenues are on the rise, which could jumpstart finances for the new budget year.

Storms, rain rake Missouri, 1 dies in flash flooding

Another night of strong storms and torrential rain swept across Missouri, leading to a flash flooding death in eastern Missouri and two apparent tornadoes in suburban Kansas City.

Ameren utility looks to build eastern Missouri solar plant

Ameren Missouri is asking Missouri regulators for permission to build a solar plant in eastern Missouri's Montgomery County.

Some counties still not issuing licenses to same-sex couples

Some Missouri counties still won’t issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples despite last week’s Supreme Court ruling, prompting an advocacy group to threaten legal action Wednesday to force compliance.

Lawsuit alleging teacher slapped autistic boy settled

A federal judge has approved a $350,000 settlement in a lawsuit alleging a teacher repeatedly slapped an autistic boy at a Springfield school.

June economic report echoes previous signs for Midwest

Data from a June survey echo previous signs that slower economic growth likely lays ahead for nine Midwestern and Plains states, according to a report released Wednesday.

Columbia businessman pleads not guilty in arson case

Police say a Columbia businessman charged with paying a man to set fire to a trailer hid in the attic of his home for hours before surrendering.

New president takes over at SEMO

The new president at Southeast Missouri State University is officially at the helm.

St. Louis' mayor narrows scrutiny of Confederate memorial

St. Louis' mayor has scratched plans for a formal panel to decide whether a three-story Confederate memorial should be moved out of Forest Park, instead calling on proposals from people or groups willing to perhaps offer up another public place for the landmark.

Commission chastised for covering Jesus symbol on memorial

The Boone County Commission is being urged to overturn a decision to cover a Christian symbol on a monument to Columbia-area soldiers who died in Operation Desert Storm.

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