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Group questions Peabody Energy's coal mine self-bonding

An environmental group is formally questioning Peabody Energy's ability to fully bond its coal mines in Wyoming and elsewhere in the Rocky Mountain region, saying the St. Louis-based company has insufficient funding to qualify for self-bonding.

Springfield city worker dies after accident at landfill

A 53-year-old Springfield maintenance worker has died after an accident at the city landfill.

2 children revived after St. Louis apartment fire

St. Louis fire crews rescued two young boys from a burning apartment where officials said they had been left alone.

If Ferguson dissolves police department, who would step in?

As Ferguson prepares to do legal battle with the Justice Department, the town's leaders have acknowledged the possibility that it might someday disband its police department and cede law enforcement to another agency.

Missouri lawmakers debate proper response to opiate deaths

Missouri lawmakers are considering how to combat rising levels of opiate addiction — and while some proposals have garnered widespread support, others face challenges over funding and privacy concerns.

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Mo. man wanted on kidnapping, domestic assault charges arrested in Morgan County

Morgan County Sheriff's Office and additional jursdictions continue to investigate case for possible additional charges

A Missouri man wanted on kidnapping and domestic violence assault charges was located in Morgan County and arrested Wednesday.

House approves more lawmaker control of Missouri Capitol

Missouri lawmakers have voted to give themselves more control over the Capitol's renovations and security.

Missouri trooper arraigned on charge linked to drowning

A Missouri state trooper has waived his arraignment on an involuntary manslaughter charged linked to the drowning of an Iowa man who fell from a patrol boat while handcuffed at the Lake of the Ozarks.

Measure would deny University of Missouri system funds boost

The University of Missouri system would be nixed from a higher education funding boost under action taken by a House committee, and the system's handling of race-related protests is being blamed.

Report: Lobbying rises in state capitols, declines in DC

The number of business and interest groups lobbying in state capitols has risen nearly 11 percent in recent years as organizations have shifted some efforts away from the stalemates in Washington to statehouses, which are more apt to act on key policy initiatives, according to a new study.

Man sought on kidnapping charges arrested in Morgan County

A man sought on kidnapping and domestic violence assault charges in Independence has been arrested in Morgan County.

Lawmakers asked to allow sheriff’s deputies to work other counties

Would let deputies temporarily help out

When there’s a major fire, surrounding fire departments are ready to move in and help the local department both fight the major fire and answer other calls. Missouri sheriffs want the General Assembly to give them power to do the same thing, Cole County Sheriff Greg White said Wednesday.

Missouri school nurse charged with having sex with student

A school nurse from southwest Missouri is charged with having sex with a 15-year-old student.

Man charged with fatal shooting in southwest Missouri

Authorities say a man has been charged with fatally shooting his girlfriend in southwest Missouri.

Missouri Senate backs fees for missed Medicaid appointment

Doctors could charge Medicaid patients a fee for missing appointments under a bill that has won initial approval in the Missouri Senate.

Respiratory health study to be done near St. Louis landfill

St. Louis County Health Department says workers will conduct a health survey of respiratory ailments near the Bridgeton Landfill, where an underground fire has been smoldering since 2010.

Sheryl Crow donates $21,600 to Kennett teachers

Musician Sheryl Crow has surprised teachers at her former southeast Missouri high school with a $21,600 donation.

Missouri man cleared in 2013 death linked to shooting, fire

An eastern Missouri man has been acquitted of charges that he fatally shot a man in the head before dousing him with gasoline and setting him on fire.

Missouri boy, 3, found dead in van hours after going missing

A 3-year-old Missouri boy who reportedly went missing early Wednesday from his grandfather's home was found dead hours later, draped in a blanket in a neighbor's van about a mile away, authorities said.

Wyoming, Arch Coal reach bankruptcy bonding deal

Wyoming regulators have reached a deal with Arch Coal to accept up to $75 million in place of the company's $486 million in bonding obligations in the state while the company goes through Chapter 11 bankruptcy.