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GOP attorney Hawley to run for attorney general

Republican attorney and University of Missouri School of Law associate professor Josh Hawley announced plans Thursday to run for state attorney general.

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Northwest Missouri county fair takes down Confederate flag

A Confederate flag that has hung in a saloon and dance hall on the Platte County Fairgrounds since 1963 will not be displayed during this week's festivities, but no final decision on the banner's future has been made, board members said.

Police say gun connects suspect to 2 Missouri deaths

Police say evidence from a gun proves that a western Missouri man killed a former girlfriend and her teenage son weeks after he was charged with forcing her to stay inside a wooden crate at their home.

St. Louis County case raises concerns of stranger danger

It was a parent's nightmare — a stranger following a family home and molesting a child at knifepoint in her bed. Authorities say such a crime, which played out in St. Louis County last weekend, is exceedingly rare.

Missouri man gets 30 years for exposing sex partners to HIV

A Missouri man has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for knowingly exposing a sexual partner to the virus that causes AIDS.

Woman sentenced to prison for fire that killed her teen son

A Missouri woman who admitted scheming and setting a string of arson fires with her ex-husband to bilk hundreds of thousands of dollars from insurers was sentenced Thursday to eight years in federal prison for her role in a 2001 blaze that killed their 15-year-old son.

Kansas City man charged in death of boy, 3

A Kansas City man has been charged in the death of a 3-year-old boy who was killed when shots were fired into his family's home.

Cape Girardeau man convicted in 2013 murder of wife, son

A Cape Girardeau businessman has been found guilty of killing his wife and 18-year-old son.

Man accused of threatening to bomb Springfield church

A southwestern Missouri man is accused of threatening to blow up a church and kill everyone in the congregation.

Missouri Senate to review new claims against LeVota

The Missouri Senate will conduct a review of a second former intern's claims that Sen. Paul LeVota made sexual advances toward her.

Second ex-intern says Missouri lawmaker sent unwelcome texts

A second former intern of Missouri state Sen. Paul LeVota says the lawmaker invited her to his apartment and sent her inappropriate text messages that were sexual in nature.

Callaway nuclear plant shut down after 'non-emergency' leak

The Ameren Corp. nuclear power plant in central Missouri was shut down for the second time in eight months Thursday after a "non-emergency" leak was found in the reaction control system.

Supreme Court: AG, Patrol should be part of sex offender case

Missouri’s attorney general and the Highway Patrol should not have been blocked from being part of a sex offender registry case, a unanimous state Supreme Court ruled Tuesday.

Columbia reports 7 suspected mumps cases

Health officials in Boone County says seven suspected cases of mumps have been reported in the Columbia area.

Jefferson Barracks’ grave need for space

Residents weigh in on proposed parkland sale for cemetery

St. Louis County is considering selling around 38 acres of parkland to the federal government for the Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, which is expected to run out of space for graves in the coming years. But opponents say the plan is at best a short-term fix, and they view selling portions of Sylvan Springs County Park as an encroachment on a neighborhood asset.

Child endangerment charge in case of toddler shooting

A St. Louis man is charged with felony child endangerment after an incident in which a 3-year-old nephew found a gun and shot himself in the head.

Missouri man fined for illegally hunting in Iowa

A Missouri man convicted of illegally hunting in southern Iowa has been fined and told to forfeit deer antlers.

Rep. Wagner sends campaign donation from Trump to VFW post

A member of Missouri's Republican congressional delegation is sending a $1,000 campaign donation from Donald Trump to a Veterans of Foreign Wars post.

Lawsuit seeks to block St. Louis-area trolley project

Opponents of a $43-million St. Louis-area trolley project again are suing in hopes of blocking the streetcar line.

Springfield father, son plead guilty in fraud scheme

A southwest Missouri restaurant owner has pleaded guilty to federal charges stemming from defrauding banks out of more than $5.5 million in commercial loans.