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Claycomo lawman stayed on the job until the end

Detective Lt. Bob Wycoff, if not the oldest working lawman in Missouri, certainly took the title in Claycomo.

Missouri administrative law judge wins disability lawsuit

A St. Louis jury has awarded $7 million to an administrative law judge who claimed in a lawsuit that he was fired because of his progressive, degenerative neuromuscular disorder.

Prosecutor says no charges in Springfield shooting death

A Missouri prosecutor says no charges will be filed in the November fatal shooting death of a Springfield man after an argument over rental property.

Parents of missing Lisa Irwin hold vigil to mark anniversary

The parents of a Kansas City baby who disappeared four years ago are holding a prayer vigil at their home to keep the girl's memory alive.

Ameren announces $2.5 million program for Ferguson area

Missouri's largest electric company has announced a $2.5 million initiative that will focus on education, economic development and energy assistance in St. Louis and North St. Louis County.

United Auto Workers avoid strike at Missouri Ford factory

The United Auto Workers union has reached a tentative local agreement that will avoid a strike next week at a key Ford assembly plant.

Missouri man sentenced to life for molesting 2 young girls

A 45-year-old southwest Missouri man will serve six concurrent life sentences for molesting two young girls in 2009.

St. Louis County police urged to strengthen protest planning

St. Louis County police must strengthen policies for handling protests, improve training on diversity and community policing, and do a better job of hiring and promoting minorities and women, according to a report released Friday by the Department of Justice.

Edward 'Ted' Jones to be honored at Missouri Capitol

Businessman and Katy Trail patron Edward "Ted" Jones is set to be honored in the Missouri Capitol.

Remains found at park could be from burial ground

Human remains found at Trail of Tears State Park in Cape Girardeau may be those of a Native American buried long ago.

Joplin Habitat for Humanity to mark 100th home since tornado

Joplin Area Habitat for Humanity is preparing to dedicate the 100th house it has built since the May 2011 tornado that killed 161 people and destroyed thousands of buildings.

Missouri man agrees to let judge decide new murder trial

An eastern Missouri man granted a new trial in the 2011 killing of his wife has agreed to let a visiting judge — not a jury — decide the matter.

Child sex abuse suspects in custody

A suburban St. Louis woman charged this summer with sexually abusing a toddler, and her boyfriend who is accused of videotaping the abuse, are now in custody.

11 tons of prescription drugs removed in take-back effort

A drug take-back effort in the St. Louis and southern Illinois areas has removed more than 11 tons of unused prescription drugs.

St. Charles County teenager dies in St. Louis shooting

A St. Charles County teenager is dead after a fatal shooting in north St. Louis.

Ex-deputy facing sex charges sued in federal court

A former east-central Missouri sheriff’s deputy facing statutory rape and corruption charges now is being sued in federal court by a woman who claims he drugged her in a hotel room and sexually assaulted her in 2012.

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Missouri governor commutes sentence for condemned man

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon on Friday spared the life of a death row inmate four days before the scheduled execution, saying he did so after "significant consideration" of the circumstances but without explaining further.

Missouri prepares for earthquake drill

State officials are encouraging schools, families and businesses to participate in the annual “Great Central U.S. ShakeOut” on Oct. 15.

Survey gives another sign of Midwest economic slowdown

A second straight monthly survey of nine Midwest and Plains states shows signs that the regional economy is slowing down, according to a report issued Thursday.

Missouri gets bigger federal grant to assist crime victims

An annual federal grant recently awarded to Missouri that assists the state’s crime victims will be four times larger than last year’s total, according to a press release from Gov. Jay Nixon’s office.