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Woman holds burglary suspect at gunpoint

A burglary suspect is jailed after being held at gunpoint by a woman until police arrived at the St. Louis home where the break-in occurred.

Boeing breaks ground on new St. Louis venture

Boeing’s latest venture in St. Louis opens up new possibilities for the region, Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon and a Boeing vice president said this week.

Missouri woman gets 7 years in bicyclist's death

A southwest Missouri woman has been sentenced to seven years in prison for leaving the scene of an accident after she fatally hit a bicyclist while fleeing from her boyfriend.

Washington U. gets $30 M for Alzheimer's studies

Federal funds will provide $30 million for Alzheimer's disease research at Washington University in St. Louis over the next five years.

Protest leads to closing of St. Louis City Hall

Protesters upset with police over their handling of demonstrations related to the Michael Brown shooting managed to shut down St. Louis City Hall.

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Gov. Nixon ends state of emergency for Ferguson protests

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon on Wednesday ended the state of emergency that he declared for the St. Louis area ahead of unrest over the Ferguson grand jury decision, praising the work of police and the National Guard in preventing any protest-related deaths.

Missouri's education department has a new leader

A new Missouri education commissioner has been chosen to replace a leader who faced frequent criticism while dealing with struggling districts.

Audit questions Department of Agriculture pay raises

Schweich gives ag dept. overall 'good' rating

State Auditor Tom Schweich this morning questioned why Missouri’s Agriculture department gave larger raises to 10 employees over the two years than most state employees received during the same time.

Ferguson officer settles teen's hogtie lawsuit

A Ferguson police officer has reached a confidential settlement with the mother of a Jefferson County teenager who was hogtied in his own driveway after a confrontation.

No criminal charges in crime lab case

No criminal charges will be filed in an investigation of a contract for work at the St. Louis County police lab, a probe that the county executive believes cost him his job.

Man imprisoned for Iraq transfers nears release

A Columbia man serving a three-year federal prison sentence for sending money to his relatives in Iraq in defiance of U.S. sanctions has been released to a local halfway house.

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Nixon backs bonds to fix up Capitol

A trail of dirt decorated the Capitol floor from Senate research rooms through the printing press area and ending in a House hearing room after Gov. Jay Nixon toured areas that needed repair with lawmakers, bureaucrats and reporters in tow.

Governor cites need for Missouri Capitol repairs

Gov. Jay Nixon is planning to tour the nooks and crannies of the Missouri Capitol to get a first-hand look at repairs that could be financed through a bonding plan.

Doctor won't be disciplined for botched operation

A former health care company neurosurgeon in suburban St. Louis will face no state disciplinary action for operating on the wrong side of a woman’s brain.

Bill would ban aid for immigrant students

Some Missouri student immigrants spared from potential deportation could qualify for the same community college scholarships as state residents who are citizens under a proposal under fire from a Republican lawmaker.

Appeals Court: Nolte entitled to third trial against Ford

It’s been nearly 11½ years since a May 22, 2003 fiery crash on Interstate 70 near the Missouri 13 interchange killed a Highway Patrol trooper and severely burned a former Chamois man.

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Missouri scholarships sought for online university

When Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon spearheaded the formation of a state-sanctioned online university, he envisioned that its students would eligible for the same state financial aid as those at traditional public universities.

Prosecutor releases more Ferguson documents

A prosecutor released hundreds of pages of additional documents Saturday from the investigation into the police shooting of Michael Brown, including an interview transcript of a friend who initially asserted that he had seen Brown get shot in the back.

Officer shoots woman while being dragged by car

A Kansas City police officer is recovering from his injuries from a confrontation in which he shot a woman who was dragging him around with her car.

Airplane clips cell phone tower, crashes in field

A Springfield business executive and three passengers in a small, private plane he was piloting narrowly averted disaster after the aircraft clipped a cellphone tower and continued for a mile and a half before crashing into a vacant lot.