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Judge awards St. Louis Co. woman $17.8 million

A judge has ordered Wells Fargo to pay another $17.8 million to a suburban St. Louis woman who claimed the family trusts were mismanaged.

Nonprofit no longer wants old picture tube TVs

It looks like you may have to find another way to get rid of that old picture tube TV taking up space in your basement.

Tractor-trailer strikes, kills pedestrian in Blue Springs

An Independence woman has died after walking in front of a tractor-trailer in the Kansas City suburb of Blue Springs.

St. Louis names first-ever bike/pedestrian coordinator

The city of St. Louis has its first-ever bike and pedestrian coordinator.

Kansas City Zoo announces addition of young male elephant

Kansas City Zoo officials say the facility is acquiring a bull African elephant sometime in October.

Pedestrian struck and killed in north St. Louis County

Police in north St. Louis County are investigating after a person was fatally struck while apparently walking in the roadway.

St. Louis VA mental health records questioned

A federal watchdog says it has confirmed a whistleblower’s claims Veterans Affairs sites in St. Louis marked appointments for mental health patients as completed before they were seen, effectively boosting the appearance of the sites’ productivity.

Rail corridor to be bought to connect with Katy Trail

The Kansas City area would be closer to connecting to Missouri’s cross-state Katy Trail under a newly announced plan.

MU joins effort to ease applications

The University of Missouri has joined a nationwide coalition dedicated to making it easier for high school students to apply for college.

Beetem orders new hearings in Sheriff Dixon case

‘Procedural irregularities’ by commission cited

Cole County Circuit Judge Jon Beetem ruled officials didn't follow the required procedures to discipline Dixon's peace officer's license.

Former longtime Missouri state Sen. Harold Caskey dies at 77

Former longtime Missouri state Sen. Harold Caskey has died following complications related to Parkinson's disease.

House leaders urge Nixon to support state employees’ pay raise

Gov. Jay Nixon should work with lawmakers next year to find the money needed to give state employees a pay raise, House Speaker Todd Richardson and Budget Chairman Tom Flanigan said Wednesday.

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States competing for data centers extend $1.5B in tax breaks

The former limestone mine seemed perfect for a large computer data center.

Missouri enters data center competition with new tax breaks

When Internet service provider Bluebird Network bought a Springfield computer data center last year, it did so with the intent of gradually expanding it over the next few years.

Cybersecurity audit planned at 5 Missouri school districts

State Auditor Nicole Galloway announced the launch of five cybersecurity audits in various Missouri school districts Wednesday.

Missouri man to be extradited to Florida on murder charge

One of two Missouri men accused of killing a Florida doctor who was married to his childhood friend must go to that state to face prosecution, a judge ordered Wednesday.

Fourth teen charged as adult in St. Louis hammer killing

The last of four teenagers who St. Louis police say beat a Bosnian immigrant to death with hammers last year was arraigned Wednesday in the killing, a day after being charged as an adult.

Drunken driver sentenced to 12 years for manslaughter

A man has been sentenced to 12 years in prison in a deadly drunken driving crash in southwest Missouri.

Drury University explains need for personnel cuts

Drury University is taking steps to explain why an estimated $3 million in cuts to personnel are necessary.

Columbia jury convicts man of 2014 stabbing death

A central Missouri jury has convicted a man in connection with a stabbing death last year.