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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.

4 juveniles captured after escaping Missouri facility

Four juveniles who escaped from a western Missouri detention facility have been apprehended.

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Ferguson hires black police commander as interim chief

Ferguson leaders introduced a new interim police chief Wednesday, tasking the black police commander from Arizona with building trust between residents of the predominantly black St. Louis suburb and its mostly white officers, nearly a year since Michael Brown’s death roiled racial tensions.

Missouri wildlife officials euthanize bear after someone fed it

Missouri wildlife officials say they euthanized a black bear in the southwest part of the state this week because someone in the area was feeding it, causing the animal to no longer avoid humans.

18-month-old SW Missouri girl falls into hot tub, drowns

An 18-month-old southwest Missouri girl is dead after wandering away from her baby sitter and falling into a floor-level hot tub.

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Workers return after bomb threat forces Truman Building evacuation

Capitol Police and Highway Patrol officers were investigating a bomb threat at the Truman State Office Building this afternoon.

Missouri Senate report: Intern claims sexual harassment

Sen. LeVota denies intern's allegations

A former Missouri legislative intern claims a Democratic state senator sexually harassed her, made what she felt was a request for sex and retaliated when she refused, according to a Senate report released Wednesday. The lawmaker denied any inappropriate behavior.

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Greitens' campaign mostly funded by non-Missouri donors

Among the crowded field of Missouri Republicans aiming to become governor, former Navy SEAL officer Eric Greitens is the only one getting most of his funding from outside the state.

Panel suggests giving students college algebra alternatives

A Missouri Department of Education committee is recommending that two- and four-year public colleges that require algebra for graduation instead give students the option of taking statistics or other math subjects more relevant to their fields.

Finding the right equation for college math requirements

A Missouri Department of Education committee is recommending two- and four-year public colleges requiring algebra for graduation instead give students the option of taking statistics or other math subjects more relevant to their fields.