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- Stephen G. Hague Jefferson City
- Monte Wayne Shikles
- Nora Jane Lee
- Robert William Jacob Jefferson City
- Albert Anton Stegeman
- Catherine Ann Krewenka California
- Debra Jean Lindsey Stover
- Dorothy L. Comstock Versailles
- Fern Deloris Moss Jefferson City
- John Charles Frederic Moeckel Holts Summit
- Anne Bryan Broderick
- Lillian Josephine Mitchell Eldon
- Gary A. Law Iberia
- Mary M. Griffin Jefferson City
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon and other officials have broken ground on a new maximum security state mental hospital.
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has pushed back the deadline to craft a comprehensive statewide energy plan by a few months, easing the concerns of one Republican lawmaker who said the Legislature needed to have more input.
Sorry public, but I feel the need to reply to Mr. Horstmann’s letter published May 24 with the headline “War continues on Christians.”
Much has been printed in recent months criticizing the Jefferson City Public School District in your newspaper.
The unexpected often realigns priorities.
Jefferson City’s seven-member school board made no formal decisions Tuesday night, except to create a subcommittee to do more detailed studying.
Chronic offenders must stay behind bars
People determined to be “chronic offenders” under Missouri law must spend at least two years in prison before they can be released on parole, a unanimous Missouri Supreme Court ruled Tuesday.
Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster’s power to issue a “civil investigative demand,” or CID, isn’t blocked by federal law, a three-judge appeals court panel in Kansas City ruled Tuesday.
Laborers, iron workers and carpenters are busy preparing the new Chestnut Street overpass over U.S. 50/63 to be opened for Jefferson City motorists Friday.
Two Blair Oaks High School students were honored by the National Consumers League for involvement in a community service and leadership initiative through LifeSmarts, a consumer literacy program.
A Maryland couple who were investigated for neglect after letting their two young children walk home alone from local parks have been cleared in one of two such cases.
Sophisticated criminals used an online service run by the IRS to access personal tax information from more than 100,000 taxpayers, part of an elaborate scheme to steal identities and claim fraudulent tax refunds, the IRS said Tuesday.
A group of river rafters in search of old mining equipment on a hike at the Grand Canyon came across something unexpected during a recent trip: the wreckage of a small aircraft with bones scattered nearby.
BEREA, Ohio — Except for sporting a tighter haircut under his orange helmet, Johnny Manziel looked pretty much the same.
Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders kicked off his longshot presidential campaign Tuesday with a pitch to liberals in the Democratic Party and others who want change from a “rigged economy” that favors the rich.
A police officer in a suburb of Albuquerque decided to make one more traffic stop before his shift finished Monday night.
The jury in the Colorado theater shooting trial heard excerpts Tuesday from a notebook in which defendant James Holmes detailed plans for the shooting and described his “obsession to kill” since childhood.
A rampaging gunman who found his ex-girlfriend outside a casino with another man shot her to death early Tuesday before police tracked him down and killed him in a gunfight.
Former U.S. Open champion Graeme McDowell has heard some reports of Chambers Bay, everything from a massive drop in elevation on a par 3 to a fairway wider than a football field. Until his first practice round for the U.S. Open, he is reserving judgment. And even so, expect to hear very little from a guy who often has a lot to say.
A U.S. airman “with no apparent motive” walked into a Walmart Supercenter in North Dakota early Tuesday and opened fire with a handgun, killing one worker and injuring a second before turning the gun on himself, police said.
The Navy is preparing to send one of its premier diving teams to Georgia to help salvage a Confederate warship from the depths of the Savannah River.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Marcus Mariota never had to worry about huddling up to call plays at Oregon — he and the Ducks simply glanced to the sideline for what to run next.
South Korean police say they plan to question a high-profile professional basketball coach about allegations that he manipulated games he coached to make money from gambling.
The teeming plant world could become a virtual mystery in the coming decades as college students increasingly shy away from studying botany and universities across the U.S. shutter their long-standing herbaria.
Police looking to educate the public about ways to prevent break-ins turned to the experts — a trio of convicted burglars.
One play. One fall. One bad break.
Scientists say they’ve discovered Washington state’s first dinosaur fossil.
Rafael Nadal has asked the ATP that chair umpire Carlos Bernardes not be assigned to his matches for the time being because of a dispute between the two at a tournament in February.
SALT LAKE CITY — The first known all-girls tackle football league has been formed in Utah featuring a star player who earned an invitation to the Super Bowl three years ago thanks to a highlight video of her exploits against boys.
Heavy gunfire and explosions echoed through an upscale neighborhood in Afghanistan’s capital late Tuesday night, as police surrounded a guesthouse popular with foreigners thought to be under attack by insurgents.
Yankees manager Joe Girardi thinks Major League Baseball should avoid the sticky situation of pitchers being caught using foreign substances to get better grips on the ball by providing the tacky stuff for them.
Justin Verlander hasn’t appeared in a single game. Victor Martinez has hit only one home run, and Anibal Sanchez has allowed 11.
Iraq vowed Tuesday to retake Anbar province — now mostly held by the Islamic State — by launching a large-scale military operation less than two weeks after suffering a humiliating defeat at the hands of the extremists in the provincial capital of Ramadi.
Malaysian forensics teams exhumed a body from a shallow grave Tuesday at an abandoned jungle camp used by human traffickers, the first of what police predicted would be more grim findings as they search through a cluster of illicit hideouts near the border with Thailand.
Six soccer officials were arrested and detained by Swiss police on Wednesday pending extradition at the request of U.S. authorities after a raid at a luxury hotel in Zurich.
The European Union will seek to shift the migration burden away from Italy and Greece by relocating 40,000 asylum seekers to other EU countries, according to a draft document seen by the Associated Press Tuesday.
Anaheim stars Corey Perry, Ryan Getzlaf and Ryan Kesler are drawing a lot of attention in the Western Conference finals. When the Ducks’ defensemen join the attack, it presents a big problem for the Chicago Blackhawks.
DESTIN, Fla. — The Southeastern Conference is taking steps to better identify concussions.
Taco Bell and Pizza Hut say they’re getting rid of artificial colors and flavors, making them the latest big food companies scrambling to distance themselves from ingredients people might find unappetizing.
An agreement has been reached to clean up a radioactive basin on the Hanford Nuclear Reservation, the nation’s most polluted nuclear weapons production site, two federal agencies said Tuesday.
The names of golf’s two oldest championships are similar, and so are the concepts.
Bones found in the San Francisco Bay Area are those of a Swedish exchange student who disappeared more than 30 years ago, authorities said Monday.
Ad executives looking for a celebrity to endorse their product can’t do much better than actor Liam Neeson.
Ah, the French Open, the time of year when a certain question is asked repeatedly by American tennis fans: Why can’t the country’s players, particularly the men, find success on red clay?
The weekend’s severe weather left behind a trail of destruction stretching from Oklahoma to Texas and a border town in Mexico, including heavy flooding and a deadly tornado.