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Kansas senators want to keep Gov. Sam Brownback's administration from approving new economic development projects that they say cost the state sales tax revenue.
Some of the major cases heard or scheduled to be heard this term by the Supreme Court. Justice Antonin Scalia's death casts uncertainty on the court's term.
St. Louis wants to win a $50 million challenge aimed at improving transportation.
A St. Charles County man has admitted in federal court that he sold the heroin that killed a 17-year-old girl.
Former Los Angeles Sheriff Lee Baca told three lies to federal authorities who were investigating corruption at the jails he ran, according to a newspaper report.
Both people involved in a bizarre botched robbery over pricey sneakers have been arrested after the victim rammed the teenage robber with his SUV, severing his arm, police said Saturday.
A Navajo Code Talker who was forced out of the home he built 60 years ago when it fell into disrepair is settling back in thanks to some extensive renovations done by volunteers.
COLLEGE MEN'S BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Daniel Ochefu had a career-high 25 points, Ryan Arcidiacono scored 13 and No. 1 Villanova beat St. John's 73-63 Saturday night.
The University of Missouri is looking into whether a graduate student employee union at the university would be legal, interim President Mike Middleton said.
Games played on Feb. 13, 2016
COLLEGE WOMEN'S BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Nina Davis had 21 points and 12 rebounds for her third double-double of the season to lead fourth-ranked Baylor to a 66-36 win over Texas Tech on Saturday.
The mother of Columbine High School shooter Dylan Klebold says she didn't know anything was wrong with her son before the 1999 attack, and she prayed for his death when she heard he was involved and that the rampage might still be underway.
Team Penske teammates Joey Logano and Brad Keselowski helped rookie Ryan Blaney post a solid lap in Daytona 500 practice Saturday.
Games played on Feb. 13, 2016
NHL ROUNDUP: David Krejci broke a tie in the second period and Jonas Gustavsson made 31 saves to help the Boston Bruins beat the Minnesota Wild 4-2 on Saturday.
Tournaments played on Feb. 13, 2016
GOLF TOURNAMENT ROUNDUP: Phil Mickelson handled a strong ocean breeze and firm greens for a 6-under 66 on Saturday to take the lead going into the final round of the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am.
A pileup involving dozens of vehicles on a Pennsylvania interstate that killed three people and sent dozens to hospitals appears to have been related to a passing snow squall, authorities said Saturday.
Antonin Scalia, the influential conservative and most provocative member of the Supreme Court, has died. He was 79.
Kansas City has created a plan in the city budget to tear down about 800 vacant houses and buildings in struggling neighborhoods in the next two years.
A judge has denied a public vote on a proposed convention hotel in downtown Kansas City.
Matt Forte won’t be returning to the Chicago Bears for a ninth season.
Hawaii's monk seal population is improving slowly, though researchers warn it'll take many more good years to reverse a decline that's been ongoing since the 1950s.
A Springfield man has been charged with assaulting a woman on the Missouri State University campus and is a suspect in two other sexual assaults.
Games played on Feb. 12, 2016
NHL ROUNDUP: Tanner Pearson's goal with 1:50 left in overtime powered the Los Angeles Kings to a 5-4 win over the New York Rangers on Friday night.
With an exclamation of “Finally,” Pope Francis embraced Patriarch Kirill on Friday in the first meeting between a pontiff and the head of the Russian Orthodox Church, a brief but historic encounter held during a stopover in Cuba before the pope flew on to Mexico.
COLLEGE WOMEN'S BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Courtney Williams scored 17 of her 22 points in the first half and No. 22 South Florida rolled to a 78-51 win over Cincinnati on Friday night.
Games played on Feb. 12, 2016
COLLEGE MEN'S BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Darrell Davis made a go-ahead 3-pointer from the corner with 21.1 seconds left and No. 19 Dayton beat Rhode Island 68-66 on Friday night.
A suburban St. Louis high school principal who is fighting brain cancer has marked his 100th win as a basketball coach.
Tournaments played on Feb. 12, 2016
GOLF TOURNAMENT ROUNDUP: Playing with a heavy heart a night after Thunder assistant and former Pelicans coach Monty Williams' wife died, Russell Westbrook led Oklahoma City to a 121-95 victory over New Orleans on Thursday.
Ohio-based grocery chain Kroger Co. is making the heroin overdose-reversal drug naloxone available without a prescription in its pharmacies across Ohio and northern Kentucky.
Shares in the mobile payment services company Square rose sharply Friday after Visa disclosed the details of its ownership stake in the company.
U.S. businesses boosted their stockpiles slightly in December, as sales dropped sharply.
A diplomatic push for a temporary pause in Syria’s civil war and the delivery of humanitarian aid faced huge hurdles Friday, with Russia saying it would continue its airstrikes and government planes dropping leaflets urging rebels to surrender because “the belt is narrowing around you.”
Texas became the first state Friday to call for banning bite mark analysis in criminal cases, dealing a major credibility blow to a technique critics rebuke as junk science and will now likely encounter greater skepticism in courtrooms across the U.S.
A dislodged manhole cover weighing more than 200 pounds went airborne and crashed through an SUV’s windshield on a major highway, killing a woman as she drove during the Friday morning commute, authorities said.
Colorado’s newest pot shop has some wondering whether strippers and weed are too closely aligned on a busy highway just east of downtown Denver.
From the front door, the man with the machete didn’t have a straight path to people in the booths at the small suburban restaurant. He stepped by the welcoming greeting on the front glass, past the half-wall entryway divider and the display case of kataifi and other Mediterranean pastries.
Two 15-year-old girls died Friday in a shooting at a suburban Phoenix high school that initially caused panic among parents who could not reach their children but later emerged as a possible murder-suicide or double-suicide.
Right fight; wrong strategy.
Missouri's K-12 public schools would get about a $76 million increase in basic funding under the budget proposed by a House panel.
Bills governing seat belt use, texting while driving and helmet requirements for motorcyclists prompted debate in a Missouri Senate committee over whether the government should play a larger role in road safety.
U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter predicted on Thursday that recent U.S.-led efforts to accelerate the fight against the Islamic State group would produce “tangible gains” in Iraq and Syria by March, even as coalition partners pledged to expand and deepen their military contributions.
The oversized Carly Fiorina campaign signs along New Hampshire’s Route 4 weren’t enough to keep the Republican presidential hopeful’s campaign alive past Tuesday’s primary, but they could end up helping people with disabilities live their lives more independently.
A 35-year-old Crips street gang member has been sentenced to 30 years in federal prison for illegally possessing a controlled substance and firearms, but prosecutors say evidence indicates he's also responsible for killing five people.
North Korea on Thursday ordered a military takeover of a factory park that had been the last major symbol of cooperation with South Korea, calling Seoul’s earlier suspension of operations at the jointly run facility as punishment for the North’s recent rocket launch a “dangerous declaration of war.”
The Federal Reserve says farm income continued to decline during the fourth quarter in Midwestern and Western states, so farmers are borrowing more.
Police say an Indiana man and a Missouri man have died in eastern Indiana after apparently shooting each other.
Missouri regulators are evaluating a Canadian company's planned purchase of a Joplin-based utility.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Looking to end the frustration and confusion that comes when caution flags come out late in its races, NASCAR announced Thursday it is shifting to an unlimited green-white-checkered finish protocol and establishing an “overtime line” to determine the winner.
Jeff Gordon will be in the booth and Tony Stewart in a bed when the NASCAR season begins.
Seeking to allay fears over the Zika outbreak, the IOC medical director said “everything that can be done is being done” to combat the virus in Brazil and provide safe conditions for athletes at the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.
Justin Rose, a U.S. Open champion and the No. 7 player in the world, shot a 6-under 66 his first time playing Spyglass Hill and spent a gorgeous day listening to the fans call out his name. Except they weren’t calling for him, and he knew it.