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The Columbia Police Department is planning to cut back its traffic enforcement unit so it can expand a unit for community outreach.
Authorities have identified three people found shot to death in an apparent double-homicide and suicide at a central Missouri home.
Police have identified a Springfield homicide victim as a 48-year-old woman.
The Martin Luther King Bridge connecting East St. Louis to St. Louis is set to reopen after being closed for construction.
An autopsy report shows that an 18-year-old who exchanged gunfire with police in suburban St. Louis died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound and was not hit by any officer's bullets.
From starter to third-stringer. Johnny Manziel partied his way out of the lineup during Cleveland’s bye week.
Top-ranked Jacksonville State took two of the four Ohio Valley Conference awards with John Grass the coach of the year and quarterback Eli Jenkins the offensive player of the year.
There will be a little more separation for the big games in the Big 12 next season.
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NHL ROUNDUP: Rickard Rakell and Corey Perry scored two goals apiece, and the Anaheim Ducks rallied from a third-period deficit for their 21st straight home victory over the Calgary Flames, 5-3 Tuesday night.
Buffalo Bills starting quarterback Tyrod Taylor should be healthy enough to play against the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday.
A hotel in northeast Missouri's Hannibal is temporarily closed after health officials found evidence of the respiratory-related Legionnaires' disease there.
Hall of Fame quarterback Bart Starr has been tossing the football again as he prepares to return to Lambeau Field for a special ceremony on Thanksgiving honoring another Green Bay Packers legend, Brett Favre.
Items reflecting the public and private life of Arthur Ashe are going on the auction block.
Sylvester Stallone knows most of Rocky Balboa’s famous fights would have been stopped by a real-life referee long before the battered and bloodied fictional heavyweight champion rallies his will to win.
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Paul George scored a season-high 40 points and made seven 3-pointers, part of a franchise-record 19 by the Indiana Pacers in a 123-106 victory over the Washington Wizards on Tuesday night.
Games played on Nov. 24, 2015
COLLEGE MEN'S BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Buddy Hield scored 22 points to help No. 7 Oklahoma defeat Incarnate Word 96-63 on Tuesday night.
Games played on Nov. 24, 2015
Freshman Teaira McCowan scored 17 points and grabbed 10 rebounds to lead No. 8 Mississippi State over Mississippi Valley 109-37 on Tuesday night.
Lionel Messi scored his first two goals after a two-month injury layoff and Luis Suarez netted a brace in a 6-1 rout of Roma on Tuesday as Barcelona advanced to the Champions League knockout rounds for a 12th consecutive season.
KANSAS CITY— Tre Demps and Bryant McIntosh scored 13 points apiece, and Northwestern survived after blowing most of a 20-point first-half lead for a 67-62 victory Tuesday night against Missouri in the third-place game of the CBE Classic.
Oklahoma moved into third and Iowa was fourth in the new College Football Playoff rankings as Notre Dame slipped to No. 6.
U.S. utilities see great potential in the use of remote-controlled drones to do the often-dangerous work of inspecting power lines and transmission towers but strict regulations have so far slowed adoption of the technology.
On a recent morning, Delta Air Lines Flight 435 pushed back early from the gate at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport. Passengers watched the safety video and settled in for a six-hour trip.
The NFL is investigating whether correct concussion protocol was followed for Rams quarterback Case Keenum late in Sunday’s loss at Baltimore.
Fifty years after a St. Louis gospel singer said she was toldher daughter died at birth — a claim disputed by authorities — and months after the 76-year-old woman learned her daughter was still alive, a judge is being asked to restore the birth mother’s parental rights.
The U.S. economy grew at a slightly faster rate in the summer than previously reported, mainly because businesses restocked their goods at a stronger pace than first thought.
Americans should be alert to the possible travel risks, especially during the holidays, following increased threats from militant groups around the world, the State Department has warned.
Turkey shot down a Russian fighter plane it said had crossed into its territory from Syria on Tuesday, killing at least one of the two pilots and marking the first time in half a century that a NATO member has downed a Russian plane.
Pledging solidarity after the Paris attacks, President Barack Obama promised Tuesday to work with France and other allies to intensify the U.S.-led campaign against the Islamic State, saying America would not be cowed by the scourge of terrorism. To this point, Obama said, Russia is an “outlier” in the fight.
A white Chicago police officer accused of fatally shooting a black teenager was charged with murder Tuesday, just a day ahead of a deadline for the city to release a squad-car video of the killing.
A traffic stop on a downtown Philadelphia highway turned violent Tuesday when a suspect got back into his car and fled, rear-ended a school bus and then shot and wounded a trooper, state police said.
Attorneys for a 14-year-old Muslim boy arrested after the homemade clock he took to his Dallas-area school was mistaken for a possible bomb said Monday he was publicly mistreated and deserves $15 million.
A former National Security Agency employee convicted of selling defense and communication secrets he gained during his career is to be released from federal custody 30 years after his arrest.
Police searched Tuesday for three white gunmen suspected of shooting five Black Lives Matter demonstrators, while the family of a black man whose death inspired the protests called for an end to demonstrations that have gone on for days outside a Minneapolis police station.
Missouri's Department of Economic Development says unemployment dropped to 5 percent in October.
Troy Brouwer and Robby Fabbri scored third-period goals, and the St. Louis Blues came back to beat the Buffalo Sabres 2-1 on Monday night.
Kansas State still views Missouri as one of its rivals, even though the two schools separated by a long drive down Interstate 70 haven’t been members of the same league for years.
What the Kansas City Chiefs have accomplished this season is hardly rare. What they can still accomplish is nearly unprecedented.
Not too long ago, the St. Louis Rams thought they were a playoff contender.
James White scored the first two touchdowns of his career, one running and one receiving, and the New England Patriots improved to 10-0 on Monday night with a 20-13 victory over the Buffalo Bills.
Dave Roberts was hired as the next Dodgers’ manager Monday afternoon. He will succeed Don Mattingly, who mutually parted ways with the team last month after five years that included winning three consecutive NL West titles but never reaching the World Series. A week later, Mattingly signed a four-year contract to manage the Miami Marlins.
A 20-year-old Central Missouri man is facing several charges in the death of a Missouri Highway Patrol trooper.
The most common Sunshine Law violations in Missouri include closed-session discussions on issues that should be open to the public, according to a report released Monday by state Auditor Nicole Galloway.
A year has passed since parts of Ferguson burned in the rage that followed a grand jury’s decision not to prosecute the police officer who fatally shot Michael Brown. In that time, signs of hope have emerged.
A street cleaner found an explosive vest similar to those used in the Paris attacks on Monday near the place where a suspect’s mobile phone had been found, raising the possibility that he aborted his mission, either ditching a malfunctioning vest — or fleeing in fear.
The White House urged allies on Monday to do more in the campaign against the Islamic State, while President Barack Obama faced pressure in return to show the U.S.-led coalition will intensify efforts in response to the Paris attacks, even without a major shift in strategy.
The mother of a man who died after a struggle with sheriff’s deputies in Georgia can be heard in a 911 call screaming her son is trying to bite people.
A U.S. Border Patrol agent in Arizona has been arrested and charged after state troopers found 110 pounds of cocaine in his rental car that he planned to transport to Chicago, authorities said Monday.
Police on Monday sought to determine what touched off a wild shootout in a crowd of hundreds of people at a New Orleans playground, where an evening of fun at a block party swiftly turned into a nightmare.
Tens of thousands of people who have been shivering for nearly a week without power after deadly storms swept through Washington state were bracing for snowfall Monday and the possibility of preparing Thanksgiving dinner in the dark.
Authorities charged two men with murder on Monday in the fatal shooting of a pastor’s pregnant wife during a home invasion of the couple’s Indianapolis home.