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A man who allegedly traveled around Arizona pretending to be a hair dresser so he could take sexually explicit photos of his clients has been apprehended.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol says a 5-year-old St. Joseph girl who was pulled from a lake on Thursday has died.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol says two men drowned in a southwest Missouri creek when one man tried to save the other.
Authorities have searched a large southwest Missouri home after women reported they may have been sexually assaulted there, according to court documents.
The Jefferson City American Legion Post 5 Seniors will look to continue their winning ways this afternoon at the Zone Tournament.
A Turkish journalist has reached a settlement in a lawsuit against the St. Louis County Police Department over his arrest at the Ferguson police shooting protests.
Asked what winning the third-place game at the CONCACAF Gold Cup would mean, U.S. captain Michael Bradley paused for a moment, then said softly, “Not much.”
Russia insists fans will not face problems following their teams around Russia for the 2018 World Cup, even as FIFA’s schedule gave some competitors lengthy travel distances in the group stage.
The NCAA has outlined serious rules violations committed at Southern Mississippi, finding multiple infractions by the men’s basketball program during former coach Donnie Tyndall’s tenure.
COLUMBUS, Ohio — Gabby Douglas is exasperated. Again and again and again the defending women’s Olympic all-around champion emphatically slaps her right hand on one of the picnic tables that sit just past the front desk at Buckeye Gymnastics, the latest home in her nomadic career.
HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. — Martha Karolyi will likely retire after the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics, the longtime U.S. women’s gymnastics coach said Friday.
TORONTO — Toronto mayor John Tory said Canada’s largest city will make a decision “very quickly” whether to bid for the 2024 Olympics.
A new rules package for Indianapolis Motor Speedway provided visibility issues for drivers. More troubling for NASCAR, though, is that after nearly five hours of practice Friday, there was little indication the changes will produce better racing.
A Brazilian water polo player who competed in the Pan Am Games is wanted in an alleged sex assault in Toronto, and police believe he has left the country.
Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton looks ominously quick as he bids to win the Hungarian Grand Prix for a fifth time, topping both practices on Friday while his Mercedes teammate and title rival Nico Rosberg struggled for consistency.
Jimmie Johnson wants to kneel down and kiss the Indy bricks for a fifth time. He wants a record-tying seventh NASCAR Sprint Cup championship.
A man with a gun was fatally shot by Los Angeles police on Friday in a busy shopping district in the San Fernando Valley, authorities said.
Lexi Thompson birdied six of the first eight holes and wanted more.
A southeastern Missouri man is jailed without bond after being accused in the shooting death of a man who was found slumped over the steering wheel of a vehicle.
Chad Campbell was perfectly content to take a two-stroke lead into the weekend at the Canadian Open after falling a stroke short of the course record.
Robert Allenby has withdrawn from the Canadian Open after splitting with his caddie in the middle of the first round, with a fan carrying his bag the rest of the way.
Danny Willett shot an 8-under 62 Friday to open up a one-shot lead in the European Masters before thunderstorms stopped the completion of the second round.
Torrential rain wiped out most play Friday at the Senior British Open with more than half the field still to start their second round.
Kansas City officials have approved a financing deal for building a new downtown convention center hotel.
Authorities say one of two people injured when a St. Louis house exploded earlier this month has died.
Randal Grichuk homered and rookie Tim Cooney threw seven solid innings to earn his first major league win, leading the St. Louis Cardinals to a 4-2 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Friday night.
Scott Kazmir pitched seven strong innings in his Houston debut, leading the Astros to a 4-0 win over the Kansas City Royals on Friday night.
Games played on July 24, 2015
MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL ROUNDUP: Justin Turner homered and drove in three runs against his former club, emergency starter Ian Thomas hurled five effective innings, and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the New York Mets 7-2 on Friday night.
Chris Froome always expected his rivals to throw everything at him and his Tour de France race lead. He just didn’t expect that would happen when he was stopped by the side of the road.
Tournaments played on July 24, 2015
GOLF TOURNAMENT ROUNDUP: Chad Campbell shot a 9-under 63 on Friday in the Canadian Open to take a two-stroke lead over Brian Harman.
The longtime president of Southeast Missouri State University, who retired last month, will remain on the payroll as a consultant.
The NL Central-leading St. Louis Cardinals have bolstered their bullpen, getting Steve Cishek in a trade with the Miami Marlins.
The Kansas City Royals have recalled infielder Cheslor Cuthbert from Triple-A Omaha and sent down infielder Dusty Coleman.
Authorities in southern Missouri are continuing their search for a 13-year-old boy with autism who's been missing for more than two weeks.
Gov. Jay Nixon called claims a state senator from his own party made unwanted sexual advances toward interns “deeply troubling” on Thursday and said they raise questions about his ability to serve in office.
Republican attorney and University of Missouri School of Law associate professor Josh Hawley announced plans Thursday to run for state attorney general.
The Jefferson City American Legion Post 5 Seniors opened Zone Tournament play Thursday night with a 4-0 victory against Warrenton Post 122.
Police say evidence from a gun proves that a western Missouri man killed a former girlfriend and her teenage son weeks after he was charged with forcing her to stay inside a wooden crate at their home.
The fortunes of several potential Southeastern Conference contenders could hinge largely on players returning from serious injuries.
A Missouri man has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for knowingly exposing a sexual partner to the virus that causes AIDS.
Police arrested three University of Arkansas basketball players Wednesday, alleging they used counterfeit money to buy merchandise at three locations near campus.
Jeff Kyle raced up to 150 mph during a recent charity drive at Texas Motor Speedway, a welcome relief for the former Marine.
Jurgen Klinsmann strolled into the room in the basement of the Georgia Dome, not looking overly concerned about the biggest upset loss in U.S. men’s soccer history.
A Kansas City man has been charged in the death of a 3-year-old boy who was killed when shots were fired into his family's home.
A Cape Girardeau businessman has been found guilty of killing his wife and 18-year-old son.
A southwestern Missouri man is accused of threatening to blow up a church and kill everyone in the congregation.
Jeff Gordon felt right at home Thursday back in small-town Indiana.
The players’ union proposed a settlement on Tom Brady’s four-game suspension last week that was “met with silence” by the NFL, a person familiar with the proposal said.
Lewis Hamilton’s impressive record at the Hungarian Grand Prix gives Nico Rosberg extra motivation as he tries to close the gap on his Mercedes teammate in the Formula One title race.
The road snaked back and forth like spaghetti stuck to a wall, 18 hairpin bends, climbed for the first time in the 112-year history of the Tour de France.