Missouri

(East St. Louis, IL) -- East St. Louis has a new assistant chief of police. Sergeant Roy Mickens was appointed to the job yesterday after 19 years as an officer on the force. He's replacing Ronald Ike, who resigned last week after the city launched an investigation into claims...
(Kansas City, MO) -- The NFL is backtracking after Kansas City Chiefs safety Husain Abdullah was flagged for praying on the field. Abdullah picked off a Tom Brady pass last night and the practicing Muslim returned it for a touchdown, finishing with a quick prayer in the end zone...
(Kansas City, MO) -- An analysis of the brain of a former Kansas City Chiefs linebacker shows he had an abnormal brain condition when he shot and killed his girlfriend and then himself in December 2012. The "Kansas City Star" reports an analysis of Jovan Belcher's brain after...
(Ferguson, MO) -- The American Civil Liberties Union is challenging what is known as the Five Second Rule used by Ferguson Police to arrest protestors. Demonstrators are given five seconds to keep moving or are taken into custody. The ACLU took on the rule in court Monday...
(Kansas City, MO) -- The Major League Baseball playoffs get underway tonight in Kansas City. The American League Wild Card game pits Jon Lester and the Oakland A's against the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium. Lester takes the mound for Oakland, while KC counters with...
(Ferguson, MO) -- Some Ferguson protestors say their colleagues who were arrested on Sunday were detained by police as a tactic to quiet down the crowd. At one point, about 300 people were outside the local police station making plenty of noise with pots and makeshift drums, as...
(Pine Lawn, MO) -- The mayor of Pine Lawn can face up to 20 years in prison if he's convicted of federal extortion. Sylvester Caldwell pleaded not guilty Monday in a St. Louis federal court to extorting money from a local towing company. Pine Lawn officials say the indictment...
(St. Louis, MO) -- Aircraft manufacturing giant Boeing is expected to move 500 jobs to the St. Louis area. The company released a statement on Monday announcing that the most recent action is due to the relocation of their defense services from Washington state. Boeing is also...
(Independence, MO) -- A man who says he was sexually abused by a priest 30 years ago is suing Kansas City's Catholic diocese for ten-million-dollars. A lawyer for Jon David Couzens says the diocese should have to pay a heavy price for allowing the now-dead priest to abuse his...