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JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A former Missouri church youth leader has been sentenced to 10 years in federal prison for attempting to entice a minor for illicit sex. The U.S. attorney's office said in a news release that 46-year-old Jamey Lee Becker, of Iberia, was sentenced...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A federal judge in St. Louis is set to hear an update on the progress Ferguson, Missouri, has made in its agreement with the U.S. Department of Justice. The St. Louis suburb has been under scrutiny since the death of 18-year-old Michael Brown in 2014. Brown, who...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Tommy Pham' second solo homer off Hector Neris in the ninth inning tied it and the St. Louis Cardinals rallied from a 5-0 deficit to beat the Philadelphia Phillies 7-6 in 10 innings Wednesday night. Jedd Gyorko hit a two-run homer and pinch-hitter Jose...
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the Missouri Lottery's "Lotto" game were: 01-21-32-37-41-42 (one, twenty-one, thirty-two, thirty-seven, forty-one, forty-two) Estimated jackpot: $1.5 million
CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago White Sox have signed third baseman Jake Burger, their first-round pick in the amateur draft. Burger, the 11th overall selection, received a $3.7 million bonus in the deal Wednesday. The recommended value by Major League Baseball for his slot was just...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Boston Red Sox have signed first-round draft pick Tanner Houck and assigned the right-handed pitcher to their minor league affiliate in Lowell, Massachusetts. Houck signed Wednesday and will play in the short-season New York-Penn League. Houck is from...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Salvador Perez hit his first career grand slam, connecting in the eighth inning to rally the Kansas City Royals over the Boston Red Sox 6-4 Wednesday. The Royals have won nine of 11 and moved within a game of .500. Perez homered over the Kansas City...
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Latest on Tropical Storm Cindy (all times local): 3:55 p.m. Forecasters say heavy rains are now lashing parts of the northern Gulf coast as Tropical Storm Cindy gets closer to expected landfall in coming hours. The National Hurricane Center says it expects...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Zoo says a 31-year-old male chimpanzee died in an accidental fall from a tree. The zoo said Wednesday the chimp, called Bahati, climbed a tree while interacting with other chimps. He fell to the ground after grabbing a dead branch and died...
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland's media say the son of European Council head Donald Tusk did him a disservice with a...
PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron's new government presented a security bill Thursday to beef up...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Are you seeking steps to keep your brain healthy in old age? There are no proven ways to stave...
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranian media are saying the country has begun exporting gas to neighboring Iraq. The Thursday...
NEW YORK (AP) — State-owned Qatar Airways is attempting to buy a 10 percent stake in American Airlines, triggering...
CHICAGO (AP) — A former commander of a Mexican intelligence unit charged with trading secrets to a drug cartel for...