Missouri

(Independence, MO) -- The FBI has launched an investigation into allegations of excessive force by an Independence, Missouri, police officer after a teenager was Tasered and suffered serious injuries. The family of 17-year-old Bryce Masters has called on the U.S. Department of...
(St. Louis, MO) -- An organization that helps families of fallen police officers is not part of any fundraising efforts to support the Ferguson officer who shot Michael Brown. Backstoppers issued a statement today clarifying it is not raising money for Officer Darren Wilson, and...
(Jefferson City, MO) -- The state's top educator will graduate to other things later this year. Missouri Education Commissioner Chris Nicastro announced during a Board of Education meeting today that she plans to retire at the end of the year. She's held the job since 2009...
(St. Louis, MO) -- The world's two biggest beer makers could be toasting a merger soon. "The Wall Street Journal" reports Anheuser-Busch InBev is trying to shore up financing for what could be a 122-billion-dollar deal to buy SABMiller. The London-based brewer makes Miller Lite...
(St. Louis, MO) -- Just-released research shows that schizophrenia is actually eight different diseases. The study from the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis also found each genetic disorder led to a different set of symptoms. It's hoped that the discovery...
(Clayton, MO) -- Protesters who are pushing for the arrest of the Ferguson police officer who shot and killed Michael Brown plan to disrupt this week's county council meeting in Clayton. Demonstrators marched on Saturday outside the St. Louis County Justice Center along with...
(Washington, DC) -- President Obama will visit the Centers for Disease Control in Atlanta Tuesday to get a briefing on the Ebola virus outbreak in western Africa. "The Wall Street Journal" reports Obama will announce during his visit that the U.S is stepping up its offensive...
(Independence, MO) -- A Missouri teenager is in critical condition after police used a stun gun on him during a traffic stop. Authorities in Independence say the 17-year-old boy refused to roll down the windows of the vehicle he was driving. An officer immobilized the teen with...
(Washington, DC) -- President Obama will visit the Centers for Disease Control in Atlanta Tuesday to get a briefing on the Ebola virus outbreak in western Africa. White House spokesman Josh Earnest said the President will also be briefed on the severe respiratory illness that...