Missouri

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon says he'll veto a sweeping gun rights bill passed by the Republican-led Legislature. Nixon, a Democrat, told The Associated Press and St. Louis Post-Dispatch late Sunday he'll veto the legislation Monday. The measure would allow...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Simone Biles is showing no signs of slowing down. The 19-year-old Texan cruised to her fourth straight national gymnastics title Sunday night, posting a two-day total of 125.00 to finish nearly four points ahead of three-time Olympic medalist Aly Raisman and 4.5...
FESTUS, Mo. (AP) — Authorities say a Missouri man and his dog have died after being struck by lightning. Lt. Gary Higginbotham of the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office tells the St. Louis Post-Dispatch ( http://bit.ly/28ZrK50 ) officials were called to a residence south of...
SEATTLE (AP) — Matt Carpenter and Tommy Pham each homered twice as the St. Louis Cardinals went deep six times in an 11-6 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Sunday. Jedd Gyorko and Matt Holliday also homered for St. Louis. Carpenter, Holliday, and Aledmys Diaz each had three...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Crowds lined the streets of downtown St. Louis for the 37th annual Pridefest parade. Mayor Francis Slay on Sunday walked in the lead of the parade, which also included the police chief, the fire chief, about 170 floats, drag queens and a marching band that...
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — The University of Missouri is fighting a former assistant professor's effort to collect unemployment benefits after she was fired for conduct during campus protests. Melissa Click, an assistant professor, was fired in February after a videotaped...
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OZARK, Mo. (AP) — A 13-year-old girl from Springfield has drowned in a river in southwest Missouri. The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports Chloe Butcher drowned Saturday evening in the North Fork River at Dawt Mill in Ozark County. The patrol says she was trying to help...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Two people died when the car they were in ran off an interstate overpass in Kansas City. Police say the crash occurred late Saturday night when the driver apparently lost control and the vehicle ran off the Interstate 435 overpass. The car landed upside...
BEIRUT (AP) — A group of suicide bombers detonated their explosives in a Lebanese village near the border with...
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Lionel Messi says he's quitting Argentina's national team. Argentina and Messi lost a...
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Lionel Messi says he's quitting Argentina's national team. Argentina and Messi lost a...
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon says he'll veto a sweeping gun rights bill passed by the...
BEIJING (AP) — China's premier called Monday for joint efforts to restore global economic confidence following the...
NEW YORK (AP) — It's going to be a busy holiday weekend on the nation's highways. A record 43 million Americans...