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Missouri

Hello! Here's a look at how AP's general news coverage is shaping up in Missouri. Jim Suhr is on the desk. A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change. Expected stories may not develop, or late-breaking and more...
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Some GOP state lawmakers want to give the Missouri attorney general authority to prosecute violations of state abortion laws. The Republican-led Legislature is considering the proposal during a special session on abortion regulations called by...
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Minority- and women-owned businesses are facing a challenging process to apply for subcontracts through Missouri's diversity program. The Office of Equal Opportunity says that Missouri expenditures on work done by minority-owned firms have risen nearly 7...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis County police are investigating the death of a baby injured when the vehicle in which he was riding overturned after hitting several parked vehicles. Police say the 14-month-old child, Keshawn Hampton Jr. of Florissant, died at a hospital shortly after...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is entering its final week of work before a long summer hiatus. Action is expected on the Trump administration's travel ban and a decision is due in a separation of church and state case that arises from a Missouri church playground. The...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Whit Merrifield hit a two-run, two-out double that capped a four-run rally in the ninth inning, and the Kansas City Royals beat the Toronto Blue Jays 5-4 on Friday night to reach .500 for the first time since April. With their 10th win in 12 games, the...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Josh Bell and John Jaso homered as the Pittsburgh Pirates broke their Busch Stadium hex with a 4-3 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Friday night. Jaso, who entered as part of a double switch in the eighth inning, drove a 3-2 pitch from Seung Hwan Oh (1-4...
CHICAGO (AP) — The St. Louis Blues acquired center Brayden Schenn from the Philadelphia Flyers in completing two trades during the first round of the NHL draft Friday night. In exchange for the three-time 20-goal-scorer, the Flyers got the Blues' first-round pick this year, a...
BOSTON (AP) — The Red Sox have agreed to a minor league contract with infielder Jhonny Peralta, 10 days after he was released by the St. Louis Cardinals. Boston president of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski said Friday that Peralta will play third base for Triple-Pawtucket...
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The three once-homeless sisters recited all the athletes they met at nationals and the...
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — A forest fire in southern Spain forced the evacuation of at least 1,000 people and is...
SOCHI, Russia (AP) — World champion Germany reached the Confederations Cup semifinals on Sunday with a 3-1 victory...
SOCHI, Russia (AP) — World champion Germany reached the Confederations Cup semifinals on Sunday with a 3-1 victory...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Young Republicans hold significantly more liberal views of immigrants and immigration than their...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Young Republicans hold significantly more liberal views of immigrants and immigration than their...