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CHICAGO (AP) — St. Louis Cardinals second baseman Kolten Wong is back in the lineup after being sidelined by back spasms. Wong left in the seventh inning of Friday's 8-2 loss to the Chicago Cubs and rested on Saturday. He got the start for Sunday's series finale at Wrigley Field...
NORTH STONINGTON, Conn. (AP) — A man has been brought back to Connecticut from Missouri to face a murder charge in the shooting death of his cousin. State police say 30-year-old James Armstrong, of New London, was charged Friday in the April shooting of 31-year-old Ralph...
LUPUS, Mo. (AP) — After 36 years, the tiny central Missouri village of Lupus is calling off its annual chili festival because it's become too popular. In recent years, the Lupus Chili Fest has drawn thousands to the Moniteau County town of about 30 people. The Columbia...
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) — Sam Straub threw for four touchdowns and Southern Illinois ended a 12-game losing streak on the road with a 35-17 win over Southeast Missouri State on Saturday night in the 85th meeting between the teams. Three of the touchdown passes came in the first...
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — David Blough passed for one touchdown and ran for another as Purdue dominated Missouri, 35-3 in a nonconference football battle Saturday. The Boilermakers head into Big Ten Conference play just one win shy of last year's total. It's the fewest points allowed...
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Calan Crowder rushed for 104 yards on 15 carries and his touchdown with 1:53 to play lifted Missouri State past Murray State 28-21 on Saturday. Crowder ran it in from 2-yards out at the end of a 6-play, 44-yard drive led by Peyton Huslig. The Racers took...
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — A man with a long criminal history has been sentenced to 60 years in prison for committing 12 more felonies, including assault on a police officer. District Court Judge David Jones on Friday imposed a sentence twice as long as prosecutors had sought for...
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin's law enforcement memorial in Madison has been vandalized with a reference to the protests in St. Louis. On Saturday morning, officials discovered the memorial outside the state Capitol was spray-painted with the words "#Justice4AnthonySmith." The...
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Republican state lawmaker says he plans to resign from the Missouri House, effective Monday. State Rep. John McCaherty, a Jefferson County Republican, announced his resignation late Friday. He told The Kansas Star Saturday that he is stepping down to...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Senate Republican push to repeal the Affordable Care Act (all times local): 9...
ISTANBUL (AP) — A fire on marine explorer Jacques Cousteau's iconic ship Calypso has delayed the vessel's...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A St. Louis man has been sentenced to three years in prison in a fiery drunken driving crash that...
TOKYO (AP) — Toshiba's board signed off Wednesday on selling its computer chip business to a group led by Bain...
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's state-run news agency says a police officer has died after being hit by a...
NEW YORK (AP) — Linda Hamilton is returning to the "Terminator" franchise for the first time since 1991's "...