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TROY, Mo. (AP) — An eastern Missouri woman has been placed on probation for helping stage her son's fake kidnapping as part of an effort to teach him about "stranger danger." The St. Louis Post-Dispatch ( http://bit.ly/2jIyBV2 ) reports that 27-year-old Elizabeth Hupp of Lincoln...
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — A former Missouri State University student who claimed to be the victim of a so-called "knockout game" attack outside a fraternity party has been awarded $1.63 million in damages. The Springfield News-Leader ( http://sgfnow.co/2kaq51L ) reports that the...
JOPLIN, Mo. (AP) — Gun sales in Missouri are seeing a spike while the number of permit applications fall, thanks to a new law that no longer requires residents to have a permit when carrying a concealed firearm. The Joplin Globe ( http://bit.ly/2jUsKcD ) reports that the number...
BRANSON, Mo. (AP) — A concrete truck driver has been charged in a deadly crash about a mile east of Branson. Fifty-six-year-old Michael Dean Glidewell, of Branson, is jailed in Taney County on charges of second-degree murder, involuntary manslaughter and driving while...
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Friends of a missing University of Missouri-Kansas City student are praying for her safe return. The Wichita Eagle ( http://bit.ly/2jHrD2B ) reports that a candlelight vigil for 20-year-old Toni Anderson was held Thursday night at a church in her hometown of...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The FBI is investigating after hackers blocked the St. Louis Public Library's server. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch ( http://bit.ly/2jtclw3 ) reports that the "ransomware attack" occurred late Wednesday or early Thursday. The result was that patrons were shut out...
KINLOCH, Mo. (AP) — A 17-year-old St. Louis County resident is charged with first-degree murder and other crimes in the July shooting death of another 17-year-old. Charges were filed Thursday against Eric Porter of Berkeley. He is jailed on $500,000 cash-only bond. A probable...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A woman who aids breast cancer survivors in the St. Louis area by creating tattoos of the nipple and areola after reconstructive surgery has been booted from Facebook for showing examples of her work. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch ( http://bit.ly/2j1cY16 ) reports...
KANSAS CITY, Mo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 20, 2017--Kansas City Southern (KCS) (NYSE:KSU) reported fourth quarter 2016 revenues of $599 million, unchanged from fourth quarter 2015. Overall, carload volumes were unchanged compared to the prior year. Excluding the estimated impact of...
BRUSSELS (AP) — Amazon has agreed to change parts of its e-book contracts with publishers in an effort to avoid...
BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union trade chief says the trade policies U.S. President Trump has set out are "...
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — The latest on the 89th annual Oscar nominations announced Tuesday by the Academy of...
CHICAGO (AP) — A judge is scheduled to sentence an Illinois man accused of hacking into the electronic accounts of...
BEIJING (AP) — With his rejection of an Asian trade pact, U.S. President Donald Trump has tackled the first in a...
BEIJING (AP) — With his rejection of an Asian trade pact, U.S. President Donald Trump has tackled the first in a...