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CLINTON, Mo. (AP) — A western Missouri police officer slain during a traffic stop has been eulogized by his brother as a man with a passionate, optimistic view of life and someone who considered policing as his dream job. WDAF-TV reports that Chris Michael offered that...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A lawsuit is seeking to halt a $64-million makeover of St. Louis' Scottrade Center, arguing that the publicly funded project is unconstitutional. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports Friday's lawsuit on behalf of an alderwoman, former state lawmaker and former...
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — A registered sex offender in southwestern Missouri man is jailed on $200,000 bond after being accused of sodomizing an 8-year-old girl. The Springfield News-Leader reports that 53-year-old Randy Law of Springfield is charged with first-degree sodomy. Law...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Kansas City, Missouri, man has been ordered to spend 24 years in prison in the shooting death of a suburban father who had been trying to sell a gun on a grocery store's parking lot. Nineteen-year-old Fazon Swinton was sentenced Friday in Jackson County...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The mother of a former St. Louis police chief is accused in a federal indictment of embezzling millions of dollars from a Missouri real estate company. A grand jury has indicted Carol Dotson with one count of wire fraud that alleges she bilked an Olivette real...
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas corrections officials expect the next prison built by the state to be fully air-conditioned, including the cells for inmates. They view climate control as a way to lessen problems with inmates and to help combat high employee turnover. Some lawmakers...
CINCINNATI (AP) — The parents of an 8-year-old Ohio boy who hanged himself from his bunk bed with a necktie are testing the issue of school liability in suicides blamed on bullying. The wrongful death lawsuit filed by the parents of Gabriel Taye against Cincinnati Public Schools...
ATLANTA (AP) _ The winning numbers in Friday evening's drawing of the "Mega Millions" game were: 23-33-53-56-58, Mega Ball: 6, Megaplier: 5 (twenty-three, thirty-three, fifty-three, fifty-six, fifty-eight; Mega Ball: six; Megaplier: five) Estimated jackpot: $393 million
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Alex Smith led the Chiefs to a quick touchdown and first-round pick Patrick Mahomes II had an impressive debut, before the San Francisco backups led the 49ers to a 27-17 victory over Kansas City in their preseason opener Friday night. Smith hit speedster...
GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Gunmen stormed one of Guatemala's largest hospitals and opened fire early Wednesday in an...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Despite White House claims to the contrary, fired FBI Director James Comey was highly respected...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Owners of the NHL's St. Louis Blues are taking the city's comptroller to court for refusing to...
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local): 12:30 p.m. The chief executive of 3M is...
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) — Facebook has banned the Facebook and Instagram accounts of a white nationalist who...
WEST DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — European golfer Suzann Pettersen has pulled out of this weekend's Solheim Cup because...