Missouri

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A proposed Kansas City hotel has cleared a hurdle with city officials approving plans in helping finance the $302 million project. Mayor Sly James says Thursday's unanimous vote is a big stepping stone in keeping the Hyatt convention hotel project moving...
MONTREAL (AP) — The Montreal Alouettes have signed defensive end Michael Sam, the first openly gay player drafted in the NFL. The club says the free agent has agreed to a two-year deal. Sam came out before last year's draft. He was selected in the seventh round by the St. Louis...
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — The Missouri State Highway Patrol has completed its investigation into a Boone County sheriff deputy's fatal shooting of a man in February. The patrol says it will send its report to Prosecuting Attorney Dan Knight by the end of next week. The deputy shot...
BURIEN, Wash. (AP) — A campaign is underway in places around the U.S. to "demilitarize" the police and produce officers who think of themselves as protectors of their communities, not members of an occupying force. That philosophy is already at work at Washington state's police...
JOPLIN, Mo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 22, 2015--The Empire District Electric Company (NYSE:EDE) today announced Mr. William Gipson will retire from the Board of Directors on June 30, 2015, following a 34 year career with Empire. This Smart News Release features multimedia. View the...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A Missouri woman is facing multiple charges after crashing on Interstate 55, allegedly with a syringe of heroin still in her arm while her 3-year-old child was in the back seat. The accident happened Tuesday in St. Louis. KMOV-TV ( http://bit.ly/1IT0yOX )...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis homicide detectives are investigating the shooting death of a woman. The victim's body was found Thursday night inside a car. She has not been identified but police say she appeared to be in her 20s. The woman was shot several times. The car was parked...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A carjacking suspect is in custody following a lengthy chase in the St. Louis area. KMOV-TV ( http://bit.ly/1ISZJWl ) reports that the suspect allegedly took a silver Infiniti in St. Charles around 11 p.m. Thursday. Police began a pursuit on Interstate 70 when...
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A new website is available to check records of inmates who spent time in the Missouri State Penitentiary between 1836 and 1931. Secretary of State Jason Kander on Thursday announced the website. It details the names of prisoners along with their crimes...
NEW YORK (AP) — What began as "A-Rod Juice Box" promo night for a Tampa Bay Rays minor league team quickly became...
NEW YORK (AP) — What began as "A-Rod Juice Box" promo night for a Tampa Bay Rays minor league team quickly became...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Officials say a dead dolphin and three dead pelicans have been found near the area of an oil...
ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta Hawks forward DeMarre Carroll was a surprise starter in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference...
ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta Hawks forward DeMarre Carroll was a surprise starter in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference...
ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta Hawks forward DeMarre Carroll was a surprise starter in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference...