Missouri

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Gov. Jay Nixon has signed a bill that requires every student in Missouri public schools to be screened for dyslexia. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch ( http://bit.ly/292f23q ) reports that Nixon signed the bill last week. Screenings for the learning...
LIBERTY, Mo. (AP) — A Kansas man is charged with stealing a shuttle van at an airport and then trying to take off in a jet to fly to Miami. The Kansas City Star reports ( http://bit.ly/296wgzq ) 21-year-old Adam Scott, of Overland Park, was charged Friday in Clay County,...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Missouri Supreme Court has thrown out a $7.5 million judgment to a former St. Louis police officer who claimed her supervisor sexually harassed her, and that her complaints about the harassment resulted in retaliation. The ruling on Tuesday sent the case...
BENTONVILLE, Ark. (AP) — A foundation run by the heirs of Wal-Mart founder Sam Walton has announced a $250 million initiative to support charter schools in 17 cities across the U.S. The Walton Family Foundation on Tuesday announced its Building Equity Initiative aimed at helping...
CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) — St. Louis County officials say the heat is to blame for the death of a woman, at least the second death connected to hot weather in the St. Louis region. The St. Louis County Executive's office says the woman died Friday after experiencing heat-related...
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Tuesday afternoon's drawing of the Missouri Lottery's "Pick 4 Midday" game were: 1-9-7-5 (one, nine, seven, five)
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Tuesday afternoon's drawing of the Missouri Lottery's "Pick 3 Midday" game were: 8-5-8 (eight, five, eight)
PINE LAWN, Mo. (AP) — An audit released Tuesday by Missouri Auditor Nicole Galloway gives the St. Louis County town of Pine Lawn a "poor" rating, the lowest possible rating. The audit says the city probably owes more than $400,000 to the Missouri Department of Revenue. That...
ST. CHARLES, Mo. (AP) — A St. Charles man is a step closer to being able to build a home made out of shipping containers after action by the city's Planning and Zoning Commission. KTVI-TV ( http://bit.ly/295KaSm ) reports the commission at a public hearing on Monday chose not to...
CHICAGO (AP) — An Associated Press review of hundreds of court records nationwide shows that the attorneys who...
CHICAGO (AP) — An Associated Press review of hundreds of court records nationwide shows that the attorneys who...
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — Hoping to show the world his country is doing just fine despite sanctions and...
NEW YORK (AP) — Federal investigators say an engine cylinder was damaged on a vintage World War II plane that...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Calm and collected on the outside, Lucas Giolito was so anxious about making his major league...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Calm and collected on the outside, Lucas Giolito was so anxious about making his major league...