Missouri

(St. Louis, MO) -- Forensic reports are supporting a St. Louis police officer's story that a teenager shot and killed last week fired first. Jeff Riorda with the St. Louis Police Officers Association says they are going to actively defend the officer. The off-duty cop reported...
(St. Louis, MO) -- A local activist says that he will be a write-in candidate for St. Louis County Executive. Zaki Baruti made the announcement on Tuesday. He adds that none of the two hopefuls in the race will deal with the problems in Ferguson. Baruti is backed by the Justice...
(Crawford County, MO) -- A memorial service is scheduled this weekend for a Affton woman who was found dead after she was reported missing a week ago. Police say a deer hunter discovered the body of 57-year-old Mary Zehnle on Saturday in a wooded area. She was last seen walking...
(St. Louis, MO) -- St. Louis homicide detectives are investigating after a man was found shot dead in the street Tuesday night. Cops say the body was discovered near the intersection of Evans and Prairie avenues. Someone called police and said he heard four gunshots and then saw...
(Jefferson City, MO) -- With only a month before enrollment for 2015 opens on HealthCare.gov, Missouri is still processing thousands of last year's Medicaid applications. Department of Social Services officials told an oversight committee Tuesday that staffers are real close to...
(Kansas City, MO) -- Billy Butler's sixth-inning sac-fly lifted the Royals to a 2-1 win over the Orioles in Game Three of the ALCS from Kauffman Stadium. Kansas City now owns a commanding 3-0 lead in the best-of-seven series. Lorenzo Cain went 2-for-4 with a run while Alex...
(Undated) -- The hip-hop world is paying tribute to Michael Brown, the unarmed teen killed by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri in August. During Tuesday's airing of the BET Hip-Hop Awards, Common welcomed Michael's parents to the stage. Flanked by Common, Vince Staples and...
(San Francisco, CA) -- The San Francisco Giants have defeated the St. Louis Cardinals 5-4 in 10 innings in Game Three of the National League Championship Series. Brandon Crawford scored the winning run on a throwing error by Cards reliever Randy Choate in the bottom of the 10th...
(St. Louis, MO) -- Forensic reports are supporting a St. Louis police officer's story that a teenager shot and killed last week fired first. The off-duty cop reported Vonderitt Myers Junior fired three shots before he returned fire and killed the young man. Missouri Highway...