Missouri

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Two Kansas City, Missouri, men are accused in federal court of carrying out a killing as part of a drug-related plot. A federal grand jury in Kansas City returned the indictment Tuesday against 25-year-old Marcell Shavers and 24-year-old James P. Roberts...
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — The University of Missouri System has announced that it will conduct an audit of diversity and inclusion policies and procedures. The Columbia Daily Tribune ( http://bit.ly/1TKvJ57 ) reports that system Interim President Michael Middleton announced Monday...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Salvador Perez hit a two-run homer, Lorenzo Cain had four hits and two RBIs, and the Kansas City Royals picked up where their bats left off the night before while beating the tumbling Minnesota Twins 7-4 on Tuesday. Wade Davis worked a wobbly ninth inning for...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Jason Hammel pitched 7 1-3 stingy innings and had a two-run double in the Chicago's six-run first as the Cubs went on to rout the St. Louis Cardinals 12-3 on Tuesday night. Michael Wacha (2-5) gave up a career-worst eight runs in four innings and has lost five...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Kansas City Fire Department investigation attributes the deaths of two firefighters at least partly on the department's culture of aggressive fire suppression. The Kansas City Star ( http://bit.ly/1s8gF6X ) reports that an internal report released...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kermit Washington, a former NBA player who notoriously gave a bone-breaking face punch to the Houston Rockets' Rudy Tomjanovich during a 1977 Lakers game, has been arrested by federal agents. Washington was arrested on a warrant Tuesday in Los Angeles. It's...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Latest on the St. Louis shooting death of an 8-month-old boy and the search for his father, the suspected gunman (all times local): 5:50 p.m. St. Louis police say the two young brothers of an 8-month-old boy shot to death by a suspect identified as his...
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Auditor Nicole Galloway says a state board created to advocate for small businesses against government regulations isn't doing its job. An audit released Tuesday by Galloway's office said the Small Business Regulatory Fairness Board isn't...
NEW YORK (AP) — Bayer says it looks forward to holding merger talks with Monsanto, after the St. Louis company said earlier it would consider a higher bid. The German drugs and chemicals company offered $62 billion for Monsanto on Monday, but that was quickly rejected as "...
MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — The chairman of Liberia's ruling party and the speaker of the house of representatives...
DETROIT (AP) — Google's self-driving car project is heading to the Motor City. Google said Wednesday it's opening...
ROME (AP) — A large ship overturned Wednesday off Libya's coast with more than 500 migrants aboard, right as the...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Twins have added an eighth reliever to their overworked bullpen, selecting the...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The St. Louis Cardinals acquired outfielder Jose Martinez from the Kansas City Royals for cash...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the State Department audit that faulted Hillary Clinton's email practices and...