Missouri

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A St. Louis man with a criminal history has been convicted in a string of armed robberies in the city. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch ( http://bit.ly/2cYeQCw ) reports that a jury on Wednesday found 38-year-old James Scott guilty of charges related to three...
INDEPENDENCE, Mo. (AP) — An Independence man has been convicted in a deadly October 2014 shooting. The Kansas City Star ( http://bit.ly/2cY9BCF ) reports that 43-year-old Melvin McCaslin was found guilty Wednesday of voluntary manslaughter and armed criminal action in the death...
CHIEFS-CHARLES Chiefs' Charles getting closer to return vs Steelers KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles could make his season debut Sunday night at Pittsburgh, though coach Andy Reid acknowledged that it would depend on how he practices this week. Charles...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Consider two women in their 70s, both residents of the Kansas City area. One is white and affluent; the other is black and working class. Guess which one is more optimistic about the country's future and that of their grandchildren? More than likely, you...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Consider two women in their 70s, both residents of the Kansas City area. One is white and affluent; the other is black and working class. Guess which one is more optimistic about the country's future and that of their grandchildren? More than likely, you...
SEX TRAFFICKING SUMMIT Prosecutors meet in Hawaii on international sex trafficking HONOLULU (AP) — Prosecutors from a dozen states and eight countries are meeting in Waikiki to talk about the global problem of sex trafficking. They're planning to share strategies for bringing...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Clergy and social activists are joining a mother in demanding a federal investigation into a 2013 police shooting in Kansas City. The Kansas City Star reports that Narene Stokes-James called Wednesday for a clearer explanation of what happened to her son...
CAMPAIGN 2016-MISSOURI GOVERNOR-TAXES Koster's income declined during term as Missouri AG JEFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Democratic gubernatorial candidate Chris Koster has released four years of tax returns, showing his income has declined during his recent term as attorney general...
UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI-RACIAL SLUR-THE LATEST The Latest: MU suspends fraternity over racial slur reports (Information from: Columbia Daily Tribune, http://www.columbiatribune.com ) COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — The University of Missouri has temporarily suspended the Delta Upsilon...
CHICAGO (AP) — Chris Archer overcame a shaky seventh inning to avoid becoming the majors' first 20-game loser...
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippine president has compared his bloody anti-drug campaign, which has left...
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Family band Flatt Lonesome won three awards at the International Bluegrass Music Awards while...
YORKVILLE, Ill. (AP) — Kendall County officials will spend $3 million to improve security at their county jail and...
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago is announcing new steps toward a possible major expansion of the rail transit system's Red...
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Thursday the U.S. will "sharpen our military edge" in Asia and...