Missouri

(St. Peters, MO) -- A woman who pimped out a teenager in a St. Peters hotel is headed to prison for eight years. The "Post-Dispatch" reports Tiffany Piper was sentenced this morning after pleading guilty to promoting prostitution. She and Demond Day provided the hotel room at...
(Belleville, IL) -- The Southern Illinois man accused of putting needles inside packages of meat wants out of jail. Sixty-eight-year-old Robert Ayers' is challenging a ruling that keeps him behind bars until his trial gets underway in November. His attorney has filed paperwork...
(Springfield, IL) -- Experts say kids should stay in rear-facing car seats much longer than previously expected. Parents often turn their kids when they hit one-year-old, but IDOT's Les Nunes says that could risk the child's safety. He says two-or-three-year-olds are five-times...
(Clayton, MO) -- A Missouri grand jury will have until January 7th to determine whether Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson should be charged in the killing of unarmed black teen Michael Brown. Officials say the extension of the grand jurors' term of duty doesn't mean the job...
(Jefferson City, MO) -- Missouri Governor Jay Nixon is responding to the news that state Education Commissioner Chris Nicastro is stepping down at the end of the year. Nixon said, quote, "The progress Missouri's public schools have made during her tenure as Commissioner is a...
(St. Louis, MO) -- Just-released research shows that schizophrenia is actually eight different diseases. The study from the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis also found each genetic disorder led to a different set of symptoms. It's hoped that the discovery...
(Hillsboro, MO) -- An Imperial man has been sentenced to 16 years in prison for 2012 murder of his estranged wife. Matthew McDonough pleaded guilty Monday to second-degree murder. He and his wife, Deborah, were going through a divorce at the time of the incident. Prosecutors say...
(Independence, MO) -- The FBI has launched an investigation into allegations of excessive force by an Independence, Missouri, police officer after a teenager was Tasered and suffered serious injuries. The family of 17-year-old Bryce Masters has called on the U.S. Department of...
(St. Louis, MO) -- An organization that helps families of fallen police officers is not part of any fundraising efforts to support the Ferguson officer who shot Michael Brown. Backstoppers issued a statement today clarifying it is not raising money for Officer Darren Wilson, and...