Missouri

ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (AP) — A man and a woman have been charged in the death of a 1-year-old child in St. Joseph. The child, Carter E. Lizar, died Thursday in a Kansas City hospital, where he had been hospitalized for about four days. The St. Joseph News-Press reports ( http://bit.ly...
MEXICO, Mo. (AP) — The Missouri State Highway Patrol says funeral services will be held later this week for a trooper killed in a crash in northeast Missouri. The patrol says 25-year-old James M. Bava died in the single-vehicle crash Friday after Bava observed a motorcyclist...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Officials from the U.S. Department of Education have announced an upcoming visit to a Kansas City school. The U.S. Department of Education says Woodland Early Learning Center is one of 11 stops on the department's sixth annual back-to-school bus tour,...
HARRISONVILLE, Mo. (AP) — Authorities in western Missouri have arrested two people being sought by Oklahoma authorities. The Cass County Sheriff's Office says deputies arrested 31-year-old Richard Z. Holliday and 31-year-old Sheryl A. Stewart near Harrisonville on Sunday after...
OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — Frazier Glenn Miller's fate is now in the hands of a jury. The white supremacist charged in the deaths of three people at two Jewish sites in suburban Kansas City told the jury in his closing statement that he was motivated by what he called "the genocide...
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A 43-year-old Columbia man has pleaded guilty to robbing six banks and using a bicycle to flee. The office for the U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Missouri said in his plea Monday Shaun Christopher Becker admitted he robbed six banks in...
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — An internal email says University of Iowa athletics department administrators ordered a female be hired for an assistant track coaching job in 2013. Attorneys for Mike Scott, a male coach who says he was illegally passed over for the job, received the...
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — The 25-year-old son of Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has been cited for reportedly driving while intoxicated. The Columbia Daily Tribune ( http://bit.ly/1Ew4iHb ) reports Willson Wheeler Nixon was pulled over around 3 a.m. Sunday after allegedly driving without...
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A federal judge in North Dakota is allowing arguments over the scope of his injunction blocking a new rule that would give the federal government jurisdiction over some smaller waterways. U.S. District Judge Ralph Erickson in Fargo last week issued a...
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Iowa wide receiver Tevaun Smith made waves this offseason by catching 41 passes in 60...
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — The state climatologist says most of August was relatively cool and dry across Illinois...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The last major piece of President Barack Obama's health care law could raise costs for thrifty...
NEW YORK (AP) — Commodity markets are renowned for their booms and busts but the last four days in the crude oil...
URBANA, Ill. (AP) — A former University of Illinois graduate student is suing the school's board of trustees and...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The U.S. Olympic Committee on Tuesday named Los Angeles as its candidate for the 2024 Games,...