Missouri

ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (AP) — Construction has begun on the Northland Innovation Campus that will expand the presence of Northwest Missouri State University in the Kansas City area. The St. Joseph News-Press ( http://bit.ly/1HvbUd5 ) reports the university broke ground Tuesday on the $...
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A new survey suggests the economy will remain weak in rural parts of 10 Western and Plains states because the strong U.S. dollar is hurting exports and the bird flu is hitting poultry farms hard. The overall Rural Mainstreet index improved to 49 in May from...
CLINTON, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri woman who authorities said had been held captive in a wooden box for months before being freed about three weeks ago has been found dead, along with her 17-year-old son. Clinton police say 46-year-old Sandra Kay Sutton and her son, Zachary Wade...
NORTHUMBERLAND, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 21, 2015--Keystone Insurers Group, one of the nation’s largest property and casualty insurance brokers, today welcomed Springfield, Missouri-based agency Barker Phillips Jackson (BPJ) as its second franchise partner in the state. The...
JOPLIN, Mo. (AP) — A fund for victims of the 2011 Joplin tornado has closed after distributing nearly $1 million to residents and nonprofits in the southwest Missouri city. The Joplin City Council this week commended the board of trustees of the Joplin Tornado First Response...
WENTZVILLE, Mo. (AP) — Police in the St. Louis suburb of Wentzville are investigating a suspected prank that involved the theft of three decades-old trees that had been inside a high school's cafeteria. KSDK-TV ( http://on.ksdk.com/1R6qBoz ) reports that the trees were uprooted...
INDEPENDENCE, Mo. (AP) — A homeless man has been sentenced to life in prison for shooting a man to death at an Independence motel in 2013. A Jackson County judge sentenced 38-year-old Vaughn L. Krepps Wednesday to two life sentences for second-degree murder and armed criminal...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Services are set for a nightclub rose salesman who was killed in a hit-and-run crash last weekend while he was walking across a St. Louis street. Sixty-four-year-old Jerrel Nixon was in a crosswalk late Sunday when he was struck by a vehicle that then fled the...
FLORISSANT, Mo. (AP) — Police in the St. Louis suburb of Florissant, Missouri, say a man involved in a crash is charged with his 13th case of drunken driving. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch ( http://bit.ly/1K4KOqH ) reports that 60-year-old Owen Tross of Florissant was charged...
ATLANTA (AP) — Milwaukee Brewers reliever Will Smith was suspended for eight games on Friday for having a foreign...
ATLANTA (AP) — Milwaukee Brewers reliever Will Smith was suspended for eight games on Friday for having a foreign...
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — A staggering plunge in the free market value of Venezuelan currency sent people...
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — A staggering plunge in the free market value of Venezuelan currency sent people...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Iran has entered the fight to retake a major Iraqi oil refinery from Islamic State militants,...
ATLANTA (AP) — Milwaukee Brewers reliever Will Smith was suspended for eight games on Friday for having a foreign...