Missouri

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Officials say a plane headed from St. Louis to Washington, D.C., was diverted to central Ohio after a pilot reported a disruptive passenger made threatening statements. Airport spokesman David Whitaker says the United Express flight, which was bound for...
HEMATITE, Mo. (AP) — The body of a woman has been discovered in an eastern Missouri creek, and authorities believe she was a victim of flash flooding. Jefferson County emergency management director Warren Robinson says the body was found about 11:30 a.m. Thursday in Buck Creek...
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Officials say a plane headed from St. Louis to Washington, D.C., was diverted to a central Ohio airport after a pilot reported a disruptive passenger made threatening statements. Airport spokesman David Whitaker says the United Express flight bound for...
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Newly released data shows Missouri revenues are on the rise, which could jumpstart finances for the new budget year. State budget director Linda Luebbering on Thursday announced revenues increased 8.8 percent in the fiscal year that ended this week...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis Circuit Attorney Jennifer Joyce says she will not seek re-election in 2016. Joyce posted a statement Thursday on the circuit attorney's website announcing her decision. She has been the city's top prosecutor since 2001. She says she wants to spend more...
TAX LAW FIX Kansas governor signs bill clarifying new property tax law TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback has signed a bill clarifying that a new law aimed at reducing local property taxes doesn't take effect until 2018. Brownback's office announced Wednesday that he...
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — A 22-year-old man has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for stabbing a teenager to death at a southwest Missouri apartment complex. Jesus Padilla was sentenced Wednesday after pleading guilty to second-degree murder and armed criminal action...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis' mayor says the cash payout of more than a half million dollars to a retired firefighters pension director "sounds like legalized robbery" and reflects the need for pension reform. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch ( http://bit.ly/1LFyqRa ) reports 63-year-...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kansas City officials have again delayed action on a controversial plan to build housing near Rockhurst University. The city council's planning department voted Wednesday to postpone a vote on the project until July 22. The Catholic Diocese of Kansas City...
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Dale Earnhardt Jr. earned the pole for Sunday's race at Daytona International Speedway...
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Dale Earnhardt Jr. earned the pole for Sunday's race at Daytona International Speedway...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush says he is personally offended by rival Donald Trump'...
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Dale Earnhardt Jr. earned the pole for Sunday's race at Daytona International Speedway...
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Dale Earnhardt Jr. earned the pole for Sunday's race at Daytona International Speedway...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Woman and minorities are failing Missouri exams to enter teaching programs and to gain...