Missouri

Voters in Ferguson will be asked in August for the third time this year to approve a tax increase as the St. Louis suburb continues to try and rebound from fallout of the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown. The proposal on the Aug. 2 ballot would raise the city utility tax...
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The Latest on funerals in Baton Rouge for three law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty on Sunday (all times local): 9:20 a.m. Hundreds of mourners began gathering at the church where funeral services were about to begin for slain Baton Rouge...
ST. CHARLES, Mo. (AP) — A St. Charles man will be sentenced Sept. 19 after being found guilty of involuntary manslaughter for a drunk-driving wreck that caused a woman to lose her unborn baby. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch ( http://bit.ly/2a5vVM7 ) reports that 55-year-old Paul...
KIMBERLING CITY, Mo. (AP) — Authorities have found the body of a missing swimmer at Table Rock Lake. KOLR-TV ( http://bit.ly/2aAFD7E ) reports that that the discovery was made early Friday. The Missouri Water Patrol and Southern Stone County Fire Protection District searched...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Two people are dead and a third is critically injured after a head-on crash during a police pursuit in St. Louis. The accident happened Thursday afternoon as St. Louis County police officers pursued a car into the city. County officers had been looking for the...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A man has died after becoming trapped in a basement during a house fire in St. Louis. KMOV-TV ( http://bit.ly/2adCITo ) reports that the fire happened early Friday. St. Louis Fire Department Capt. Garon Mosby says emergency workers attempted to resuscitate the...
CINCINNATI (AP) — Hippos can be seen at the Cincinnati Zoo for the first time in 20 years with the opening of a new $7.5 million exhibit. The opening of Hippo Cove on Thursday featured the debut of 24-year-old Henry and 17-year-old Bibi. The exhibit consists of a 70,000-gallon...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Authorities are investigating a deadly shooting in suburban St. Louis. The St. Louis County Police Department said in a news release that Kinloch police officers found the victim Thursday afternoon while responding to a report of shots fired. The release says...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The owner of a Missouri solar energy installation company has been sentenced to two years in federal prison for his role in a $1.4 million fraud scheme. Thirty-six-year-old Trevor Dryden also was ordered Thursday in Kansas City, Missouri, to repay the $1...
PHOENIX (AP) — A van collided with a bus carrying Dallas Cowboys staffers but no players on an Arizona highway,...
FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on a shooting a nightclub in Fort Myers, Florida. (all times local): 5:55 a.m...
The death has risen to at least two after shots rang out at Fort Myers, Florida nightclub. The chaos erupted...
CRASH-PUNTERS KILLED Crash kills Nebraska punter, Michigan State former punter LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A sheriff's...
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — President Rodrigo Duterte has declared a unilateral ceasefire with communist guerrillas...
ANSBACH, Germany (AP) — A failed asylum-seeker from Syria blew himself up and wounded 12 people after being turned...