Missouri

ST. PETERS, Mo. (AP) — An eastern Missouri woman is charged with robbery after police say she used a stun gun to zap a security guard who tried to detain her as a suspected shoplifter. KMOV-TV ( http://bit.ly/1dlW9Zz ) reports that authorities say surveillance cameras showed 22-...
MARSHFIELD, Mo. (AP) — A southwest Missouri man is charged with first-degree murder in the death of a 22-year-old Springfield woman. The Webster County Prosecuting Attorney on Friday charged Kevin Newman in the death of Ashley Onescu. She was last seen June 30, 2014, in...
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — A 52-year-old Missouri man is sentenced to more than 55 years for bludgeoning to death a well-known Kansas dog breeder whose body was found several days after he was killed. Darrell Lee Broxton of Kansas City, Missouri, was sentenced in Wyandotte County...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A company hired by Moolah Shriners to stage a circus in suburban St. Louis is accused in a federal complaint of mishandling elephants during two shows in Missouri and Pennsylvania. The U.S. Department of Agriculture alleges in the April 28 complaint that during...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A proposed Kansas City hotel has cleared a hurdle with city officials approving plans in helping finance the $302 million project. Mayor Sly James says Thursday's unanimous vote is a big stepping stone in keeping the Hyatt convention hotel project moving...
MONTREAL (AP) — The Montreal Alouettes have signed defensive end Michael Sam, the first openly gay player drafted in the NFL. The club says the free agent has agreed to a two-year deal. Sam came out before last year's draft. He was selected in the seventh round by the St. Louis...
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — The Missouri State Highway Patrol has completed its investigation into a Boone County sheriff deputy's fatal shooting of a man in February. The patrol says it will send its report to Prosecuting Attorney Dan Knight by the end of next week. The deputy shot...
BURIEN, Wash. (AP) — A campaign is underway in places around the U.S. to "demilitarize" the police and produce officers who think of themselves as protectors of their communities, not members of an occupying force. That philosophy is already at work at Washington state's police...
JOPLIN, Mo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 22, 2015--The Empire District Electric Company (NYSE:EDE) today announced Mr. William Gipson will retire from the Board of Directors on June 30, 2015, following a 34 year career with Empire. This Smart News Release features multimedia. View the...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — If the World Series of Poker is lucky, the popularity of the Las Vegas championship's newest...
KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Several Kenyan police officers were killed in an attack Monday night by suspected Somali...
KUNDUZ, Afghanistan (AP) — Taliban insurgents, their ranks swelled by foreign fighters pushed across the border...
MACAU (AP) — Macau is doubling down even as the odds change. The world's casino capital this week welcomes the...
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — For months, the U.N.'s top human rights officials knew about allegations of child sexual...
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — For months, the U.N.'s top human rights officials knew about allegations of child sexual...