Missouri

FENTON, Mo. (AP) — Officials in the St. Louis County town of Fenton have given approval to a new project at the site of the old Chrysler plant. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch ( http://bit.ly/1DHdAJ0 ) reports that aldermen on Thursday approved the first phase of a $500 million...
CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) — Activists want a judge to appoint a special prosecutor to probe what they claim was prosecutorial misconduct during grand jury proceedings involving the Ferguson shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown. Attorneys for several civil rights groups will make...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Passenger traffic is on the rise at Lambert Airport in St. Louis. Airport officials say nearly 2.8 million passengers were served in the first three months of 2015, up 2 percent over the same period a year ago. Departures increased 1.5 percent and cargo flight...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Saint Louis University is getting rid of some its surplus stuff, offering it up to the highest bidder. KSDK-TV ( http://on.ksdk.com/1yXZJ5D ) reports that the university's student development division is selling surplus items online beginning at 10 a.m. Friday...
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Republican lawmaker who is an orthopedic surgeon says a measure moving forward in the Legislature would help alleviate the shortage of physicians in the state. The Missouri House on Thursday approved a measure by a vote of 110-36 that would remove...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Lambert-St. Louis International Airport has announced that it will add daily service to three cities this summer. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch ( http://bit.ly/1KbSNTi ) reports flights will be offered to Austin, Texas, on Southwest Airlines; to Portland,...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Authorities say a Ferguson man who worked as a kitchen manager at the St. Louis city jail smuggled drugs to inmates. Twenty-four-year-old Anthony J. Pitt is charged with nine felonies related to the drug transactions. Court documents say Pitt admitted to...
BERKELEY, Mo. (AP) — Berkeley police say they're searching for a person of interest in a shooting that left a 28-year-old man dead. Police say Travis L. Hayden exited a vehicle Wednesday afternoon and was approached by someone armed with a gun. They say the shooter opened fire...
CHICAGO (AP) — A benches-clearing fight led to five ejections several innings before Eric Hosmer hit the go-ahead double in the 13th to lead the Kansas City Royals to a 3-2 win over the Chicago White Sox on Thursday night. With two outs, Hosmer's hit off Chicago's Jake Petricka...
BALTIMORE (AP) — A photo editor for a Baltimore newspaper says he was beaten by police at a protest of the death...
CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago mother of a mountain climber who survived a deadly earthquake in Nepal says she's...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon says a U.S. military plane has departed from the Dover Air Force Base in Delaware...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A 19-year-old woman has been charged with killing her 1-year-old daughter. The Jackson...
CHICAGO (AP) — Avisail Garcia hit a tiebreaking RBI single with two out in the ninth inning, and the Chicago White...
CHICAGO (AP) — Kansas City outfielder Lorenzo Cain is ready to move on after the Royals brawled with the Chicago...