Missouri

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has vetoed several tax breaks and proposed changes to state litigation policies. Nixon on Tuesday criticized bills to create what he described as special interest tax breaks for yoga studios, employee-owned businesses and those...
MIDDLETOWN, Conn. (AP) — A former Connecticut equestrian coach who was convicted in 2001 of molesting a riding student has been sentenced to prison for violating his probation by teaching children at his new school in Missouri. The Hartford Courant reports ( http://bit.ly/...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Just about everybody in the Cardinals lineup drove in a run, Michael Wacha was good enough on the mound and St. Louis held off the Kansas City Royals 8-4 on Tuesday night to even their four-game, two-city series. Wacha (4-7) allowed four runs over six...
BALTIMORE (AP) — DeRay Mckesson, who took a leave of absence from his career as an educator to become an activist and one of the most recognizable faces in the Black Lives Matter movement, has been appointed to a post with Baltimore schools. Baltimore City Public Schools said in...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The St. Louis Cardinals have activated catcher Brayan Pena from the disabled list and designated Eric Fryer for assignment. Pena has been out all season after having surgery on his left knee. The veteran signed a $5 million, two-year deal to back up...
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has vetoed several tax breaks and proposed changes to state litigation policies. Nixon on Tuesday criticized bills to create what he described as special interest tax breaks for yoga studios, employee-owned businesses and those...
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon says he doesn't want to be president of the University of Missouri System. Nixon told reporters Tuesday that he's not seeking the position and won't accept it if it's offered to him. The University of Missouri governing board is...
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Gov. Jay Nixon says he likely will freeze tens of millions of dollars of spending in Missouri's new budget. Missouri's roughly $27 billion operating budget for the 2017 fiscal year is to take effect Friday. Nixon said Tuesday that he wants to analyze...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Kansas City man who tried unsuccessfully to firebomb an office of U.S. Rep. Emanuel Cleaver was sentenced to 10 years in federal prison with no chance of parole. Eric King was sentenced Tuesday in federal court for the Sept. 11, 2014, vandalism at...
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The Latest on Atlantic City's main casino workers union and its strike against the...
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — A person with direct knowledge of the deal tells The Associated Press that the Buffalo Sabres...
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — A person with direct knowledge of the deal tells The Associated Press that the Buffalo Sabres...
ISTANBUL (AP) — The Latest on the bomb and gun attack that killed 44 people at Istanbul's Ataturk Airport (all...
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — On screen she's a homicidal maniac. But as the world watched Cersei Lannister unleash...
The Latest on NHL free agency (all times Eastern): 12:45 p.m. The Edmonton Oilers have signed left wing Milan...