Missouri

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Missouri Senate is sending back to the House a measure that supporters say will address problems with the state's flawed student transfer law. The Senate on Wednesday approved the measure 26-3. It now returns to the House and differences between...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Southwest Airlines has unveiled a Boeing 737 jet that is painted as though it's wrapped in the Missouri state flag. The Kansas City Star ( http://bit.ly/1FM5LTP ) reports that the plane made its debut Wednesday at the Aviation Technical Services aircraft...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — More than 200 low-wage workers took to the streets in Kansas City in pursuit of raises to $15 an hour as part of an expanding national movement known as Flight for 15. The Kansas City Star ( http://bit.ly/1FM4agE ) reports the protesters started Wednesday...
EMERGENCY LANDING-WICHITA Regional jet with 84 onboard safely makes emergency landing WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A regional airliner with 84 passengers on board safely made an emergency landing in Wichita after the plane had cabin pressurization problems. No one was injured during...
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A liberal Missouri advocacy group is challenging restrictions on its ability to film Missouri Senate committee meetings under the state's open records law. Progress Missouri filed a lawsuit Wednesday alleging decisions by Senate committee chairmen to...
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri lawmakers have advanced a bill that addresses issues with a state law requiring lifetime prison sentences for people younger than 16 who are convicted of first-degree murder. The Senate in a voice vote Wednesday gave initial approval to a...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Ten Chicago residents are facing federal charges alleging they conspired to buy contraband cigarettes in St. Louis and took them back to Chicago to sell them. The suspects, ages 24 through 36, were indicted April 8 on one count each of conspiracy to traffic in...
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — City revenues from traffic violations that exceeded Missouri limits have not been properly distributed by the state to schools in counties where the money originated. The auditor's office said in a report Wednesday that state agencies did not correctly...
JOPLIN, Mo. (AP) — The construction of a $14 million residence hall complex and a field house at Missouri Southern State University are set to be completed this summer. The Joplin Globe ( http://bit.ly/1PMUevB ) reports the complex, which will house 200 students in 51 apartments...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Craig Smith scored the first two playoff goals of his career and added an assist, and the...
SEATTLE (AP) — A 1-year-old girl was shot in the head and critically wounded as she sat in a car with her parents...
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — A large gas pipeline exploded into a tower of fire Friday in Central California, closing...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Max Scherzer kept the Phillies' lineup guessing even though he faced them earlier in the week...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Max Scherzer kept the Phillies' lineup guessing even though he faced them earlier in the week...
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The New York Yankees used Alex Rodriguez's big game to get a win on the road, and that...