Missouri

(Ferguson, MO) -- The state is launching a crowdfunding effort to help businesses damaged in the recent unrest in Ferguson. Secretary of State Jason Kander was in Ferguson this morning to announce "Ferguson Rebuild." Kander said he's had many people ask what they can do to help...
(Springfield, IL) -- There won't be any funeral services for the late Illinois Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka. Her will made it very clear that she didn't want one. But, she did give the green light for her friends and family to hold a memorial service. That can only happen after...
(Chicago, IL) -- A former Chicago cop who planned to kill a suburban businessman and chop his body up is going to spend the rest of his life behind bars. A judge handed the life plus five years sentence down this morning. She says Steve Mandell showed no remorse over the scheme...
(St. Louis, MO) -- Protesters are asking a federal judge to crackdown on police using tear gas and guns against demonstrators. The "Post-Dispatch" reports at least five people who claim they were tear-gassed while peacefully protesting in Ferguson were in court this morning. The...
(Parma Heights, OH) -- Parma Heights Police believe the man who set City Hall on fire was inspired by the Ferguson riots. City officials announced the arrest of Matt Janowski on Wednesday after he turned himself in. {ParmaArson1_1} Q...stirred him up 000:11 Sergeant Steve...
(Irving, TX) -- Aside from the new personal conduct policy, a potential franchise in Los Angeles remains a hot topic in the NFL. Commissioner Roger Goodell says it was discussed again at the owners meetings in Texas, but there's nothing to report yet. In need of new stadiums or...
(St. Louis, MO) -- Four Russians are facing federal charges that they hacked slot machines at casinos in St. Louis and East St. Louis. Court documents claim three of the men made several trips to the U.S. and used a device to predict winning spins on a particular model of slot...
(Jefferson City, MO) -- It could soon cost money to cross Missouri on Interstate 70. Governor Nixon has asked the state highway commission to study the use of tolls on I-70 including the collection of fees by private companies that would in turn upgrade the highway. Supporters...
(Springfield, IL) -- There's a burning question on who will be the next Illinois Comptroller. Judy Baar Topinka passed away early this morning and according to the state constitution, Governor Quinn has the authority to appoint someone to the position. But he's on his way out...