Missouri

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri lawmakers are debating whether to regulate fantasy sports like gambling. Rep. Scott Fitzpatrick told a House panel Wednesday he's proposing to exempt fantasy sports from gambling regulations because players rely on skill, not chance. He said a...
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A Topeka man accused of trying to set off what he thought was a bomb outside Fort Riley has changed his plea to guilty. John Booker pleaded guilty to two counts and prosecutors agreed to drop a third charge of attempting to provide material support to the...
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — A national association is calling for the reinstatement of a suspended University of Missouri assistant professor who was involved in a run-in with two student journalists during campus protests. The Columbia Missourian reports that the American Association...
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A bill to promote awareness and research on mental illness among medical students is moving forward in the Missouri House. House members gave initial approval in a voice vote Wednesday. Republican sponsor Rep. Keith Frederick says medical school...
TROY, Mo. (AP) — A 34-year-old eastern Missouri man is jailed for allegedly attacking three deputies. Shaun White of Lincoln County is charged with three counts of assault on law enforcement, along with a drug count and other charges. He is jailed on $25,000 cash-only bond...
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A 21-year-old man has pleaded guilty in federal court to two counts in connection with a plot to plant a bomb outside Fort Riley in northeast Kansas. John Booker Jr. of Topeka changed his pleas to guilty Wednesday to charges of attempting to use a weapon of...
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — New Missouri coach Barry Odom has hired Jackie Shipp to coach the defensive line. The 53-year-old Shipp was at Arizona State the previous three seasons, helping that school reach bowl games each year. He has coached for 25 years including four national...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon says the vast majority of debris that resulted from flooding in the St. Louis area has been cleared. Nixon said Wednesday that 96 percent of identified flood debris has been removed from the St. Louis region, where hundreds of homes were...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — An advocacy group is pushing the Missouri Legislature to reconsider how it awards scholarships for a 30-year-old program designed to keep the brightest college students in the state. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch ( http://bit.ly/1QcLX19 ) reports that the Active...
MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Wesley Iwundu scored 22 points, freshman reserve Dean Wade had 17 and Kansas State upset...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Kansas City safety Eric Berry, who missed 10 games the previous season battling lymphoma,...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Kansas City safety Eric Berry, who missed 10 games the previous season battling lymphoma,...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Kansas City safety Eric Berry, who missed 10 games the previous season battling lymphoma,...
MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Wesley Iwundu scored 22 points, freshman reserve Dean Wade had 17 and Kansas State upset...
MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Wesley Iwundu scored 22 points, freshman reserve Dean Wade had 17 and Kansas State upset...