Missouri

JOPLIN, Mo. (AP) — A state review shows Joplin has improved operations since a 2015 audit faulted the city for financial practices after the 2011 tornado. The 2015 audit said the city lacked a foundation of best practices and delayed filing for about $10 million in disaster...
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Advertising commercial sex acts soon will be a crime in Missouri under an expanded sex trafficking law. Legislation signed Wednesday by Gov. Jay Nixon will expand the crime of sex trafficking in the state to include ads. It takes effect Aug. 28...
ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (AP) — A St. Joseph man is charged with second-degree felony murder in the death of a man who was injured in a carjacking. Buchanan County authorities on Wednesday charged 27-year-old Paul Albert Belding in the death last week of 77-year-old Richard Marion Gray...
PINEVILLE, Mo. (AP) — Two more men have been convicted in a 2014 home invasion killing in southwest Missouri. Twenty-four-year-old Robert Jackson, of Webb City, and 21-year-old Richard Knee Jr., of Joplin, were sentenced Tuesday to 15 years in prison after pleading guilty to...
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — The Southeastern Conference has named Ben Oldham as the coordinator of football replay for the 2016 football season. Oldham is filing a new position and will report to SEC coordinator of football officials Steve Shaw. He also will help provide oversight...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A St. Louis judge has ruled that a trust manager will decide the future of Grant's Farm. The popular south St. Louis County attraction that includes 900 animals and the Anheuser-Busch Clydesdales is owned by the Busch family, founders of Anheuser-Busch. Last...
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Authorities are investigating the death of a Columbia man as a homicide. The Columbia Missourian ( http://bit.ly/28MDDHa ) reports that Callaway County deputies found 34-year-old Steven Mullens dead Monday night in a sedan north of Interstate 70. The...
KANSAS CITY, Mo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 22, 2016--Kansas City Southern (KCS) (NYSE:KSU) will release its financial results for second quarter 2016 on Tuesday, July 19, 2016, before the opening of trading on the New York Stock Exchange. KCS will also hold its second quarter 2016...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Authorities say a Kansas City stabbing victim has died from his injuries. The Kansas City Star ( http://bit.ly/28P5OL2 ) reports that a taxi driver found the injured victim early Wednesday and called police. The man died shortly after being transported to...
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Stocks tumbled in the Middle East on the first day of trading since Britain...
BERLIN (AP) — Britain's decision to leave the European Union puts German Chancellor Angela Merkel at center stage...
BERLIN (AP) — Britain's decision to leave the European Union puts German Chancellor Angela Merkel at center stage...
NEW YORK (AP) — New York's governor will ride alongside music icon Billy Joel in a statewide motorcycle ride to...
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia's prime minister used his official campaign launch on Sunday to warn against...
ROME (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will rush to Brussels and London on Monday to meet the top British...