Missouri

(Undated) -- Talib Kweli is detailing his experience with police in Ferguson, Missouri amid last month's protests following the fatal police shooting of unarmed teenager, Michael Brown. He tells "Billboard" that police threatened his life as he took part in the protests. He...
(Springfield, IL) -- Dozens of people are fighting a rare illness in Illinois. Several hospitals have recently reported clusters of a severe respiratory illness, especially children. The CDC has identified the illness as a rare form of Entovirus. It's transmitted through close...
(St. Louis, MO) -- A state representative is challenging the birth control coverage in his state-provided health insurance. Imperial Republican Paul Wieland was in federal court in St. Louis today, arguing he shouldn't have to enroll in a plan that covers contraception because...
(St. Louis, MO) -- Panera Bread is the latest American company to ask its customers to leave their guns at home. The bakery-cafe fast casual restaurant chain joined Starbucks, Chipotle, Target and others today in making the request. In a statement, Panera asked that guns not be...
(Wentzville, MO) -- A man described as a jilted ex-boyfriend is accused of shooting both his ex and her dad. Aaron Andrews is charged with felony assault for Saturday's incident outside a convenience store near Wentzville. Prosecutors say he repeatedly called his ex-girlfriend...
(Springfield, IL) -- Illinois officials say over two-thousand people have turned in applications for medical marijuana ID cards. Medical Cannabis Pilot Program official Bob Morgan said officials anticipated only a few hundred patients and caregivers would start registering in...
(St. Louis, MO) -- St. Louis University law students vow to help the people of Ferguson with legal aid. They met with the community on Saturday to share with them their rights when dealing with police searches and seizures. SLU students plan to have classes soon in an effort to...
(St. Louis, MO) -- A popular St. Louis restaurant that has been around for over nine decades will close its doors on New Year's Day. Yacovelli's owners decided that they want to spend more time with their nine grandchildren. The restaurant will end its 95-year run with four...
(St. Charles, MO) -- A St. Charles man has been charged with shooting his ex-girlfriend and the father of her female friend outside of a gas station convenience store. Police say 21-year-old Aaron Andrews faces three counts of assault and one count of unlawful use of a weapon...