WINDYVILLE, Mo. (AP) — The Missouri State Fire Marshal's office has ruled that a fire at the Dallas County home of a suspect in the disappearance of a woman was a second-degree arson.
The home between Lebanon and Buffalo was destroyed in a fire Oct.
Three months after creation of a commission to identify cybersecurity risks in state government, Missouri Gov. Mike Parson has yet to appoint any members. A state lawmaker said Friday that vulnerabilities exposed on a state website prove the need for just such a panel of experts.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Chief Justice John Roberts has rejected a Supreme Court stay request from the St. Louis-based natural gas company Spire Inc. to allow it to keep operating a pipeline through Illinois and Missouri.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A federal grand jury has indicted three Missourians in an alleged scheme to use the identities of people who had died to collect thousands of dollars from federal funds meant to help people affected by the coronavirus pandemic.
MOUNT VERNON, Mo. (AP) — A southwest Missouri man has been sentenced to 25 years in prison after he stabbed a woman last year and then showed her body to his mother.
James Pride, 42, pleaded guilty Wednesday to second-degree murder in the May 2020 death of Patricia Urange, 53, near Marionville.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A man charged with killing six people on or near trails in south Kansas City, Missouri, in 2016 and 2017 is now set to stand trial next year.
A judge on Thursday set Fredrick Scott’s first-degree murder trial date for Sept.
SUNSET HILLS, Mo. (AP) — Prosecutors have charged an eastern Missouri man accused of driving at more than four times the speed limit when he crashed, killing a 10-year-old child in his car and injuring two other children.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Republican Gov. Mike Parson on Thursday condemned one of Missouri's largest newspapers for exposing a flaw in a state database that allowed public access to thousands of teachers' Social Security numbers, even though the paper held off from reporting about the flaw until after the state could fix it.
The University of Missouri System will stop requiring masks starting Saturday at all four campuses, but local mandates in Kansas City and St. Louis will mean the face coverings must remain on at those locations.
No. 21 Texas A&M (4-2, 1-2 SEC) at Missouri (3-3, 0-2), Saturday at noon EDT (SEC Network).
Line: Texas A&M by 9 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook.
BLUE SPRINGS, Mo. (AP) — Two steers that escaped from a suburban Kansas City meat processing plant where shot and killed by police — including one on a high school football field, officials said.
The incident happened Wednesday afternoon, after three steers escaped the Valley Oaks meat processing plant and headed through residential and business district streets, Blue Springs Police spokeswoman Jennifer Brady confirmed.
1940 — Alabama snaps Tennessee’s defensive scoreless streak of 71 quarters but still loses 27-12. Tennessee hadn’t allowed a point since Oct. 29, 1938, when it beat LSU 14-6.
1957 — Maurice Richard of the Montreal Canadians scores his 500th career goal in a 3-1 victory over the Chicago Black Hawks.
INDEPENDENCE, Mo. (AP) — The accidental shooting death of an 8-year-old boy in suburban Kansas City happened when his younger sibling found a gun in their home, police said.
The shooting happened early Saturday morning in Independence.
Jimbo Fisher opened his weekly news conference going through everything that Texas A&M did well the previous week, when the Aggies stunned then-No. 1 Alabama before a raucous crowd at Kyle Field.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The former town clerk of a small rural community in northeast Missouri was sentenced Wednesday to 18 months in federal prison and ordered to pay back $315,000 to the town.
Tracey Ray, 48, pleaded guilty in June to wire fraud and federal program theft.
Attorneys for Michael Politte, who was convicted at age 14 of killing his mother, on Wednesday asked the Missouri Supreme Court to free him after more than 22 years behind bars, citing now-disproven evidence, a faulty investigation and a flawed trial defense.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Planned Parenthood leaders condemned new regulations on Missouri abortion providers that took effect Wednesday.
Yamelsie Rodríguez, president and CEO of Planned Parenthood of the St.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Students, teachers and staff at Missouri schools who have been exposed to someone with COVID-19 will be allowed to stay in school and participate in extracurricular activities if they meet certain criteria, state education officials said.
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — A federal judge has struck down Missouri’s requirement that a majority of the owners of companies that dispense, grow or manufacture marijuana must be state residents.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Missouri Supreme Court on Tuesday suspended the law license of Columbia attorney Dan Viets, a prominent advocate for legalizing marijuana.
Viets represented a brother and sister accused in a marijuana case in 2012.
WINDYVIILLE, Mo. (AP) — Investigators found two incendiary devices at the southwest Missouri home of a suspect in the disappearance of a woman who reportedly was held in a cage at the house, Springfield fire officials said.
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Missouri's Republican Gov. Mike Parson on Tuesday announced five new department heads in a major leadership reshuffle for his administration.
Part of the switch-up is because Sarah Steelman stepped down as the commissioner of the Office of Administration, effective Tuesday.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — New health data dashboards unveiled this week offer detailed information about health inequities in Missouri, including information from specific ZIP codes across the state.
The St. Louis-based natural gas company Spire Inc. is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to allow it to keep operating a pipeline through Illinois and Missouri, warning that a winter shutdown could be devastating to St.
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) — One man is dead and another is in serious condition after the utility terrain vehicle they were on overturned.
The accident happened Sunday in Cape Girardeau County.
GOLDEN CITY, Mo. (AP) — Cleanup continues after two small tornadoes touched down early Monday in rural areas of southwestern Missouri.
The National Weather Service on Monday confirmed that an EF-1 twister touched down around 1 a.m.
COWETA, Okla. (AP) — Severe storms brought suspected tornadoes and baseball-sized hail to parts of Oklahoma, but there were no reports Monday of deaths or injuries.
The severe weather system that hit Oklahoma late Sunday also brought heavy rain, lightning and wind to parts of Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri and Texas, and more stormy weather is predicted for later this week in parts of the central U.S.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — A man is now charged with assault for allegedly stabbing the mother of his child at a hospital surgery center in Springfield, Missouri.
KYTV-TV reported Monday that Charles D.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Data shows that most of the people who participated in Missouri's COVID-19 vaccine lottery were already immunized before the program started.
The incentive program was started in July as Missouri struggled to control a surge in cases driven by the more transmissible delta variant in less-vaccinated communities.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The longtime chief executive officer for Ameren Corp. will become executive chairman, and another veteran of the utility will become CEO, the company announced Monday.
Marty Lyons will replace Warner Baxter as president and CEO starting Jan.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Gun violence is killing an increasing number of children and teenagers across America, leaving behind shattered dreams and devastated families.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Gun violence is killing an increasing number of American children, from toddlers caught in crossfires to teenagers gunned down in turf wars, drug squabbles or for posting the wrong thing on social media.
INDEPENDENCE, Mo. (AP) — An 8-year-old boy has died in an accidental shooting in suburban Kansas City over the weekend, police said.
Police in Independence said the shooting happened early Saturday morning when officer were called to a home for reports of a shooting.
RIVERSIDE, Mo. (AP) — Authorities are investigating after a man was killed in a shooting at a convenience store Saturday in a Kansas City suburb.
The Riverside, Missouri, Police Department said the shooting was reported Saturday afternoon at a QuikTrip gas station located at 4600 NW Gateway Avenue, according to the Kansas City Star.
GLENWOOD SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — The fire, floods and massive debris flows of the past year in Glenwood Canyon could help answer an aeons-old question — where exactly does the underground source of water that feeds Hanging Lake begin?
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Missouri coach Eli Drinkwitz called running back Tyler Badie the “least-talked-about great player in the country.”
Badie turned in another under-the-radar classic Saturday, rushing for a career-high 217 yards and scoring three touchdowns to lead the Tigers to a 48-35 victory over North Texas.
CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Geno Hess ran for 116 yards and three touchdowns, Southeast Missouri State intercepted three passes and the Redhawks defeated Austin Peay 30-14 on Saturday night.
Hess led a ground game that piled up 197 yards and the Redhawks' limited passing game added 93 yards as SE Missouri State (2-4, 2-1 Ohio Valley) won despite being outgained by 100 yards.
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — Jaleel McLaughlin ran for two late touchdowns, a 22-yard burst up the middle and a 60-yard dash and Youngstown State handed Missouri State its first Missouri Valley Conference loss, 41-33 on Saturday.
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Elected officials have voted to remove two courthouse murals in Columbia that show a white man pointing a gun at a Native American man and an attempted lynching.
FLORISSANT, Mo. (AP) — Authorities are investigating after human remains were found in a creek in the St. Louis area.
St. Louis County Police Sgt. Tracy Panus said in a news release that the discovery was made around 1:30 p.m.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Kansas City man who is seeking to be exonerated in a triple murder committed more than 40 years ago could get his chance to make his case to a judge in about a month.
KSHB-TV reports that Retired Missouri Court of Appeals Judge James Welsh set the evidentiary hearing for Kevin Strickland for Nov.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Two people have been arrested in a Springfield shooting that killed a 17-year-old and wounded a second victim.
Thirty-year-old Antonio Meanus, of Springfield, was charged Friday with second-degree murder and unlawful possession of a firearm in the death of 17-year-old I’Shon Dunham.
The number of Americans getting COVID-19 vaccines has steadily increased to a three-month high as seniors and people with medical conditions seek boosters, and government and employer mandates push more workers to take their first doses.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Billboards that are popping up around one Missouri city say its time to “Get Off Your Butt!" and “Get. To. Work.” as jobs go unfilled.
“Apply Anywhere" urges the Springfield signs, which are paid for by a group of frustrated business owners that includes Brad Parke.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri lawmaker is demanding to know why a program that would pay parents of disabled children to care for them at home hasn't yet started.
Sen. Brian Williams, a University City Democrat, wrote to Budget Director Dan Haug on Thursday, saying he has “yet to receive a clear answer" for the delay, The Kansas City Star reports.
WENTZVILLE, Mo. (AP) — A South Carolina man was killed by an eastern Missouri police officer after allegedly trying to pull a gun on the officer.
The shooting happened at 2:10 a.m. Thursday on a gas station parking lot in Wentzville, about 40 miles (64 kilometers) west of St.
Since the start of the season, Missouri players have headed into practice each week knowing exactly where they stand on coach Eli Drinkwitz's depth chart.
Not this week.
After the Tigers were blown out 62-24 by Tennessee, every position was up for grabs when they reconvened for practice.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A hearing about procedural issues is scheduled for Friday in the case of a Kansas City man who is seeking to be exonerated in a triple murder committed more than 40 years ago.