Stories tagged: Missouri
UPDATED: Tue., July 16, 2019, 6:37 p.m.
Bayer is closing its crop science division headquarters in North Carolina and moving 500 jobs to the St. Louis area.
Thu., July 11, 2019, 1:50 p.m.
A pickup truck slammed into a horse-drawn carriage in Missouri on Thursday, killing an 8-year-old Mennonite boy and seriously injuring two other children and two adults, authorities said.
Fri., June 28, 2019, 12:44 p.m.
A Missouri commissioner on Friday ruled that the state’s only abortion clinic can continue providing the service at least until August as a fight over its license plays out, adding …
Tue., June 25, 2019, 11:59 a.m.
Repairs and cleanup following the prolonged flooding along the Mississippi River will cost more than $2 billion, an advocacy group for river communities said Tuesday.
Fri., June 21, 2019, 9:33 p.m.
Missouri’s only abortion clinic lost its license to perform the procedure, though it remains open at least temporarily under a judge’s order. The state health department notified the Planned Parenthood …
UPDATED: Fri., May 31, 2019, 12:17 p.m.
A judge issued an order Friday ensuring Missouri’s only abortion clinic can continue providing abortions, acting just hours before the St. Louis Planned Parenthood facility’s license was set to expire.
UPDATED: Thu., May 30, 2019, 5:31 p.m.
A St. Louis judge is deciding whether to grant an order that would allow Missouri’s only abortion clinic to keep its license to perform abortions past Friday.
UPDATED: Fri., May 24, 2019, 3:33 p.m.
Missouri Gov. Mike Parson on Friday signed a bill that bans abortions on or beyond the eighth week of pregnancy without exceptions for cases of rape or incest, making it …
Fri., May 24, 2019, 10:43 a.m.
Former Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens’ request to return to active duty with the Navy has been approved, but he will not serve again as an elite Navy SEAL.
UPDATED: Thu., May 23, 2019, 10:44 a.m.
A tornado tore apart buildings in Missouri’s capital city as part of an outbreak of severe weather across the state overnight that left at least three people dead and dozens …
UPDATED: Wed., May 22, 2019, 3:06 p.m.
Waterlogged parts of the central U.S. were bracing Wednesday for more rain, following days of severe storms that have battered Iowa, Kansas, Missouri and Oklahoma and caused at least three …
UPDATED: Fri., May 17, 2019, 4:21 p.m.
Missouri’s Republican-led House on Friday passed sweeping legislation designed to survive court challenges, which would ban abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy.
Wed., April 24, 2019, 12:44 p.m.
A Missouri county trying to recruit new firefighters is getting real with its sales pitch, saying in signs posted outside its stations that the job offers “Hard Labor, Odd Hours, …
Wed., April 3, 2019, 5:45 p.m.
Three Midwestern Republican governors of states ravaged by recent flooding on Wednesday demanded more authority over management of the Missouri River system.
UPDATED: Tue., March 19, 2019, 6:52 p.m.
Farmer Jeff Jorgenson looks out over 750 acres of cropland submerged beneath the swollen Missouri River, and he knows he probably won’t plant this year.
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 29, 2018, 6:41 p.m.
A young sister and brother, their grandmother and another woman were fatally shot inside a St. Louis-area home. The suspect was taken into custody seven hours later.
Sun., Dec. 23, 2018, 10:29 a.m.
Parson believes a repeal-and-replace effort is necessary for a new voter-approved constitutional amendment revising the way Missouri’s legislative districts are drawn.
UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 17, 2018, 3:09 p.m.
A Missouri poacher has been ordered to repeatedly watch the movie “Bambi” as part of his sentence for illegally killing hundreds of deer.
Sun., Dec. 2, 2018, 11:15 a.m.
The votes won’t be cast for another four years, yet Democrats already appear likely to gain seats in Missouri’s Republican-dominated Legislature in 2022. The reason: a one-of-its kind redistricting initiative …
Thu., Nov. 8, 2018, 11:15 a.m.
The captain of a tourist boat that sank in a southwest Missouri lake and killed 17 people, including nine members of one family, didn’t tell passengers to put on flotation …
Wed., Oct. 31, 2018, 1:25 p.m.
Facing a tough re-election battle, Sen. Claire McCaskill (D) is distancing herself from liberal members of her party, including Sen. Elizabeth Warren (Mass.) – even as Warren’s leadership PAC donated …
Fri., Oct. 5, 2018, 11:59 a.m.
An Arkansas man who killed himself during a 1999 police standoff at a Missouri motel was a killer and rapist who strangled a South Carolina woman in 1990 and gunned …
Mon., Sept. 24, 2018, 1 p.m.
Six contestants for a promotion at Six Flags St. Louis will compete for a $300 prize, season tickets and other perks, and all they have to do is spend 30 …
Thu., Sept. 13, 2018, 2:15 p.m.
Cue the giggling: A small Missouri town has a new newspaper called The Uranus Examiner.
Wed., Aug. 8, 2018, 6:19 p.m.
Four years after the deadly police shooting that triggered racial unrest in Ferguson and helped give rise to the Black Lives Matter movement, a black city councilman scored an election …
Wed., Aug. 8, 2018, 12:53 p.m.
The steady march of new “right-to-work” laws in Republican-led states hit a wall in Missouri, where voters resoundingly rejected a measure that could have weakened union finances after national and …
Fri., July 27, 2018, 8:26 p.m.
Video and audio recordings from a fatal tourist boat accident in Missouri show that the lake went from calm to deadly dangerous in a matter of minutes, the National Transportation …
Mon., July 23, 2018, 11 a.m.
The duck boat that capsized and sank last week on a sightseeing cruise was raised from a Missouri lake Monday, more than three days after the accident that killed 17 …
Sat., July 21, 2018, 8:16 a.m.
More than half of the 17 people killed when a tourist boat sank on a Branson lake were members of the same Indiana family, and they likely would not have …
UPDATED: Fri., July 20, 2018, 9:26 p.m.
The country-and-western tourist town of Branson, Missouri, mourned Friday for more than a dozen sightseers who were killed when a duck boat capsized and sank in stormy weather in the …