Stories tagged: missouri
Thu., Feb. 13, 2020
Several states along the Missouri River face an elevated flood risk this spring because the soil remains wet and a significant amount of snow is on the ground in the …
Wed., Feb. 5, 2020
An impaired driver taking a “joy ride” Wednesday along the Kansas City Chiefs’ Super Bowl parade route was put into a forced spin by law enforcement officers who then arrested …
Mon., Jan. 20, 2020
An armed security guard shot and killed a man suspected of fatally shooting a woman and injuring 15 more people outside a bar in Kansas City, Missouri, police said Monday.
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 13, 2019
General Motors will invest $1.5 billion to make what it calls the “next generation” of mid-sized pickup trucks at its plant near St. Louis, the company’s president said Friday.
Thu., Nov. 14, 2019
Authorities are searching for a woman after finding her husband’s corpse in a freezer in a bedroom inside her southwest Missouri home, where it may have been stored for nearly …
Wed., Oct. 23, 2019
A Missouri cattle farmer charged Wednesday with two counts of first-degree murder shot two brothers from Wisconsin, burned their bodies and dumped the remains on a manure pile on his …
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 10, 2019
Officials in a southwest Missouri city are planting small flags in piles of abandoned dog poop as part of a campaign to get residents to clean up after their pets …
Tue., Sept. 24, 2019
A couple who operated an animal rescue face multiple charges after authorities found about 150 dead dogs on property in Missouri and Texas and rescued hundreds more animals that were …
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 27, 2019
A new Missouri ban on abortions at or after eight weeks of pregnancy won’t take effect Wednesday after a federal judge temporarily blocked it from being implemented.
Sun., Aug. 25, 2019
Critics of a new Missouri ban on abortions at or after eight weeks of pregnancy are asking a judge to block the law from taking effect this week.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 8, 2019
Michael Brown’s death at the hands of a white Missouri police officer stands as a seismic moment in American race relations. The fledgling Black Lives Matter movement found its voice, …
Fri., July 26, 2019
Not so many months ago, Jason Kander was spending his life on airplanes. The picture of youth and energy, Kander was in demand from Democratic groups across the U.S., a …
UPDATED: Tue., July 16, 2019
Bayer is closing its crop science division headquarters in North Carolina and moving 500 jobs to the St. Louis area.
Thu., July 11, 2019
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
A Missouri poacher has been ordered to repeatedly watch the movie “Bambi” as part of his sentence for illegally killing hundreds of deer.