Stories tagged: missouri
Mon., Nov. 13, 2017
Missouri’s attorney general announced Monday that his office is investigating Google for potential violations of the state’s consumer-protection and antitrust laws.
Tue., Oct. 10, 2017
Republican Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley has made it official: He’s running for the U.S. Senate against incumbent Democrat Claire McCaskill in 2018.
Fri., Sept. 29, 2017
Despite the stats and anecdotes about crimes perpetuated against transgender individuals, local authorities insist the victim’s gender identity was not in play, and on Wednesday prosecutors announced the defendants would …
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 23, 2017
Missouri is again at the center of a racially charged conflict after a judge acquitted a white former St. Louis police officer of first-degree murder in the death of a …
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 15, 2017
A white former police officer was acquitted Friday in the 2011 death of a black man who was fatally shot following a high-speed chase, and hundreds of demonstrators streamed into …
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 9, 2017
Groups at an anti-fascism rally in downtown Kansas City complied with a police order on Saturday to remove ammunition from their weapons, but they said the order violated their rights …
Mon., Aug. 28, 2017
It is human nature that human beings are loath to admit their mistakes. It is also human nature that human beings will make mistakes, regardless.
Sat., Aug. 26, 2017
Thousands of workers in St. Louis will likely see smaller paychecks starting Monday, when a new Missouri law takes effect barring local government from enacting minimum wages different than the …
Fri., Aug. 4, 2017
A fire official says about 10 people were sickened by a suspicious package in the mailroom of a sprawling IRS building in downtown Kansas City, Missouri.
Thu., July 27, 2017
Storms that pummeled the Kansas City area with several inches of rain closed roads and led to water rescues, including two people who were trapped early Thursday by floodwaters that …
Mon., June 26, 2017
The Supreme Court has ruled that churches have the same right as other charitable groups to seek state money for new playground surfaces and other non-religious needs.
Fri., June 23, 2017
A federal judge on Tuesday approved a secret civil settlement of the wrongful death lawsuit filed by the parents of Michael Brown over his 2014 fatal shooting.
Tue., June 6, 2017
Dozens of thirsty police officers responded to an “emergency” call to visit a lemonade stand run by a 3-year-old aspiring cop in Kansas City, Missouri.
Fri., May 12, 2017
A Kansas City-area man has pleaded guilty to duping dozens of women into having sex with him on camera by telling them they were rehearsing for roles in pornographic movies.
Fri., April 14, 2017
About Sessions, Stamper says: “He’s clearly in lockstep with his boss. … He is clearly an apologist for the worst kind of policing in this country.”
Tue., April 11, 2017
An explosion Tuesday at a sprawling ammunition plant near Kansas City, Missouri, killed one worker and injured four others, the U.S. Army said.
Mon., April 10, 2017
A second high school prospect who initially committed to Washington before the Huskies’ coach was fired last month says he will instead play basketball at Missouri. Blake Harris, a 6-foot-3 …
Wed., April 5, 2017
A tornado with wind speeds of up to 120 mph caused damage to a fire station, elementary school and several other buildings in southwest Missouri, the National Weather Service said …
Tue., April 4, 2017
Ferguson, Missouri’s top elected official in the tumultuous 32 months since the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown won another three-year term Tuesday.
Mon., April 3, 2017
Ferguson police have had body cameras since shortly after the killing of an unarmed, black 18-year-old, Michael Brown, by a white officer on the force. But 2
UPDATED: Tue., March 7, 2017
The Storm Prediction Center in Norman, Oklahoma, said dozens of tornadoes struck overnight in Missouri, Kansas, Iowa and Illinois. The National Weather Service was assessing the exact number and strength …
UPDATED: Sun., March 5, 2017
Missouri has fired basketball coach Kim Anderson after less than three seasons with his alma mater.
Wed., March 1, 2017
A spring-like storm system that killed at least three people as it spawned tornadoes and damaged dozens of homes in the central U.S. rumbled eastward Wednesday, putting about 95 million …
Wed., Feb. 22, 2017
A federal lawsuit by Michael Brown’s parents over the 2014 police shooting death of their son in Ferguson, Missouri, now won’t happen until at least next year, though a judge …
Tue., Feb. 21, 2017
As many as 200 headstones at a Jewish cemetery were toppled over the weekend here in a case that is making national headlines. Anita Feigenbaum, executive director of the Chesed …
Tue., Jan. 3, 2017
Members of Congress reportedly cited an 8-year-old ethics investigation into Missouri Rep. Sam Graves, at a closed-door meeting Monday night, as an example of why they needed to rein in …
Sat., Oct. 22, 2016
The first time Missouri played Middle Tennessee State was Sept. 20, 2003, when the Tigers narrowly defeated the Blue Raiders 41-40 in overtime.
Thu., Aug. 11, 2016
Associated Press COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) – New athletic director Jim Sterk did not shy away from addressing the social issues that have beset the Missouri campus the last 12 months, …
Tue., July 26, 2016
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.– The Missouri Supreme Court has struck down a law that had cut the duration of the state’s unemployment benefits to one of the shortest periods in the …
Mon., June 27, 2016
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon vetoed a gun measure Monday that would allow the concealed carry of firearms without a permit and expand residents’ rights to stand and fight against perceived …