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Missouri man put to death for killing deputy, 2 others

A man who killed two people in a drug dispute and a sheriff’s deputy in a subsequent shootout was put to death Wednesday in what could be Missouri’s last execution …


Bird flu forces slaughter of 39K turkeys at Missouri farm

State agricultural officials say 39,000 turkeys at a southwest Missouri farm have been destroyed after avian flu was detected late last week.


Missouri certifies wins for Trump, Clinton in close primary

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Republican businessman Donald Trump and former Democratic Secretary of State Hillary Clinton were certified Tuesday as the winners of Missouri’s presidential primaries, though a recount remains …


Veteran Miami officer named police chief in troubled Ferguson

A veteran Miami police officer with two decades of experience dealing with the media and community leaders will take over as Ferguson’s police chief, hoping to help the St. Louis …


Man suspected of killing 5 in Missouri, Kansas captured

A Mexican national suspected of killing his neighbor and three other men at his neighbor’s Kansas home before killing another man about 170 miles away in Missouri was arrested early …


Authorities searching for man suspected in 5 fatal shootings

Dozens of officers searched farmland in central Missouri on Tuesday for a man suspected of killing a man at a nearby house just hours after fatally shooting four people at …


Missouri senator says she has breast cancer

Missouri Sen. Claire McCaskill said Monday she has breast cancer and would remain in St. Louis for the next three weeks to receive treatment.


Newsmakers

Missouri dismissed QB Maty Mauk from the football program Thursday after a series of missteps that included three suspensions over the past four months. Coach Barry Odom


Smart Bombs: Safe spaces can be defensible

Campuses should be where the voiceless can be heard respectfully. However, students should not be encouraged to find shelter from uncomfortable views.


Missouri transfer joining Bulldogs

Johnathan Williams announced Saturday night that he will transfer to Gonzaga. Williams, led Missouri in scoring (11.9) and rebounding (7.1) as a sophomore last season. He will be a key …


Gas prices hit 5-year low

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri became the first state Friday to have an average statewide gas price fall below $2 per gallon since 2009, while Oklahoma’s average was expected …


Tide refuse to ebb

Blake Sims threw a pair of touchdown passes, T.J. Yeldon and Derrick Henry each had a couple of touchdown runs, and top-ranked Alabama pulled away in the fourth quarter to …


Police: St. Louis officers kill suspect wielding knife

ST. LOUIS — A large crowd, some chanting “Hands up, don’t shoot,” gathered Tuesday at the site where St. Louis police officers shot and killed a knife-wielding man after a …


Police, protesters collide again in Ferguson

FERGUSON, Mo. — The National Guard arrived in Ferguson but kept its distance from the streets where protesters clashed again with police, as clouds of tear gas and smoke hung …


Rams take Sam in 7th round

NEW YORK – Michael Sam was picked by the St. Louis Rams in the seventh round of the NFL draft Saturday, becoming the first openly gay player drafted by a …


Grip on success

Casey Stangel’s father tried to put into perspective his daughter’s approach to life. When it finally hit him after an interview, he called the reporter back to explain.


Missouri beats North Carolina in Independence Bowl

SHREVEPORT, La. – Missouri made its final football game as a member of the Big 12 a success. James Franklin ran for two touchdowns and threw for another, and the …


Cavaliers continue downward spiral with loss to Mavericks

NBA: Over one season or two, no team in NBA history has lost as many games in a row as these Cleveland Cavaliers. The surging Mavericks beat Cleveland 99-96 on …


Soldier in Missouri dies from meningitis

ST. LOUIS – One soldier is dead of meningitis at Fort Leonard Wood and a second is “very seriously ill,” according to officials at the Army base in southern Missouri. …


Church members dress as Jesus for Christmas

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Dressed in flowing robes and thorny crowns, about 400 churchgoers promised their pastor they’d dress like Jesus as a hard-to-miss reminder of the holiday’s religious roots. …