- Latest: Ferguson leaders willing to talk to Justice Updated: Feb-10-16 3:59 pm
FERGUSON, Missouri - The latest on efforts by Ferguson to reach a consent agreement with the U.S. Department of Justice to improve police and court practices in the St. Louis suburb (all times local):
- Schwartz set to return from broken ankle for Blues Updated: Feb-10-16 3:48 pm
ST. LOUIS - Starving for offense, the St. Louis Blues are about to get one of their top skill players back.
- Missouri senators consider government role in road safety Updated: Feb-10-16 3:42 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - A Senate panel is considering four bills that would change Missouri's laws on texting while driving, seatbelts and motorcycle helmets.
- Pro racecar driver Scott Tucker charged in payday loan scam Updated: Feb-10-16 3:28 pm
NEW YORK - Professional racecar driver Scott Tucker was arrested Wednesday on criminal charges accusing him of living the high life on the backs of millions of desperate people who used his payday lending operation to get quick cash over the Internet.
- Missouri lawmakers act to block home care worker wage hike Updated: Feb-10-16 3:26 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - Missouri lawmakers are taking action to block a health department rule that would increase wages for home care attendants.
- Ferguson is defiant again in deal with Justice Department Updated: Feb-10-16 2:34 pm
FERGUSON, Missouri - Defiance has often defined Ferguson in the 18 months since a police officer fatally shot Michael Brown and provoked an examination of how poor people and minorities are treated in the St. Louis suburb.
- Missouri man cleared in 2013 death linked to shooting, fire Updated: Feb-10-16 12:56 pm
FARMINGTON, Missouri - An eastern Missouri man has been acquitted of charges that he fatally shot a man in the head before dousing him with gasoline and setting him on fire.
- Missouri bill would require students to pass civics exam Updated: Feb-10-16 12:24 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - A House committee has approved a bill that would require Missouri high school students to pass a civics exam similar to the U.S. naturalization test in order to graduate.
- Sheryl Crow donates $21,600 to Kennett teachers Updated: Feb-10-16 11:46 am
KENNETT, Missouri - Musician Sheryl Crow has surprised teachers at her former southeast Missouri high school with a $21,600 donation.
- Helicopter, dogs search for missing 3-year-old in Missouri Updated: Feb-10-16 10:27 am
IRONTON, Missouri - Authorities are using a helicopter and dogs to search for a missing 3-year-old boy in southeast Missouri.
- Missouri school nurse charged with having sex with student Updated: Feb-10-16 8:44 am
SPRINGFIELD, Missouri - A school nurse from southwest Missouri is charged with having sex with a 15-year-old student.
- Man charged with fatal shooting in southwest Missouri Updated: Feb-10-16 8:32 am
SPRINGFIELD, Missouri - Authorities say a man has been charged with fatally shooting his girlfriend in southwest Missouri.
- Man arrested in 2006 death of 2-year-old boy in Topeka Updated: Feb-10-16 5:00 am
TOPEKA, Kansas - A 31-year-old man has been arrested in Missouri in the 2006 death of a 2-year-old boy in Topeka.
- Respiratory health study to be done near St. Louis landfill Updated: Feb-10-16 3:56 am
BRIDGETON, Missouri - St. Louis County Health Department says workers will conduct a health survey of respiratory ailments near the Bridgeton Landfill, where an underground fire has been smoldering since 2010.
- Fire officials: Woman dies after Raytown apartment fire Updated: Feb-10-16 2:02 am
RAYTOWN, Missouri - A woman has died of her injuries from an early morning fire in a Kansas City apartment that killed her 4-year-old grandson.
- Scheifele's goal gives Jets 2-1 shootout win over Blues Updated: Feb-10-16 12:43 am
ST. LOUIS - Mark Scheifele looked like a player who had scored plenty of shootout goals. The Winnipeg Jets looked like a team that could play with one of the NHL's best.
- Missouri Supreme Court upholds would-be gunman's conviction Updated: Feb-09-16 8:22 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - The Missouri Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld the conviction of a southwest Missouri man who told police he had considered committing a mass shooting at a Wal-Mart or a movie theater but changed his mind.
- Missouri ban on felons carrying guns ruled constitutional Updated: Feb-09-16 6:24 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - A recent amendment to the state constitution doesn't mean some felons now can carry guns, The Missouri Supreme Court ruled Tuesday, affirming the status of current law.
- Cleric arrested during Ferguson protest acquitted Updated: Feb-09-16 4:49 pm
CLAYTON, Missouri - A cleric arrested during a protest in Ferguson has been found not guilty of willfully disobeying a police order to disperse.
- Murder charge filed in shooting death of 60-year-old jogger Updated: Feb-09-16 4:23 pm
KANSAS CITY, Missouri - A Kansas City man has been charged with second-degree murder in the death of a 60-year-old man who was fatally shot in 2012 while out for a morning jog.
- Missouri House considers expanding overdose medicine access Updated: Feb-09-16 3:11 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - A drug that treats heroin overdoses could become easier to acquire in Missouri under legislation in the House.
- Welfare verification wins initial approval in Missouri House Updated: Feb-09-16 1:13 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - Legislation requiring a private company to scrutinize Missouri's welfare rolls has won initial approval in the House.
- Missouri's suspended players Gant, Woods in doubt vs Vandy Updated: Feb-09-16 12:54 pm
COLUMBIA, Missouri - Missouri coach Kim Anderson hasn't decided whether to lift suspensions of Jakeenan Gant and Russell Woods, who have been benched for one game after being cited for misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia.
- Noranda Aluminum files for bankruptcy Updated: Feb-09-16 11:44 am
KANSAS CITY, Missouri - One of North America's biggest makers of aluminum foil is seeking bankruptcy protection to restructure, citing falling aluminum prices and other market challenges that also will force it to idle production at a Missouri smelter.
- Princeton opens dialogue on alumnus Woodrow Wilson, racism Updated: Feb-09-16 10:44 am
TRENTON, New Jersey - How do you apply 21st-century sensibilities to the legacy of a man raised in the 19th-century South who achieved greatness in the early 20th century at an institution that didn't begin admitting blacks until the late 1940s and women until 1969?