- Road to playoffs can be long, brutal grind - or rapid ride Updated: Oct-10-15 2:38 am
KANSAS CITY, Missouri - Alex Rios bounced through four organizations and played nearly 1,700 games before he finally appeared in a postseason game with the Kansas City Royals on Thursday night.
- Lester outpitched, Cubs lose 4-0 to Cardinals in NLDS opener Updated: Oct-09-15 11:05 pm
ST. LOUIS - Jon Lester did all he could to keep the Chicago Cubs close. The lefty knew there was little margin for error against old teammate John Lackey.
- Lackey dominates, Cardinals beat Cubs 4-0 in NLDS opener Updated: Oct-09-15 10:42 pm
- 13-year-old boy accused in fatal shooting of girl, 12 Updated: Oct-09-15 8:58 pm
JASPER, Missouri - A 13-year-old boy deliberately shot and killed a 12-year-old girl outside a foster home in rural southwest Missouri where they both lived using a gun he had taken from the house, the local sheriff said Friday.
- Every move goes awry as Astros fall to Royals 5-4 in ALDS Updated: Oct-09-15 8:34 pm
KANSAS CITY, Missouri - Every move Houston Astros manager A.J. Hinch made seemed to work in Game 1 of the AL Division Series. Every move he tried in Game 2 seemed to go awry.
- Royals rally, beat Astros 5-4 to even ALDS at 1 game each Updated: Oct-09-15 7:39 pm
- Religious order reaches $300,000 settlement in abuse case Updated: Oct-09-15 6:50 pm
ST. LOUIS - A Roman Catholic religious order has agreed to pay $300,000 to a former student at a suburban St. Louis high school to settle claims that a teacher at the school sexually abused him.
- Missouri mega donor gives $500K for Schaefer bid for office Updated: Oct-09-15 6:38 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - A Republican state senator running for Missouri attorney general has received another big check from mega-donor Rex Sinquefield.
- Missouri health department Director Vasterling stepping down Updated: Oct-09-15 5:47 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - The director of the state health department is stepping down to take a job as an attorney for the Department of Mental Health, Gov. Jay Nixon announced Friday.
- Receivers Austin and Bailey turn up offense for Rams Updated: Oct-09-15 5:15 pm
ST. LOUIS - St. Louis Rams receivers Tavon Austin and Stedman Bailey made their mark during the win at Arizona.
- Homeless advocate accused in lawsuit over Springfield fire Updated: Oct-09-15 5:13 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Missouri - The family of a 39-year-old man killed in a 2012 house fire is suing a community activist, accusing him of arranging for their son to live in a Springfield home that lacked safety features.
- Sheriff: 50 shots fired in altercation outside strip club Updated: Oct-09-15 3:47 pm
NIXA, Missouri - Dozens of shots were fired in an altercation outside a southwest Missouri strip club in what Christian County Sheriff Brad Cole thinks was a drug deal gone bad.
- Chiefs kicker Santos has franchise field goal mark in pocket Updated: Oct-09-15 2:37 pm
KANSAS CITY, Missouri - Cairo Santos, the diminutive soccer player from Brazil who learned the rules to American football by playing the "Madden" video game, could have some salty ratings as a kicker when the next version of the game comes out.
- University of Missouri launches $1.3B fundraising campaign Updated: Oct-09-15 12:16 pm
COLUMBIA, Missouri - The University of Missouri has officially begun the public phase of the largest fundraising campaign in the school's history, with the goal of raising $1.3 billion by 2020.
- Terror funding defendant wants federal case dismissed Updated: Oct-09-15 12:12 pm
ST. LOUIS - A Bosnian man has asked a federal judge in St. Louis to toss out an indictment accusing him of supporting terrorist groups in Iraq and Syria, insisting prosecutors lack sufficient facts proving he tried to underwrite terrorism.
- Shamrock Proppants shuts down indefinitely in mid-Missouri Updated: Oct-09-15 11:01 am
MEXICO, Missouri - Operations have been shut down at a central Missouri plant that makes materials used in fracking.
- Missouri man gets 15 years in prison for road rage shooting Updated: Oct-09-15 10:40 am
POPLAR BLUFF, Missouri - A southeast Missouri man has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for a shooting during a road rage incident.
- Lincoln County man charged in abuse of 3-month-old son Updated: Oct-09-15 9:51 am
TROY, Missouri - A man accused of abusing his 3-month-old son has been charged in Lincoln County.
- Enrollment dips 1,500 for St. Louis schools Updated: Oct-09-15 9:37 am
ST. LOUIS - Enrollment is down for St. Louis Public Schools, and if it doesn't rebound, the district stands to lose millions of dollars in state funding.
- Diversity training will be required for Missouri freshmen Updated: Oct-09-15 8:49 am
COLUMBIA, Missouri - All freshmen at the University of Missouri will be required to undergo diversity training beginning in January, and the program will eventually be expanded to include all students, faculty and staff.
- St. Louis' mayor makes latest pitch for spy agency campus Updated: Oct-09-15 8:44 am
ST. LOUIS - St. Louis' mayor is making his latest push to lure a federal spy agency's new 3,100-employee regional headquarters, insisting that losing the agency "would be a devastating blow to our city's economy."
- Man who boasted about river jumps dies after jump Updated: Oct-09-15 8:39 am
ST. LOUIS - Authorities say a man who jumped into the Mississippi River and drowned had boasted to friends that he had jumped into the river many times and wanted to do it again.
- Springfield utility to halt some coal burning for now Updated: Oct-09-15 8:01 am
SPRINGFIELD, Missouri - The City Utilities power plant at Lake Springfield will be burning natural gas, not coal, for now as the utility studies new federal rules.
- EXCHANGE: Many point with pride at World War II service Updated: Oct-09-15 6:15 am
DECATUR, Illinois - Seventy years ago, millions of Americans were returning home from their posts on ships, remote islands in the Pacific Ocean and occupation duty in Europe.
- 2 men sentenced for roles in conspiracy that claimed 3 lives Updated: Oct-09-15 5:01 am
KANSAS CITY, Missouri - Two Missouri men have been sentenced for their roles in a drug-trafficking conspiracy that left three people dead during a suburban Kansas City home invasion.