JEFFERSON CITY (AP) — Missouri lawmakers are pushing legislation that would make it harder for judges to require domestic violence victims to disclose confidential addresses.House and Senate leadership announced Wednesday that they would push an...
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ST. LOUIS (AP) — Fire officials in St. Louis are investigating after a vacant home exploded, sending glass, wood and other rubble flying into the air.The explosion in the city's Baden neighborhood happened about 8:30 a.m. Wednesday. Fire Capt. Garon...
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JEFFERSON CITY - A coalition of organizations rallied at the state capitol Wednesday in support of a "Moral Missouri."The coalition was comprised of 12 different organizations and included Planned Parenthood, the NAACP and Empower Missouri. The group...
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NEOSHO (AP) - Students at a college in southwestern Missouri will see a tuition increase in the coming year in response to Gov. Eric Greitens' proposed 10 percent cut to higher education funding.The Joplin Globe reports Crowder College approved a tuition...
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JEFFERSON CITY (AP) — The Missouri Supreme Court has set an execution date for this summer for a man sentenced to death for the 1998 fatal stabbing of a former newspaper reporter during a burglary.The state's high court on Wednesday scheduled Marcellus...
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PINE LAWN (AP) — Police are looking for two cars in connection with the shooting deaths of three men in St. Louis County.Authorities say the bodies of the victims were found about 10:15 a.m. Wednesday in Pine Lawn. All three were pronounced dead at the...
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KANSAS CITY (AP) — Two men once detained at the Jackson County jail are separately suing over the lockup's conditions they say included sewage issues.The Kansas City Star reports one federal lawsuit Wednesday by Joshua Riechmann alleges his jail cell...
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COLUMBIA - Popular mobile app and ridesharing service "Lyft" has joined Uber in Columbia.Lyft added Columbia to its company website one day after Gov. Eric Greitens signed new regulations on ride-hailing services into law.Jerry Dowell, who works as the...
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COLUMBIA - Firefighters responded to a house fire at Ridgecrest Drive early Wednesday morning. Eight Columbia Fire Department units aggressively put the kitchen fire out in five minutes.One person and two dogs were inside during the fire but escaped...
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ST. LOUIS (AP) — An audit launched in the wake of unrest following the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson found the city's court system "in disarray" and disorganized.Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway released details of the audit...
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ST. LOUIS (AP) — Records show that the body of an inmate who hanged himself at a St. Louis halfway house remained undiscovered for hours while corrections employees streamed movies and skipped security checks.The St. Louis Post-Dispatch  reports that it...
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KANSAS CITY (AP) — Four more people have been sentenced for their roles in a multi-million fraud that involved impersonating employees of North Kansas City-based health information technology company Cerner Corp.The U.S. attorney's office says...
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COLUMBIA - Police arrested a man Tuesday morning on suspicion of sex crimes involving an underage girl.According to the Columbia Police Department, James Patterson, 34, befriended the victim through a Hula Hoop Club.The victim said in January 2016,...
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JEFFERSON CITY (AP) — A former Jefferson City business owner has admitted to his role in a burglary scheme in which primarily electronic equipment and college housing in Columbia was targeted and the loot was sold on eBay.The U.S. attorney's office says...
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ST. LOUIS (AP) — Authorities say an 85-year-old woman has been found dead after a fire at a north St. Louis retirement facility.St. Louis County police said in a news release that the fire was reported Tuesday night at the Bethesda Village North...
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SPRINGFIELD (AP) — A southwestern Missouri 17-year-old has been charged as an adult in the stabbing death of an 80-year-old woman.Trystan Westrip of Republic is charged in Greene County with first-degree murder, armed criminal action, first-degree...
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JEFFERSON CITY (AP) — The Missouri Supreme Court says that a woman running a dog kennel can't sue dog advocacy groups for defamation.The court on Tuesday unanimously upheld a circuit court decision dismissing a defamation lawsuit filed by dog kennel...
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JEFFERSON CITY - People who are Deaf, DeafBlind and Hard of Hearing will have the opportunity to meet their legislators on Wednesday. Advocates from across Missouri will travel to the capitol to push for legislation that would improve the lives of people...
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FULTON - The Fulton Police Department found a body on Monday that's likely to be that of 31-year-old Carl DeBrodie.During a search, police found a body in a large container filled with concrete in a storage unit on South Westminster Ave in...
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COLUMBIA- The time has come for Missouri elementary and middle schoolers to take the annual Missouri Assessment Program (MAP) test.And for the first time in years, this test will look very similar to last year, with the test's format and concepts in math...
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