Missouri

June 12, 2018 - 12:29 am
Two measles outbreaks in Kansas City have ended, but officials have just started to calculate the costs of containing them. The city deemed the outbreaks officially over as of Monday, when there had been no new cases in 42 days, or two full incubation periods, the Kansas City Star reported. The...
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May 04, 2018 - 6:51 pm
A St. Louis judge will allow lawyers for a man accused of a two-state murder spree to send an investigator to Mexico to research the man's childhood and background, and he has ordered the Missouri attorney general's office to pay most of the cost. Pablo Serrano-Vitorino goes to trial in October in...
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May 04, 2018 - 5:18 am
Authorities say a spring storm dropped two low-intensity tornadoes in southwest Missouri but no major damage was reported. National Weather Service meteorologist Mike Griffin says the two tornadoes touched down early Thursday. An EF1 tornado about 100 yards wide stayed on the ground north of Ozark...
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J.B. Forbes/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP)
May 03, 2018 - 9:33 pm
In a historic move, Missouri lawmakers announced Thursday that they are calling themselves into a special session later this month to consider impeaching Gov. Eric Greitens following allegations of sexual misconduct and misuse of charity resources for his political campaign. Republican House and...
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May 03, 2018 - 5:36 pm
A pancake restaurant chain has fired a black server at a suburban Kansas City restaurant after she printed a racial slur on a black customer's receipt. The Kansas City Star reports that IHOP President Darren Rebelez said in an email that the server's action last month at a restaurant in Grandview,...
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May 02, 2018 - 9:28 pm
A northwest Missouri woman has been sentenced to nine years in federal prison without parole for participating in a $4.3 million heroin and methamphetamine ring. Federal prosecutors say Sabrena Lynn Morgan, 41, of Kearney, was sentenced Tuesday. She is one of 21 people who have pleaded guilty to...
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April 30, 2018 - 7:23 pm
A judge has canceled the weekend dates included in the trial of a man accused of killing four people in Kansas and one in Missouri. Pablo Serrano-Vitorino is scheduled to go to trial in October. He faces the death penalty in the March 2016 deaths of four men in Kansas City, Kansas, and a Montgomery...
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April 27, 2018 - 8:03 pm
A Kansas man alleges in a lawsuit that his free speech rights were violated when he was arrested while asking challenging questions about Israel during a public forum at a Kansas City, Missouri, library. The Kansas City Star reports that Jeremy Rothe-Kushel, 39, filed the suit Thursday in federal...
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April 27, 2018 - 9:57 am
Police say a cattle trailer has overturned in western Missouri, killing 40 to 50 animals. The Kansas City Star reports that the crash happened around 4:30 a.m. Friday in Harrisonville, which is about 30 miles (48.28 kilometers) south of Kansas City. Police say the truck was pulling a trailer with...
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April 25, 2018 - 7:03 pm
Kansas City Power & Light is warning customers it is seeing a dramatic increase in the number of scams directed at customers. The electric company said Wednesday that it has tracked 326 attempted utility collection call scams in the first quarter this year. That's a 76% increase from 185...
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