Missouri

Christian Gooden/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP
May 17, 2019 - 9:08 pm
Missouri's House on Friday passed sweeping legislation designed to survive court challenges, which would ban abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy. If enacted, the ban would be among the most restrictive in the U.S. It includes exceptions for medical emergencies, but not for pregnancies caused by...
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May 17, 2019 - 7:48 pm
Missouri lawmakers are renewing a truce offer with Kansas in a long-running battle over businesses in the Kansas City area. Legislation given final approval Friday would prohibit Missouri tax incentives from being used to lure businesses from the Kansas side of Kansas City to move across the state...
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May 16, 2019 - 5:51 am
Ban would block women from receiving procedure at 8 weeks into pregnancy. Watch the latest video at
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May 15, 2019 - 8:49 pm
A man accused of stalking several women who worked at massage parlors has been found guilty on eight of 10 federal charges against him. Robert Gross, 67, who has a criminal record dating back to the 1960s, was convicted Wednesday on two of four stalking charges and six gun-related charges. Federal...
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May 14, 2019 - 7:04 pm
A Kansas City, Missouri, man has been charged with fatally shooting another man, dismembering his body and then setting the remains on fire. Colton Stock, 30, was charged Tuesday with first-degree murder and three other felonies in the death of 35-year-old Matthew Calkins, of Gardner, Kansas. No...
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May 13, 2019 - 8:23 pm
A Kansas man was sentenced to 15 years in prison for his role in a fatal robbery at a Joplin home in 2017. Brock Robinson, 21, was sentenced Monday for second-degree murder, first-degree robbery and first-degree assault. He is the second of three men from Columbus, Kansas, sentenced in the fatal...
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May 08, 2019 - 7:08 pm
A stretch of interstate highway in northwestern Missouri is open again for the first time since floodwaters shut it down in March. Interstate 29 reopened Wednesday to the Iowa state line. Historic flooding in March forced closure of the busy north-south roadway. I-29 also is open in Iowa, but with...
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Jason Fochtman/Houston Chronicle via AP
May 08, 2019 - 5:59 pm
Rain swamping the nation's midsection forced people from their homes in Kansas, stranded dozens of Texas children at school overnight and strained levees along the surging Mississippi River in Illinois, Missouri and elsewhere Wednesday prompting yet more flash flood concerns. The flooding began in...
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May 06, 2019 - 8:39 pm
The flood-ravaged Midwest doesn't need more rain, but it may get it anyway. The National Weather Service predicts several days of wet weather this week in the central U.S. Hydrologist Mark Fuchs (Fyooks) says parts of eastern Kansas could get up to 5 inches of rain by Friday, and 3 inches or more...
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May 03, 2019 - 7:15 pm
The body of a kayaker missing since Wednesday has been found in a swollen southwest Missouri creek, the fourth person to die in the latest round of spring flooding. Missouri State Highway Patrol Sgt. John Lueckenhoff says troopers found the body of Scott M. Puckett, 35, of Forsyth, Missouri, Friday...
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