Missouri

August 10, 2018 - 7:21 pm
Three teenagers from Kansas are dead and 10 other people are hurt after a church van heading for an outing crashed in southwestern Missouri. The wreck happened around 10:40 a.m. Friday near Bolivar. Missouri State Highway Patrol Sgt. John Lueckenhoff says those killed were a boy, 16, from Olathe, a...
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FILE - In this Aug. 8, 2018 photo, Wesley Bell stands outside the Ferguson, Mo., police headquarters a day after he defeated longtime St. Louis County prosecutor Bob McCulloch in the Democratic primary. Bell's 57 percent to 43 percent victory over McCulloch, a white prosecutor first elected in 1990, is the latest win for the Black Lives Matter movement, which has increasingly shifted from protest to local politics in recent years. Voters concerned with the killing of unarmed black people by police have made their voices heard from Ferguson to Cleveland to Chicago. (AP Photo/Jim Salter, File)
August 10, 2018 - 10:54 am
When LaShell Eikerenkoetter cast her vote for Wesley Bell in the St. Louis County Democratic primary on Tuesday, she took the spirit of Michael Brown with her to the ballot box. She had a sole purpose on Election Day: Get rid of Bob McCulloch , the veteran prosecutor who did not get an indictment...
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In this June 30, 2018, photo, Wesley Bell, a candidate for St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney, addresses the crowd during a protest about the Trump Administration's policy of family separation and detention at Kiener Plaza in downtown St. Louis. St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney Bob McCulloch is facing Ferguson City Councilman Bell, a 43-year-old former prosecutor and judge. (David Carson/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP)
August 08, 2018 - 3:08 pm
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Four years after the deadly police shooting that triggered racial unrest in Ferguson, Missouri, a black city councilman scored an election upset and ousted the white prosecutor criticized over his handling of the case. Wesley Bell's defeat of seven-term St. Louis County...
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FILE - In this Thursday, Nov. 6, 2008, file photo, Rashida Tlaib, a Democrat, is photographed outside the Michigan Capitol in Lansing, Mich. In the primary election Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018, Democrats pick former Michigan state Rep. Rashida Tlaib to run unopposed for the congressional seat that former Rep. John Conyers held for more than 50 years. Tlaib would be the first Muslim woman in Congress. (AP Photo/Al Goldis, File)
August 08, 2018 - 1:36 am
WESTERVILLE, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on primaries in Missouri, Kansas, Michigan and Washington state and a congressional special election in Ohio (all times local): 2:15 a.m. Former Michigan state lawmkaer Rashida Tlaib has won the Democratic nomination to run unopposed for a House seat, setting her...
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In this June 30, 2018, photo, Wesley Bell, a candidate for St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney, addresses the crowd during a protest about the Trump Administration's policy of family separation and detention at Kiener Plaza in downtown St. Louis. St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney Bob McCulloch is facing Ferguson City Councilman Bell, a 43-year-old former prosecutor and judge. (David Carson/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP)
August 08, 2018 - 12:31 am
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A black Ferguson city councilman claimed victory Tuesday in his race against Bob McCulloch, a seven-term prosecuting attorney in St. Louis County who gained national attention in his handling of the investigation into the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson. With the...
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FILE - In this June 20, 2018, file photo, Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., asks a question during a Senate Finance Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. McCaskill's hopes of winning a third term in Republican-dominated Missouri could depend both on convincing voters she's sufficiently moderate and how voters feel about President Donald Trump, who is backing her presumptive Republican challenger. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)
August 08, 2018 - 12:19 am
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on the primary election in Missouri (all times local): 12:15 a.m. A black Ferguson city councilman has claimed victory over seven-term incumbent Bob McCulloch in the Democratic primary for St. Louis County prosecutor. Wesley Bell told a large crowd of...
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August 07, 2018 - 2:04 pm
President Donald Trump's preferred congressional candidate — and his chief legislative achievement — are about to be tested in battleground Ohio in the season's final high-stakes special election. The midsummer affair comes as Trump's shadow looms over primary contests in four other states on...
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August 03, 2018 - 10:47 am
Kansas and Missouri officials say law enforcement officials have no reason to issue tickets for not wearing a seat belt instead of other tickets. The Kansas City Star reports that transportation officials in Kansas and Missouri say there's no incentive for officers to issue more seat belt tickets...
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July 31, 2018 - 7:07 pm
A Kansas man remains hospitalized with a head injury he suffered three weeks ago when a Joplin police officer used a stun gun on him. Police say James Wary, 36, of Pittsburg, Kansas, was recently moved to a transitional care unit and is listed in stable condition at Freeman Hospital West. Wary fell...
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July 30, 2018 - 6:06 pm
A grassroots organization's goal of a weekend in Kansas City without any murders has again been spoiled. The Kansas City Police Department had been reporting more than 60 homicides heading into this past weekend. Organizer Ronell Bailey says these types of events bring out the family to a safe...
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