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  • Company: Oil in pipeline under Missouri River reservoir

    March 27, 2017 9:34 PM

    BISMARCK, N.D. - The Dakota Access pipeline developer says it has placed oil in the pipeline under a Missouri River reservoir and that the full pipeline will be in service soon. Texas-based Energy Transfer Partners made the announcement in a court filing Monday. The move comes despite months of protests... more »
  • Muslim effort to aid vandalized Missouri, Philadelphia cemeteries

    February 27, 2017 6:08 PM

    MISSOURI - A Muslim crowdfunding effort to support a Jewish cemetery in Missouri has raised more than $136,000, and organizers say they will use some of the money for a Philadelphia cemetery where similar vandalism occurred. The fundraising effort began last week after 154 headstones were tipped over at the... more »
  • Crews looking for missing Missouri woman find 2nd man's body

    January 29, 2017 2:21 PM

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. - For the second straight week, people searching for a missing Missouri woman have found a man's body. Kansas City police say the Saturday discovery is being investigated as a suspicious death but released no details. Police had no updates Sunday. The Kansas City Star reports that... more »
  • WATCH: Passengers scream as Florida alligator leaps into airboat

    January 20, 2017 11:23 AM

    MIAMI - A Missouri couple vacationing in Florida had a close encounter with an alligator when it leapt into their airboat and became wedged in the boat's railing. Passengers screamed as 30-year-old Tylor Hindery of Springfield, Missouri, captured the moment in a Facebook live video posted Tuesday. Hinderey tells the... more »
  • US immigration agency arrests dozens in Kansas, Missouri

    June 18, 2016 7:34 PM

    WICHITA - Federal immigration authorities recently arrested dozens of people in Kansas and Missouri as part of a monthlong operation. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement says in a release that the agency arrested 31 people in Kansas and 34 in Missouri during the investigation, which began in May and ended... more »
  • Man paid $50,000 in interest after taking $25,000 in payday loans

    May 23, 2016 11:58 AM

    KANSAS CITY - Small payday loans are touted as quick, short-term access to money, but people like Elliott Clark of Kansas City, Missouri, call them "debt traps." A retired and disabled Marine, Clark still has a hard time talking about the more than 5 years in which he says he... more »
  • McDonald's quashes all-you-can-eat fries reports

    April 20, 2016 3:14 PM

    ST. JOSEPH - McDonald's Corp. is quashing reports that a coming Missouri restaurant will test all-you-can-eat fries, saying the endless spuds will be available for a limited time only to promote the site's scheduled July grand opening. The buzz is around a reported "test" of unlimited fries for customers at... more »
  • LSU baseball sweeps Missouri with big 15-2 win

    April 17, 2016 8:51 PM

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – LSU baseball capped a sweep of Missouri Sunday with a big 15-2 win against their SEC foe. Sunday’s win gave the Tigers their first Southeastern Conference series win of 2016. LSU started quick and early, scoring five runs in the top of the first... more »
  • Sanders concedes Missouri Democratic primary; Clinton wins

    March 18, 2016 7:21 AM

    WASHINGTON- Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders says he will not seek a recount of results in Missouri's Democratic primary, conceding defeat to Hillary Clinton. Sanders says in an interview with The Associated Press that it's unlikely the results will affect the awarding of delegates in the state and he would "prefer... more »
  • Missouri man charged with advertising for dependents

    March 2, 2016 3:18 PM

    SPRINGFIELD - A Missouri man has been charged with advertising on Craigslist for the identities of children he could claim as dependents on his taxes. The U.S. attorney's office says 37-year-old Raheem McClain, of Ozark, was charged in a three-count indictment that was unsealed Tuesday. The indictment alleges that he... more »
  • 3 Capital Area volunteers join Red Cross relief efforts in Missouri

    December 30, 2015 12:48 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The American Red Cross is deploying three volunteers from the Capital Area at noon Wednesday to help with relief efforts necessary due to extensive flooding in Missouri. The departure of the trio brings the total number of relief volunteers from the Louisiana Region of the Red... more »
  • Colleges trying to find ways to deal with racial incidents

    November 29, 2015 1:36 PM

    WASHINGTON - At the University of Missouri, officials were slow to handle racial incidents and that contributed to protests, a student hunger strike, a threatened boycott by football players and the resignations of two administrators. But at the University of Oklahoma, the fallout from a racist chant caught on video... more »
  • Razorbacks score winning SEC record with 28-3 win over Mizzou

    November 27, 2015 6:24 PM

    FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. - Alex Collins ran for 130 yards and three touchdowns as Arkansas secured its first winning record in the Southeastern Conference since 2011 with a 28-3 win over Missouri on Friday. The win is the fifth in the last six games for the Razorbacks (7-5, 5-3 SEC),... more »
  • Missouri System outlines plan for racial reforms

    November 9, 2015 6:22 PM

    COLUMBIA, Mo. - The University of Missouri System plans to enact several initiatives in the next 90 days to address racial turmoil that led to the resignations of President Tim Wolfe and Chancellor R. Bowen Loftin. The university system said in a news release Monday that it will appoint its... more »
  • Chancellor of Missouri's main campus to resign

    November 9, 2015 5:53 PM

    COLUMBIA, Mo. - The embattled chancellor of the University of Missouri's flagship campus in Columbia says he's stepping down at the end of the year to take a different position. Chancellor R. Bowen Loftin's announcement Monday came hours after the university system's president, Tim Wolfe, said he was resigning, effective... more »
  • GOP student group apologizes over protest tweet

    November 9, 2015 4:20 PM

    COLUMBIA, Mo. - A University of Missouri Republican student group is apologizing for a tweet likening students protesting the school's handling of racial issues with Islamic extremism. The Mizzou College Republicans deleted the Monday morning tweet and said in a follow-up tweet that the post was "the opinion of... more »
  • University of Missouri president resigns over racial tensions

    November 9, 2015 7:01 AM

    COLUMBIA, Mo.- The president of the University of Missouri System says he is resigning amid student criticism of his handling of racial issues. President Tim Wolfe said Monday that his resignation is effective immediately. The announcement came at a special meeting of the university system's governing body, the... more »
  • Partially clothed burglar

    October 6, 2015 8:46 PM

    WENTZVILLE, MISSOURI- A burglar decided to take a snooze and took some of his clothes off after breaking into a house where the homeowners were still there. He just went to another bedroom to sleep. He was found asleep and when police came he was charged with burglary and... more »
  • Mizzou pays tribute to late LSU band members

    September 2, 2015 3:48 PM

    COLUMBIA, Mo. - Members of the University of Missouri's marching band took time Wednesday to pay tribute to two LSU marching band members who died recently. The Marching Mizzou posted a picture to Twitter showing members spelling out "LSU" in their parking lot. The two late members of... more »
  • Federal agency says 33 injured in Missouri plant explosion

    August 5, 2015 11:10 AM

    MARSTON, Mo. - A federal agency says molten aluminum hitting water is the apparent cause of explosions that injured more than 30 employees at a southeast Missouri aluminum plant. The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration says it's investigating two explosions that occurred Tuesday at the... more »
  • Neighborhood terror killed

    July 29, 2015 8:59 PM

    JONESBURG, MO - A 15-foot long Burmese python that roamed a neighborhood and scared residents was killed by one of them. A man shot the 160-pound snake in a rural area of Warren County, about 50 miles west of St. Louis. Neighbors say the snake was responsible for killing... more »
  • #1 LSU takes opener against Mizzou, 8-3

    May 9, 2015 12:01 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The top ranked LSU baseball (17-7, 41-8) team won the first game against Missouri (14-11, 28-22) 8-3 in the final home series of the year. They also sit alone in first place in the SEC west after a loss by Texas A&M. Jared Poche' got the... more »
  • US clears officer in Ferguson case, criticizes police force

    March 4, 2015 11:46 AM

    WASHINGTON - A Justice Department report says blacks in Ferguson, Missouri, are disproportionately subjected to excessive police force, baseless traffic stops, and citations for petty infractions -- like walking down the middle of the street. Read the full DOJ report here. The department today issued more than two... more »
  • Authorities release name of gunman in Missouri rampage

    February 27, 2015 10:17 AM

    TYRONE, MO - Authorities say a man who may have been unhinged by the death of his ailing mother went on a house-to-house shooting rampage in a small town in the Missouri Ozarks, killing seven people before taking his own life. The Missouri State Highway Patrol says 36-year-old Joseph Jesse... more »
  • Mississippi State team plane makes emergency landing

    February 15, 2015 3:02 PM

    ST. LOUIS - A plane carrying the Mississippi State men's basketball team has made an emergency landing in St. Louis after one of the engines failed. The mishap occurred after the Bulldogs defeated the Missouri Tigers 77-74 Saturday in Columbia, Missouri. Mississippi State coach Rick Ray posted on Twitter that... more »
  • Students discuss race, crime with local leaders Play Video

    January 23, 2015 3:25 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Dozens of students from Scotlandville Middle Pre-Engineering Magnet Academy got a chance to meet with local law enforcement and community leaders Friday. Teens got the chance to pose questions to the people they look up to. "It's going to encourage us to be better," said... more »
  • No. 16 Missouri rumbles past Minnesota, 33-17

    January 1, 2015 3:44 PM

    ORLANDO, Fla. - Marcus Murphy ran for 159 yards, Russell Hansbrough added 114 yards and a touchdown and No. 16 Missouri beat Minnesota 33-17 on Thursday in the Citrus Bowl. Missouri (11-3) won its third straight bowl game to reach 11 victories for the fourth time in school history. Minnesota... more »
  • Opelousas to protest Brown, Garner deaths Thursday

    December 16, 2014 2:28 PM

    OPELOUSAS - St. Landry Parish Sheriff Bobby Guidroz will speak at a rally against grand jury decisions in Missouri and New York not to indict officers in the deaths of two black men. Guidroz tells The Daily World that he shares the horror many feel about the death on Staten... more »
  • Alabama, Missouri place 7 on coaches All-SEC teams

    December 9, 2014 3:29 PM

    BIRMINGHAM, AL - Alabama and Missouri each placed seven players on the coaches All-Southeastern Conference teams. The league released the All-SEC teams on Tuesday and will announce individual award winners Wednesday. The SEC champion and top-ranked Crimson Tide placed five players on the first team, including Heisman Trophy finalist Amari... more »
  • No. 1 Alabama routs Missouri 42-13 for SEC title

    December 6, 2014 6:45 PM

    ATLANTA - Blake Sims threw a pair of touchdown passes, T.J. Yeldon and Derrick Henry each had a couple of touchdown runs, and top-ranked Alabama pulled away in the fourth quarter to win its 24th Southeastern Conference championship with a 42-13 victory over No. 14 Missouri on Saturday. Missouri made... more »
  • Man accused in 2008 cold case of strangled woman

    December 2, 2014 2:56 PM

    NEW IBERIA - The Iberia Parish sheriff says a 60-year-old man arrested in Missouri is the suspect in a 2008 murder of a 61-year-old woman strangled in her New Iberia home. A first-degree murder warrant has been issued for Keith Leleux in connection with the death of Judy Landry, found... more »
  • No. 17 Missouri takes SEC Eastern Division

    November 28, 2014 5:42 PM

    COLUMBIA, MO - Marcus Murphy scored the go-ahead touchdown on a 12-yard run with 4:38 remaining and Markus Golden recovered a fumble to seal No. 17 Missouri's 21-14 victory Friday against Arkansas and send the Tigers to the SEC championship game for the second straight season. Missouri (10-2, 7-1, No.... more »
  • Missouri governor: More National Guard in Ferguson

    November 25, 2014 3:33 PM

    FERGUSON, Mo. - Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon says more than 2,200 National Guardsmen will be in place in the region near Ferguson on Tuesday night in the event of more violence. He said Tuesday that hundreds more will be deployed to Ferguson, where fires and looting erupted Monday night after... more »
  • Riots, fires in Ferguson following Brown decision

    November 25, 2014 2:10 AM

    FERGUSON, MO - Fire and looting have overtaken several businesses after Ferguson protests turned violent. Multiple fires burned early Tuesday at local businesses, including at storage facility, auto parts stores and a beauty supply shop. An AP photographer saw firefighters arrive at one scene only to be turned back by... more »
  • Chaos in Ferguson, locals worry about race relations here Play Video

    November 24, 2014 10:02 PM

    BATON ROUGE - As parts of suburban St. Louis burned Monday night, advocates in Louisiana said the situation is a learning experience that should force a new conversation about race in America. Within an hour of the announcement that a grand jury decided not to indict a police officer... more »
  • Grand jury won't indict Ferguson cop in shooting

    November 24, 2014 8:34 PM

    FERGUSON, Mo. - A grand jury has decided not to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in the death of Michael Brown, the unarmed, black 18-year-old whose fatal shooting sparked weeks of sometimes-violent protests. St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney Bob McCulloch announced the decision Monday evening. A grand jury of... more »
  • Missouri governor activates National Guard

    November 17, 2014 3:32 PM

    JEFFERSON CITY, MO - Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has declared a state of emergency and activated the National Guard in advance of a grand jury decision about whether a white police officer will be charged in the fatal shooting of a black 18-year-old in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson.... more »
  • SEC scoreboard: Bama routs A&M, Ole Miss sets up showdown with LSU

    October 19, 2014 12:39 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The top-billed game in the SEC this weekend turned out to be a dud, as Alabama beat up on Texas A&M 59-0, just one of many lopsided games in the league on Saturday. While the Tide rolled, Ole Miss ran its perfect record to 7-0 as... more »
  • New focus on minority voting after Brown's death

    September 13, 2014 10:33 AM

    FERGUSON, Mo. - A few miles from the street where Michael Brown died last month in Ferguson, Missouri, lies the grave of Dred Scott. Scott is the slave who went to the Supreme Court and tried, unsuccessfully, to be recognized as a free American citizen - 157 years ago. Michael... more »
  • Ferguson city council plans review board Play Video

    September 9, 2014 2:04 AM

    FERGUSON, MO - Officials in Ferguson, Missouri, say they plan to establish a review board to help guide the police department, as the city council prepares to meet for the first time since the fatal shooting of an unarmed black 18-year-old by a white police officer. The City Council has... more »
  • Obama sends White House aides to Ferguson funeral

    August 23, 2014 7:44 PM

    EDGARTOWN, Mass. - President Barack Obama is sending three White House officials to the funeral service of the Missouri teenager whose death in a police shooting in Ferguson, Missouri, has sparked days of racial unrest. Leading the group for Monday's service will be the chairman of the My Brother's Keeper... more »
  • Nixon orders withdrawal of Guard from Ferguson

    August 21, 2014 1:09 PM

    FERGUSON, MO - Gov. Jay Nixon is ordering the Missouri National Guard to begin withdrawing from Ferguson, where nightly scenes of unrest have erupted since a white police officer fatally shot an unarmed black 18-year-old. Nixon announced what he called a systematic withdrawal of Guard officers on Thursday. He says... more »
  • Quieter night in Ferguson, with fewer protesters Play Video

    August 21, 2014 2:15 AM

    ST. LOUIS, MO - It's been a quieter night in Ferguson, Missouri. Some demonstrators returned to the streets Wednesday evening to protest the fatal shooting of a black 18-year-old by a white officer, but in diminished numbers. They marched around a single block in the St. Louis suburb as a... more »
  • Protesters fill Ferguson streets night before attorney general's visit Play Video

    August 20, 2014 2:09 AM

    FERGUSON, MO - The streets of Ferguson are filled once more tonight with protesters demonstrating against the death of Michael Brown, a black 18-year-old who was fatally shot Aug. 9 by Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson, who is white. But unlike previous nights, there were no immediate reports of clashes... more »
  • More late-night clashes in Ferguson

    August 19, 2014 2:02 AM

    FERGUSON, MO - Police and protesters are again in a tense standoff in Ferguson, Missouri, more than a week after an unarmed black teenager was shot and killed by a white police officer. Monday night, police used bullhorns to order the crowds to leave, and noisemakers and armored vehicles were... more »
  • Obama sending attorney general Holder to Missouri

    August 18, 2014 3:48 PM

    WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama is sending Attorney General Eric Holder to Ferguson, Missouri, to meet with federal law enforcement authorities investigating the police shooting of an unarmed teenager. Obama says Holder will travel to the St. Louis suburb on Wednesday. Holder recently authorized a federal autopsy on the body... more »
  • Missouri governor calls off Ferguson curfew

    August 18, 2014 2:07 AM

    FERGUSON, Mo. - Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon is lifting a curfew while ordering the National Guard to help restore order in a St. Louis suburb that has seen sometimes violent protests since the fatal police shooting of an unarmed black teenager. Nixon deployed the Guard Monday following an overnight clash... more »
  • Lawyer: Autopsy shows unarmed teen repeatedly shot

    August 17, 2014 11:56 AM

    FERGUSON, MO - A pathologist hired by the family of an unarmed Missouri teenager fatally shot by police says a bullet wound to his arm may have happened when he put his hands up, "but we don't know." Forensic pathologist Shawn Parcells said Monday that an independent autopsy shows 18-year-old... more »
  • Gov declares emergency, imposes curfew in Ferguson

    August 16, 2014 3:58 PM

    FERGUSON, Mo. - Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon declared a state of emergency Saturday and imposed a curfew in the St. Louis suburb where a black teenager was shot to death by a white police officer a week ago. Nixon said that though many protesters were making themselves heard peacefully, the... more »
  • Police, protesters clash again in Ferguson

    August 16, 2014 10:33 AM

    FERGUSON, Mo. - Anger spurred by the death of a black teenager at the hands of white police officer boiled over when protesters stormed into a Missouri convenience store - the same store that Michael Brown was accused of robbing. Police and about 200 protesters clashed again in Ferguson, Missouri... more »
  • Lawyer: Cops try to justify teen's shooting death

    August 15, 2014 1:24 PM

    FERGUSON, MO - The attorney for the family of an unarmed teenager fatally shot by a police officer in a St. Louis suburb says police are trying to assassinate the victim's character by saying he committed a robbery that day. Ferguson Police Chief Thomas Jackson on Friday identified Darren Wilson... more »
  • Protesters march through streets of Ferguson

    August 14, 2014 5:58 PM

    FERGUSON, Mo. - Hundreds of people protesting the death of a Missouri teenager shot by a police officer are marching through the streets of Ferguson. The protests come as the Missouri State Highway Patrol is taking over supervising security in the St. Louis suburb amid criticisms of the police response.... more »
  • Missouri troopers to take over Ferguson security

    August 14, 2014 3:40 PM

    FLORISSANT, MO - Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon says the Missouri State Highway Patrol will take over the supervision of security in the St. Louis suburb that's been the scene of violent protests since a police officer fatally shot an unarmed black teenager. Nixon made the announcement at a news conference... more »
  • Group releases name it says is officer in shooting

    August 14, 2014 10:35 AM

    FERGUSON, Mo. - The hacker group Anonymous has released the name of the person that it says is the officer who shot and killed 18-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri. The Associated Press has not been able to verify the name. Police and prosecutors have declined to name the officer,... more »
  • Protesters gassed, journalists arrested in Ferguson

    August 14, 2014 10:25 AM

    FERGUSON, Mo. - Police in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson aren't yet saying how many people were arrested during a night of violent protests over the shooting death of an unarmed black teen. But the St. Louis Post-Dispatch says about 10 people were arrested -- including a St. Louis... more »
  • Scrutiny of police response increases in Ferguson

    August 14, 2014 2:12 AM

    FERGUSON, MO - Police and politicians in the St. Louis suburb where a white police officer fatally shot an unarmed black teenager have vowed to reach across the divide in a community in search of answers. In the streets of Ferguson, though, the polite dialogue heard at community forums is... more »
  • Police cite threats, won't name cop who shot teen

    August 12, 2014 12:04 PM

    FERGUSON, MO - The police chief in a St. Louis suburb where a police officer fatally shot an unarmed black teenager says he's holding off on publicly identifying the officer because of death threats. The officer was placed on administrative leave Saturday after fatally shooting 18-year-old Michael Brown. Ferguson Police... more »
  • More than 30 arrests in violence following vigil for shooting victim Play Video

    August 11, 2014 10:15 AM

    FERGUSON, MO - Police say the FBI is taking over the investigation of a suburban St. Louis police officer who fatally shot an unarmed teenager. Ferguson Police Chief Tom Jackson tells The Associated Press that he was informed Monday that the FBI was going to take over the investigation... more »
  • Police: Black teen shot in Missouri was unarmed

    August 10, 2014 2:40 PM

    FERGUSON, Mo. - St. Louis County Police Chief Jon Belmar says 18-year-old Michael Brown was unarmed when he was shot and killed by police. Officials say it happened after an altercation with police. Belmar said at a news conference Sunday morning that a Ferguson Police officer had an encounter... more »
  • Mom accused of violating son's medical privacy

    July 23, 2014 7:50 PM

    SPRINGFIELD, MISSOURI- A mom is accused of violating her seven-year-old son's medical privacy by taking a picture of him being examined by a doctor. She was ordered to give up her cell phone after she posted the picture to social media. Mandy Kay Wilson says a security guard... more »

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