The Missouri Supreme Court denied a request by U.S. Senate candidate Mark McCloskey and his wife to give free legal advice to a conservative activist group as a condition of their professional probation, but McCloskey said Thursday he'll try to find another right-wing organization to represent.
In the five months that Jennifer Anne Hall was a respiratory therapist at Hedrick Medical Center, the rural Missouri hospital experienced 18 “code blue” incidents — an alarming increase in sudden cardiac arrest events for a hospital that historically averaged one of them a year, according to a police investigator.
Chicago White Sox (18-19, second in the AL Central) vs. Kansas City Royals (14-22, fourth in the AL Central)
Kansas City, Missouri; Thursday, 2:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: White Sox: Vince Velasquez (2-3, 5.53 ERA, 1.52 WHIP, 25 strikeouts); Royals: Carlos Hernandez (0-3, 9.11 ERA, 2.03 WHIP, 13 strikeouts)
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Gov. Mike Parson signed new U.S. House districts into law Wednesday that are expected to shore up Republican strength in the state's most competitive congressional district ahead of this year's elections.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Gov. Mike Parson on Wednesday said he's concerned about a one-time tax credit bill awaiting his approval.
The Republican told reporters gathered in his Capitol office that the proposal was “put together in a pretty quick fashion” by the GOP-led Legislature and picks “winners and losers.”
A look at what’s happening around the majors today:
Chicago White Sox (18-18, second in the AL Central) vs. Kansas City Royals (13-22, fourth in the AL Central)
Kansas City, Missouri; Wednesday, 8:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: White Sox: Lucas Giolito (0-0); Royals: Zack Greinke (0-2, 3.52 ERA, 1.17 WHIP, 14 strikeouts)
A look at what’s happening around the majors Wednesday:
Administrators at a Missouri school district that is the subject of a federal civil rights investigation failed to protect a Black teen from repeated racial taunts that culminated with him being threatened with a lynching, a lawsuit alleges.
Workers at a public library system based in Columbia are voting this week on whether to become the only active public librarians union in the state.
If employees at the Daniel Boone Regional Library, which has branches in Columbia, Fulton, Ashland and Holts Summit, ratify the union, they would join a growing movement toward unionization across the country, sparked in part by the coronavirus pandemic.
LATHROP, Mo. (AP) — A man who was recently released from prison has been charged with kidnapping and other felonies after authorities said he threatened to kill and severely beat a woman he met on a dating site, keeping her imprisoned for two days at his father’s home in northwestern Missouri.
POTOSI, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri prosecutor is seeking to vacate the conviction of a man who spent nearly two decades behind bars for the 1998 death of his mother — a crime he and others insist he did not commit.
Chicago White Sox (17-17, second in the AL Central) vs. Kansas City Royals (12-21, fourth in the AL Central)
Kansas City, Missouri; Tuesday, 2:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: White Sox: Dylan Cease (3-1, 3.55 ERA, 1.11 WHIP, 58 strikeouts); Royals: Jon Heasley (0-1, 2.70 ERA, 2.40 WHIP, one strikeout)
Colorado Rapids (4-4-3, sixth in the Western Conference) vs. Sporting Kansas City (2-7-3, 13th in the Western Conference)
Kansas City, Missouri; Wednesday, 8:30 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Colorado +164, Sporting Kansas City +166, Draw +229; over/under is 2.5 goals
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. authorities said Monday that they stopped migrants more than 234,000 times in April, one of the highest marks in decades as the Biden administration prepares to lift pandemic-era restrictions on claiming asylum.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee has signed forward Julian Phillips, the fourth high school All-American and seventh five-star prospect to join the Volunteers under men's basketball coach Rick Barnes.
Chicago White Sox (16-17, second in the AL Central) vs. Kansas City Royals (12-20, fourth in the AL Central)
Kansas City, Missouri; Monday, 8:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: White Sox: TBD; Royals: Brad Keller (1-3, 2.70 ERA, .98 WHIP, 22 strikeouts)
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A Missouri man has been acquitted of murdering a 19-year-old man and the woman who witnessed that shooting in 2020.
The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that a St.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri's GOP-led House spent its last day of the session Friday passing language protecting patient visitor access at hospitals after senators hindered work by leaving a day early.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri lawmakers passed few bills during the 2022 legislative session, in part because of gridlock in the Republican-led Senate.
Senators adjourned Thursday after approving new congressional districts, cutting off work on all other bills.
EXCELSIOR SPRINGS, Mo. (AP) — The family of a northwest Missouri man who died in a municipal jail is raising questions about his sudden death.
Benjamin Chase, 21, of Excelsior Springs, died Sunday in the city jail after his arrest on Saturday on a warrant involving weapons violations, police said.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Police say a man has been charged in a fatal hit-and-run crash that occurred last year outside of Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City.
Thomas Weyer, 19, of Kansas City, Missouri, is charged with one count of leaving the scene of a fatal crash in the Oct.
CHILLICOTHE, Mo. (AP) — A former respiratory therapist charged with first-degree murder in the death of a patient in Missouri 20 years ago has been arrested in northeastern Kansas, authorities said.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A bill passed this week by the Missouri Legislature would prevent state licensing boards from disciplining doctors who prescribe the controversial off-label drugs ivermectin and hydroxychloroquine to their patients.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Finally breaking an impasse, the Missouri Legislature gave final approval Thursday to new congressional districts that are expected to continue Republicans' electoral edge in a former swing state that has trended increasingly red.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri lawmakers on Thursday once again passed legislation to require voters to show photo identification at the polls, as well as to allow two weeks of no-excuse early voting.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) _ CorEnergy Infrastructure Trust Inc. (CORR) on Thursday reported a key measure of profitability in its first quarter.
The real estate investment trust, based in Kansas City, Missouri, said it had funds from operations of $2.3 million, or 15 cents per share, in the period.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri charter schools are set to get a funding increase under legislation sent to the governor's desk Thursday.
The Republican-led House voted 116-29 to pass the bill, which calls for at least $62 million more for those schools per year.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri's top election official on Wednesday warned that it may be too late to pass new congressional districts for the Aug. 2 primary without causing errors that could undermine confidence in the election.
CHESTERFIELD, Mo. (AP) _ Amdocs Ltd. (DOX) on Wednesday reported fiscal second-quarter profit of $158.5 million.
On a per-share basis, the Chesterfield, Missouri-based company said it had net income of $1.28.
POLO, Mo. (AP) — The death of an elderly woman in one of three fires near a small northwest Missouri town is being investigated as a homicide, authorities said.
Caldwell County Sheriff Mitchell Allen said Lorene Fickess, 96, died in a fire reported about 8:30 a.m.
LEAVENWORTH, Kan. (AP) — A Missouri man who authorities said fired at least 20 rounds at drivers stopped on a bridge between Missouri and Kansas before a driver hit him with his vehicle entered a plea Wednesday to charges in the case.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) _ H&R Block Inc. (HRB) on Tuesday reported fiscal third-quarter earnings of $673.2 million.
The Kansas City, Missouri-based company said it had net income of $4.05 per share.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The GOP-led Missouri Legislature on Tuesday renewed a call for a national convention to add congressional term limits to the U.S. Constitution.
The House voted 82-66 in favor of the resolution, narrowly passing it despite bipartisan opposition.
CHILLICOTHE, Mo. (AP) — A former respiratory therapist who worked at a northern Missouri hospital where nine people died under suspicious circumstances 20 years ago has been charged in one of the deaths.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri's Republican-led House on Monday voted down a proposed constitutional amendment for parent control and restrictions on how teachers talk about race and racism.
Lawmakers voted 60-81 to kill the bill, a rarity in the chamber.
JASPER, Ark. (AP) — A 46-year-old Missouri man died after falling about 20 feet (6 meters) while hiking at the Buffalo National River in Arkansas, officials said Monday.
Brad Lee Thomas of Springfield was hiking with a group on Saturday in an underdeveloped wilderness area when he fell in the Indian Creek drainage, the National Park Service said.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — With time running short, the Missouri House on Monday passed a newly proposed map for the state's eight congressional districts that — if the Senate agrees — could be used in elections later this year.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Republican-led Missouri state Senate on Monday voted 23-11 to pass a bill that would require voters to show photo identification at the polls.
The measure now heads back to the GOP-led House to review Senate changes.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Campaigns to legalize recreational marijuana use and allow ranked-choice voting in Missouri on Sunday both turned signatures they'd gathered to get the measures on ballots.
NEW YORK (AP) — Country star Mickey Gilley, whose namesake Texas honky-tonk inspired the 1980 film “Urban Cowboy” and a nationwide wave of Western-themed nightspots, has died. He was 86.
Gilley died Saturday in Branson, Missouri, where he helped run the Mickey Gilley Grand Shanghai Theatre.
MOUNT VERNON, Ill. (AP) — Human remains discovered in southern Illinois in March have been identified as those of an Indianapolis woman.
The remains found on March 21 near Mount Vernon in Jefferson County belonged to 20-year-old Keriaye M.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri's Republican-led Legislature on Friday passed a roughly $48 billion state budget packed with extra funding for teacher pay, school busing, Medicaid and public colleges and universities.
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) — A man is facing federal hate crime and arson charges for a fire that destroyed the Church of the Latter-day Saints in Cape Girardeau, Missouri.
The U.S. Department of Justice on Thursday announced the charges against Christopher Scott Pritchard, 46, of Cape Girardeau.
CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) — A St. Louis man has been found guilty of killing of a 94-year-old woman in his care nearly five years ago.
A jury found Tommie Coffer Jr., 58, guilty of first-degree murder and armed criminal action in the death of Geneva Richardson in her Florissant home in December 2017.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Many Missouri taxpayers could get a one-time refund of up to $500 per individual under a plan endorsed by state senators as a way to help offset inflation while whittling down a state surplus.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Voters will get to decide later this year whether to elevate the status of the Missouri National Guard by making it a stand-alone department of state government.
The National Guard currently is a division of the Missouri Department of Public Safety, which also includes a variety of other agencies.
CHESTERFIELD, Mo. (AP) _ Reinsurance Group of America Inc. (RGA) on Thursday reported a loss of $63 million in its first quarter.
On a per-share basis, the Chesterfield, Missouri-based company said it had a loss of 93 cents.
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — The University of Missouri has proposed disciplinary sanctions against 13 students as part of its investigation into an October fraternity pledge party that left a student from Minnesota with brain injuries.