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Lawsuit: Former inmate alleges spinal injury wasn't treated
Lawsuit: Former inmate alleges spinal injury wasn't treated

A former Missouri inmate alleges in a lawsuit that he went more than five hours without seeing a doctor after he suffered a spinal injury at a minimum-security penitentiary.

Barbecue aficionado wounded in suspected road-rage incident

Barbecue aficionado wounded in suspected road-rage incident

A St. Louis area man who was shot and wounded in front of his four children in what police are calling an apparent road rage incident is a barbecue aficionado with more than 740,00 Instagram followers.

News Minute: Here is the latest Missouri news from The Associated Press at 8:40 a.m. CDT

News Minute: Here is the latest Missouri news from The Associated Press at 8:40 a.m. CDT

A man is hospitalized after being shot in front of four children in what police are calling an apparent road rage incident near St. Louis. The shooting happened Monday afternoon in south St. Louis County. A condition...

Kansas man sues after he was hurt in Branson go-kart crash

Kansas man sues after he was hurt in Branson go-kart crash

A Kansas man is suing after he was injured while driving a go-kart in the Missouri tourist town of Branson.

Officer struck, injured 14-year-old girl with patrol vehicle

Officer struck, injured 14-year-old girl with patrol vehicle

Authorities say a St. Louis County police officer struck and injured a 14-year-old girl with a patrol vehicle.

Man charged with selling heroin to woman who died

Man charged with selling heroin to woman who died

Authorities are asking for help finding a man charged with selling heroin to a suburban Kansas City woman who drowned in a bathtub while high.

Man shot in front of 4 kids in apparent road rage incident

Man shot in front of 4 kids in apparent road rage incident

A man is hospitalized after being shot in front of four children in what police are calling an apparent road rage incident near St. Louis.

Kansas City woman shot to death; suspect arrested

Kansas City woman shot to death; suspect arrested

Kansas City police say a man is in custody after fatally shooting a woman and then waiting for officers to arrive at the scene.

Bosnia seeks extradition of Missouri man in war crimes case

Bosnia seeks extradition of Missouri man in war crimes case

A former military policeman in Bosnia who has been living in Missouri for about 17 years is facing possible extradition to his native country, where he is accused of a war crime.

Lawsuit: Inmate kept in Missouri restraint chair 5 days

Lawsuit: Inmate kept in Missouri restraint chair 5 days

A federal lawsuit claims that a Missouri man was held in a rural jail's restraint chair for five days, including a period of at least 24 hours with a blanket over his head.

Parson's campaign manager to be questioned in abortion case

Parson's campaign manager to be questioned in abortion case

Gov. Mike Parson's campaign manager will be questioned by lawyers representing Planned Parenthood about his involvement in a decision to deny a new license to Missouri's only abortion provider.

Dow Inc. CEO contributes $6M to new health institute

Dow Inc. CEO contributes $6M to new health institute

The CEO of Dow Inc. has donated $6 million to a new University of Missouri health institute that is focused on personalized medicine.

Elected official's pay-by-the hour bar generates pushback

Elected official's pay-by-the hour bar generates pushback

A St. Louis elected official's new pay-by-the hour bar is angering another Democratic official.

Missouri homicide suspect arrested after hours-long standoff

Missouri homicide suspect arrested after hours-long standoff

Authorities have arrested a Kansas City area homicide suspect after an hours-long standoff.

17-year-old killed in rolling gunbattle in Kansas City

17-year-old killed in rolling gunbattle in Kansas City

Authorities say a 17-year-old has been killed in a rolling gunbattle in Kansas City.

St. Louis trolley firm seeks $700,000 to keep operating

St. Louis trolley firm seeks $700,000 to keep operating

Trolley service in St. Louis is in jeopardy unless the struggling Loop Trolley company secures more funding.

St. Louis police officers save woman from burning home

St. Louis police officers save woman from burning home

Two St. Louis police officers are being credited with saving a disabled woman from a house fire.

Man found dead in culvert in southern Wyoming identified

Man found dead in culvert in southern Wyoming identified

Authorities have released the name of a man whose body was found in a culvert in southern Wyoming.

Reports: 3.0-magnitude earthquake hits southeast Missouri

Reports: 3.0-magnitude earthquake hits southeast Missouri

A small earthquake has been reported in southeastern Missouri.

Man gets 25 years in prison for 2017 shooting death of woman

Man gets 25 years in prison for 2017 shooting death of woman

A 21-year-old Kansas City man has been sentenced to 25 years in prison for the 2017 fatal shooting of a woman stopped at a traffic signal.

Woman says her car was stolen twice in same day in St. Louis

Woman says her car was stolen twice in same day in St. Louis

A woman says she was carjacked in St. Louis twice in the same day by the same men.

Missouri Capitol dome lit pink for breast cancer awareness

Missouri Capitol dome lit pink for breast cancer awareness

The dome of the Missouri Capitol building will be lit pink in honor of breast cancer awareness month.

Police chase through Kansas, Missouri ends in crash

Police chase through Kansas, Missouri ends in crash

A chase that took police from Kansas City, Missouri to Kansas and then back again has ended in a car crash.

Off-duty Missouri officer killed in head-on Missouri crash

Off-duty Missouri officer killed in head-on Missouri crash

An off-duty Missouri police officer has been killed in a head-on Illinois crash that also killed a passenger in the vehicle that collided with the officer's car.

St. Louis mayor considers surveillance planes to fight crime

St. Louis mayor considers surveillance planes to fight crime

St. Louis Mayor Lyda Krewson is weighing a proposal to use surveillance airplanes to monitor St. Louis streets and fight crime.

2 charged in Kansas bar shooting roamed free, despite past

2 charged in Kansas bar shooting roamed free, despite past

A review of court records by The Associated Press indicates that two convicted felons facing criminal charges over a Kansas bar shooting that killed four people and wounded five others had previous brushes with the law...

AG's office closes harassment inquiry into prosecutor

AG's office closes harassment inquiry into prosecutor

The Missouri Attorney General's Office has closed its investigation of a harassment allegation after a prosecutor in the eastern part of the state issued a public apology to a judge whom he had dated.

Galloway outraises Missouri Gov. Parson, still lags on cash

Galloway outraises Missouri Gov. Parson, still lags on cash

Democratic Missouri gubernatorial challenger Nicole Galloway has outraised incumbent Republican Gov. Mike Parson in recent months, but she's still behind in cash to spend on her election bid.

St. Louis woman whose baby died of drug exposure sentenced

St. Louis woman whose baby died of drug exposure sentenced

A St. Louis woman whose 8-month-old died last year from fentanyl and morphine exposure has been sentenced to seven years in prison.

Missouri official: Not all slain kids were innocent victims

Missouri official: Not all slain kids were innocent victims

A St. Louis official says that not all of the children killed by guns were innocent victims, spurring outrage from advocacy groups.

New records show extent of damage from police evidence fire

New records show extent of damage from police evidence fire

New court records show the extent of damage from an August 2018 fire in one of the Kansas City police evidence buildings.

The Latest: Shooting by Missouri deputy to be re-examined

The Latest: Shooting by Missouri deputy to be re-examined

The Latest on a deputy who shot one man fatally in 2017 and wounded a woman on a scooter in August (all times local):

Lawsuit claims ICE mistreated Missouri immigration attorney

Lawsuit claims ICE mistreated Missouri immigration attorney

The American Civil Liberties Union of Missouri has sued two immigration agents alleging they mistreated an attorney who was accompanying her 3-year-old client to be reunited with his pregnant mother before both would be...

Missouri River will remain at high level into December

Missouri River will remain at high level into December

The lower Missouri River will remain high into December because of the large amount of water being released from dams into the river.

Lawsuit: Officer played Russian roulette with girlfriends

Lawsuit: Officer played Russian roulette with girlfriends

A wrongful-death lawsuit claims that a St. Louis police officer charged in the fatal shooting of a female colleague while playing a variation of Russian roulette had a history of forcing other girlfriends to also play the...

Man convicted of rape, filming crime on cellphone

Man convicted of rape, filming crime on cellphone

A Kansas City man has been found guilty of raping a 16-year-old girl while recording the crime on her cellphone.

Missouri elk hunt likely in 2020

Missouri elk hunt likely in 2020

Missouri Department of Conservation officials say the state's elk herd is on track to be large enough in 2020 for the first hunt in more than a century.

Search ongoing for Kansas bar shooting suspect, help sought

Search ongoing for Kansas bar shooting suspect, help sought

A suspect in a Kansas bar shooting that left four dead and five wounded remains on the lam and stymied authorities behind an ongoing manhunt are urging witnesses to come forward.

St. Louis man charged after infant daughter's fentanyl death

St. Louis man charged after infant daughter's fentanyl death

A St. Louis-area man has been charged with child endangerment following his infant daughter's death from the powerful opioid fentanyl.

St. Louis father charged after infant son dies from fentanyl

St. Louis father charged after infant son dies from fentanyl

A St. Louis-area man has been charged with child endangerment after his 9-month-old son died from fentanyl and heroin exposure.

Rig hauling cattle overturns on Kansas City highway

Rig hauling cattle overturns on Kansas City highway

Authorities say a tractor-trailer hauling cattle has overturned on a Kansas City highway, causing several other crashes as more than 40 animals broke free.

The Latest: New report shows US 'flash drought' more intense

The Latest: New report shows US 'flash drought' more intense

The Latest on the drought in the southern United States (all times local):

Relatives of man killed by deputy want case reopened

Relatives of man killed by deputy want case reopened

Relatives of a man who was fatally shot by a Kansas City-area sheriff's deputy are outraged after the deputy was charged with shooting a scooter rider in the back while trying to arrest her.

Missouri deputy faces charges for shooting woman in back

Missouri deputy faces charges for shooting woman in back

A Jackson County sheriff's deputy has been charged with assault for shooting a woman in the back.

'Is this your turd?': Missouri city's cleanup flags dog poop

'Is this your turd?': Missouri city's cleanup flags dog poop

Officials in a southwest Missouri city are planting small flags in piles of abandoned dog poop as part of a campaign to get residents to clean up after their pets downtown.

The Latest: Bar shooting suspected got probation last year

The Latest: Bar shooting suspected got probation last year

The Latest on the shooting at a Kansas City, Kansas, bar that left four dead and five wounded (all times local):

Missouri's Blunt, Hartzler clash with Trump on Syria

Missouri's Blunt, Hartzler clash with Trump on Syria

Missouri U.S. Sen. Roy Blunt and Rep. Vicky Hartzler are among Republicans who oppose President Donald Trump's decision to pull U.S. troops out of Syria.

Defense attorney charged with paying witness to lie

Defense attorney charged with paying witness to lie

A Springfield defense attorney has been charged with paying a witness to lie on the stand in a murder case.

Man charged with sexually assaulting woman at Missouri bar

Man charged with sexually assaulting woman at Missouri bar

A man has been charged with sexually assaulting a blind woman at a suburban St. Louis bar and then threatening to shoot up the establishment after being thrown out.

86-year-old former Missouri minister deemed sexually violent

86-year-old former Missouri minister deemed sexually violent

Jurors have ruled that an 86-year-old former southwest Missouri minister is a sexually violent predator who should remain confined even though he has completed a 15-year prison sentence for sodomizing teenage boys.

Police officer charged with arranging to have sex with teen

Police officer charged with arranging to have sex with teen

A central Missouri police officer has been charged with arranging to meet a woman and have sex with her 14-year-old daughter after it turned out that the woman was actually an undercover FBI employee.

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The hunt continues for a second suspect in a weekend Kansas bar shooting that left four dead and five wounded after officers searched two homes in the area without finding the fugitive.

The Latest: GM talks hit snag over job security guarantees

The Latest: GM talks hit snag over job security guarantees

The Latest on the 23-day strike by 49,000 General Motors workers (all times local):

Missouri court sides with prison guards in suit over pay

Missouri court sides with prison guards in suit over pay

A state appeals court has sided with Missouri prison guards who alleged they were shorted on their pay in a lawsuit that could cost taxpayers $125 million.

Analysts say 23-day UAW strike cost GM 165,000 vehicles

Analysts say 23-day UAW strike cost GM 165,000 vehicles

Industry analysts say the 23-day strike by General Motors workers has cost the company production of 165,000 cars and trucks and has passed the point where the GM can make up lost volume.

Greyhound apologizes to Texas man forced off bus

Greyhound apologizes to Texas man forced off bus

Greyhound Lines has apologized for forcing a Texas man off a bus in Kansas and for accusing him of being unruly and uncooperative.

58 indictments brought under St. Louis anti-crime effort

58 indictments brought under St. Louis anti-crime effort

More than 50 indictments have been brought so far under a program aimed at addressing high rates of violent crime in St. Louis.

Judge orders extradition of suspect in Kansas bar shooting

Judge orders extradition of suspect in Kansas bar shooting

A Missouri judge has ordered the extradition of a suspect in a Kansas bar shooting that left four people dead and five wounded, while the search continues for a second suspect.

Missouri prison guard wins $200K in sexual harassment suit

Missouri prison guard wins $200K in sexual harassment suit

Jurors have awarded $200,000 in damages to a former Missouri prison guard who alleged that she was sexually harassed by fellow guards.

Missouri city of Columbia bans so-called conversion therapy

Missouri city of Columbia bans so-called conversion therapy

Columbia, Missouri has banned so-called conversion therapy for minors.

Missouri pays $366K to defend lawsuit over Greitens' app use

Missouri pays $366K to defend lawsuit over Greitens' app use

A newspaper's review of state records shows that Missouri taxpayers have spent $366,000 on private attorneys to defend former Gov. Eric Greitens' use of a self-deleting text message app.

Truck driver sues over crash at Missouri railroad crossing

Truck driver sues over crash at Missouri railroad crossing

A Kansas truck driver alleges in a lawsuit that two rail cars were "uncontrolled" when they struck his semi as he drove over a stretch of unmarked tracks in southwest Missouri in the dark.

Prosecutors drop, then refile gun charges against fundraiser

Prosecutors drop, then refile gun charges against fundraiser

Prosecutors dropped and then refiled charges alleging that a veteran St. Louis Democratic fundraiser fired a handgun and shouted racial slurs at people at two businesses in 2017.

Man charged after Uber passenger overdoses on fentanyl, dies

Man charged after Uber passenger overdoses on fentanyl, dies

A St. Louis man has been charged with selling the powerful opioid fentanyl that a man overdosed on while riding in an Uber and later died.

Missouri school district sues e-cigarette maker

Missouri school district sues e-cigarette maker

A suburban St. Louis school district alleges in a lawsuit that a leading e-cigarette maker harmed its students through deceptive marketing and misconduct.

20 indicted on drug-trafficking charges in Missouri

20 indicted on drug-trafficking charges in Missouri

A federal grand jury has indicted 20 Missouri residents for allegedly trying to sell at least a kilogram of heroin and other drugs.

Former Missouri guards convicted of beating inmate

Former Missouri guards convicted of beating inmate

Two former Missouri prison guards have been convicted of assaulting a handcuffed inmate and violating his rights.