- Man charged after allegedly trying to scam Missouri governor Updated: Jun-22-16 8:13 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - A Michigan man who allegedly tried to collect fake debts from Gov. Jay Nixon has been charged with a felony for alleged deceptive business practices.
- First GOP ads for Missouri governor hopefuls hit airwaves Updated: Jun-18-16 12:17 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - Missouri's Republican candidates for governor have started rolling out their first campaign ads in advance of the Aug. 2 primary, wielding rifles and posing at farms in what one political scientist described as an attempt to "out-conservative each other."
- Mega-donor PAC gives $280K to Missouri governor hopeful Updated: Jun-14-16 2:44 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - A political action committee funded by Missouri mega donor Rex Sinquefield has donated close to $280,000 to Republican gubernatorial candidate Catherine Hanaway.
- Correction: Missouri Governor-Debate story Updated: Jun-07-16 11:58 am
KANSAS CITY, Missouri - In a story June 6 about the Missouri GOP governor's debate, The Associated Press erroneously attributed two comments made by businessmen John Brunner to Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder. Brunner said he would campaign with GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump while Kinder said he would "cross that bridge" when he got to it. It also was Brunner, not Kinder, who criticized attack ads running against him. The story also misquoted former U.S. Attorney and Missouri House Speaker Catherine Hanaway in shortening a response to a comment about law enforcement from former Navy SEAL Eric Greitens. The AP has restored the full quote to its report.
- Report: Black Missouri drivers still get stopped more often Updated: Jun-01-16 6:11 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - Black drivers in Missouri were nearly 70 percent more likely than whites to get stopped by the police last year, marking a slight improvement from the year before but showing there still are significant racial disparities in such stops.