- Missouri man charged in shooting death of 8-month-old son Updated: May-25-16 9:06 pm
ST. LOUIS - A Missouri father was charged Wednesday with first-degree murder in the death of his 8-month-old son - a shooting an investigator says happened after the man threatened his wife who told him during a car ride she wanted a divorce.
- Late hit eludes Cardinals in 9-8 loss to Cubs Updated: May-25-16 7:55 pm
ST. LOUIS - The big late-inning hit that has been there for most of the season eluded the St. Louis Cardinals on Wednesday.
- Arrieta moves to 9-0 and Cubs edge Cardinals 9-8 Updated: May-25-16 7:35 pm
ST. LOUIS - Jake Arrieta got some help from the Cubs' offense to stay perfect.
- Kansas City police shoot, wound woman after standoff Updated: May-25-16 7:34 pm
KANSAS CITY, Missouri - Kansas City, Missouri, police say an officer shot and wounded a woman they say pointed a gun at them during a standoff in a car.
- The Latest: Man charged in shooting death of 8-month-old son Updated: May-25-16 7:19 pm
ST. LOUIS - The Latest on the shooting death of an 8-month-old boy in St. Louis (all times local):
- Kermit Washington accused of stealing from his charity Updated: May-25-16 6:43 pm
KANSAS CITY, Missouri - Prosecutors have filed charges against former NBA forward Kermit Washington, accusing him of embezzling about a half-million dollars in charitable donations meant to help the needy in Africa and spending it on jewelry, vacations and other things.
- New state park in southeastern Missouri set to open in July Updated: May-25-16 6:40 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - A new state park in southeastern Missouri is set to open July 30.
- Illinois man charged in fatal downtown St. Louis carjacking Updated: May-25-16 6:09 pm
ST. LOUIS - A 19-year-old Illinois man has been charged with first-degree murder in connection with a downtown St. Louis carjacking in which a 9-month-old was thrown from the car after her mother was shot.
- Oklahoma, Kansas-Missouri Planned Parenthood groups to merge Updated: May-25-16 5:42 pm
TOPEKA, Kansas - Planned Parenthood of Kansas and Mid-Missouri announced plans Wednesday to merge with the abortion provider's central Oklahoma affiliate in July and open a new Oklahoma City clinic, even as political leaders in the three states seek to cut off Medicaid funding.
- Missouri woman accused of embezzling $1.2M from Garmin Updated: May-25-16 5:40 pm
KANSAS CITY, Missouri - A Missouri woman already accused of embezzling more than $300,000 from engineering firm Black & Veatch stole $1.2 million during an earlier job at Garmin International, a new federal indictment alleges.
- Missouri says Aetna takeover of Humana anti-competitive Updated: May-25-16 4:14 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - Missouri's insurance department has dealt a setback to a proposal by the nation's third-largest health insurer to buy another insurance company.
- County officials ask Springfield for $3M for jail facility Updated: May-25-16 4:13 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Missouri - Greene County officials say they'll be able to receive Springfield municipal inmates at the county jail once again if the city contributes $3 million to build and lease a temporary facility.
- Audit: 'Serious mismanagement' by ex-school administrator Updated: May-25-16 3:51 pm
ST. LOUIS - A state audit released Wednesday cites "serious mismanagement" by the former superintendent of the Fox School District in suburban St. Louis, alleging she spent nearly $100,000 on questionable expenses with little oversight from the school board.
- Cardinals acquire minor league outfielder from Royals Updated: May-25-16 12:41 pm
- St. Louis prosecutors drop charges in 2013 killing Updated: May-25-16 8:28 am
ST. LOUIS - St. Louis prosecutors have dropped first-degree murder charges against a man accused in a 2013 shooting at the victim's birthday party.
- Mayor of small Missouri town resigns, pleads guilty to DWI Updated: May-25-16 8:21 am
OLD MONROE, Missouri - The mayor of the small eastern Missouri town of Old Monroe has pleading guilty to felony charges for causing a drunk-driving crash last summer, a plea that required him to give up his elected position.
- Murder count upgraded in northeastern Missouri death Updated: May-25-16 6:52 am
PALMYRA, Missouri - Prosecutors in northeastern Missouri's Marion County have upgraded a murder charge against a man accused in connection with a 2014 shooting death.
- 2 face federal indictment, alleging drug-related killing Updated: May-25-16 6:46 am
KANSAS CITY, Missouri - Two Kansas City, Missouri, men are accused in federal court of carrying out a killing as part of a drug-related plot.
- University of Missouri System launches diversity audit Updated: May-25-16 1:15 am
COLUMBIA, Missouri - The University of Missouri System has announced that it will conduct an audit of diversity and inclusion policies and procedures.
- Probe: Missteps factor in 2 Kansas City firefighters' deaths Updated: May-24-16 8:16 pm
KANSAS CITY, Missouri - The deaths of two Kansas City, Missouri, firefighters during a wall collapse last year was partly due to the department's culture of aggressive fire suppression, the department concluded in an internal report released Tuesday.
- Amid turmoil, chess helps Ferguson kids cope, excel Updated: May-24-16 7:53 pm
ST. LOUIS - Ten-year-old Tyson Stegall stared intently at the chess board as his opponent, grandmaster Alejandro Ramirez, pondered a move. The fourth-grader gave a little grimace, then a smile, when Ramirez finished him off with a checkmate.
- Audit finds Missouri small business advocacy board failing Updated: May-24-16 6:31 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - Missouri Auditor Nicole Galloway says a state board created to advocate for small businesses against government regulations isn't doing its job.
- Ferguson city attorney to resign, commends leaders' 'grace' Updated: May-24-16 6:16 pm
FERGUSON, Missouri - Ferguson's city attorney has announced plans to step down, just a few weeks after the St. Louis suburb engulfed in racial unrest since Michael Brown's 2014 death revealed they were replacing her as local prosecutor.
- VA chief: 'I deeply regret' wait-time comparison to Disney Updated: May-24-16 5:15 pm
WASHINGTON - Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald said Tuesday he regrets remarks he made comparing long wait times at VA health care sites to waiting in line at a Disney amusement park.
- Missouri prosecutor clears officer in deadly shooting Updated: May-24-16 4:42 pm
REPUBLIC, Missouri - A southwestern Missouri prosecutor says a police officer acted in self-defense when he shot and killed an unarmed man earlier this year and will not be charged.