Missouri News

A mugshot of Walter Barton, executed in Missouri May 19, 2020.
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AP News Staff
May 20, 2020 - 10:08 am
Walter Barton had long claimed he was innocent of killing Gladys Kuehler three decades ago, and his case was tied up for years due to appeals, mistrials and two overturned convictions.
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This undated photo provided by the Cape Girardeau, Mo., Police Department shows Nicholas Proffitt. Prosecutors have charged the 42-year-old man accused of setting fire to a Missouri mosque last week with a hate crime and other counts. Proffitt, who spent time in prison for defacing the Islamic Center of Cape Girardeau more than a decade ago, was due to appear in federal court Thursday, APril 30, 2020, for an initial appearance on a charge of maliciously damaging a buildings by means of fire in last week's attack. (Cape Girardeau Police Department via AP)
AP News Staff
April 30, 2020 - 11:30 am
O'FALLON, Mo. (AP) — Prosecutors have charged a 42-year-old man accused of setting fire to a Missouri mosque last week with a hate crime and other counts. Nicholas Proffitt, who spent time in prison for defacing the Islamic Center of Cape Girardeau more than a decade ago, was due to appear in...
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Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden addresses supporters in Michigan on primary day, March 11, 2020.
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AP News Staff
March 11, 2020 - 7:24 am
Joe Biden went into Tuesday's primaries riding a wave of voter confidence about his chances of victory in November - and that propelled him to wins in Michigan, Missouri and Mississippi.
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ST LOUIS, MO - JUNE 04: A women stands with her child in a stroller during a pro-life rally outside the Planned Parenthood Reproductive Health Center on June 4, 2019 in St Louis, Missouri. The fate of Missouri's lone abortion clinic could be decided today
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AP News Staff
February 18, 2020 - 2:24 pm
A decision on whether Missouri's only abortion clinic can keep its license will be pushed back a little further.
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St. Louis Blues defenseman Vince Dunn, left, of center wipes his faces as Anaheim Ducks defenseman Josh Manson kneels on the ice while blues defenseman Jay Bouwmeester, who suffered a medical emergency, is worked on by medical personnel during the first period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2020, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
AP News Staff
February 11, 2020 - 11:03 pm
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — St. Louis defenseman Jay Bouwmeester collapsed on the bench during a break in play in the first period, prompting the Blues and Anaheim Ducks to postpone their game Tuesday night. Bouwmeester appeared to be awake and alert as he was being transported out of the arena to a...
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Elderly couple holding hands.
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AP News Staff
January 21, 2020 - 6:29 am
A couple married for 65 years died on the same day within hours of each other at a Missouri nursing home
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This Jan. 1, 2020, photo provided by the Creek County (Oklahoma) Sheriff's Department shows Brandon Wade Kirby. Police in Oklahoma say Kirby was arrested on New Year's Day after he allegedly took a truck and drove it more than 100 miles with a sleeping passenger and a goat inside. Authorities say he was eventually arrested near Tulsa, Oklahoma, after he let the passenger and goat go, and the victim called police. (Creek County Sheriff's Department via AP)
AP News Staff
January 02, 2020 - 10:00 am
SAND SPRINGS, Okla. (AP) — A man stole a pickup truck with a sleeping passenger and a goat inside it and drove it all the way from Missouri to Oklahoma before releasing the terrified victim and animal and eventually being arrested, authorities say. According to an arrest report, two men in the...
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Rear View Of High School Students Walking Into College Building Together
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AP News Staff
December 26, 2019 - 3:16 am
ST. LOUIS, Mo. (AP) — Missouri education officials say they have a plan that would not only increase teachers' pay but also offer raises and attract them to positions that are challenging to fill. The state currently has one of the worst teacher compensations in the country, ranking at 40th with...
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A container of talcum powder is spilled on a black background
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KMBZ News Staff
December 24, 2019 - 4:41 am
ST. LOUIS, Mo. -- A St. Louis Jury has cleared Johnson & Johnson of causing a cancer in a woman who said she had used the company's talcum powder. The Missouri woman said her ovarian cancer was caused by powder that was tainted with asbestos. The jury found that the the Johnson & Johnson...
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KMBZ News Staff
December 20, 2019 - 2:51 pm
Kingston, MO - The family of two Wisconsin men who disappeared during a trip to Missouri for their livestock business have filed a wrongful death lawsuit. The lawsuit was filed last month in northwest Missouri's Caldwell County against Garland Nelson, who is jailed without bond on two counts of...
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