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Missouri driver’s license valid ID for federal courthouse

(ST. LOUIS, AP) — The U.S. Marshal’s Office for eastern Missouri now says Missouri driver’s licenses are valid identification for those entering the federal courthouse in St. Louis. The U.S.…

Man, 59, charged in armed robbery at Saint Louis University

(ST. LOUIS, AP) — A man free on bail has been charged with robbing a woman at gunpoint on Saint Louis University’s campus. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports (http://bit.ly/1RujDLE) that…

Questions and answers about Obama’s executive plan on guns

By JOSH LEDERMAN (WASHINGTON, AP) — President Barack Obama’s plan to strengthen controls on guns in the U.S. is meeting swift resistance from gun rights groups, Republicans and even a…

Missouri tax amnesty brings in $35 million for health care

(JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., AP) — Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon says the state’s temporary tax amnesty program will bring in $35 million this year. Nixon announced the revenue figures Tuesday, a…

Nixon supports bill to raise Missouri gas tax 1.5 cents

(JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., AP) — Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon says he believes small increases in fuel taxes are the best way to raise money for roads and bridges. At a…

Man in prison for Kansas murder charged in another killing

(WICHITA, Kan., AP) — A man in a Kansas prison for the 1984 murder of a Sedgwick County man now faces another murder charge in the Missouri death of a…

Lawmakers want Mizzou professor fired for photographer clash

(JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., AP) — More than 100 Republican Missouri lawmakers are calling for a University of Missouri assistant professor to be fired in response to her videotaped clash with…

Missouri looks at criminalizing using drugs while pregnant

By ADAM ATON (JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., AP) — A Missouri lawmaker is proposing that the state make it a crime for a woman to use drugs while pregnant in an…

Woman dies after deer crashes through car window in Missouri

(PATTON, Mo., AP) — Authorities say a woman was killed and a teenager was seriously hurt when a deer crashed through a car window in southeast Missouri. The Missouri State…

Woman faces sentencing for giving money to Islamic militants

(ST. LOUIS, AP) — A Bosnian immigrant formerly from Illinois faces sentencing for giving money to terror groups in Iraq and Syria. Jasminka Ramic pleaded guilty in September to conspiring…