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Suspect dies after jumping from police car

(OVERLAND, Mo., AP) — An investigation is under way after a suspect jumped from a suburban St. Louis police car onto an interstate highway and died the next day from…

Apache pilot among 1st Army women to graduate Ranger School

By RUSS BYNUM (SAVANNAH, Ga., AP) — A 25-year-old officer from Texas who flies Apache attack helicopters is one of the first women to complete the Army’s grueling Ranger School,…

WPD arrest armed man near schools

WPD arrest armed man near schools

by Leah Wankum Managing Editor An unidentified armed man was arrested Tuesday after fleeing an accident in the area near two local schools, according to the Warrensburg Police Department. Tim Lowry, acting police chief,…

History professor says drones helping at archaeological digs

(ST. LOUIS, AP) — Saint Louis University archaeologists are getting some high-tech help from drones and other gadgets. History professor Thomas Finan says drones, along with high-speed computer applications and…

Reward increased to $12,000 in unsolved Kansas City homicide

(KANSAS CITY, Mo., AP) — The reward for information in a shooting death in Kansas City’s Power & Light District has been increased to $12,000. The Greater Kansas City Crime…

Police: Explosive device found outside of Missouri motel

(COLUMBIA, Mo., AP) — Columbia police are trying to determine who left an explosive device in a vacant parking lot that led to the evacuation of guests from a nearby…

First openly transgender official hired at White House

(EDGARTOWN, Mass., AP) — The White House has hired its first openly transgender staff member. The White House announced Raffi Freedman-Gurspan’s appointment on Tuesday. Freedman-Gurspan is an outreach and recruitment…

Former Tuskegee Airman, 93, is robbed, then carjacked

(ST. LOUIS, AP) — A 93-year-old veteran who was part of the famed Tuskegee Airmen was the victim of crimes twice within a few minutes in St. Louis, being robbed…

Warrensburg man dies after being struck by train

(WARRENSBURG, Mo., digitalBURG) — A Warrensburg man was hit and killed by a train early Saturday morning in downtown Warrensburg. David J. Lindequist, 22, was struck by a train at approximately…

Missouri Senate hires Moy as communications director

(JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., AP) — A former spokeswoman for various causes backed by conservative donor Rex Sinquefield has been hired as the communications director for the Missouri Senate. Anne Marie…