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Pilot dies from injuries sustained in Missouri airshow crash

(CAMERON, Mo., AP) — A pilot has died from injuries sustained when his biplane crashed as he was performing at a northwest Missouri airshow, authorities said Sunday. The Cameron Police…

Rising river forces evacuation of trailer park near Hannibal

(TAYLOR, Mo., AP) — Up to 100 residents were evacuated from a mobile home park in northeast Missouri because of rising flood waters. The Fabius River spilled over a levee…

UCM offers new Fighting Mules Scholarship

(WARRENSBURG, Mo.) – The new Fighting Mules Scholarship is available to a limited number of students with extra funds available to students who make cybersecurity – a growing field in the military –…

Man to stay on billboard until murder-free week

(ST. LOUIS, AP) — A man says he plans to live on top of a St. Louis billboard until the city can go seven days without a homicide. Daniel “Boone”…

State Fair competition deadline is July 1

(SEDALIA, Mo.) – The deadline for entering 4-H and FFA livestock contests at this year’s Missouri State Fair is Wednesday, July 1. This is also the deadline for open shows for…

Police: Missing Missouri teenager found safe

(VERSAILLES, Mo., AP) — Police say a missing 16-year-old central Missouri girl has been found safe. Versailles police issued an endangered person advisory Tuesday for Kiaira Lazae Burris after she…

Kansas City Zoo’s male polar bear moving to North Carolina

(KANSAS CITY, Mo., AP) — The Kansas City Zoo’s male polar bear will be leaving the zoo for North Carolina. The 8-year-old bear, named Nikita, has been at the Kansas…

Cheers, bouquets for Misty Copeland at her ‘Swan Lake’ debut

By JOCELYN NOVECK (NEW YORK, AP) — “Swan Lake” is always one of the most popular ballets for dance fans. But the whoops and cheers from a packed crowd at…

Clinton says Confederate flag has no place in US

By KEN THOMAS (FLORISSANT, Mo., AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton said Tuesday the Confederate battle flag should not be displayed “anywhere,” weighing in as South Carolina lawmakers seek to remove…

Truman Presidential Library closed for mechanical repairs

(INDEPENDENCE, Mo., AP) — Officials at the Harry S. Truman Presidential Library and Museum in Independence say the library has closed because of air conditioning problems. Susan K. Donius, the…