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Turkish citizen pleads guilty in drug fraud case

(ST. LOUIS, AP) — A Turkish citizen has pleaded guilty in St. Louis to smuggling misbranded and adulterated cancer treatment drugs into the United States. The U.S. Attorney’s office said…

Prosecutor released from Ferguson lawsuit

(COLUMBIA, Mo., AP) — A judge has dismissed former Boone County prosecutor Kevin Crane from a $100 million civil rights lawsuit filed by a man whose murder conviction was vacated.…

Ferguson seeks answers after fatal police shooting

By ALAN SCHER ZAGIER (FERGUSON, Mo., AP) — Nights of unrest have vied with calls for calm in a St. Louis suburb where an unarmed black teenager was killed by…

Missouri shooting victim called quiet, respectful

By DAVID A. LIEB (FERGUSON, Mo., AP) — Michael Brown Sr. stood alone in the center of the narrow street where the blood of his namesake son still stained the…

Missouri led nation in Medicaid roll reductions

(JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., AP) — Missouri’s Medicaid program is leading the nation in the number of people dropped from its rolls. New figures from the U.S. Department of Health and…

Vandalism, looting after vigil for Missouri man

By JIM SALTER and JIM SUHR (FERGUSON, Mo., AP) — A candlelight vigil for an unarmed man who was fatally shot by police turned ugly, with rioters looting and burning stores, vandalizing…

Missouri patient dies in ambulance crash

(HARRISONVILLE, Mo., AP) — The Missouri State Highway Patrol says a 65-year-old man died when the ambulance taking him to a hospital crashed during heavy rain. Patrol spokesman Sgt. Bill…

Missouri farming rights proposal appears to pass

(JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., AP) — A proposed constitutional amendment creating a right to farm in Missouri appears to have prevailed in a close election. Proposed Constitutional Amendment 1 had 498,751…

Missouri voters reject lottery to help veterans

(JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., AP) — Voters have rejected a ballot measure that would have created a Missouri Lottery scratch-off ticket with net proceeds designated to help veterans. Amendment 8 was…

Missouri transportation sales tax defeated

By DAVID A. LIEB (JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., AP) — Missouri voters defeated a multi-billion-dollar sales tax hike for transportation Tuesday, a significant setback for highway officials who have warned that…