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Committee: State should keep control of KC police

(KANSAS CITY, Mo., AP) — An effort to remove the Kansas City Police Department from state control suffered a setback when a special committee rejected a proposal to put the…

Larry Flynt weighs in on killer set for execution

By JIM SALTER (ST. LOUIS, AP) — Serial killer Joseph Paul Franklin is getting support from an unlikely source: Hustler magazine publisher Larry Flynt, who was paralyzed 35 years ago…

Veterans Day: Events around the nation

Across the nation, Americans are commemorating Veterans Day with parades, wreath-laying ceremonies, monument dedications and other events. ___ NEW YORK: WOMEN IN SERVICE The U.S. military’s first female four-star general will be…

Kan., Mo., groups aiding Philippines after typhoon

(OLATHE, Kan., AP) — An Olathe-based relief group is preparing to send relief supplies to the Philippines in the wake of a deadly typhoon. Typhoon Haiyan swept across the Philippines…

Musial online auction nets $1.2 million

(ST. LOUIS, AP) — Hundreds of bidders, most presumably St. Louis Cardinals fans, now own a piece of Stan Musial memorabilia after an online auction of his possessions. Officials with…

Analysis: Mo. ballot could have 2 tax questions

By DAVID A. LIEB (JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., AP) — For the first time in a generation, Missouri voters next year will be handed a general election ballot with no candidates…

KC Union Station showing civics movie

(KANSAS CITY, Mo., AP) — A movie playing at Union Station in Kansas City for the next three weeks is part of an effort to reverse a decline in basic…

Missouri minimum wage to rise to $7.50 an hour

(JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., AP) — Missouri’s minimum wage will rise by 15 cents an hour in January. The Missouri labor department has set next year’s minimum wage at $7.50 an…

Mules down Augustana 75-63 to move to 2-0

(SIOUX FALLS, S.D.) — Central Missouri built a big second half lead then withstood a late charge to beat Augustana 75-63 on Sunday afternoon at the Sanford Pentagon Basketball Showcase.…

Jennies basketball beats Minnesota State in opener

(WARRENSBURG, Mo.) — In the first Top-25 season-opening matchup for the Central Missouri women’s basketball program, the 8th ranked Jennies defeated No. 23 Minnesota State, 96-88 at the Multipurpose Building…