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Internet giants weigh in on defamation lawsuit

By AMANDA LEE MYERS (CINCINNATI, AP) — From Twitter and Facebook to Amazon and Google, the biggest names of the Internet are blasting a federal judge’s decision allowing an Arizona-based…

18 LA sheriff’s officials charged in jail probe

By GREG RISLING and TAMI ABDOLLAH (LOS ANGELES, AP) — Roughly three years ago, a man referred to in a federal indictment as “Visitor LF” went to Men’s Central Jail…

Federal court panel stays Missouri man’s execution

By JIM SALTER (KANSAS CITY, Mo., AP) — A panel of federal judges stayed a Missouri man’s execution late Monday, a little more than a day before he was set…

Mo. governor to sign $1.7B Boeing incentive plan

(ST. LOUIS, AP) — Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon plans to sign legislation that would offer up to $1.7 billion in incentives over more than two decades in hopes of landing…

Recent Missouri editorials

The Associated Press St. Joseph News-Press, Dec. 7 Cool bistate tensions Two governors, two political parties, one border. It’s natural to expect conflict, right? Perhaps, but it doesn’t mean we…

More radioactive waste found at Bridgeton landfill

(FLORISSANT, Mo., AP) — A city engineer says more radioactive material has been discovered at St. Louis County landfill. Florissant City Engineer Tim Barrett says he was told by state…