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St. Louis circus awaits return from Israel

(ST. LOUIS, AP) — The temporary suspension of U.S. flights to Israel amid fighting in the Gaza Strip is delaying the return of a St. Louis youth acrobatic troupe. KWMU-FM…

Marjorie Anna LaNier

Marjorie Anna LaNier, 89, of Ottawa, Kansas, died Tuesday, July 22, at Olathe Medical Center in Olathe, Kansas. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, July 29, at…

Chiefs welcome back Jamaal Charles

(ST. JOSEPH, Mo., AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs welcomed back star running back Jamaal Charles on Thursday for the first day of coach Andy Reid’s second training camp at…

Humane Society finances opponents of right-to-farm

(JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., AP) — The Humane Society of the United States has contributed $375,000 to an effort to defeat a Missouri ballot measure creating a constitutional right to farm.…

Kroger closing US Highway 82 grocery

(GREENVILLE, Miss., AP) — Supermarket chain Kroger is shutting down its store on U.S. Highway 82 in Greenville, idling 70 workers. The Cincinnati-based chain’s Delta Division, which includes all or…

Columbia uniformed officers to wear body cameras

(COLUMBIA, Mo., AP) — The Columbia Police Department plans to outfit all of its uniformed officers with body cameras. Assistant Chief John Gordon announced Thursday that the department has purchased…

Va. Gov. McAuliffe to tour tornado damage

(CAPE CHARLES, Va., AP) — Flattened trees, flipped-over RVs, scattered tents, and awnings ripped from trailers — a scene of devastation awaited the visit of Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe the…