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James Randolph Hutson

James Randolph Hutson, 57, of Warrensburg, Missouri, died Sunday, Aug. 10, at his home. Cremation is planned under the direction of Sweeney-Phillips & Holdren Funeral Home in Warrensburg. Jim had a…

‘Street view’ goes undersea to map reefs, wonders

By JENNIFER KAY (ISLAMORADA, Fla., AP) — It’s easy to go online and get a 360-degree, ground-level view of almost any street in the United States and throughout the world.…

Bacall’s legend more than just acting and Bogart

By HILLEL ITALIE (NEW YORK, AP) — Lauren Bacall had one of those incredible lives. The wife and co-star of Humphrey Bogart. A Tony Award-winning actress. A National Book Award-winning…

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…

Report: Record Missouri corn crop possible

(COLUMBIA, Mo., AP) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture says Missouri farmers are on track to harvest record crops of corn and soybeans. In an updated forecast Tuesday, the agency…

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…

AP video journalist, translator killed in Gaza

(BEIT LAHIYA, Gaza Strip, AP) — An Associated Press video journalist and a freelance Palestinian translator assisting him were killed in an ordnance explosion Wednesday while working on an assignment…