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Missouri man charged with shooting at vehicles, wounding 6

(JOPLIN, Mo., AP) — A southwest Missouri man is charged in two counties after shootings that wounded six people and two dogs in what police believe were random attacks. Tom…

Missouri candidate Greitens gets $1M from GOP governor group

(JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., AP) — Former Navy SEAL officer Eric Greitens has received $1 million from the Republican Governors Association for his Missouri gubernatorial campaign. The contribution comes about a…

New Space Aims to Promote Diversity, Support Minorities

New Space Aims to Promote Diversity, Support Minorities

By LEAH WANKUM For the Muleskinner (WARRENSBURG, Mo., digitalBURG) — It doesn’t have an official name yet, but a new multicultural center is the university’s next step toward diversity and…

Lawsuit accuses municipalities of targeting the poor

(ST. LOUIS, AP) — A federal lawsuit accuses 13 north St. Louis County municipalities of a coordinated police and court effort to target poor people, most of them black. The…

Man sentenced to life in prison for molesting young students

(OLATHE, Kan., AP) — A former music instructor in Kansas was sentenced to life in prison for sexually molesting some of his young students. Sean Andrew Dow, of Overland Park,…

Prosecutor: Officers made up shooting story; both on leave

(MARSHALL, Mo., AP) — A Missouri prosecutor has dropped charges against a man who was accused of trying to shoot a police officer to avoid arrest, saying he thinks the…

Scathing report on Baltimore cops vindicates black residents

By JULIET LINDERMAN and ERIC TUCKER Associated Press (BALTIMORE, AP) — With startling statistics, a federal investigation of the Baltimore Police Department documents in 164 single-spaced pages what black residents have been…

Kansas City groups continue call for police review board

(KANSAS CITY, Mo., AP) — A coalition of civil rights groups in Kansas City continues to call for the creation of an independent citizens review board to monitor and investigate…

St. Louis-area teacher accused of promoting prostitution

(WEBSTER GROVES, Mo., AP) — A Spanish teacher at a suburban St. Louis middle school is facing charges for allegedly arranging clients for a prostitute. The suspect, 46-year-old Robert Wilson,…

Blunt touting NRA endorsement in Missouri Senate race

(JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., AP) — U.S. Sen. Roy Blunt is getting help from the National Rifle Association as he campaigns for re-election against Missouri Secretary of State Jason Kander. Leaders…