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Kansas man whose dad was killed gets death-row scholarship

(JOPLIN, Mo., AP) — A young Kansas man whose father was gunned down nearly eight years ago in a hotel parking lot is getting a tuition boost from an unusual…

Missouri man, girlfriend accused in gunfight near children

(KANSAS CITY, Mo., AP) — A Missouri man and his girlfriend are accused of endangering children during a suspected drug-related gunfight in Kansas City. Jackson County prosecutors have charged 28-year-old…

Kansas City police retools community policing efforts

(KANSAS CITY, Mo., AP) — The police chief in Kansas City, Missouri, says he’s having all of his officers actively involved in the city’s communities rather than just six designated…

Live grenade found before car is towed in Kansas City

(KANSAS CITY, Mo., AP) — Authorities have found a live hand grenade while preparing an illegally parked car for towing. Police said in a news release that an explosive ordinance…

St. Louis court to hear vote fraud allegation concerns

(ST. LOUIS, AP) — A St. Louis vote fraud case is going to court. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch (http://bit.ly/2bwvYTC ) reports that attorneys for state Rep. Penny Hubbard on Monday…

Court told money short for Missouri death row inmate defense

(ST. LOUIS, AP) — Five legal groups are supporting a Missouri death row inmate whose execution was halted hours before it was to be carried out in 2014, saying that…

SEMO fraternity on ‘interim suspension’ after vandalism

(CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., AP) — A Southeast Missouri State University fraternity is on “interim suspension” for campus vandalism. The university issued a statement Thursday stating that all Sigma Nu group…

Downtown district nominated for inclusion in National Register of Historic Places

Downtown district nominated for inclusion in National Register of Historic Places

By CASSIE SLANA Senior Writer (WARRENSBURG, Mo., digitalBURG) — Warrensburg’s Holden and Pine Streets Commercial Historic District may soon become part of the National Register of Historic Places. A nomination to add the…

Reward offered in Missouri cancer patient’s beating death

(ZION, Ill., AP) — Cancer Treatment Centers of America is offering a $25,000 reward for information in the death of a Missouri patient beaten to death outside her Illinois hospital…

Boy, 8, robbed of bike at gunpoint, then gets it back

(DELLWOOD, Mo., AP) — An 8-year-old north St. Louis County boy has his bike back, and police have the suspect who robbed him in custody. Kaleb Gross of Dellwood was…