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Life insurer allegedly charged premiums after death

(JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., AP) — A life insurance company accused of charging premiums after policyholders died has settled with Missouri insurance regulators. The Missouri Department of Insurance says an investigation…

SEC: Former Monsanto exec to get $22.5M as whistleblower

By JIM SUHR Associated Press (KANSAS CITY, Mo., AP) — A former Monsanto Co. financial executive who tipped off regulators about the agribusiness giant’s accounting practices involving rebates for its Roundup…

Missouri audit: less state help hurt college affordability

(JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., AP) — A Missouri audit says less money from the state has meant students and families are shouldering more costs for public higher education. Auditor Nicole Galloway…

Father sent to prison for endangerment in child death case

(CARTHAGE, Mo., AP) — A southwest Missouri man has been sentenced to seven years in prison for failing to prevent the deadly abuse of his 2-year-old daughter. The Joplin Globe…

Child hospitalized after being left in car; father charged

(BRIDGETON, Mo., AP) — A St. Louis County man is facing charges after allegedly leaving his 4-year-old son in a hot car for an hour and 40 minutes while he…

Defense wants mental exam for Missouri State instructor

(SPRINGFIELD, Mo., AP) — Defense attorneys are seeking a psychological exam for a Missouri State University instructor who is charged with fatally stabbing a former colleague. The Springfield News-Leader (http://sgfnow.co/2bxm30M…

Transgender inmate latest to push for hormone treatment

By JIM SALTER Associated Press (ST. LOUIS, AP) — A transgender inmate is suing the Missouri prison system for refusing to provide hormone therapy as she transitions to a woman, adding…

Police: Molotov cocktailed tossed into 70-year-old’s SUV

(ST. LOUIS, AP) — St. Louis police are searching for suspects after a Molotov cocktail was tossed into the SUV of a 70-year-old woman as she was heading to church.…

St. Louis man charged in death of infant son

(ST. LOUIS, AP) — A St. Louis man is charged with second-degree murder in the beating death of his son. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch (http://bit.ly/2bynzu8 ) reports that 22-year-old Deveontay…

Audit of Missouri Legislature calls for more transparency

(JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., AP) — The Missouri auditor says the Republican-led House and Senate should be more transparent and should stop asking lobbyists for contributions. Democratic Auditor Nicole Galloway’s office…