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Small plane forced to land on suburban St. Louis roadway

(MARYLAND HEIGHTS, Mo., AP) — The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating after a small plane made an emergency landing on a busy suburban St. Louis roadway. The single-engine plane landed…

Judge: Ferguson-Florissant School District elections biased

By JIM SALTER Associated Press (ST. LOUIS, AP) — A federal judge ruled Monday that the process of electing school board members for a district that includes Ferguson, Missouri, is biased…

Lawsuit: Missouri drug court participants used as informants

(ST. LOUIS, AP) — The owners of a Franklin County treatment facility have filed a lawsuit against the county and others alleging that some participants in drug court were forced…

Gender-neutral restrooms now available at Southeast

(CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., AP) — Southeast Missouri State University has started offering gender-neutral bathrooms in what gay rights leaders are hoping is the first of several changes around campus. The…

KC public schools drops bus company over poor inspections

(KANSAS CITY, Mo., AP) — Kansas City Public Schools is cutting ties with a school bus provider whose vehicles fared poorly in an inspection conducted by the Missouri State Highway…

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…