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Missouri clergy guilty of trespassing in Capitol protest

By SUMMER BALLENTINE Associated Press (JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., AP) — Twenty-two Missouri clergy members could face up to six months behind bars after being convicted Wednesday on trespassing charges and acquitted…

St. Louis police major claims racial discrimination

(ST. LOUIS, AP) — A white St. Louis police major has filed a federal civil rights lawsuit claiming he was discriminated against when he didn’t get a promotion. Maj. Michael…

Prison sentence for Kansas man who embezzled from company

(KANSAS CITY, Mo., AP) — A 42-year-old Kansas accountant faces nine years in prison for defrauding clients of more than $4 million. Thomas Hauk, of Overland Park, Kansas, was sentenced…

St. Louis County early literacy campaign launches

(ST. LOUIS, AP) — The St. Louis County Library system has launched a literacy campaign to get children to read 1,000 books before they start kindergarten. The campaign encourages parents…

Columbia woman indicted in Missouri double homicide case

(FULTON, Mo., AP) — A Columbia woman has been indicted in connection with a double homicide. The Columbia Daily Tribune (http://bit.ly/2aWiEWn ) reports that 27-year-old Jennifer Grayson was charged last…

Flooding threatens levee at Poplar Bluff

By JIM SALTER Associated Press (ST. LOUIS, AP) — Emergency crews in southeast Missouri were monitoring a levee at Poplar Bluff Wednesday after torrential rains caused significant flooding in farmland along…

Missouri man charged with killing, dismembering woman

(WEST PLAINS, Mo., AP) — Authorities say a man charged with fatally stabbing a woman has admitted to dismembering her body and hiding some of her remains in a wooded…

Woman’s remains found in West Plains; suspect jailed

(WEST PLAINS, Mo., AP) — Authorities say a person of interest in the disappearance of a missing woman has led detectives to her remains in a wooded area in southern…

2 children die in St. Louis County accident

(ST. LOUIS, AP) — Two children are dead after an accident in suburban St. Louis. The accident happened just before 9 p.m. Monday in north St. Louis County near the…

Suspect arrested after multi-county chase in SE Missouri

(PERRYVILLE, Mo., AP) — A suspect is in custody after a chase through several southeast Missouri counties with a pregnant woman inside the car. KFVS-TV (http://bit.ly/2b99ZjH ) that a Ste.…