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Kansas City’s Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art studying expansion

(KANSAS CITY, Mo., AP) — Officials with the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art in Kansas City are planning a lengthy push to persuade donors, members and the public that the cultural…

Police officer shoots Carrolton man while issuing citation

(CARROLLTON, Mo., AP) — The Missouri State Highway Patrol is investigating after a Carrollton police officer shot an armed man. The shooting happened Saturday night as two officers were issuing…

Kansas City police shoot suspect, shots then fired at police

(KANSAS CITY, Mo., AP) — Kansas City police shot an armed man early Sunday and then scrambled to cover after someone in the crowd fired shots toward them. Spokeswoman Sgt.…

Missouri man arrested in NC for kidnapping son 3 years ago

(FAYETTEVILLE, N.C., AP) — North Carolina authorities say a Missouri man wanted on charges of kidnapping his son three years ago has been arrested. A news release from the Cumberland…

Waitress training to be nurse saves choking man

(ARNOLD, Mo., AP) — A waitress at a suburban St. Louis Denny’s restaurant is being called a hero for saving the life of a choking man. KMOV-TV (http://bit.ly/2bpSyI5 ) reports…

Man sentenced to 12 years for scalding child with hot water

(PLATTE CITY, Mo., AP) — A Kansas City man was sentenced to 12 years in prison for scalding a 2-year-old with hot water. Platte County authorities say 32-year-old Daniel A.…

Report: Lead contamination in water at St. Louis schools

(ST. LOUIS, AP) — The Special Administrative Board has unanimously approved up to $1 million to eliminate lead contamination after high levels of lead in drinking water were found in…

Former Springfield teacher charged with child molestation

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — A recently retired Springfield teacher has been charged with child molestation. The Springfield News-Leader (http://sgfnow.co/2bLO8jb ) reports that 71-year-old Danny Carroll is charged in Greene County…

St. Louis suburb’s top 2 police officials suspended

(MARYLAND HEIGHTS, Mo., AP) — A St. Louis suburb’s police chief and top commander are on paid suspensions after complaints about an unfair work environment. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch (http://bit.ly/2bDGUKJ…

Judge: Campaign limit measure should stay on Missouri ballot

By SUMMER BALLENTINE Associated Press (JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., AP) — A judge ruled Thursday that Missouri voters should be allowed to decide whether to reinstate limits on campaign contributions, rejecting an…