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Downtown St. Louis to get more than 2,000 new streetlights

(ST. LOUIS, AP) — Downtown St. Louis will be brighter and more colorful at night, with plans to transform 2,347 streetlights as part of a $4 million effort to brand…

Man who frequently played Santa sentenced for sex abuse

(JACKSON, Mo., AP) — A southeast Missouri man who frequently played Santa Claus during the Christmas season has been sentenced to 12 years in prison for sexually abusing a 6-year-old…

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…

Mother, 8-year-old daughter killed in crash on way to school

(KINGSVILLE, Mo., AP) — A Missouri mother and her young daughter are dead after a two-vehicle crash on U.S. 50 near Kingsville in Johnson County, Missouri. The Kansas City Star…

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…

$1.9 million grant launches Wyandotte County health effort

(KANSAS CITY, Kan., AP) — Wyandotte County is using a $1.9 million three-year grant from a Minnesota-based nonprofit to try and improve the health of 10,000 residents. The county, which…

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…