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Effort to Free Jeff Mizanskey from Life Sentence for Marijuana Takes Big Step

A group of Missourians have been asking Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon to grant clemency to a Missouri man serving life for marijuana possession. Now, they’re taking big steps to make sure he’s getting the message – two billboard-sized steps.

11 hours ago

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Pekin Man Gets 4 Years in Drugged Child Case

A Pekin man has been sentenced to four years in prison after he dropped drug-laced candy on the floor that a 2-year-old boy then ate.

11 hours ago

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Firefighter: St. Louis Man Dies in Home Fire

St. Louis firefighters say a man has died after a fire broke out in a home without a working smoke detector.

11 hours ago

St. Louis County Prosecutor Bob McCulloch. Photo: KMOX/Kevin Killeen

McCulloch: Confident Grand Jury will Arrive at ‘True and Just Decision’

St. Louis County Prosecutor Bob McCulloch released a statement regarding the grand jury of the Michael Brown investigation.

12 hours ago

A crane arrives in Mehlville to help retrieve a parachutist stranded on broadcast tower wires. (Michael Calhoun/KMOX)

Parachutist Rescued from Radio-T.V. Tower in South County

Firefighters rescued a parachutist who became stuck on wires of a broadcast tower and dangled for about two hours.

15 hours ago

Madison Bumgarner #40 of the San Francisco Giants holds the MVP trophy and shakes hands with Chevrolet's Rikk Wilde following a 3-2 victory over the Kansas City Royals in Game Seven of the 2014 World Series at Kauffman Stadium on October 29, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Chevy Colorado Gets World Series Boost

Shortly before 9 a.m. on the day after the worst night of his life, Rikk Wilde got the phone call from his big boss at General Motors.

23 hours ago

Missouri Governor Jay Nixon gives details of an initiative to connect 2,000 young people from low-income families in the St. Louis region with summer jobs in 2015, as ormer State Senator Maida Coleman, director of the The Missouri Office of Community Engagement looks on, in Wellston, Missouri on October 30, 2014.  UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Gov. Nixon Announces Summer Jobs Plan in Wellston

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has announced a plan that aims to help 2,000 young people from low-income St. Louis-area families find summer jobs in 2015.

23 hours ago

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Three Killed in Ill. Train Collision Before Halloween Parade

Three people were killed in a SUV-train collision in Vandalia.

24 hours ago

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More School Districts Join Request for a Sunday Grand Jury Announcement

The number of school districts asking for the grand jury’s decision on whether or not it will indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson to not be announced during the school day has grown to 20.

10/30/2014

File photo of people voting in an election. (Photo by Jessica Kourkounis/Getty Images)

Mailer Compares Neighbor’s Voting Track Record

A voter report-card mailer meant to grade Missouri residents on how often they vote compared to their neighbors has some in the state claiming it’s an invasion of privacy.

10/30/2014

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