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"My primary opponent has not been consistent in her values," Schweich says of Catherine Hanaway, evokes conceal-carry. (Michael Calhoun/KMOX)

State Auditor Tom Schweich Announces Candidacy for Governor

State Auditor Tom Schweich now wants the top job in Missouri.

11 hours ago

Missouri State Senator and physician Rob Schaaf, R-St.Joseph. (KMOX file photo)

Loud ‘No’ from Missouri Senate Concerning New STL Football Stadium

One day after Gov. Jay Nixon’s administration told legislators it could float bonds without their approval for a new St. Louis football stadium, a resolution was offered in the state Senate to shut the door on the idea.

11 hours ago

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Federal Trial Postponed in Illinois Needles-in-Meat Case

A southwestern Illinois man’s federal trial on charges he inserted sewing needles into packaged supermarket meats is postponed indefinitely until his mental competency can be tested.

13 hours ago

Members of the Missouri History Museum's collections staff pull items from a burned-out fashion boutique in Dellwood. (Brett Blume/KMOX)

Digging for History at Site of Burned-Out Boutique

Missouri History Museum collects artifacts from Dellwood business destroyed in Ferguson unrest.

14 hours ago

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Dotson’s Plan for Highway Patrol Brings Mixed Reactions from City Hall

Downtown STL Inc.’s Missy Kelley says she supports the plan to bring in the Highway Patrol to help reduce crime downtown, but it’s getting mixed reaction from the Board of Aldermen.

16 hours ago

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Proposed Illinois Law Would Address Ferguson-Like Cases

A review of any death of someone at the hands of a police officer would come if a new bill filed in Illinois becomes law.

16 hours ago

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Melee at St. Louis City Hall During Hearing on Police Oversight Board

Protestors say one woman was shoved by the Business Manager of the St. Louis Police Officers Association.

01/28/2015

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Arrest Made in Chuck E. Cheese’s Shooting

Aesian Anunique Clay, 20, is charged with attempted assault and is jailed on $50,000 cash-only bond.

01/28/2015

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Endangered Person Alert Issued for Missing Woman

Missing is Nicole J. Crowder

01/28/2015

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Missouri House to Halt Committee Meetings at Country Club

That decision comes a day after the House Telecommunications Committee held a meeting at the Jefferson City Country Club, where lawmakers heard a presentation and ate a meal provided by the Missouri Telecommunications Industry Association.

01/28/2015

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Missouri Governor Jay Nixon's State of the State address

Gov. Nixon’s 2015 State of the State Address

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon implored lawmakers to embrace policies that “foster healing and hope” Wednesday as he delivered his first State of the State address since the unrest that erupted over the fatal police shooting of a black 18-year-old in Ferguson.

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