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Loaded Guns Found on Two Students

Whitfield School in Creve Coeur and Ladue Horton Watkins High School

12/16/2014

Missouri State Capitol in Jefferson City, Missouri. Photo: Getty Images,  Jordan McAlister

Nixon Tours Stalactite-Infested Basement of State Capitol

Gov. Jay Nixon took a handful of Missouri lawmakers and reporters on a tour of the muddy, stalactite infested basement of the state Capitol to show what repairs need to be made to the nearing century old building.

12/16/2014

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Lawsuit Involving Officer Accused of Hog-Tying Boy is Settled

A lawsuit involving a Ferguson police officer accused of hog-tying a young boy while working for the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office has been settled.

12/16/2014

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FBI Probe into County Police Crime Lab Contracts Finds No Criminal Wrongdoing

“So, for me to say this did not cause me to lose this election, I wouldn’t be telling the truth. That is the main reason why I lost the election,” Dooley says.

12/16/2014

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Monarch Fire Battalion Chief Fired, and Doesn’t Know Why

Sean Porter rose through the ranks during his career with Monarch – being named Battalion Chief in April of 2012.

12/16/2014

Missouri Governor Jay Nixon and other officials turn dirt during a groundbreaking ceremony at Boeing Aircraft in Hazelwood, Missouri on December 16, 2014. The new plant will make parts for the new Boeing 777X passenger aircraft with production to begin in 2017.  UPI/Bill  Greenblatt

Boeing Breaks Ground Today, Adding Hundreds of Jobs to Region

Gov. Jay Nixon, legislative leaders and Boeing officials hold a groundbreaking ceremony today to begin construction on an expansion that will bring more than 700 new skilled-labor jobs to the region.

12/16/2014

The Ferguson Commission holds a public hearing in St. Louis on Dec. 15, 2014. (Jessica Machetta)

Standing Room Only, Impassioned Testimony at Ferguson Commission Public Hearing

The hearing focused on traffic practices and municipal court reform, and Wilson says this is not just a Ferguson problem.

12/16/2014

A file photo of the old canal bridge on I-270 in Madison County, Illinois. (Kimberli Green photo)

Old Canal Bridge Coming Down Soon

The Illinois Department of Transportation is making plans for a bridge demolition in Madison County.

12/16/2014

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Missouri Bill Requires Check of Employee Resident Status

All Missouri employers would be required to use a federal verification system to check employees’ legal resident status under legislation introduced Monday that’s aimed at curbing the number of immigrants working illegally in the state.

12/16/2014

Police chase protesters passing by one of their burning cars during clashes following the grand jury decision in the death of 18-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., on Nov. 24, 2014. (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Investigation Remains Active for Ferguson Arsonists

Police are still looking for the people who burned down the QT, a self-storage facility and several other businesses, including a church, the night the Ferguson grand jury’s decision was announced.

12/16/2014

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