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Many Missouri Counties Not Granting Gay Marriages

Despite a judge’s ruling that a gay marriage ban is unconstitutional, many counties are refusing to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples.


Craig Michael Wood (Booking photo from Greene County Sheriff's Department)

Child Porn Found At Coach’s Home In Girl’s Killing

A police search of the southwest Missouri home of a middle-school football coach accused in a 10-year-old girl’s kidnapping and death found child pornography and more than a dozen guns.


Craig Michael Wood (Booking photo from Greene County Sheriff's Department)

Missouri Coach To Plead Not Guilty In Girl’s Death

A middle-school football coach accused in the kidnapping and killing of a 10-year-old girl in southwest Missouri plans to plead not guilty, his public defender said in a brief hearing Friday.


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Former Prosecutor: Mo. Lawmakers Must Focus on Child Abuse

Darrell Moore says lawmakers should expedite solutions to abuse and neglect the way they did for Boeing incentives.


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Saudi Government Posts Bail For Accused Kidnappers

The men are charged with kidnapping a woman from a downtown Springfield nightclub and sexually assaulting her in June.


Missouri Governor Jay Nixon and First Lady Georganne Nixon stand after taking the oath of office for a second term as Missouri's Governor at the State Capitol in Jefferson City, Missouri on January 14, 2013.  UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Mo. Gov. Nixon Vetoes Local Vehicle Sales Tax Bill

Nixon’s veto marks the second time in two years he has rejected the Legislature’s attempt to reverse the effects of a 2012 Supreme Court ruling that has put Missouri car dealers in border cities at a disadvantage.


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Missouri Hunters Take 8,500 Turkeys In October

Missouri turkey hunters reported taking nearly 8,500 birds last month, a 20 percent increase from October 2011.



Missouri Walnut Crop Likely To Be Lackluster

Buyers start hulling the nuts this week, and prices are high, with buyers offering as much as $13 per hundred pounds after hulling.


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Missouri Man Charged as ‘Predatory Sexual Offender’

A 68-year-old Greene County man who has been convicted in four states of molesting children has been charged as a “predatory sexual offender” in Missouri.


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Missouri Lawmakers Skip Veto Override On Sales Tax Bill

The Legislature overwhelmingly approved the tax measure this spring after a Missouri Supreme Court ruling.