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Missouri Executes Leon Taylor for 1994 Killing

Taylor shot Robert Newton to death in front of Newton’s 8-year-old step-daughter during a gas station robbery; he tried to kill the girl, too, but his gun jammed.

11/19/2014

Student says a 14-year-old boy raped her in the school bathroom while a 13-year-old girl stood in the hall as a lookout.(Image credit: KCPublicschools.org)

6 School Employees Suspended Amid Rape Allegations

Student says a 14-year-old repeatedly raped her at Kansas City School.

04/04/2014

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McCaskill Calls For Firing Of All Involved In IRS Targeting Scandal

“I’m mad. It is un-American, it is wrong, and we have to make sure that this gets fixed,” Missouri’s senior senator said.

05/17/2013

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St. Louis Teen Pleads Guilty in ‘Knockout Game’

In the knockout game, people are picked at random and beaten. The attacks are sometimes captured on video.

01/09/2013

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Collinsville Police Officer Faces Obstruction Charges

Search that turned up crack pipe was illegal.

05/18/2012

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Man Admits Shooting St. Louis Officer

Prosecutors are seeking life in prison.

03/27/2012

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Group Seeks Increase in MO Minimum Wage

Missourians currently make the minimum required by federal law.

09/30/2011

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Former Bridgeton Police Officer Admits to Bribery, Obstructing Justice

Was arrested during undercover FBI sting.

04/13/2011

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