Missouri Targets Gun Manufacturers with Economic Incentives

Several firearm manufacturers have threatened to leave states passing stricter gun regulations, prompting Missouri lawmakers to respond with tax incentives.


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Charter Bus Carrying FIRST Robotics Competitors Overturns

Medics took 15 children and four adults who were on board to area hospitals. An officer said their injuries were minor.


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Sen. Blunt Crafts Provision To Aid Monsanto, A Big Donor

The rider protects genetically modified seeds from litigation lawsuits concerning health risks posed by the crops.


Corie Harvey

Teen Charged In Central West End Attempted Robbery

The St. Louis Circuit Attorney issued a second-degree attempted robbery charge against 18-year-old Corie Harvey of St. Louis.


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Police Search For Central West End Assailant

When the suspect turned around, she was punched in the face several times before running away.


A participant holds a rainbow flag during the gay and lesbian pride parade. (Photo by AFP/Getty/PEDRO ARMESTRE)

Same-Sex Marriage Advocates In Illinois Encouraged By Election

Bernard Cherkasov, chief executive of the gay-rights group Equality Illinois, says the election results showed same-sex marriage winning in four states.


Jailers Worry About Dental Floss As A Weapon

When a group of New York prisoners sued last month to demand access to dental floss, officials said they had to consider “security issues.”


St. Louis County Police Cruiser

Count Police Searching For Potential Serial Rapist

Both victims were Asian women, and both described the suspect as a Hispanic male in his 40s, heavy set, with short hair and some facial hair.


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Joplin Company Gets $11 million Over Oil Leak

TAMKO Building Products Inc. said in a lawsuit that Factory Mutual Insurance Company refused to pay for damages after an oil leak in 2008.


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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.




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