Dems Hold Financial Lead over GOPs in Missouri Races

The October finance reports typically are important because they show how much cash a candidate has remaining for ads and other campaign activities in the final weeks before Election Day.



North Co. Village Runs Out Of Money

Uplands Park could soon have no police officers, and nobody answering 911 calls.


Illinois State Police found over $34,000 inside a car near Collinsville.  (Photo police handout)

$34,000 Seize DuringTraffic Stop Near Collinsville

The driver and passenger were both questioned and neither of them claimed ownership of the money.


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Psychologist Pleads Guilty Of Defrauding Healthcare Of $1 Million Dollars

A western Missouri psychologist who was accused of claiming to see patients 364 days a year has pleaded guilty to defrauding Medicare and Medicaid of $1 million.


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Harrisonville Police: Someone Using Fake Money

Harrisonville police are searching for a man who has used counterfeit money at six different businesses.



MO Revenues Up In 2012…But A Surplus? Not Even Maybe

Unexpected windfall needed to cover disaster-related expenses.


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Missouri Couple Embezzled $824,000 From Employer

A suburban Kansas City man has gone to federal prison for helping launder some of the nearly $824,000 his wife embezzled from a company where they both worked.


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Store Worker Returns Nearly $2,000 Found in a Box

A worker at a southern Illinois store could have enjoyed a sudden influx of cash.


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Bank Teller Charged With Stealing $7,000 From Employer

Accused of embezzling during her work shifts.


WYATT, MO - MAY 03:  Floodwater flows over the Birds Point levee after the Army Corps of Engineers blew a massive hole in it to divert water from the town of Cairo, Illinois May 3, 2011 near Wyatt, Missouri. (Getty/ Scott Olson)

Missouri to Chip in $3.3M to Help Repair Busted Levees

The program requires the levees to pass routine inspections and their operators to chip in 20% of the repair costs.





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