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Pardons granted, Missouri man serving life prison term for drug-related conviction gets chance at parole

JEFFERSON CITY – Gov. Jay Nixon has granted pardons to three men and two women convicted of non-violent offenses. Each …Read More

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Missouri man sentenced to 55 years for dog expert’s slaying

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — A 52-year-old Missouri man is sentenced to more than 55 years for bludgeoning to death …Read More

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Man wanted in double homicide likely still in Sedalia area

SEDALIA, Mo. (AP) — Police are focusing on the hometown of a man being sought in the deaths of his …Read More

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USDA files complaint over treatment of circus elephants

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A company hired by Moolah Shriners to stage a circus in suburban St. Louis is accused …Read More

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Demilitarizing the cops: States retool police training

BURIEN, Wash. (AP) — A campaign is underway in places around the U.S. to “demilitarize” the police and produce officers …Read More

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Court: FAA can allow cellphones during takeoff and landing

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal appeals court says aviation officials acted within their authority in clearing passengers to use cellphone …Read More

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Kansas Senate approves bill to bolster ‘webcam’ abortion ban

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas Senate has approved a bill aimed at allowing the state to enforce a ban …Read More

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Kansas House balks at setting up alternative to foster care

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas House members are uneasy about a proposal to allow parents to temporarily give up custody …Read More

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Mexican Nationals sentenced in Missouri Federal Court for selling false ID documents to illegal aliens

Four Mexican nationals have been sentenced in federal court for their roles in a conspiracy that produced and sold thousands …Read More

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Police continue to search for Missouri man wanted in double homicide

SEDALIA, Mo. (AP) — SWAT teams searched three Sedalia homes but didn’t find a man suspected of killing his former …Read More

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Missouri woman charged for allegedly using heroin while driving with a child

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A Missouri woman is facing multiple charges after crashing on Interstate 55, allegedly with a syringe …Read More

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Man pleads guilty in Kansas to operating $1.6 million Internet fraud scheme

KANSAS CITY, KAN. – A California man pleaded guilty Thursday in federal court in Kansas to operating an Internet fraud …Read More

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Sen. McCaskill supports limits on military equipment going to police

By Alisa Nelson (Missourinet) – President Barack Obama has issued an executive order limiting what military-type equipment can be transferred …Read More

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Missouri secretary of state candidate files voter ID measure

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Republican candidate for Missouri secretary of state is pushing an initiative petition that would …Read More

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Feds want to speed up Takata air bag recall

DETROIT (AP) — Exploding air bags made by Takata Corp. are so dangerous that U.S. safety regulators want to manage …Read More

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KC woman charged in 2-year-old daughter’s death

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A 36-year-old Kansas City woman has been charged with second-degree murder in the death of …Read More

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Missouri loses jobs while unemployment increases slightly

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri’s unemployment rate increased slightly to 5.7 percent last month while the economy lost several …Read More

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Missouri Sheriff pleads guilty to stealing public money

The elected sheriff of Christian County, Mo., pleaded guilty in federal court Wednesday to embezzling county funds and to his …Read More

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McCaskill done with ‘Game of Thrones’ following ‘gratuitous’ rape scene

By Alisa Nelson (Missourinet) – The hit TV show Game of Thrones has been on the air since 2011 and …Read More

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Forest Service sees hope in battle against bat disease

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Officials with the U.S. Forest Service are cautiously optimistic that a new treatment may help bats …Read More

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Large reptiles found at Kansas City home

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Authorities say three large reptiles that are similar to alligators have been found at a …Read More

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James B. Horn
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Sedalia woman who said she was held captive for months found dead, search for her former boyfriend continues

CLINTON, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri woman who authorities said had been held captive in a wooden box for months …Read More

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