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Six months after 18-year-old Michael Brown died in the street in Ferguson, Missouri, the Justice Department is close to announcing its findings in the racially charged police shooting that launched “hands up, don’t shoot” protests across the nation.

Updated Feb 28, 2015 at 10:49 AM

Missouri's auditor, who fatally shot himself in an apparent suicide, had vowed to take down the state's most powerful politicians and donors, including his fellow Republicans, when he launched an anti-corruption campaign for governor last month.

Updated Feb 27, 2015 at 2:20 PM

On Feb. 19, before the girls' basketball game, Marcia Fohey, Battle of the Belt coordinator, and students of the Team Spirit group at Marion County High School, were presented with a bronze banner for the school's dedication and hard work during the...

Updated Feb 27, 2015 at 10:08 AM

A man who authorities say may have been unhinged by the death of his ailing mother killed seven people and then took his own life in a house-to-house shooting rampage that wiped out a swath of this tiny town in the Missouri Ozarks.

Updated Feb 26, 2015 at 3:41 PM

Missouri Auditor Tom Schweich, a Republican candidate for governor, died Thursday of a self-inflicted gunshot wound, a staff member told The Associated Press.

Posted Feb 26, 2015 at 12:15 PM

Lawmakers used “cleverly chosen words” to deceive residents about the potential impact of constitutional amendments that strengthened gun and agricultural rights in Missouri, voters challenging the new laws told the state Supreme Court...

Updated Feb 25, 2015 at 10:41 AM

Palmyra High School recently received statewide and regional awards for Battle of the Belt Competition.

Updated Feb 25, 2015 at 10:38 AM

Advocates for increased patient access to medical marijuana, including television personality Montel Williams, shared personal stories while testifying for a Missouri bill that would create a state-monitored distribution program for the drug.

Updated Feb 25, 2015 at 10:27 AM

Mark Twain High School recently received statewide award for Battle of the Belt Competition.

Updated Feb 24, 2015 at 10:46 AM

A Missouri lawmaker who also leads an association of grocery stores is trying to stop cities and towns in the state from restricting the use of plastic bags, bucking a national trend toward banning their use to help the environment.

Updated Feb 22, 2015 at 8:59 AM

Missouri Republicans overwhelmingly elected Chesterfield consultant John Hancock on Saturday to lead the party as the GOP gears up to fight for U.S. Senate and House seats, the governorship and other statewide offices in 2016.

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