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Police send report on 1970 slaying to prosecutor

Civil rights leader Leon Jordan, a former Kansas City police officer, was shot in 1970. A new investigation may link his death to organized crime.

Missouri House member pays ethics debts; takes office

After paying fines, Democratic House member Leonard "Jonas" Hughes IV can finally start working. 

Icy roads in Springfield lead to fatal accident

A woman died when her vehicle went off the road Wednesday.

Missouri Southern expected to drop 2 programs

The Joplin Globe has reported that the university in Joplin expects to phase out baccalaureate programs in justice studies and management technology.

Kansas City to get $15 million aquarium in department store

The aquarium will feature fish from the Missouri River, the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean. It will also feature a walk-through tunnel.

Missouri chief justice urges new methods to fight crime

Missouri Chief Justice William Ray Price thinks alternative sentencing programs are key to reducing recidivism.

Injured worker rescued from near top of St. Louis' Gateway Arch

The mechanic was pinned between the Arch's structure and its tram.

Blizzard roars through snow-weary Midwest

The storm could push Tulsa, Okla., past its all-time record for snowfall in a single winter.

Missouri utility regulator to step down as chairman

Public Service Commission Chairman Robert Clayton said he had accomplished what he had set out to accomplish, but there is still plenty of work to be done.

Rock Bridge boys basketball team strolls to win over Springfield Central

The Bruins built an early lead and defeated Springfield Central 84-28 on Tuesday at Rock Bridge.

Missouri wrestlers chase Olympic dreams

The Tigers' Dom Bradley and Todd Schavrien, two of the top collegiate wrestlers in the country, both aspire to reach the highest level of their sport.

Coroner: Busch's girlfriend overdosed on oxycodone

August Busch IV's girlfriend died on Dec. 19. The medical examiner has ruled that the death was an accident.

Second Missouri school district to consider 4-day school week

Missouri lawmakers passed legislation in 2009 that allowed districts to adopt a shortened schedule.

Hickman boys basketball team loses road game

The Hickman boys basketball team lost 64-56 on Wednesday at Liberty.

Tougher sentences sought for alleged Kansas City gang members

Prosecutors and law enforcement want to reduce gang-related violence by increasing sentences for alleged gang members.

Two-car crash on Stadium sends one to hospital

The driver of a Pontiac Montana was sent to the hospital after his vehicle crashed into a parked Saturn Aura, police said.

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