Chiefs still trying to find identity in preseason

Chiefs coach Romeo Crennel sounded a bit perplexed by the direction the team is headed and admitted that it needs to figure out quickly what it does well.

Hochevar goes distance, but Royals fall to Red Sox

Luke Hochevar pitched his second complete game of the season, holding down a Boston offense that collected 34 hits in the previous two games, but the Royals lost to the Red Sox 5-1 Monday in the series finale.

New Missouri laws taking effect

Two new laws concerning worship services and MoDOT go into effect Tuesday.

All eyes on Isaac as GOP convention approaches

Republican National Convention organizers and attendees brace for Hurricane Isaac as the convention approaches.

Tropical Storm Isaac heads for northern Gulf Coast after lashing Carribean

The National Hurricane Center's forecast map shows that it could hit somewhere along a stretch of Gulf Coast running from southern Louisiana to the western edge of the Florida Panhandle.

Missouri agency suspends permits for deer facilities

Officials say the goal is to help protect deer from fatal chronic wasting disease, a contagious illness that attacks the nervous system.

Kansas girl drowns at Lake of the Ozarks

The Missouri State Highway Patrol says the child wandered away from the family before she drowned.

St. Louis Rams switch right tackles with Jets

The New York Jets acquired Jason Smith from St. Louis Rams on Monday for Wayne Hunter.

Laclede County man first Missouri death from West Nile virus

Amid worry over the West Nile virus in southern states, the disease has come to Missouri, so far killing one person.

Nixon: Override of vehicle sales tax veto will cost Missourians

More than 120,000 Missouri resident would have to pay a retroactive tax if the legislature overrides Gov. Jay Nixon's veto.

Goodwill Industries criticized for workshop wages

The National Federation of the Blind says workers with disabilities are being paid low wages.

Tornado-destroyed Joplin church open after rebuild

More than 100 members of Blendville Christian Church attended the first service in the church's new worship center on Sunday.