U.S. whites falling to minority in under-5 age group

The decline in the U.S. white population has been occurring more quickly than expected, resulting in the first "natural decrease" for whites — deaths exceeding births — in more than a century, census data show.

UPDATE: 2 missing Missouri kids found safe

Emergency crews had searched for the pair since midnight with dogs, helicopters and boats.

No guarantees Gabbert will start for Jaguars

Former Missouri quarterback Blaine Gabbert, a former top-10 draft pick, remains the front-runner to start at quarterback for the Jaguars, but general manager Dave Caldwell and coach Gus Bradley insist it's a wide-open competition that's likely to stretch into the preseason.

Appeals court refuses to free Saudi man in Whitworth murder case

Ziyad Abid, 24, is charged with first-degree murder and armed criminal action in the slaying of Blaine Whitworth. His release was denied in spite of the Saudi government paying his bond of $2 million.

Alert system set up at southwest Missouri juvenile boys camp

The system is in response to a double homicide allegedly committed in January by two boys who escaped from the Lives Under Construction Boys Ranch near Lampe.

Coverage under the Affordable Care Act plan might be unaffordable for low-wage workers

Because of a wrinkle in the law, companies can meet their legal obligations by offering policies that would be too expensive for many low-wage workers.

UPDATE: Two killed as massive storm system hits Mid-Atlantic

The storm caused widespread power outages, flash flooding and extensive flight delays but largely failed to live up to its fierce billing. The severe weather was also blamed for two deaths.


Security tighter for Saturday 5K in St. Louis

The April 15 Boston bombings that killed three and injured hundreds led organizers to take a harder look at race security.

Missouri lawmaker sits on judiciary, natural resources

Republican Jason Smith, of Salem, won a special election June 4 in southeast Missouri's 8th Congressional District.

UPDATE: Police say 4 dead in murder-suicide in St. Louis

Police Capt. Michael Sack said the shooting happened Thursday afternoon in a building that houses multiple businesses.