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Two gay Missouri teens say school district deleted ‘offensive’ quotes from yearbook

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Two Missouri teenagers who are openly gay said the Kearney School District deleted their quotes from their school’s yearbook without their knowledge. Continue reading

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Suspect accused of shooting, killing Missouri police officer arrested

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The man wanted in connection with the deadly shooting of a Missouri police officer on Sunday was arrested Tuesday in Urich, following an all-out police dragnet, Fox 4 KC reported. Continue reading

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Police officer deaths in 2017 keeping pace with grisly 2016 numbers

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The death of Clinton, MO Officer Gary Michael on Sunday brought the the number of law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty this year to 75, matching 2016’s deadly figures. Continue reading

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4 female escorts charged with murder in death of man who stopped to fix flat tire

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Four women from an escort service have been charged with killing a Missouri man who stopped to help them when their car got a flat tire, according to reports. Continue reading

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NAACP issues official statewide travel warning for ‘racist’ Missouri

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NAACP officials confirmed their support this week for a Missouri “travel advisory” that was recently circulated by a local chapter urging caution due to concerns about civil rights violations. Continue reading

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NAACP issues official travel warning for ‘racist’ Missouri

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NAACP officials confirmed their support this week for a Missouri “travel advisory” that was recently circulated by a local chapter urging caution due to concerns about civil rights violations. Continue reading

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Dramatic crash at Missouri intersection caught on video

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Dramatic dashcam video shows a box truck flipping over after a crash at a Missouri intersection. Continue reading

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10-year-old boy dies after he is shot by brother, 13

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St. Louis police say a 10-year-old boy who died after being shot in the head was killed accidentally by his 13-year-old brother. Continue reading

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Car crashes into roof of St. Louis home

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A car crashes into the roof of a home in the 5900 block of a Lillian after 1pm Sunday. The occupant of the home was at the gym at the time of the crash. Continue reading

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Razor blade sabotage found on Walmart shopping cart in Missouri

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A second razor blade was found hidden in the handlebar of a shopping cart at a Festus Walmart. The first report was made on Sunday when a shopper made the disturbing discovery. Continue reading

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Sheriff exposes liberal columnist’s traffic stop tale for the lie that it is

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A sheriff in Missouri is firing back at a now-suspended newspaper columnist who claimed to experience what “minority motorists” must feel when getting pulled over by cops, saying he was lucky he didn’t “get shot” during a recent traffic stop. Continue reading

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Veteran’s approval to be buried in veteran cemetery rescinded

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After serving in the U.S. Army in the 1960s, a veteran’s approval for burial in a cemetery for veterans has been rescinded. Continue reading

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Explosion levels Missouri house on July 4

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Three people were injured after an explosion leveled a Missouri house Tuesday morning — and authorities are investigating whether illegal fireworks were the cause. Continue reading

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Missouri man kidnapped sister to stop wedding, fiance claims

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A man in Missouri was charged earlier this week for allegedly kidnapping his sister days before her wedding — to prevent her from marrying her fiancé. Continue reading

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Sinkhole swallows car in St. Louis

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No one was injured after a sinkhole swallowed a car Thursday in downtown St. Louis. It happened around 7 a.m. near the intersection of 6th Street and Locust. Continue reading

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Child shot by 7-year-old boy on Missouri playground

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A young child is recovering in the hospital after another child shot them Sunday evening. Continue reading

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Ferguson settles with Michael Brown family for $1.5 million in wrongful death suit

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The city attorney in Ferguson, Missouri, says the city’s insurance company paid $1.5 million to settle a lawsuit filed by the family of Michael Brown. Continue reading

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Michael Brown ‘wrongful death’ civil lawsuit settled

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The 2015 wrongful death civil lawsuit filed by the parents of Michael Brown has been settled in secret. Continue reading

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Civil lawsuit over Michael Brown’s death nears settlement with Ferguson

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The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that the family of Michael Brown, the city of Ferguson, former Ferguson Police Chief Tom Jackson and former police Officer Darren Wilson are nearing settlement of a lawsuit over Brown’s 2014 fatal shooting by Wilson. Continue reading

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St. Louis Confederate monument’s removal halted by judge

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A St. Louis Circuit Court judge has temporarily stopped the city from removing a controversial Confederate monument from Forest Park. Continue reading

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Missouri man brings joy to others with dollhouses and hugs

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A hug for a house — that’s all one Excelsior Springs man wants in exchange for hand-built dollhouses. Continue reading

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Jewish center bomb threats: St. Louis ex-journalist pleads guilty

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A former journalist and spurned ex-boyfriend from St. Louis pleaded guilty in a Manhattan court Tuesday to making bomb threats against Jewish Community Centers nationwide, according to the Daily News. Continue reading

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Missouri man free after 17 years in prison after lookalike raises doubts in case

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Nearly 17 years in prison for someone else’s crime: A Kansas City’s man freedom only came when his look-alike showed up in prison too. Continue reading

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Missouri woman, newborn nearly crushed after metal plate tie falls from train bridge

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A mother and her newborn had a brush with death after a piece of metal falls from a train overpass as they drove underneath. Continue reading

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St. Louis begins process to remove Confederate monument from Forest Park

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The Confederate monument was placed in the park in 1914 by the Daughters of the Confederacy. About two year ago, then-mayor Francis Slay created a committee to discuss how to remove the monument. Continue reading

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Tractors roll through Missouri town to help veterans struggling with PTSD

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A group of Northland tractor owners hit the road Saturday in the first ever American Legion Tractor Cruise. It’s all to benefit veterans struggling with PTSD. Continue reading

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Missouri deputy comes to aid of stuck skunk

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Law enforcement can be a dangerous job, but a brave deputy from the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office encountered a different type of danger Tuesday morning. Continue reading

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St. Louis police to sell Tommy gun stash to buy new firearms

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They were the weapon of choice among gangsters during the Roaring 20’s and the 1930s – and now more of them can be in your hands. Continue reading

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Man aims to mow grass in all 50 states for those in need

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A man on a mission to mow grass in all 50 states stopped in Kansas City on Monday. Rodney Smith Jr., started an organization that mows lawns for single mothers, veterans and older Americans. Continue reading

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Illinois soldier gets airline ticket home, thanks to a stranger

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A stranger bought an airline ticket for Keaton Tilson, 19, so he could go home to Illinois to see his family on Memorial Day weekend. Continue reading

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Residents take cover as massive hail pounds Missouri

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Grapefruit-sized hail pounded Adrian, Missouri Saturday afternoon. The storm hammered homes and cars and left a trail of damage. Continue reading

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Illinois Marine veteran, 92, is ‘something blue’ at Missouri wedding

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Bill Lee Eblen, 92, a Marine Corps veteran, fulfilled his goal to be the “something blue” at his niece’s wedding in Missouri on May 13, 2017, after having pneumonia. Continue reading

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Missouri kids see dead person during bus ride; police confirm suicide

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The Raytown School District confirms it sent out a letter on Tuesday offering to help Raytown Middle School students who were on their bus when the bus passed the body of a person who took his or her own life. Continue reading

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Stoned woman drives car into river after cops let her go

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Dashcam footage of a traffic stop involving a woman who later died when her car went into the Missouri River has been released. Continue reading

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Couple charged after toddler dies from trauma from ‘wrestling moves,’ police say

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A Missouri couple was arrested in the death of a 2-year-old after the boyfriend of the mother’s child performed “wrestling moves” on her, police said. Continue reading

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Kansas City church greeter shot in head while welcoming parishioners, police say

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Greeter Montell Bruce was hurt in the Sunday shooting at the House of Refuge Family Worship church in south Kansas City, Missouri. Continue reading

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Video captures moment good Samartians rescue man trapped under car

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Just in the nick of the time in under two minutes, the two quick-thinking, Kansas City dads and several other good Samaritans rescued Carlos Green. Continue reading

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Missouri inmate who died asked to see counselor

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A 28-year-old inmate who died after a jail altercation had asked police to see a counselor and authorities received mental health evaluations that prompted them to keep him in custody, Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley told reporters Thursday. Continue reading

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Judge: No bond for Missouri man amid terrorism probe

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A Kansas City, Missouri, man born in Somalia has been ordered detained on a passport-fraud charge while the FBI investigates whether he has terrorism links. Continue reading

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Records: Slain boy told Missouri authorities about abuse

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Missouri state records show an emaciated boy whose father later killed him and fed his remains to the family’s pigs told authorities he was being abused. Continue reading

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Missouri school bus crash: At least 14 students, driver hurt

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At least 12 students and the driver were hurt after a school bus slammed into an interstate highway guardrail and ran into a ravine in the St. Louis area on Thursday. Continue reading

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Prosecutor seeks ouster of sheriff tied to inmate death

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A Missouri sheriff who continued to work despite having his sheriff’s license suspended after his arrest last month on assault and other charges was involved in a jail altercation last week in which an inmate died, Missouri’s top prosecutor said in cal… Continue reading

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Missouri Senate passes Real ID compliance measure

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Missouri senators voted early Wednesday to give residents the option of whether to get a driver’s license that complies with a federal identification requirement, which would allow people to board airplanes and enter military bases. Continue reading

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Police: Man waited in line before robbing Missouri bank

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St. Louis County police are looking for a man who waited in line at a bank before robbing it. Continue reading

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Kansas man to get life term for killing of 7-year-old son

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A Kansas man will be sentenced to life in prison Monday for the killing of his 7-year-old son, who authorities say was subjected to horrific abuse and was “essentially starved to death” before his remains were found in the family’s pig sty. Continue reading

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Protester in iconic Ferguson demonstration photo found dead

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A man who was captured in an iconic photo throwing a tear gas canister at police in a Ferguson protest was found dead Friday, according to a report. Continue reading

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Officials warn of floodwater risks in soaked Midwest states

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Joseph Fiorilli is ready to go home, even though most everything he left behind when the flooded Meramec River inundated his eastern Missouri home will be a soggy, stinky mess. Continue reading

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Arkansas moves to recovery mode after record flooding

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Arkansas in recovery mode after record flooding By Willie James Inman Parts of Arkansas were hit hard by severe flooding on Wednesday forcing hundreds to evacuate. Continue reading

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Missouri appears most entrenched holdout on Real ID mandates

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Some Missouri lawmakers are so concerned about stricter driver’s license requirements mandated by the federal government that they’re determined to defy the standards, risking new hassles next year for residents trying to fly or enter military installa… Continue reading

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The Latest: Sewage, chemicals in floodwaters poses dangers

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The Latest on flooding in the Midwest (all times local): 8:30 a.m. Continue reading

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