Associated Press State News
  • Police seek answers in killing of 2 NYPD officers
    NEW YORK (AP) -- Big-city police departments and union leaders warned officers Sunday to change up their routines and insist on extra backup after a gunman who had ranted online about the slayings of black men killed two New York patrolmen sitting in their squad car....
  • Drury agreement may bring more diversity
    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) -- Drury University expects a more globally diverse student body after signing an agreement streamlining the admission of graduates from a private Kansas City school with international ties....
  • Killings of 2 New York officers trigger backlash
    NEW YORK (AP) -- Civil rights leaders Sunday condemned the ambush killings of two New York police officers and expressed fear that the backlash over the bloodshed could derail the protest movement that has grown out of the deaths of Michael Brown and Eric Garner....
  • Resurrecting I70 tolls may be a tough sell
    WRIGHT CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Truck driver Curtis Banks Jr. traverses Missouri and Kansas on Interstate 70 every week and has no real beef with its condition....
  • Missouri lawmakers say abortion bills not top goal
    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) -- After enacting one of the nation's longest abortion-waiting periods, Missouri's Republican-dominated Legislature doesn't appear intent on pushing further abortion restrictions during its 2015 session....