Associated Press State News
  • Rural Missouri county readies for eclipse visitors
    PERRYVILLE, Mo. (AP) -- A rural Missouri county along the Mississippi River is gearing up for visitors who will arrive next August in search of the best viewing of what some are calling the Great American Eclipse....
  • Missouri law aims to help teachers of traumatized children
    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Missouri teachers trying to wrest control of the classroom back from unruly students can put on a stern look, raise their voices or use suspensions or other punishments as discipline....
  • Wind power transmission line supporters to try again
    COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) -- Supporters of a transmission line that would carry wind power from western Kansas to the East Coast say they plan to present the proposal again in Missouri, the only state in the project's path that has rejected the plan....
  • Court says lawsuit against Missouri's Bass Pro can proceed
    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) -- A federal appeals court has ruled that a 2011 discrimination lawsuit against Springfield-based Bass Pro Shops can proceed....
  • Judge: Lawyers can have Michael Brown juvenile records
    CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) -- Attorneys for the city of Ferguson and other defendants in a wrongful-death lawsuit brought by Michael Brown's parents can have access to juvenile records involving the black 18-year-old who was fatally shot by a white police officer in 2014, a judge ruled....