Associated Press State News
  • 2 children revived after St. Louis apartment fire
    ST. LOUIS (AP) -- St. Louis fire crews rescued two young boys from a burning apartment where officials said they had been left alone....
  • Nixon, Kinder commend Ferguson's efforts at police reform
    ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Missouri's top two elected officials credited Ferguson on Thursday with pressing ahead with policing and court reforms despite a U.S. Department of Justice lawsuit alleging that the St. Louis suburb routinely violated residents' rights and misused law enforcement to generate revenue....
  • Group questions Peabody Energy's coal mine self-bonding
    CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) -- An environmental group is formally questioning Peabody Energy's ability to fully bond its coal mines in Wyoming and elsewhere in the Rocky Mountain region, saying the St. Louis-based company has insufficient funding to qualify for self-bonding....
  • If Ferguson dissolves police department, who would step in?
    FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) -- As Ferguson prepares to do legal battle with the Justice Department, the city's leaders have acknowledged the possibility that they might someday disband the police department and cede law enforcement to another agency....