Associated Press State News
  • KCP&L seeks 15.8 percent rate increase
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Kansas City Power & Light Co. is seeking a 15.8 percent increase for about half of its Missouri customers....
  • Mount Vernon rehab center closes, 300 lose jobs
    MOUNT VERNON, Mo. (AP) -- Mount Vernon city officials are negotiating to acquire a 165-acre campus that housed a rehabilitation hospital since 1907....
  • 2 more plead guilty NW Missouri bank robbery
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Two more Iowa men pleaded guilty to robbing a small northwest Missouri bank after which the money was left in a tree....
  • Nixon unveils jobs program in St. Louis County
    WELLSTON, Mo. (AP) -- Gov. Jay Nixon's decision to not immediately visit Ferguson after an initial wave of violent protests that followed Michael Brown's shooting death made him a target of critics, who called Nixon "silent Jay" and toted an oversized cardboard cutout of the two-term Democrat's face to demonstrations....
  • Magical playoff ride comes to end for Royals fans
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Thousands of Royals fans showed up Thursday to celebrate Kansas City's best season in three decades, one day after the team's magical run came to an end with a Game 7 World Series loss to San Francisco....