Associated Press State News
  • Man charged in shooting of gang members
    JOPLIN, Mo. (AP) -- A rural Joplin man previously charged with abandoning the corpse of a gang member faces new charges in the shooting of another gang member....
  • 3 arrested in latest round of Ferguson protests
    FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) -- Police say three people have been arrested while protesting the fatal police shooting of an unarmed black 18-year-old in Ferguson....
  • Judge: Man in 9/11 airport hoax should be freed
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania man accused of creating a hoax that closed down a busy terminal at Kansas City International Airport on the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks might go free without ever standing trial, after a federal judge recommended the court allow the mentally ill man to be released....
  • Emerson funding seeks to help Ferguson area youths
    FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) -- One of the St. Louis region's largest employers is donating $4.4 million for scholarships and youth employment efforts in Ferguson and the area around the town....
  • Mo. Southern has more international students
    JOPLIN, Mo. (AP) -- Efforts to attract more international students to Missouri Southern State University in Joplin are succeeding, with the school recording almost a 20 percent increase in the students this year compared with last year....