Associated Press State News
  • Missouri couple killed when buggy collides with truck
    SEYMOUR, Mo. (AP) -- A southwest Missouri couple has died after the Amish buggy they were riding in collided with a truck....
  • Missouri suspect in killing of woman, teen son is dead
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- A man accused of holding his former girlfriend captive in a crate at their home in western Missouri then fatally shooting her and her teenage son, was shot and killed Saturday, authorities said....
  • Clock running out for Missouri transportation funding fix
    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Missouri lawmakers finished their annual session without action on transportation funding, a priority of Republican leaders and Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon. But both sides say they will look to address any potential shortfalls next year....
  • Federal court cites Kansas City foundry for contempt
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- A federal judge has found the owner of a Kansas City foundry in criminal contempt of court for refusing to allow a federal inspection required after a worker was found to have high blood lead levels, the U.S. Department of Labor said....
  • Senior pranks usually harmless, until they're not
    WENTZVILLE, Mo. (AP) -- Like prom, homecoming and commencement, the senior prank has become part of life in high school. Administrators typically accommodate a little teenage silliness, as long as it doesn't cross the line into property destruction....