2 Missouri men charged after firing shots at St. Louis County police officer

U.S. 09/05/19, 18:34

Matthew Higgins and Kenneth Bull are facing multiple felony charges after reportedly opening fire at police officers in north St. Louis County, Missouri, on Tuesday evening, Sept. 3. St. Louis County police officers saw a car with improper plates in the Norwood Township on Tuesday after 8 p.m. and attempted to ...

Federal judge blocks parts of law that bans abortions after 8 weeks

U.S. 08/28/19, 13:33

A U.S. District Court issued an order to temporarily block parts of a law passed in Missouri that prevents abortion after the eighth week of gestation, one day before it was to go into effect. However, provisions of the law that ban abortions for reasons of race, gender, or a medical ...

Armed man causing panic at Missouri Walmart charged with terroristic threats

U.S. 08/10/19, 07:08

The Greene County Prosecutor's Office has filed charges against the heavily armed man who caused panic at a Walmart store in Springfield, Missouri, earlier this week. Dmitriy Andreychenko, 20, was charged with terroristic threat in the second degree, KY3.com citing the office’s statement reported Friday. The charges come after police say Andreychenko, ...

Heavly armed man detained at Missouri Walmart store, no shooting reported

U.S. 08/09/19, 04:55

Missouri police arrested a heavily armed man in a Walmart in Southwest Springfield on Thursday evening, Aug. 8, just several days after a mass shooting took place at another Walmart store in Texas. The Springfield Police Department said it had dispatched officers to 3150 W. Republic Rd. at approximately 4:10 p.m. ...

Charges filed in killing of St. Louis-area police officer

U.S. 06/24/19, 13:57

A man with a violent criminal history in North Carolina was charged Monday in the shooting death of a Missouri police officer. Officer Michael Langsdorf of the North County Police Cooperative was killed Sunday afternoon in the St. Louis suburb of Wellston after responding to a call about someone trying to ...

Police officer fatally shot and killed at Missouri food market

U.S. 06/23/19, 20:49

A police officer responding to a bad check complaint at a food market has been shot and killed near St. Louis. North County Police Cooperative Chief John Buchannan says officer Michael Langsdorf responded to a call Sunday afternoon about a bad check at a food market in Wellston, about 9 miles ...

Missouri denies license renewal for lone abortion clinic

U.S. 06/21/19, 10:52

Missouri's health department has declined to renew the abortion license for the state's lone clinic, but a court order allows the St. Louis Planned Parenthood affiliate to perform the procedure — for now. The state notified the clinic of its decision Friday morning before a court hearing. St. Louis Circuit Judge ...

Missouri woman to spend life in prison after plea agreement

U.S. 06/19/19, 16:59

A Missouri woman will spend the rest of her life in prison after admitting that prosecutors had evidence to convict her of killing a mentally disabled man in what authorities believe was part of a complicated plot to divert attention from another homicide case.Pamela Hupp, 60, of O'Fallon, entered an ...

Former Greitens’ investigator indicted on 7 felonies

U.S. 06/17/19, 17:33

A former FBI agent accused of botching the criminal investigation of former Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens turned himself in Monday after being indicted on charges alleging that he lied in a deposition about his interview with a woman who had an affair with Greitens. William Tisaby surrendered to authorities on the ...

1st black priest in US, ex-slave, positioned for sainthood

U.S. 06/12/19, 15:58

Pope Francis has positioned for sainthood a former slave and the first known black Roman Catholic priest in America.The pontiff on Wednesday declared the Rev. Augustine Tolton, of Quincy, to be "venerable." The Diocese of Springfield announced that the designation means that Tolton lived a life of "heroic virtue."Tolton was ...

Judge says Missouri’s only abortion clinic can remain open

U.S. 06/10/19, 19:18

A St. Louis judge issued another order Monday to keep Missouri's only abortion clinic operating while a fight over the facility's license plays out in court.Circuit Judge Michael Stelzer granted Planned Parenthood's request for a preliminary injunction, which extends his earlier order to temporarily block the state from allowing the ...

Report: Black Missouri drivers 91% more likely to be stopped

U.S. 06/10/19, 13:14

A report from Missouri's attorney general shows that black drivers across the state are 91% more likely than white motorists to be pulled over by police and newly collected data shows that African-Americans are even more likely to be stopped in many communities where they live.The Attorney General's Office for ...

Will higher Missouri River levels mean more flooding? Yes

U.S. 06/06/19, 13:46

The surging Missouri River is being filled with more than twice the normal amount of water from an upstream reservoir so more flooding is likely, and the heavy releases may continue for months.The flooding could be particularly bad in communities that sit behind levees that were damaged by massive flooding ...

Convicted pedophile charged in 1993 killing of Missouri girl

U.S. 06/05/19, 20:15

A convicted pedophile who ran an international child pornography ring has been charged with the 1993 abduction, rape and killing of a 9-year-old Missouri girl, after previously undetected DNA found on her clothing implicated him in the crime, authorities announced Wednesday.Earl Webster Cox, who has been in custody for years ...

Floodwaters test sandbag fortifications around Missouri

U.S. 06/05/19, 16:30

The flooding Missouri and Mississippi rivers were testing sandbag fortifications Wednesday as surging waters making their way downstream rose to some of their highest levels in more than two decades in parts of Missouri.The Missouri River had been projected to start falling in Jefferson City but first rose above its ...

Hearing to consider fate of lone Missouri abortion clinic

U.S. 06/04/19, 23:30

The fate of Missouri's only abortion clinic is at stake in a hearing scheduled for Wednesday in St. Louis.Circuit Judge Michael Stelzer will hear testimony in a hearing on Planned Parenthood's request for a preliminary injunction that would keep open its abortion clinic in St. Louis.Missouri's health department last week ...

Missouri subpoenas abortion clinic doctors amid legal battle

U.S. 06/04/19, 08:58

A St. Louis judge on Tuesday is set to weigh whether physicians from the state's only abortion clinic can be forced to testify amid a legal fight over the facility's license.The state issued subpoenas to staffers, contractors and former medical residents who worked at Planned Parenthood's St. Louis facility, according ...

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