St. Louis man accused of killing wife after release on bail

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A St. Louis man released from jail after a nonprofit group posted his $5,000 bail in a domestic violence case went that same night to his wife's home and killed her, prosecutors alleg...

Michael Brown's mother making run for Ferguson City Council

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Michael Brown's mother could soon have oversight over the police department connected to her son's death, if voters in Ferguson, Missouri, elect her to the City Council. ...

Flooding prompts criticism of way Missouri River dams run

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — After this spring's massive flooding along the Missouri River, many want to blame the agency that manages the river's dams for making the disaster worse, but it may not be that simp...

Flooding poses potential risk for 1 million private wells

ST. LOUIS (AP) — More than 1 million private wells that supply drinking water in mostly rural parts of the Midwest could face the risk of contamination from floodwater, posing a health concern that co...

Puzzling number of men tied to Ferguson protests have died

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Two young men were found dead inside torched cars. Three others died of apparent suicides. Another collapsed on a bus, his death ruled an overdose. Six deaths, a...

United Methodist delegates reject recognizing gay marriage

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The United Methodist Church, America's second-largest Protestant denomination, faces a likely surge in defections and acts of defiance after delegates at a crucial conference voted Tu...

Police: St. Louis officer killed in accidental shooting

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A St. Louis police officer "mishandled" a gun and accidentally shot and killed a colleague early Thursday, authorities said. The shooting happened around 1 a.m. at a...

Defendant in deadly store attack accused in earlier assault

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A man accused of killing a woman and sexually assaulting two others inside a suburban St. Louis religious supplies store in November was charged Monday with sexually assaulting anothe...

Activists concerned by prosecutors joining police union

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Supporters of criminal justice reform are questioning a move by assistant prosecutors in St. Louis County to join a police union, as well as the timing of the vote just weeks before a...

Rams, St. Louis PSL holders reach $24 million settlement

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The NFL's Rams will pay $24 million to personal seat license holders in St. Louis who filed a class-action lawsuit after the team moved to Los Angeles. The settlemen...

Historic 1920s Delta Queen riverboat can cruise again

ST. LOUIS (AP) — After a decade in dock, the historic 1920s-era Delta Queen riverboat will cruise again. President Donald Trump signed legislation on Tuesday authorizing the 285-foot...

St. Louis officers accused of beating undercover colleague

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Three St. Louis police officers were indicted Thursday for allegedly beating an undercover colleague during a 2017 protest and, along with a fourth officer, conspiring to cover up the...

Man faces 17 charges in sexual assaults, killing at store

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A man was charged with killing one woman and sexually assaulting two others after herding them at gunpoint into the back room of a suburban St. Louis religious supplies shop. ...

Missouri voters must decide among 3 medical marijuana plans

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Missouri supporters of medical marijuana will have their say in the November election. The only question: Do they cast a yes vote once, twice or three times? Thanks ...

Whereabouts of 100s of Missouri sex offenders unknown

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Police don't know the whereabouts of nearly 1,300 registered sex offenders in Missouri, including hundreds who fall into the most dangerous category, according to state audit released...