Wife of Missouri governor tests positive for COVID-19

O'FALLON, Mo. (AP) — The wife of Republican Missouri Gov. Mike Parson tested positive for the coronavirus after experiencing mild symptoms, a spokeswoman for the governor told media outlets Wednesday....

Law and order vs. health care as Dems, GOP vie for suburbs

WASHINGTON (AP) — In Republican hands for 28 years but now up for grabs, a suburban Missouri congressional district hugging St. Louis has become a lab for what each party considers one of its most let...

Ex-Washington University Chancellor William Danforth dies

O'FALLON, Mo. (AP) — William Danforth, a member of a prominent St. Louis family and the leader who oversaw Washington University's rise to national prominence during his 24-year career as chancellor, ...

Citations for 9 people who demonstrated near McCloskey home

O'FALLON, Mo. (AP) — Nine protesters have been issued trespassing summonses for marching onto a private St. Louis street in June, a demonstration that prompted a couple to emerge from their home with ...

Suspect in St. Louis officer's slaying has long crime record

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The man charged with first-degree murder Tuesday in the fatal shooting of a St. Louis police officer has a long history of violent crime and missed a court appearance last month in Fl...

Slain St. Louis officer was eighth shot this year

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A St. Louis police officer killed over the weekend was among eight officers who have been shot during an extraordinarily violent year in the city. Officer Tamarris L...

5th federal execution of 2020 on again after late ruling

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — The scheduled federal execution of a 10-year-old Kansas girl's killer was back on track Friday after an appellate panel tossed a lower court's ruling that would have required ...

Retired St. Louis police captain's widow to address RNC

O'FALLON, Mo. (AP) — The widow of a retired St. Louis police captain shot to death after a violent night of protests will speak Thursday as part of the Republican National Convention. ...

St. Louis couple, in RNC speech, to defend show of weapons

O'FALLON, Mo. (AP) — A white St. Louis couple criminally charged for waving guns during a Black Lives Matter protest outside their home will make the case in their opening night speech of the Republic...

Prosecutor: Charging decision upcoming in Michael Brown case

CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) — St. Louis County’s top prosecutor is expected to announce a charging decision Thursday following a reinvestigation of the fatal shooting of Michael Brown by a police officer in Fer...

White House decries gun charges for St. Louis couple

O'FALLON, Mo. (AP) — President Donald Trump believes St. Louis’ top prosecutor committed an “egregious abuse of power” in charging a couple who displayed guns during a protest against racial injustice...

St. Louis couple charged for pulling guns at protest

ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis’ top prosecutor told The Associated Press on Monday that she is charging a white husband and wife with felony unlawful use of a weapon for displaying guns during a racial in...

Hawley seeks civil rights probe in case of St. Louis couple

O'FALLON, Mo. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Josh Hawley on Thursday urged Attorney General William Barr to launch a federal civil rights investigation of St. Louis' elected prosecutor, accusing Circuit Attorney Ki...

Parson: Trump 'focused' on situation with St. Louis couple

O'FALLON, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Gov. Mike Parson said President Donald Trump is focused on and concerned about the possibility that a white St. Louis couple could face criminal charges for displaying gu...

Protesters return to St. Louis area where couple drew guns

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Several hundred protesters made a peaceful return trip Friday to the St. Louis mansion owned by a white couple whose armed defense of their home during an earlier demonstration earned...