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13 arrested following year-long drug investigation

Thirteen people were arrested Wednesday morning as a year-long drug investigation wrapped up in Macon and Randolph counties.

Missouri governor names new public safety director

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has named a new state public safety director, nearly three weeks after the police shooting of Michael Brown led to violent protests in a St. Louis suburb.

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Group seeks clemency for nonviolent in Ferguson

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Law professors at Saint Louis University are asking the Ferguson mayor to grant clemency to thousands of nonviolent offenders, in the wake of the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown.

126 dogs, cats removed at Lebanon shelter

LEBANON, Mo. (AP) — The Humane Society of Missouri is taking 126 dogs and cats from the Lebanon Humane Society in southern Missouri, at the request of that facility's newly elected board of directors.

Appeals court: Course syllabi not public records

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — A federal appeals court has ruled that course syllabi are exempt from Missouri's open records law because they are the intellectual property of faculty members.

Rhode Island man dies after Missouri boat crash

BRISTOL, R.I. (AP) — The owner of a Rhode Island-based powerboat company has died after a high-speed boat crash in Missouri last weekend.

Blood surplus up while donations down

The need for blood at hospitals is decreasing.  This as advances in surgical procedures diminish the use of blood during certain operations.  However, the American Red Cross said it still needs public donations to keep up with the thousands of units of blood it supplies each day.  

Law groups back child sex abuse amendment

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri law enforcement groups are promoting a proposed constitutional amendment that they say could make it easier to convict child sex offenders.

Jefferson City man reported missing after his body was found in rural Moniteau Co.

Cody Thirlwall, 32, was reported missing by a family member August 13. Captain Doug Shoemaker with the Jefferson City Police Department said that was days after Thirlwall's body found.

Jefferson City Correctional Center


Inmate dies following assault at JC Correctional Center

An inmate at the Jefferson City Correctional Center has died following an assault on August 19.

Girl kills gun instructor

Mohave County Sheriff's Office

No charges after girl, 9, kills gun instructor

A 9-year-old girl learning to fire a submachine gun accidentally killed her instructor at a shooting range when the weapon recoiled over her shoulder, according to Arizona authorities.

The instructor, 39-year-old Charles Vacca, died at a hospital Mond...

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