Missouri House Republicans pick Wiemann for leadership spot

Missouri House Republicans have nominated a suburban St. Louis lawmaker to take over as the chamber's second-ranking official
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Minor league team in O'Fallon vows to play despite lockout

A minor league baseball team in suburban St. Louis is vowing to be on the field in 2019, even after being locked out of its city-owned ballpark.
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Police investigate death of infant at day care center

Police in the St. Louis suburb of O'Fallon, Missouri, are investigating after an infant died at a day care center
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Ex-paramedic gets prison for stealing drugs from ambulances

A former Illinois paramedic has been sentenced to more than nine years in prison for stealing morphine and fentanyl from ambulances
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Ashcroft investigating why polling place opened late

Missouri Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft is investigating why a suburban St. Louis polling place opened 90 minutes late for this month's primary election
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Driver, 5 students injured in O'Fallon school bus accident

Five middle school students and a school bus driver are injured after the bus slid off a road in the suburban St. Louis town of O'Fallon, struck a tree and ende
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Southern Illinois man gets 19 years for bank robberies

A federal judge has handed a 38-year-old man a 19-year prison sentence for two bank robberies in southern Illinois
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St. Louis-area doctor sentenced in sex abuse case

A former sports doctor accused of sexually abusing patients and billing insurance companies for their treatment has been sentenced to 30 days in jail
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Missouri creek renamed after heroic slave during Civil War

A creek in an eastern Missouri county has been renamed to commemorate a slave who risked his life to provide information to the Union army during the Civil War
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Correction: Talc Powder-Cancer Lawsuit story

Correction: Talc Powder-Cancer Lawsuit story
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Nearly $4.7 billion awarded in baby powder lawsuit

A St. Louis jury on Thursday awarded nearly $4.7 billion in total damages to 22 women and their families who claimed asbestos in Johnson & Johnson talcum powder
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Aircraft makes emergency landing on interstate in Illinois

Police say a small aircraft made an emergency landing on Interstate 55 in central Illinois, striking one vehicle but hurting no one
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Aircraft makes emergency landing on I-55, near Lincoln

A small aircraft has made an emergency landing on the northbound lanes of Interstate 55 just north of Lincoln, Illinois
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St. Louis indictments seen as glimpse of police mindset

St. Louis civil rights leaders say the indictment of four city police officers provides a troubling glimpse into the mindset of officers eager to rough up prote
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UCF beats Alabama 70-64 for fifth straight win

B.J. Taylor scored 24 points and made 3 of 5 from 3-point range to help UCF win its fifth in a row with a 70-64 victory over Alabama
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St. Louis officers accused of beating undercover colleague

Federal indictment accuses three St. Louis police officers of beating an undercover colleague during a 2017 protest, and along with a fourth officer, conspiring
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On prove-it deal, Richardson giving Vikings plenty of value

Playing on prove-it contract, DT Sheldon Richardson giving Vikings plenty of value
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FBI: Man confessed to 90 killings in effort to move prisons

The FBI says a 78-year-old inmate who says he killed roughly 90 people as he moved around the country for nearly four decades offered his confessions as a barga
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AP names Johnson all-formats news director in Europe, Africa

The Associated Press has named Anna Johnson as its next news director for Europe and Africa, selecting a veteran leader of journalists who has experience report
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University of Florida program will help STEM teachers

The University of Florida College of Engineering is using a $5 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education to provide professional development for STEM
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UMSL cancels classes because of water outage

Classes are cancelled at the University of Missouri's St. Louis campus because of a water outage
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Gifted quarterbacks part of North Dakota State's winning mix

North Dakota State begins hunt for seventh FCS title in eight years behind QB Easton Stick
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Walker with 20 points, Air Force beats Missouri State 88-69

A.J. Walker scored 20 points on six 3-pointers and Air Force beat Missouri State 88-69
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Merrill scores 20, leads Utah State past Northern Iowa 71-52

Sam Merrill scored 20 points as host Utah State beat Northern Iowa 71-52 in the Mountain West/Missouri Valley Conference Challenge
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