Missouri

Dmitriy Andreychenko
Greene County Sheriff via AP
August 09, 2019 - 8:28 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Prosecutors on Friday filed a terrorist threat charge against a 20-year-old man who said he walked into a Missouri store wearing body armor and carrying a loaded rifle and handgun to test whether Walmart would honor his constitutional right to bear arms. The incident, just...
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Michael Brown Sr. speaks to the media on Friday, Aug. 9, 2019, the fifth anniversary of the death of his son, Michael Brown, in front of the justice center in Clayton, Mo.
Hillary Levin/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP
August 09, 2019 - 1:50 pm
By Jim Salter, Associated Press CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) — On the fifth anniversary of Michael Brown's death in Ferguson, his father is urging the top St. Louis County prosecutor to reopen the investigation into the white police officer who fatally shot the black and unarmed 18-year-old. Michael Brown Sr...
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Springfield police respond to a Walmart in Springfield, Mo., Thursday afternoon, Aug. 8, 2019, after reports of a man with a weapon in the store.
Harrison Keegan/The Springfield News-Leader via AP
August 09, 2019 - 10:41 am
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Five days after 22 people were killed at a Walmart store in El Paso, Texas, panicked shoppers fled a Walmart in Springfield, Missouri, after a man carrying a rifle and wearing body armor walked around the store before being stopped by an off-duty firefighter. Police on...
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A man tries to bike through the flooding from the rains of storm Barry on LA Hwy 675 in New Iberia, La., Sunday, July 14, 2019.
Henrietta Wildsmith/The Shreveport Times via AP
July 15, 2019 - 9:57 am
By Rebecca Santana and Jonathan Drew, Associated Press NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Tropical Depression Barry spared New Orleans from catastrophic flooding, but it still swamped parts of Louisiana with up to 17 inches (43 centimeters) of rain and transformed part of the Mississippi Delta into "an ocean."...
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In this June 4, 2019, file photo, anti-abortion advocates gather outside the Planned Parenthood clinic in St. Louis.
Jeff Roberson/AP Photo, File
June 21, 2019 - 12:23 pm
By Jim Salter, Associated Press ST. LOUIS (AP) — 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...
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St. Charles County Prosecutor Tim Lohmar
Cristina M. Fletes/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP
June 05, 2019 - 9:51 pm
O'FALLON, Mo. (AP) — 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...
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Abortion-rights supporters
Jeff Roberson/AP
May 31, 2019 - 2:51 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A judge issued an order Friday ensuring Missouri's only abortion clinic can continue providing abortions, acting just hours before the St. Louis Planned Parenthood facility's license was set to expire. The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services had said it would not...
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In this Feb. 21, 2019, file photo, Salt Lake County District Attorney Sim Gill speaks to the members of the Senate Judiciary, Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice Standing Committee at the Utah state Capitol in Salt Lake City.
Rick Bowmer/AP Photo, File
May 30, 2019 - 8:58 am
By Sudhin Thanawala, Associated Press ATLANTA (AP) — New state abortion laws likely to become bogged down in legal challenges face another potential obstacle: prosecutors who refuse to enforce them. The Associated Press reached out to nearly two dozen district attorneys across seven states, and...
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Pettis was one of a small number of abortion opponents protesting outside the clinic on the day the Missouri Legislature passed a sweeping measure banning abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy.
Jim Salter/AP Photo, File
May 28, 2019 - 7:42 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Missouri's only abortion clinic could be closed by the end of the week because the state is threatening to not renew its license, Planned Parenthood officials said Tuesday. Planned Parenthood officials said in a teleconference that the current license for the St. Louis facility...
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A Wendy's store in floodwaters from the Missouri River.
Nati Harnik/AP
May 23, 2019 - 3:23 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress is rushing to wrap up a long-overdue $19 billion disaster aid package, but only after Democrats insisted on jettisoning President Donald Trump's $4.5 billion request to handle an unprecedented influx of migrants at the southern border. The disaster package — which has...
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