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September 13, 2019 - 8:05 am
WASHINGTON (KMOX/AP) - If elected president, Beto O'Rourke says he will make sure military-style guns aren't in the hands of the American people. Speaking at Thursday's third Democratic debate, the former Texas congressman announced his support for a mandatory gun buy-back program for weapons "...
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September 11, 2019 - 8:17 pm
A former University of Illinois associate professor is being accused in a federal lawsuit of sexually and emotionally exploiting his Chinese students.
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September 11, 2019 - 7:53 pm
An Illinois judge has determined a former student who was sexually abused by Dennis Hastert breached an unwritten $3.5 million hush-money deal with the former U.S. House Speaker by telling family members and a friend about it.
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September 11, 2019 - 7:46 pm
A Missouri audit report shows taxpayers spent more than $200,000 to defend former Gov. Eric Greitens' use of a self-deleting text message app.
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September 10, 2019 - 3:36 pm
One measure the Springfield council will consider is altering the zoning code to allow cultivation and sales within city limits.
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September 10, 2019 - 3:26 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — State officials are conducting a survey on crime against LGBTQ individuals that will help inform how to disperse funding and state and local policies. The Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority says research shows LGBTQ individuals experience crimes at a higher rate,...
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September 09, 2019 - 10:45 am
BELLEVILLE, Ill. (KMOX) - There's a lot of talk about how to secure MetroLink. One Sheriff says simply showing up makes all the difference. St. Clair County Sheriff Rick Watson says visibility of authority makes people feel safer. He says his deputies are often sticking with Illinois riders across...
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Alex Degman
September 08, 2019 - 6:56 pm
Parson told a packed gymnasium what he did during his first go-round in office makes him passionate about serving Missourians.
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Kevin Killeen
September 04, 2019 - 5:41 pm
CLAYTON, MO (KMOX) - St. Louis County is responding to a federal lawsuit that says a homeless man has a Consitutional right to beg for money on the off-ramp at Interstate 55 and Lindbergh. Robert Fernandez, a Mehlville High graduate in his mid-40s, filed the suit earlier this summer, complaining...
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