Missouri

A group of people holding signs supporting Planned Parenthood during a pro choice demonstration.
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March 22, 2019 - 3:34 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - A Missouri man accused of trying to burn down a Planned Parenthood clinic in February now faces new charges. Wesley Brian Kaster was originally charged March 4 with maliciously damaging a building owned by an organization that receives federal financial assistance. The...
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Fred Bodimer
March 22, 2019 - 9:36 am
In Missouri - St. Louis has the highest adult obesity rate, the most smokers, and rank least likely to get a flu vaccine.
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 Homes and businesses are surrounded by floodwater on March 20, 2019 in Hamburg, Iowa.
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March 21, 2019 - 5:19 pm
The flooding has claimed three lives, damaged thousands of homes and busted about 20 levees in Nebraska, Iowa and Missouri.
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(O'Fallon Police)
March 21, 2019 - 1:08 pm
O'FALLON, Mo. (KMOX) updated with photos at 4 p.m. - Police are asking O'Fallon, Mo. are continuing to warn residents to stay off of the streets if they live near a bank that was robbed by a man who is armed, Thursday morning. The O'Fallon Police Department says anyone in the area of the Reliance...
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A duck boat sits idle in the parking lot of Ride the Ducks, an amphibious tour operator in Branson, Mo. Friday, July 20, 2018.
(AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
March 21, 2019 - 10:32 am
BRANSON, Mo. (KMOX/AP) - The company that owns a duck boat that sank on a Missouri lake last year, killing 17 people , won't operate the vessels this year and will instead open a replacement attraction in the tourist town of Branson. Ripley Entertainment spokeswoman Suzanne Smagala-Potts announced...
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March 20, 2019 - 12:00 pm
OLIVETTE, Mo. (AP) - The Missouri Lottery says someone is holding a Mega Millions ticket worth $1 million after buying a ticket in suburban St. Louis. Related: Someone has a winning $50 million Mega Millions lottery ticket in Missouri A ticket for the March 19 drawing matched all five white-ball...
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March 20, 2019 - 9:56 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (KMOX/AP) - Passenger rail traffic on a popular Missouri route has been suspended and evacuations continue as the flooding Missouri River busts more levees. Related: Record flooding not predicted for St. Louis Amtrak announced Tuesday that it is temporarily halting its Missouri...
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Photo of the historic downtown St. Charles, Mo.
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Fred Bodimer
March 20, 2019 - 3:55 am
ST. CHARLES, Mo. (KMOX) — St. Charles County leads the way once again this year as the healthiest county in the state of Missouri. This is the tenth year in a row St. Charles County has topped the annual state rankings compiled by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin's...
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Travis L. Davis escaped from his cell in Pettis County in Missouri
Pettis County Jail
March 19, 2019 - 9:09 am
SEDALIA, Mo. (AP/KMOX) - Authorities say a kidnapping suspect who escaped from a Missouri jail and an Oklahoma patrol car has been arrested after returning to Missouri. The Sedalia Democrat reports that 30-year-old Travis Lee Davis was found early Tuesday trying to hide in the attic space of a...
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The Missouri River floods across and closes K-7 highway near White Cloud, Kan., Monday, March 18, 2019. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)
March 19, 2019 - 5:55 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Hundreds of homes flooded in several Midwestern states after rivers breached at least a dozen levees following heavy rain and snowmelt in the region, authorities said Monday while warning that the flooding was expected to linger. About 200 miles of levees were compromised —...
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