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Prosecutor: No evidence hiding in wrongful conviction case

Dec. 09, 2022 22:02 PM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A St. Louis judge won't sanction the city's top prosecutor after Missouri's attorney general accused her of concealing evidence in her effort to overturn the conviction of Lamar Johnson, who has spent nearly three decades in prison for a murder he contends he didn't commit. ...

2 plead to misdemeanors in Missouri boarding school case

Dec. 09, 2022 16:48 PM EST

OZARK, Mo. (AP) — Two men who were facing felony charges alleging they abused boys at a private Christian boarding school in southwest Missouri have pleaded guilty to misdemeanors, and the case against a third was dropped. Scott Dumar, 46, the medical coordinator at the Agape...

Missouri officers kill man suspected of killing brother, dad

Dec. 09, 2022 14:59 PM EST

POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. (AP) — A southeast Missouri man who was shot and killed by sheriff's deputies is believed to have killed his father and brother before officers confronted him, law enforcement authorities said. Justin Morgan, 45, was shot by Butler County deputies Thursday at a...

No. 6 Kansas visits rival Mizzou for first time in 10 years

Dec. 09, 2022 11:24 AM EST

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Dajuan Harris Jr. grew up in the shadows of the University of Missouri, and he played his prep basketball at Rock Bridge High School, just a short drive down South Providence Road from the heart of the college campus. Imagine what folks back there thought as...

Prosecutor seeking to free inmate accused of hiding evidence

Dec. 08, 2022 20:29 PM EST

Missouri's attorney general asked a judge on Thursday to sanction St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner, accusing her of concealing evidence in her effort to vacate the conviction for a man who has spent nearly 30 years in prison for murder. Lamar Johnson was convicted in 1994 of...

Suspect fatally shot, 2 found dead in Missouri home

Dec. 08, 2022 18:18 PM EST

POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. (AP) — Officers shot and a killed a man Thursday after responding to reports of shots fired at a home in southeast Missouri, according to a county sheriff. Two people were later found dead inside the home. Butler County deputies responded to reports of numerous...

Marijuana now legal in Missouri, but you can't buy it yet

Dec. 08, 2022 01:22 AM EST

O'FALLON, Mo. (AP) — As of Thursday, it's lawful for adults to possess and use marijuana in Missouri. That doesn't mean you can legally buy it just yet, or use it everywhere. Medical marijuana has been legal in the state since a ballot measure passed in 2018, but voters went a step...

Saxen's 19 help Saint Mary's knock off Missouri State 66-46

Dec. 08, 2022 00:48 AM EST

MORAGA, Calif. (AP) — Mitchell Saxen's 19 points helped Saint Mary's defeat Missouri State 66-46 on Wednesday. Saxen had six rebounds for the Gaels (7-3). Aidan Mahaney scored 13 points and Alex Ducas finished with nine points. Chance Moore led the Bears (4-5) in...

ACLU sues Missouri school district over book removal policy

Dec. 07, 2022 14:35 PM EST

INDEPENDENCE, Mo. (AP) — The ACLU of Missouri is suing a suburban Kansas City school district over its policy of automatically removing any challenged library material before it is reviewed. The ACLU argues in a federal lawsuit filed Tuesday that the Independence School District's...

Blues hold off Islanders rally, win 7-4

Dec. 06, 2022 23:08 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Noel Acciari and Colton Parayko scored 13 seconds apart in the third period and the St. Louis Blues defeated the New York Islanders 7-4 on Tuesday night. Josh Leivo had a goal and an assist and Thomas Greiss made 36 saves and the Blues snapped a four-game skid in...