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Man sentenced in $4 million fraud scheme involving boats

Sep. 17, 2021 18:17 PM EDT

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — A Rogersville man was sentenced Friday to five years in federal prison for running a boat building scheme that defrauded customers out of more than $4 million. Michael Michael David Dismer, 53, was sentenced for tax evasion for failing to pay...

Native American statute removed from St. Louis

Sep. 17, 2021 17:48 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A statue of a Native American that served as a landmark at an intersection in a St. Louis business district was removed Friday after officials determined it did not “appropriately honor” indigenous communities. The statue will be donated to the...

St. Louis woman after eviction: 'I have no idea' what to do

Sep. 17, 2021 17:48 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The knock on the door that Kristen Bigogno has long dreaded finally arrived Friday — two St. Louis deputies came to evict her, joined by a couple of other men there to change the locks on the apartment. The eviction was months in the making, yet it...

Missouri man sentenced in fatal accident during police chase

Sep. 17, 2021 17:46 PM EDT

LEAVENWORTH, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas City, Missouri man, has been sentenced to nearly 50 years in prison for causing a fatal crash while he was fleeing from law enforcement officers in Kansas. Anthony Jay Dorsey, 31, was sentenced for second-degree murder in the death of...

Hearing on Kevin Strickland's future to be in Jackson County

Sep. 17, 2021 15:56 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A hearing that could determine whether Kevin Strickland will be released from prison after serving more than 40 years for a triple murder conviction will be held in Jackson County, a judge ruled Friday. Circuit Judge Kevin Harrell rejected a...

Woman killed, 2 children hurt in hit-and-run in Kansas City

Sep. 17, 2021 15:38 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A woman died and two children were injured in a hit-and-run crash early Friday in Kansas City, police said. Police spokesman Sgt. Jacob Becchina said an SUV ran a stop sign early Friday at an east Kansas City intersection and collided with a...

Browns LB Walker on IR, LT Wills questionable for Texans

Sep. 17, 2021 15:31 PM EDT

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — The Browns will be down a key defensive player for Sunday's home opener and maybe an offensive starter as well. Starting linebacker Anthony Walker Jr. was placed on injured reserve Friday and will miss at least three games with a hamstring injury, a...

St. Louis Blues to require COVID-19 vaccinations or testing

Sep. 17, 2021 14:35 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The St. Louis Blues will require fans and visitors who are 12 and over to show proof they have had a COVID-19 vaccine or a recent negative test before entering the Enterprise Center, the team announced Friday. The team said the policy will take effect...

Report: St. Louis police use force more against Black people

Sep. 17, 2021 13:03 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis police used force against Black people more than three times as often as they did on white people, according to a study released Thursday. The California-based, nonprofit research group Center for Policing Equity examined police report data...

Inquest: Conflicting accounts of how young Black man died

Sep. 17, 2021 11:49 AM EDT

Audio from an inquest into the shooting death of Derontae Martin offers widely conflicting accounts of how the young Black man died inside a rural Missouri home during a party in April. One witness said someone confessed to killing Martin; another said he saw Martin shoot himself. ...