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Apparent meteor flashes across night sky in St. Louis area

Nov. 12, 2019 6:35 PM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Residents in the St. Louis area were treated to a sparkling display as an apparent meteor streaked across the sky. The National Weather Service posted a video of the flashing light flying across the area Monday night. It was taken by a volunteer storm spotter in the St. Louis suburb of...

No. 11 Florida looks for different outcome against Missouri

Nov. 12, 2019 2:29 PM EST

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida linebacker David Reese insists things will be different against Missouri this week. He believes his team's preparation, focus, effort and intensity will change — along with the outcome. It's imperative if the Gators are going to make it to a New Year's Six bowl. No....

Cardinals agree to deal with Adam Wainwright for 2020 season

Nov. 12, 2019 1:19 PM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The St. Louis Cardinals and Adam Wainwright have agreed to a contract for the 2020 season, increasing the likelihood the veteran pitcher finishes his career with the only major league team for which he has ever played. The 38-year-old Wainwright was drafted by the Braves in 2000 and traded...

Girl dies month after being hit by Missouri patrol vehicle

Nov. 12, 2019 11:58 AM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A 12-year-old girl has died from injuries suffered last month when a St. Louis County, Missouri, patrol vehicle struck her. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that Akeelah "Ke Ke" Jackson had been in critical condition since she was hit Oct. 14 while crossing a street in Jennings. Her...

Man, woman, young girl killed in Missouri apartment fire

Nov. 12, 2019 10:32 AM EST

CLINTON, Mo. (AP) — Authorities say a man, woman and young girl have been killed in an apartment fire in Missouri. Clinton Fire Chief Leo Huff says the fire was reported around 2:20 a.m. Tuesday. He says a second story apartment in the 12-unit building was burning when crews arrived. The blaze was brought...

Record: Officer tried to keep victims quiet after cop threat

Nov. 11, 2019 3:09 PM EST

MISSION, Kan. (AP) — An off-duty Kansas police officer who was sentenced to probation for drunkenly threatening to shoot a bar server was initially allowed to keep his service weapon after a responding officer urged witnesses not to press charges, according to court records. The Kansas City Star obtained...

Missouri mother sentenced to life for baby's drowning

Nov. 11, 2019 1:54 PM EST

ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri woman who drowned her 6-month-old son in a bathtub has been sentenced to life in prison. The St. Joseph News-Press reports that Sydney Jones was sentenced last week for child abuse resulting in death. Jurors found her guilty in July after a witness testified that he found...

AP: At least 1,680 dams across the US pose potential risk

Nov. 11, 2019 1:02 PM EST

The security camera at Lake Dunlap Dam near San Antonio was rolling one day last May as it usually does, helping dam operators monitor for signs of trouble. The day, bright and clear, was unremarkable, the water flowing steadily over the top of the dam as it was supposed to. Suddenly and without warning, a...

Harris' late 3 sends SE Missouri St. past Purdue Fort Wayne

Nov. 10, 2019 8:09 PM EST

CAPE GIRARDEAU TOWNSHIP, Mo. (AP) — Chris Harris scored 16 points and his 3-pointer with 27 seconds left sent Southeast Missouri State past Purdue Fort Wayne 79-78 on Sunday. The Redhawks (1-1) extended their 40-32 halftime lead to 15 points (51-36) when Isaiah Gable buried a 3-pointer with 16:39...

The Latest: Break up the Dolphins! They've won 2 in a row!

Nov. 10, 2019 7:21 PM EST

The Latest on Week 10 in the NFL (all times Eastern): 7:15 p.m. Break up the Dolphins. Miami was tanking, they said. Didn't want to win a game, they said. Trying to go 0-16, they said. Ha! Miami won its second game in a row Sunday, edging the Indianapolis Colts 16-12 thanks to an 11-yard TD run by Ryan...