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Missouri investigation: 12 ex-clergy could face prosecution

Sep. 13, 2019 4:11 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt on Friday referred 12 former priests for potential criminal prosecution but stopped short of recommending charges against any top church leaders, despite concluding the Roman Catholic Church was involved in "long, sustained and far-reaching cover-up."...

Man charged over 'Your Next Mass Shooter' social media claim

Aug. 23, 2019 1:18 PM EDT

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri man accused of identifying himself as "Your Next Mass Shooter" on social media has been charged with a felony. Twenty-six-year-old Brian Groner, of Jefferson City, is jailed without bond after he was charged Thursday with one count of making a terroristic threat. No...

Court rules for Missouri trooper in Iowa man's drowning

Aug. 21, 2019 3:08 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri appeals court has ruled that the former superintendent of the Missouri State Highway Patrol overstepped her authority when she fired a trooper who was driving a boat when a handcuffed Iowa man fell out and drowned. The appeals court on Tuesday sent the case back to the...