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Brown's near perfect shooting effort sends Missouri past LSU

Feb. 01, 2023 23:51 PM EST

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Kobe Brown scored 26 points on 10-for-11 shooting and Noah Carter scored 14 points and Missouri won its third straight, beating LSU 87-77 on Wednesday night. Brown tied his career high with 10-made shots having accomplished the feat twice before. Reserve...

Mason and Missouri State secure 76-67 OT win over Valparaiso

Feb. 01, 2023 23:16 PM EST

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Alston Mason scored 27 points, including four in overtime, and Missouri State beat Valparaiso 76-67 on Wednesday night, Mason also had nine assists for the Bears (12-11, 8-5 Missouri Valley Conference). Jonathan Mogbo added 17 points on 7-for-11 shooting and...

Missouri House OKs raising bar for constitutional amendments

Feb. 01, 2023 15:24 PM EST

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Republican-backed proposal to make it harder to amend Missouri's constitution got initial approval from the state House on Wednesday, moving a top GOP priority closer to becoming law. Lawmakers voted 106-50 along party lines in favor of the proposed...

Kansas City to open new $1.5 billion airport on Feb. 28.

Jan. 31, 2023 18:27 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The new $1.5 billion Kansas City International Airport will officially open Feb. 28, with a Southwest flight to Chicago Midway International Airport at 5 a.m. as the first flight out, city and airport officials said. At more than 1 million square feet, the...

Suspended ex-Missouri judge resigns powerful appointment

Jan. 31, 2023 17:04 PM EST

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A former Missouri judge on Tuesday stepped down from a powerful appointment after the Missouri Supreme Court suspended his law license for threatening a political opponent years ago. Judges on the state's high court ruled unanimously to suspend Philip...

OSHA fines Kansas City company after worker's death

Jan. 31, 2023 16:32 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A federal agency has recommended nearly $200,000 in fines after an apprentice technician died from electrocution at a construction site in Kansas City last year — just a year after another technician working for the company was electrocuted at a construction site in...

No new hearing on condemned Missouri man's innocence claim

Jan. 31, 2023 12:07 PM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The attorney for a Missouri man facing lethal injection next week said Tuesday that he will ask the state Supreme Court to postpone the execution by three or four months to allow more time to investigate his innocence claim. Leonard Taylor, 58, faces execution Feb....

Editorial Roundup: Kansas

Jan. 30, 2023 14:28 PM EST

Kansas City Star. January 26, 2023. Editorial: Kansas politicians want to take abortion fight to the city and county level. Just stop In Kansas, a woman’s right to reproductive freedom is enshrined in the state constitution. The issue should be settled —...

Kansas City police find body in man's car after towing it

Jan. 29, 2023 16:18 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Family members and a forensic expert are questioning why Kansas City police didn't find a man's body in the cargo area of his own SUV until after they towed it to a Missouri police station earlier this month. Adam “A.J.” Blackstock Jr.'s death is being...

Krikke scores 30, leads Valparaiso over Evansville 81-69

Jan. 28, 2023 21:57 PM EST

VALPARAISO, Ind. (AP) — Ben Krikke scored 30 points to lead Valparaiso over Evansville 81-69 on Saturday. Krikke added nine rebounds for the Beacons (10-13, 4-8 Missouri Valley Conference). Kobe King added 13 points and Connor Barrett scored nine. Gage Bobe finished...