Latest Missouri News

Braves snap 4-game losing streak behind Freeman, Toussaint

Sep. 20, 2018 1:48 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Freddie Freeman spent the previous four seasons playing for an Atlanta team that averaged 90 losses a year. Now that the Braves are back challenging for a division title, the All-Star first baseman knows his club can't afford any long losing streaks. "It's been four days, so I thought this...

Trump's immigrant roundups increasingly net noncriminals

Sep. 20, 2018 1:21 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A daughter who never returned home, a son gunned down point-blank, a mom who was brutally attacked — all deaths at the hands of immigrants in the country illegally, all gripping stories the White House has been eager to share. But for all the talk of murderers, rapists and other "bad...

Trying to hold state Trump won, McCaskill feels pull to left

Sep. 20, 2018 12:34 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The college students and neighbors gathered at a St. Louis coffee shop seemed like one of the friendlier crowds Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill might face campaigning in heavily Republican Missouri. But the audience on a recent night came armed with tough questions and unafraid to push...

The Latest: McCaskill says she'll vote no on Kavanaugh

Sep. 19, 2018 10:38 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and the woman who accuses him of sexually assaulting her decades ago (all times local): 7:15 p.m. Missouri's Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill says she will vote against the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court, depriving...

Garoppolo looks for consistency going into matchup at Chiefs

Sep. 19, 2018 8:20 PM EDT

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Jimmy Garoppolo's first two games of the season have been a mixed bag, with his shining moments counterbalanced by mistakes. A stern challenge awaits San Francisco's young quarterback Sunday when the 49ers travel to Arrowhead Stadium to take on the undefeated Kansas City Chiefs....

Chiefs unleash deep, talented arsenal on opposing defenses

Sep. 19, 2018 5:09 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs were desperate for help at cornerback this past season, especially after trading Marcus Peters, yet general manager Brett Veach made what at the time was a curious decision. He spent what little remained of his salary cap on Sammy Watkins. The Chiefs were...

Missouri 5-year-old meets city leaders over ice cream

Sep. 19, 2018 4:02 PM EDT

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A 5-year-old Missouri girl is on mission to have ice cream with some of the state's most influential people. Kindergartener Taylor Duncan met Tuesday with Missouri Gov. Mike Parson and Jefferson City Mayor Carrie Tergin over orange sherbet, the Jefferson City News-Tribune...

Heisman hopeful Drew Lock faces juggernaut No. 2 Georgia

Sep. 19, 2018 3:24 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — As time was expiring in Missouri's duel with Purdue, Tucker McCann drilled a winning 25-yard field goal to move the Tigers to their first 3-0 start since 2015. He probably wouldn't have had the chance without Drew Lock. The senior quarterback has led the Tigers to at least 40 points in...

Prosecutors want 89-year sentence in firefighters' deaths

Sep. 19, 2018 1:23 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Prosecutors are requesting an 89-year prison term for a woman who set fire to a nail salon resulting in the deaths of two Kansas City firefighters. Forty-six-year-old Thu Hong Nguyen is scheduled to be sentenced Friday. She was convicted in July of six counts including second-degree...

Yankees top Red Sox 3-2, deny Boston a division clincher

Sep. 19, 2018 12:03 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Neil Walker hit a three-run homer, Zach Britton started a game-ending double play on New York's third try in the ninth inning and the Yankees kept the Boston Red Sox from a bubbly celebration in the Bronx for at least another night with a 3-2 victory Tuesday. Batting from the left side,...