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No. 5 Louisville tops SE Missouri State 74-53

Nov. 25, 2020 5:36 PM EST

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) — Olivia Cochran scored 17 points and Dana Evans added 15 to help No. 5 Louisville beat Southeast Missouri State 74-53 on Wednesday in the opener for both teams. The Cardinals were originally supposed to play Middle Tennessee on Wednesday, but that game was canceled because of...

Missouri database fixed; COVID-19 cases jump to nearly 149K

Oct. 14, 2020 7:34 PM EDT

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — New numbers posted on the Missouri coronavirus dashboard Wednesday after a four-day shutdown show that the state has averaged 1,861 cases a day over the past week. The total number of cases statewide jumped Wednesday to 148,679, up from 135,651 on Oct. 7. The number of deaths...

Mom: Boy killed by car left note that he was running away

Oct. 14, 2020 4:41 PM EDT

MARYLAND HEIGHTS, Mo. (AP) — An 11-year-old who was upset about being grounded was fatally struck by a car after writing a note explaining he was running away from his suburban St. Louis home, his mother said. Zaelynn Wiseman walked about 2 miles (3.22 kilometers) before he was hit Tuesday while trying to...