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Police arrest man in shooting that killed Missouri boy, 13

Oct. 20, 2019 4:17 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Authorities are investigating a shooting that killed a 13-year-old boy in Columbia, Missouri. Columbia Police say the boy died at a hospital around 4 a.m. Sunday a few hours after the shooting happened late Saturday night. Police arrested a 19-year-old man a couple blocks away from...

Missouri man missing a week in wrecked car has died

Oct. 20, 2019 1:49 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A 37-year-old Missouri man who was missing for a week after wrecking his car in a ravine has died. Police in Lee's Summit, Missouri, said Ryan Linneman died Saturday at a hospital. The Kansas City Star reports he was found Wednesday in his vehicle at the bottom of a wooded ravine...

Grant to help Washington U. address cancer disparities

Oct. 20, 2019 11:45 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A $7.6 million federal grant will help Washington University in its effort to reduce cancer disparities in parts of Missouri and central and southern Illinois. The grant from the National Cancer Institute was announced Wednesday. It will fund creation of the St. Louis-based university's...

O'Fallon family posts billboard to thank kidney donor

Oct. 20, 2019 11:41 AM EDT

O'FALLON, Mo. (AP) — An O'Fallon, Missouri, family is using a billboard to thank the "hero" whose kidney saved their matriarch. KMOV-TV reports that Mary Beth Renaud was diagnosed with kidney disease in 2015 and her condition had worsened to the point where she needed a transplant. Her husband is former...

Study: Climate change could threaten bugs in Missouri

Oct. 20, 2019 11:39 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A recent study indicates that climate change could threaten hundreds of insect species in Missouri that may not recover after they die during extreme weather conditions. A 2019 study by the University of Missouri at St. Louis examined 250 insect species whose populations plummeted...

St. Louis police fatally shoot man who pointed gun at them

Oct. 20, 2019 11:07 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Authorities are investigating after a St. Louis police officer fatally shot a man who pointed a gun at the officer. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports Police Chief John Hayden says the confrontation happened around 5 a.m. Sunday after a man sped away from officers trying to pull him over...

SEMO gets rare road win at Jacksonville State, 24-21

Oct. 19, 2019 9:06 PM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Daniel Santacaterina threw three touchdown passes to lead Southeast Missouri State to a 24-21 victory over Jacksonville State on Saturday. It was Southeast Missouri State's first win at Jacksonville, Alabama since 1991, when it entered Division I play. The Redhawks had just one...

Vaughn scores twice, Vandy upsets No. 22 Missouri 21-14

Oct. 19, 2019 8:52 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Derek Mason wants it known he's the best coach for the Vanderbilt Commodores. Riley Neal came off the bench and threw a 21-yard touchdown to Cam Johnson with 8:57 left, and Vanderbilt upset No. 22 Missouri 21-14 on Saturday with a stifling defensive performance. Ke'Shawn Vaughn ran...

North Dakota State wins 28th straight, blanks MSU 22-0

Oct. 19, 2019 7:55 PM EDT

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Trey Lance passed for 225 yards and rushed for a touchdown, Adam Cofield picked up two rushing scores and North Dakota State blanked Missouri State 22-0 on Saturday, pushing its win streak to 28 games. The Bison (7-0, 3-0 Missouri Valley Conference) are the top-ranked team in the FCS and...

Canadiens use big 2nd period to beat slumping Blues 5-2

Oct. 19, 2019 6:37 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Brendan Gallagher got a lucky bounce, and the Montreal Canadiens took over from there. Gallagher, Jonathan Drouin and Nick Suzuki scored in the second period, and the Canadiens beat the St. Louis Blues 5-2 on Saturday. Gallagher picked up his fourth goal of the season 6 seconds into the...