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Missouri woman charged after husband’s body found in freezer

Nov. 14, 2019 4:56 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Authorities have arrested a woman whose husband’s corpse was found in a freezer in a bedroom inside their southwest Missouri home, where it may have been stored for nearly a year. Barbara Watters, 67, of Joplin, was arrested Thursday, a day after she was charged with...

The Latest: Woman whose husband’s body in freezer arrested

Nov. 14, 2019 3:55 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on a Joplin, Missouri, woman whose husband’s body was found in a freezer (all times local): 2:50 p.m. A southwest Missouri woman has been arrested two days after her husband’s body was found in a freezer at their home. Police say 67-year-old Barbara Watters...

No. 11 UF heads to struggling Mizzou with SEC hopes alive

Nov. 14, 2019 3:46 PM EST

No. 11 Florida (8-2, 5-2 SEC, No. 11 CFP) at Missouri (5-4, 2-3), Saturday at 12 p.m. EST (CBS). Line: Florida by 7. Series record: Missouri leads 5-3. WHAT'S AT STAKE? Florida trails Georgia by a half-game in the SEC East and the Bulldogs hold the tiebreaker. So, the Gators need to beat the Tigers just to keep...

Tennessee aiming to avoid repeat of last season’s finish

Nov. 14, 2019 1:19 PM EST

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee enters its final two games of the regular season in the same situation it faced last year. The Volunteers hope the similarities end there. Tennessee (5-5, 3-3 SEC) has won three straight games and needs one more victory to become bowl eligible for the first time since...

Judge: Man accused of threats to US Senator to be medicated

Nov. 14, 2019 9:20 AM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A judge on has ordered a man accused of threatening U.S. Sen. Rand Paul, his family and an unnamed Oregon state official in phone calls and emails, to be involuntarily medicated so he can be returned to competency and stand trial. The Oregonian/OregonLive reports U.S. District Judge...

No. 5 Georgia visits No. 13 Auburn to highlight SEC slate

Nov. 14, 2019 4:02 AM EST

Here are some things to watch during the 12th week of the Southeastern Conference football season. GAME OF THE WEEK No. 5 Georgia (8-1, 5-1 SEC, No. 4 College Football Playoff) at No. 13 Auburn (7-2, 4-2, No. 12 CFP): Georgia probably must win this game to keep its playoff hopes alive. The Bulldogs have won three...

French carries Saint Louis past E. Washington 82-60

Nov. 13, 2019 11:08 PM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Hasahn French scored 19 points and Saint Louis beat Eastern Washington 82-60 on Wednesday night. French shot 9 for 11 from the floor. Fred Thatch Jr. had 11 points and seven rebounds for Saint Louis (3-0). Jordan Goodwin added seven rebounds, and Yuri Collins distributed 11 assists. Kim...

NTSB: Coast Guard ignored duck boat safety proposals

Nov. 13, 2019 6:07 PM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Federal transportation safety investigators criticized the U.S. Coast Guard Wednesday for ignoring suggestions over nearly two decades to improve tourist duck boats, changes they say might have prevented last year's Missouri accident that killed 17 people. The National Transportation...

Ex-Missouri police chief who rescued baby indicted

Nov. 13, 2019 5:59 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A federal grand jury has indicted a former northwest Missouri police chief accused of striking a handcuffed man after the chief helped rescue the man’s infant daughter from a pond. Federal prosecutors said 50-year-old Greg Hallgrimson, of Kansas City, was charged Wednesday...

Clarification: Girl Struck-Patrol Vehicle story

Nov. 13, 2019 4:15 PM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — In a headline on a Nov. 12 story about the death of a girl, The Associated Press reported that she died a month after being hit by a Missouri patrol vehicle. The headline should have made clear that the vehicle belonged to the St. Louis County Police Department, not the Missouri State...