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Suspect's Loud Fart Helps Police Sniff Out His Hiding Place
The Liberty Police Department in Missouri said no one was hurt by the blast.
Missouri’s Last Clinic Providing Abortions Can Remain Open — For Now
The state’s Administrative Hearing Commission issued an order Friday finding the Department of Health and Senior Services’ argument “unpersuasive.”
Commotion At Missouri Festival As Hot Air Balloon Crashes Into Crowd
A witness said several spectators were hit as the balloon skidded into the ground at the Hannibal Bicentennial.
Planned Parenthood To Defy 'Inappropriate' Missouri Abortion Rule
A new state requirement of two pelvic exams before an abortion is "medically unnecessary" and "invasive," doctors say.
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Missouri Man Who Pleaded Guilty To Molesting 11-Year-Old Girl Gets Probation
Joseph Meili's plea agreement removed kidnapping and statutory rape charges.
Missouri Restaurant Cancels Wedding Dinner After Learning It Was For 2 Brides
A cafe in O'Fallon refused to host Kendall Brown and Mindy Rackley's rehearsal dinner because the owners disapprove of their relationship, the couple said.
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Jason Kander Speaks Candidly About Ending Mayoral Bid To Seek Treatment For PTSD
Seen as a rising Democratic star, he dropped out of Kansas City, Missouri, mayor's race last year.
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Sheryl Crow Believes Women Should Be 'In Charge Of Our Own Bodies'
The iconic singer said the recent abortion bans, including in her home state of Missouri, are simply "wrong."
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Sheryl Crow Opens Up About Strict Anti-Abortion Law
Missouri native Sheryl Crown got personal on the CMT Music Awards red carpet.
Missouri Abortion Clinic Allowed To Remain Open For Now, Judge Rules
It's a temporary win for Planned Parenthood, which was at risk of losing its operating license unless it met certain demands from the state health department.
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In St. Louis, A Wave Of Fury As State's Last Abortion Clinic Faces Closure
One woman said she was protesting because her grandmother nearly died after an illegal abortion in Missouri decades ago. She didn't want to go back in time.
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Panic And Confusion As Missouri’s Last Abortion Clinic Is Poised To Close
Right across the river, an abortion clinic in Illinois is bracing for an influx of patients.
Missouri Governor Refuses To Budge On Impending Closure Of Last Abortion Clinic
"No one is receiving special treatment," Republican Mike Parson said at a press conference Wednesday.
Netflix CEO Donated To Missouri GOP Lawmakers Who Backed Abortion Ban
Though the streaming giant came out against Georgia’s abortion law, CEO Reed Hastings contributed to lawmakers who voted for a similar law in Missouri.
Missouri Set To Become First State Since Roe v. Wade With No Abortion Clinic
As states sign strict anti-abortion measures into law, women in more and more states could lose access.
Missouri Governor Signs Bill Banning Abortions After 8 Weeks
With a signature from Gov. Mike Parson, the state joins several others that have passed increasingly harsh anti-abortion legislation in recent weeks.
A Doctor Explains How Missouri’s Abortion Ban Is Already Hurting Women
“This is not a drill," one expert said.
Several People Killed As Powerful Storms, Tornadoes Slam Central U.S.
At least three people died in a tornado in Golden City, Missouri, on Wednesday. Extreme weather has also threatened parts of Oklahoma, Kansas, Iowa and Illinois.
Missouri Lawmaker Backpedals On Suggestion That 'Consensual Rapes' Exist
Rep. Barry Hovis claims to have misspoken during a debate over the state's restrictive new abortion bill.
Missouri House Passes Bill Banning Abortions After 8 Weeks
The bill will head to the desk of Gov. Mike Parson (R), who is expected to sign it.
Missouri Senate Passes Bill To Ban Abortions At 8 Weeks
It needs another vote in the GOP-led House before it goes to Republican Gov. Mike Parson, who has voiced support for it.
How 3 Other States Are Attacking Abortion Rights After Alabama's Ban
Anti-abortion lawmakers in Missouri, Louisiana and Michigan are hoping for the same success.
Wife Of Slain KKK Leader Admits To Killing Him And Dumping His Body
“I fired both shots that killed my husband,” Malissa Ancona said of the 2017 shooting of Frank Ancona in Missouri.
Midwest Floodwaters Threaten Millions In Crop And Livestock Losses
By David Pitt and Margery Beck, AP
The water rose so quickly that farmers in many areas had no time to get animals out.
More Evacuations In Midwest As Missouri River Floods Through Levees
The Missouri River has hit record-high levels in some areas, and at least two deaths are blamed on flooding.
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Missouri Man Charged With Setting Fire To Planned Parenthood Clinic
By Margaret Stafford, AP
Wesley Brian Kaster tried to burn down the reproductive health care center in Columbia last month, investigators said.
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