JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - Republicans in the Missouri House have unanimously chosen Rep. Todd Richardson as the new majority leader and affirmed their support for Rep. John Diehl as the next House speaker.
(MUTigers.com) - Another day, another national honor for University of Missouri junior DE Shane Ray (Kansas City, Mo.). After being named a semi-finalist for the Bednarik Award, Ray has now added semi-finalist honors to his growing resume for the 45th Rotary Lombardi Award, as announced by the Rotary Club of Houston.
(KY3) - The driver of a car who fled from an attempted traffic stop in El Dorado Springs is charged with second-degree murder after his passenger and a sheriff's deputy died in a shootout with each other.
(stltoday) - Two Lindenwood University student reporters say they were questioned for more than an hour and a half by nearly 15 St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department officers and detectives who noticed them filming footage of department patrol cars from a public sidewalk, according to a Nov. 1 letter from the university to St. Louis Police Chief Sam Dotson.
WASHINGTON (AP) â€” Republicans seized control of the Senate and strengthened their hold on the House in a wave of Election Day victories Tuesday that served as a repudiation of President Barack Obama's second-term policies and put a series of Democratic-leaning states â€” including Obama's home, Illinois â€” under control of new Republican governors.
OVERLAND PARK, KS (KCTV/AP) - Buried in a lengthy 26-page news release about its "transformation plan," Overland Park-based wireless carrier Sprint announced Monday afternoon that the company will eliminate 2,000 jobs or about 5 percent of its staff.