Texas blows out Xavier 83-71 for spot in NCAA Elite Eight
Tyrese Hunter scored 19 points, and Marcus Carr and Christian Bishop added 18 apiece, to move second-seeded Texas within a game of the Final Four for the first time in 15 years.
No. 7 Texas rolls past No. 3 Kansas 76-56 for Big 12 title
After finishing second to Kansas in the regular season, the Longhorns proved Saturday night they were champs in their own right, blowing out the Jayhawks 76-56 in the Big 12 finals.
Federal judge rules Missouri gun law is unconstitutional
The Justice Department says the law wreaked havoc with crime-fighting partnerships with Missouri law enforcement. The state's Republican-led legislature passed the law in 2021.
Watch: Officer helps raccoon whose head gets stuck in jar
It happened during the officer's “midnight shift” in Oak Grove, Missouri, recently.
Disney family's rental SUV burglarized en route to Bay Area memorial
A Missouri family's rental car was broken into outside an East Oakland fast-food restaurant while they were in the Bay Area for a memorial.
'Built to last': Former Missouri jail building goes up for sale
The former jail has over 5,000 square feet of office space and 34 cells with toilets and sinks.
Vintage ‘Dukes of Hazzard’ car crashes in Missouri
The driver and the passenger were taken to a local hospital. Authorities said, perhaps to no one's surprise, that speed was a factor.
St. Louis Zoo bear escapes from enclosure for second time in a month
This was Ben the bear's second escape this month.
Kansas City Chiefs fans give Patrick Mahomes ovation after port-a-potty visit
Kansas City Chiefs fans roared as Patrick Mahomes exited a port-a-potty during their Super Bowl LVII victory parade on February 15.
Kansas City celebrates Chiefs' Super Bowl win: 'Our own dynasty'
Most schools, many businesses and some government offices in the Kansas City metro area were closed to celebrate the Chiefs' big win.
Lamar Johnson: Missouri man freed 28 years after wrongful murder conviction
Lamar Johnson was convicted of murder for the 1994 fatal shooting of a man, allegedly over drug money. Johnson always maintained his innocence.
Almost Andy Reid: Longtime Chiefs fan is Big Red's doppelganger
Matt Black calls himself "Almost Andy Reid." In 2019, he won a Coach Reid look-a-like contest at Chiefs training camp. Now, he has more than 442,000 TikTok followers and 11,000 Instagram followers.
Budweiser announces birth of 4 new Clydesdales — here's how you can meet them
To celebrate the recent birth of four new foals, the Budweiser Clydesdale breeding and training ranch in Missouri is hosting a Super Bowl watch party.
Missouri lawmakers to take up more restrictive 'Don't Say Gay' bill
The Missouri proposal goes farther than the Florida law, which bars instruction on sexual orientation, gender identity and other lessons deemed not age appropriate in kindergarten through third grade.
One killed after Amtrak train slams into FedEx truck in Missouri
The train involved was Amtrak’s Lincoln Service Missouri River Runner which operates between Kansas City, Missouri, and Chicago.
Missouri farmer traps 'crazy-looking cat' that turns out to be wild African serval
The farmer said the cat had been meandering on his property for about 6 months.
Kansas City Zoo says oldest polar bear in US captivity dies
The 33-year-old animal, named “Berlin,” lived at the zoo for a decade.
Missouri sheriff's office offering free alcohol to volunteers to get drunk to help them with training
Volunteers must also not have any alcohol-related arrests or pending criminal cases on their record, the sheriff's office says.
States target transgender health care in first bills of 2023
More than two dozen bills seeking to restrict transgender health care access have been introduced across 11 states for the legislative sessions beginning in early 2023.
Transgender inmate executed for murder of ex-girlfriend
A Missouri inmate has been put to death for a 2003 killing, becoming what is believed to be the first transgender woman executed in the U.S.