State trooper cites Mizzou all-America Shane Ray for pot possession 3 days before NFL Draft
Authorities say NFL prospect Shane Ray was issued a misdemeanor citation after a trooper found a small amount of marijuana in the defensive end's car.
Many expected the 6-foot-3, 245-pound SEC defensive player of the year from the University of Missouri to be an early pick in this week's NFL draft.
Missouri State Highway Patrol spokesman Cpl. Scott White says a trooper pulled over Ray for speeding ...
Missouri governor approves $250M in additional spending
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has approved spending over $250 million more this fiscal year.
Nixon on Monday signed legislation that includes $120 million in additional general revenue spending. Nixon had requested the extra money, in part because lawmakers last year budgeted for an anticipated $50 million from a tobacco settlement that has not yet come.
Rising drug costs under the Medicaid health ...
Money available to landowners in 27 counties in Southwest Missouri
Landowners in the 27 Southwest Missouri Counties that make up the Mark Twain National Forest could be getting some financial assistance for property management. The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service is partnering with the US Forest Service and the Missouri Department of Conservation for the Missouri Ozark Highlands Restoration Project.
So far $1.2 Million has been set aside over the next three years for landowners in ...
Gordon, Moustakas, Royals keep Kluber winless, beat Indians
CLEVELAND (AP) — Alex Gordon, Mike Moustakas and the Kansas City Royals kept AL Cy Young Award winner Corey Kluber winless this season, beating the Cleveland Indians 6-2 Monday night.
Kluber (0-3) gave up six runs, four of them earned, and 10 hits in 6 1-3 innings. After going 18-9 last year, he hasn't won in five starts and has a 4.24 ERA.
Gordon drove in two ...
Two accused of supplying alcohol to teens who died in crash
Two people are now charged for a fatal crash that killed two teenagers from Urbana last June.
43 year old Jennifer Sharp of Buffalo and 44 year old Kristi Swearengin of Urbana have been indicted by a Dallas County grand jury on two counts of second-degree involuntary manslaughter, and one count of second-degree child endangerment. On June 29, 2014 17 year old Holden Beck and 15 ...
Ozarks couple finds unexpected way to beat addiction and reunite family
It is not easy to keep up with three children under age three, including a set of busy twins, but playing together as a family are treasured moments for Jose' and Brooke Sepeda. The two filed for divorce one year ago when Brooke was pregnant with the couple's youngest child Norah.
"I prayed every day. It didn't matter how much we fought. It didn't matter ...