Royals lose to Tigers, drop 2 1/2 back in AL Central
Former Missouri Tiger Max Scherzer pitched seven strong innings to win his 17th game and pinch-hitter Tyler Collins delivered a tiebreaking two-out RBI single in the seventh as visiting Detroit extended its lead in the American League Central to 2 1/2 games over Kansas City.
Torii Hunter homered while recording his sixth straight two-hit game and Rajai Davis added an RBI single for the Tigers, who ...
Missouri lawmaker seeking re-election dies
A Missouri House member from rural western Missouri has died.
Republican Randy Pike, of Butler, was first elected to the House in 2012 and was running for a second term. His campaign treasurer Barney Fisher said Pike died Saturday at a hospital after swallowing a drink into his lungs. He was 60.
Fisher said Pike had experienced health troubles since a bout with pneumonia and a vehicle ...
MU offers voluntary buyout offer for some faculty
The University of Missouri's flagship campus in Columbia is offering a buyout option for some of its tenured faculty members.
The school said in a news release Friday that qualifying faculty who retire by next fall can receive a one-time payment of 1 ½ times their base salary, not to exceed $200,000. To receive the buyout, faculty must be retirement eligible and turn 62 by Aug, ...
Blunt wants answers about ATF questionnaires
Missouri Senator Roy Blunt has some questions about some questions.
Blunt, who co-chairs the Senate Law Enforcement Caucus, sent a letter demanding answers from the Obama Administration surrounding reports that the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) is forcing Americans to declare their race and ethnicity when purchasing a firearm.
“The right of law-abiding citizens to own firearms is an individual right guaranteed by the ...
2 in jail may have attacked couple in downtown Springfield
City police say two of the people believed to be part of an attack in downtown are now in custody. One is in another Missouri county, and another is jailed in a different state, both on charges not related to the beating.
Police also confirm to KY3 News that they believe they know the identities of most of the people seen in surveillance video, and continue ...
Review of Missouri education standards to begin
Special committees next week will begin studying what Missouri school kids study. Work groups are reviewing learning standards for Missouri student to fulfill the requirements of House Bill 1490, signed into law by Gov. Jay Nixon this year.
Members of the groups were nominated by the governor, lieutenant governor, lawmakers, the Department of Higher Education and educator associations. The members include active classroom teachers and parents of ...