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North America's largest cross in Missouri to open to public
BRANSON, Mo. (AP) Kerry Brown tells me that it was his father who years ago had the idea of building a giant cross in Walnut Shade, north of Branson. An AP Member Exchange shared by the Springfield News-Leader.
Dec 7 6:01AM AP

Man dies in tractor accident in southwest Missouri
WILLARD, Mo. (AP) Officials say a man has died after a tractor fell onto him in southwest Missouri.
Dec 6 2:54PM AP

Autopsy: Kansas community college player died of heatstroke
GARDEN CITY, Kan. (AP) An autopsy has found that heatstroke killed a western Kansas community college football player who collapsed after the first day of practice.
Dec 6 2:33PM AP

Man charged in fatal shooting of 86-year-old grandfather
WASHINGTON, Mo. (AP) A man has been charged with fatally shooting his 86-year-old grandfather in eastern Missouri after an argument.
Dec 6 1:47PM AP

2 dead after St. Louis police chase ends with crash
ST. LOUIS (AP) Authorities say two suspects are dead and another is critically injured after a St. Louis area police pursuit ended in a crash.
Dec 6 1:09PM AP

McDavid's shootout goal lifts Oilers past Blues 3-2
ST. LOUIS (AP) Connor McDavid hasn't always looked like a natural in shootouts.
Dec 6 4:42AM AP

Missouri St. scraps past W. Kentucky 84-78, ends 5-game skid
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) Tulio Da Silva scored 18 points, Keandre Cook and Ryan Kreklow 15 each as Missouri State battled past Western Kentucky 84-78 Wednesday night, ending a five-game losing streak.
Dec 6 4:18AM AP

Missouri St. scraps past W. Kentucky 84-78, ends 5-game skid
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) Tulio Da Silva scored 18 points, Keandre Cook and Ryan Kreklow 15 each as Missouri State battled past Western Kentucky 84-78 Wednesday night, ending a five-game losing streak.
Dec 6 4:18AM AP

Southern Illinois holds off Saint Louis 61-56
CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) Sean Lloyd Jr. had 13 points and nine rebounds, Armon Fletcher also scored 13 points and Southern Illinois beat Saint Louis 61-56 on Wednesday night.
Dec 6 4:11AM AP

McDavid's shootout goal lifts Oilers past Blues 3-2
ST. LOUIS (AP) Connor McDavid scored in the shootout after Oscar Klefbom tied it late in the third period, and the Edmonton Oilers beat the St. Louis Blues 3-2 on Wednesday night.
Dec 6 4:04AM AP

McDavid's shootout goal lifts Oilers past Blues 3-2
ST. LOUIS (AP) Connor McDavid scored in the shootout after Oscar Klefbom tied it late in the third period, and the Edmonton Oilers beat the St. Louis Blues 3-2 on Wednesday night.
Dec 6 4:03AM AP

Cardinals strike gold, get Goldschmidt from Diamondbacks
PHOENIX (AP) The St. Louis Cardinals struck gold in their search for a big hitter, acquiring slugging first baseman Paul Goldschmidt in a blockbuster trade with the Arizona Diamondbacks on Wednesday.
Dec 6 12:24AM AP

Missouri state Rep. Rehder interested in job as treasurer
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) State Rep. Holly Rehder says she's interested in becoming Missouri's next treasurer.
Dec 6 12:04AM AP

Chris Owings, Royals agree to $3M, 1-year contract
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) Chris Owings has agreed to a $3 million, one-year contract with the Kansas City Royals, five days after the utilityman was cut loose by Arizona.
Dec 5 11:24PM AP

Mizzou extends football coach Barry Odom's contract
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) Missouri football coach Barry Odom's contract has been extended and he's getting a $600,000 raise.
Dec 5 11:20PM AP

Mizzou extends football coach Barry Odom's contract
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) Missouri football coach Barry Odom's contract has been extended and he's getting a $600,000 raise.
Dec 5 11:20PM AP

Historic 1920s Delta Queen riverboat can cruise again
ST. LOUIS (AP) The historic 1920s Delta Queen riverboat will cruise again.
Dec 5 2:03PM AP

Police: Bodies found in car were those of missing couple
OLIVETTE, Mo. (AP) Authorities say the bodies found in a car in a secluded St. Louis area ravine are those of a missing couple.
Dec 5 1:54PM AP

Man killed when SUV slides off ice-covered Missouri bridge
BOWLING GREEN, Mo. (AP) Authorities say a man has died after a sport utility vehicle slid off an ice-covered eastern Missouri bridge.
Dec 5 1:04PM AP

Pedestrian struck, killed on Interstate 49 in Kansas City
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) Authorities say a pedestrian has been struck and killed in Kansas City.
Dec 5 12:08PM AP