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Camden, Callaway, Cole, Moniteau, Miller, Morgan and Osage counties among those able to receive federal emergency aid for flooding damages
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced that federal emergency aid has been made available to the state of Missouri to supplement response efforts due to the emergency conditions areas affected by severe storms, tornadoes, straight-line winds and flooding beginning on Dec. 22 and continuing.
Special Prosecutor William Seay announced Friday he has filed a Class C felony of involuntary manslaughter charge against Missouri Trooper Anthony Piercy in the drowning of Brandon Ellingson.
Bishops John Gaydos of the Jefferson City Diocese, James V. Johnston Jr. of Kansas City-St. Joseph, Thomas E. Reidy of Springfield-Cape Girardeau and Archbishop Robert J. Carlson of St. Louis expressed their "solidarity with all those terrorized by ISIS and other violent extremists."
Republicans say Nixon should block Syrian refugees without federal security clearances; Governor agrees state's security is vital.
Gov. Jay Nixon issued an executive order to close state offices.
Patrick McKenna will start Dec. 7.
Hundreds of labor union members cheered when the vote was announced — the Missouri House fell 13 votes short of overriding Gov. Jay Nixon's veto of a controversial right to work proposal.
A Missouri Highway Patrol trooper died in the line of duty Friday morning in Audrain County.
Druzenko will be sentenced later this year, along with three others who pleaded guilty this month.
Missouri students did well on last spring's math and English language arts MAP (Missouri Assessment Program) tests.