Missouri News

Nixon: new ‘Ferguson commission’ will seek lessons from unrest

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 1:32pm

Governor Jay Nixon has announced the creation of an independent commission that will study the unrest in Ferguson since the shooting of Michael Brown August 9 and make recommendations for how to make progress on the issues behind it. He plans to announce its membership next month. Nixon says the commission will have three main […]

Hartzler wants more restrictions on travel to fight Ebola

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 1:03pm

The Department of Homeland Security has announced it will require all flights coming from countries in West Africa, where the Ebola outbreak continues, to go to one of five U.S. airports where enhanced screenings for the disease are being done. Those airports are John F. Kennedy International in New York, Dulles in Washington, Newark in […]

St. Louis state senator arrested during Ferguson protest

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 7:06am

A St. Louis state senator has been arrested outside the Ferguson Police Department after walking into the street when police told protesters not to. Senator Jamilah Nasheed and man who arrived with her were arrested. St. Louis County Police Spokesman Brian says protesters were told they could not block the street and most complied, but […]

Royals get set to host Game 1 of the World Series against the Giants tonight

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 6:49am

The Kansas City Royals are back in the World Series for the first time in 29 years. If they want to nail down their first title since that 1985 season, though, they’ll have to get past a team in the San Francisco Giants who will be vying for their third World Series championship in five […]

St. Louis Rams release wide receiver Austin Pettis

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 6:45am

The St. Louis Rams have released wide receiver Austin Pettis. Head coach Jeff Fisher confirmed the news on Monday, adding: “We appreciate Austin Pettis’ contribution to us.” Multiple reports, including one from FoxSports.com, indicate one of the reasons for the move was his lateness for a team meeting on Saturday. Pettis was inactive for the […]