Missouri News

Pitchers duel, little league home run and extras all in Royals win

Friday, July 25, 2014 5:50am

Norichika Aoki drove in the winning run in the 14th inning as the Kansas City Royals grabbed a 2-1 win over the Cleveland Indians in the opener of a four-game set. With Marc Rzepczynski (0-3) on the mound, Lorenzo Cain led off the 14th with a single and then stole second with John Axford on […]

Not all agree that Missouri should monitor prescription drugs

Friday, July 25, 2014 3:30am

As a New York Times article highlighted this week, Missouri is the only state without a prescription drug monitoring program (PDMP), but not everyone agrees on how big a problem that is. Senator Claire McCaskill (D) calls it embarrassing that Missouri doesn’t maintain a database of the prescription drugs Missourians buy, a database that doctors, hospitals, […]

State Supreme Court sets execution date for convicted murderer Leon Taylor

Thursday, July 24, 2014 3:44pm

The State Supreme Court has set a date for the execution of convicted murderer Leon Taylor. He is scheduled to die by lethal injection just after midnight, September 10, at the Eastern Reception, Diagnostic and Correctional Center at Bonne Terre. Taylor was convicted of the 1994 murder of Robert Newton, who was attending a gas […]

Royals win pitchers duel to take series from White Sox

Thursday, July 24, 2014 4:47am

Norichika Aoki drove in the game-winning run in the top of the ninth and James Shields pitched seven strong innings, as the Kansas City Royals beat the Chicago White Sox, 2-1, in the rubber match of a three-game set. Mike Moustakas started the frame with a single to right and moved to second on a […]

Offense struggles as Cardinals lose third straight

Thursday, July 24, 2014 4:44am

Alex Cobb struck out 10 in seven shutout innings and drove in a run with his first major-league hit, leading the Tampa Bay Rays to a 3-0 win and two-game sweep of the St. Louis Cardinals Wednesday. Cobb (6-6) gave up five hits and no walks, pushing his personal winning streak to four decisions. His […]