Missouri News

Nixon sets stage for tax bill veto; legislators plan override strategy (AUDIO)

Wednesday, April 23, 2014 6:42am

Governor Nixon says the tax cut bill sent him by the legislature contains an obviously fatal flaw that will lead him to veto it.  State legislators who say Nixon is misreading the bill and is using scare tactics are weighing what they should do.  Nixon says lawmakers might have intended to lower the income tax […]

Wainwright hurts his knee, but says, “Just give me a couple of days and everything will be all right.”

Wednesday, April 23, 2014 5:11am

Chris Young was jammed on a pitch in the seventh inning that popped up between the pitcher’s mound and first base. Adam Wainwright lunged at the ball, but missed and fell to the grass. Young was tagged out by first baseman Matt Adams, but Wainwright left the game after 79 pitches. The club is calling […]

Moose hits a three-run homer to help back James Shields as the Royals snap two-game skid with a big win over the Indians

Wednesday, April 23, 2014 4:56am

Mike Moustakas hit a three-run homer, during a four-run fourth inning putting the Royals ahead and on their way to an 8-2 victory over the Cleveland Indians on Tuesday night. The win snapped a two-game losing streak and improves ace James Shields’ record to 2-2. Eric Hosmer had four hits, including an RBI double in […]

Mizzou baseball picks up first win at Kauffman Stadium on a walk-off single in the 10th to get past Shockers

Wednesday, April 23, 2014 4:46am

Dillon Everett lined a single down the right field line scoring the game winning run in the bottom of the tenth inning to give the Missouri Tigers (18-21) their first win ever inside Kansas City’s Kauffman Stadium. The Tigers beat Wichita State 5-4 Tuesday night. The win also snapped a five-game, extra inning losing streak […]

Victims’ son: ‘no real satisfaction’ from execution of William Rousan (VIDEO)

Wednesday, April 23, 2014 2:08am

The state of Missouri has carried out the execution of William Rousan, who was convicted of the murders of Grace and Charles Lewis in 1993. Following his execution early Wednesday morning, one of the Lewises’ children, Michael, read the following statement to the media: “I draw no real satisfaction from Mr. Rousan’s incarceration or execution, […]