Missouri News

Former Mamtek CEO pleads guilty to fraud, theft for sweetener plant scam

Tuesday, September 2, 2014 2:53pm

The former CEO of Mamtek, Bruce Cole, will serve between five and seven years in prison after pleading guilty to three counts for convincing investors to purchase $39-million in bonds for a sweetener factory in Moberly that was never completed. The Columbia Daily Tribune reports Cole pleaded guilty Tuesday to two counts of securities fraud […]

Salvador Perez hits a homer and drives in three as Royals hold off Rangers to keep half game division lead

Tuesday, September 2, 2014 4:55am

Salvador Perez homered and drove in three runs for the Royals who broke out of their mini streak and finished with 10 hits in a 4-3 victory over the Texas Rangers, keeping their half-game lead over Detroit in the Central Division. Perez had three hits, going long ball in the third with Alex Gordon on base. He […]

Missouri congressman leads US, Mexican talks on children crossing border

Tuesday, September 2, 2014 3:35am

Members of the U.S. Congress have met with some of their counterparts from Mexico to discuss the crossing of the border by children from Central America. Congressman Emanuel Cleaver, II (D) has led a delegation of the two countries’ lawmakers to the U.S.-Mexican border where they saw some of the thousands of children that have traveled […]

Holiday continues to swing a hot bat and Wong delivers clutch pinch hit homer to push Cards into first (VIDEO)

Monday, September 1, 2014 5:50pm

Matt Holliday had the go-ahead hit, an RBI single in the seventh inning after Kolten Wong’s two-run, pinch-hit homer tied the game, giving the Cardinals 5-4 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Monday.The Cardinals are one game ahead of Milwaukee, which lost to the Chicago Cubs. Pittsburgh is three games back. This is the first […]

September 1st…not only are the Royals and Cardinals in first place, but their Triple-A teams will face each other in the playoffs

Monday, September 1, 2014 8:59am

The Omaha Storm Chasers (75-67) clinched a franchise record fourth straight division title, eliminating the Oklahoma City RedHawks with a 13-8 victory over the Colorado Springs Sky Sox to win the American Conference North. The Storm Chasers have qualified for the postseason in each of the four years at Werner Park. Omaha entered their final […]