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    2 men charged in shooting outside St. Louis bar

    2 men charged in shooting outside St. Louis bar

    Posted 7:22 AM 8/26/2015 by Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - Police say two men have been charged in the shooting death of a man outside a Baden bar in May.

    The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports 34-year-old Alejo A. Hamilton Jr. and 26-year-old Eugene Johnson Jr. were charged Tuesday in the death of (More)

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    Jacksonville man arrested in connection with Moberly theft

    Jacksonville man arrested in connection with Moberly theft

    Posted 6:42 AM 8/26/2015 by Kylie Callura, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

    MOBERLY - A Jacksonville man was arrested Wednesday by Moberly police in connection with a reported theft.

    Officers investigated a call at the 1300 block of East U.S. 24 in Moberly and detained the 38-year-old suspect.

    The man is being held at the Randolph County Justice Center on misdemeanor stealing charges, awaiting formal charges. 

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    Moberly police suspicious after structure fire

    Moberly police suspicious after structure fire

    Posted 6:26 AM 8/26/2015 by Kylie Callura, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

    MOBERLY - Moberly police are investigating after the city's fire department was dispatched to a suspicious structure fire on Tuesday.

    The Moberly fire department responded to a call at the 500 block of Roberts Streets on Tuesday. After the fire was extinguished, investigation led police to (More)

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    Reward offered in Florissant auto shop killing

    Reward offered in Florissant auto shop killing

    Posted 5:47 AM 8/26/2015 by Associated Press

    FLORISSANT (AP) - A $5,000 reward is now being offered in the effort to track down the person who killed a worker at a north St. Louis County auto repair shop.

    The body of 57-year-old Alan Roach was found Thursday afternoon at Montgomery Auto Repair in Florissant. Roach had been shot (More)

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    Missouri Congressman's brother reported missing

    Missouri Congressman's brother reported missing

    Posted 7:47 PM 8/25/2015 by Associated Press

    SALEM (AP) - The brother of Missouri's Republican U.S. Rep. Jason Smith has been reported missing.

    The Southeast Missourian reports that Billy G. Smith was reported missing on Monday.

    The Dent County Sheriff's Office says Billy Smith last seen (More)

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    Toddler dies in St. Louis County shooting

    Toddler dies in St. Louis County shooting

    Posted 7:41 PM 8/25/2015 by Associated Press

    HANLEY HILLS (AP) - For the second time in less than a week, police in north St. Louis County are investigating the shooting death of a child.

    St. Louis County police spokesman Shawn McGuire says a 21-month-old boy was shot about 1 p.m. Tuesday at a home in Hanley Hills. The child's name (More)

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    Fulton City Council approves a pay raise for firefighters

    Posted 7:41 PM 8/25/2015 by Derek Brizendine, KOMU 8 Reporter

    FULTON - On Monday night, the Fulton City Council approved a pay raise for new firefighters. New firefighters will now be paid $9.50 an hour for the first six months they are on the job and then be increased to $10 an hour after the first six months.

    This pay raise will also be applied to (More)

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    Staffer re-hired after senator accused of harassment resigns

    Staffer re-hired after senator accused of harassment resigns

    Posted 7:34 PM 8/25/2015 by The Associated Press

    JEFFERSON CITY (AP) - A Senate staff member is back at work, a month after being fired by a senator who was facing sexual harassment allegations.

    Democratic Sen. Paul LeVota, of Independence, fired his chief of staff, Ron Berry, on July 24 shortly before LeVota announced his own (More)

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    Football season 'kicks off' for Big Brothers Big Sisters

    Posted 7:34 PM 8/25/2015 by Emma Henderson, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - The football season may just be getting started, but Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Missouri is kicking off the season with a fundraiser at Faurot Field Tuesday night.

    The "Countdown to Kickoff" event raises anywhere from 15 to 25 percent of its annual budget and (More)

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    St. Louis' governing board advances minimum-wage boost

    St. Louis' governing board advances minimum-wage boost

    Posted 7:24 PM 8/25/2015 by Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - St. Louis' governing board has advanced a compromise measure that would raise the city's minimum wage to $11 by 2018.

    The St. Louis Board of Aldermen had begun Tuesday's special meeting by considering a measure that would have boosted the local minimum wage to $13 by 2020. (More)

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    No charges filed in patio paved with unused vets' headstones

    No charges filed in patio paved with unused vets' headstones

    Posted 7:22 PM 8/25/2015 by Associated Press

    GAINESVILLE (AP) - The Ozark County sheriff said no charges will be filed against a man who took unused national cemetery gravestones that were in a landfill to pave his patio.

    The stones have been removed and will be buried in a Tuesday ceremony, which will include a veterans' honor guard (More)

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    Closing arguments expected in restaurant trial

    Closing arguments expected in restaurant trial

    Posted 7:18 PM 8/25/2015 by Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - Closing arguments are expected in the civil trial involving the 2013 fatal explosion at a Kansas City restaurant.

    The civil lawsuit stems from the February 2013 natural-gas explosion and fire that destroyed JJ's restaurant. The incident killed one restaurant employee and (More)

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    High-tech changes mean fewer books in university libraries

    Posted 6:20 PM 8/25/2015 by Megan Kelly, KOMU 8 Reporter

    FULTON - As universities continue to become more and more high-tech, one place is having to adapt more than others.

    A recent Newsweek article said university libraries are having (More)

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