Kevin Johnson is set to be executed for killing Kirkwood, Missouri, Police Officer William McEntee in 2005.
Authorities said a 19-year-old shooter who killed two people at a St. Louis high school bought an AR-15-style rifle from a private seller after an FBI background check prevented him from buying a gun from a licensed dealer.
The shooter, a 19-year-old who graduated from the school last year, was killed in an exchange of gunfire and had left behind a note, police said.
A teacher, a 16-year-old student, and the gunman - who was a former student at the school - were killed.
The victim was found in the city of Excelsior Springs, wearing a metal collar with what appeared to be a padlock on the front, according to court documents and witnesses.
Hall of Fame quarterback Len Dawson led the Kansas City Chiefs to their first Super Bowl title in 1970 and later served as a sports broadcaster.
Flooding this week has damaged hundreds of homes and is being blamed for at least nine deaths, with Kentucky and eastern Missouri being the hardest hit.
It's the wettest day in St. Louis history as a line of steady thunderstorms dropped 8-10 inches of rain across the area early Tuesday morning, swelling rivers and creeks and stranding drivers across several roads in the region.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol said at least four people were killed when an Amtrak train derailed after hitting a dump truck in Missouri at a crossing Monday.
Two men have been charged with murder after a house explosion near St. Louis, Missouri, killed four people, including three teenagers, who were assembling illegal fireworks in a garage.
The Amur leopard is considered one of the rarest and most endangered cats in the world, the zoo said when announcing the female cubs.
Carman Deck died by injection more than 25 years after he killed a couple during a robbery at their rural home.
An angler in Missouri recently reeled in something you don't see every day — a lake sturgeon.
Dozens of packages of weed were scattered across several lanes of highway.
Police say a 10-year-old boy fatally shot his 12-year-old brother as the two played with a gun they found inside a St. Louis home.
Police in St. Louis are investigating the shooting deaths of two young cousins that was livestreamed in what the family believes to have been a “freak accident.”
An Illinois man now holds the Missouri paddlefish state record, and he can thank Mother Nature for some of that title.
Four of the missing sports cards were found at a local sports memorabilia store, where authorities said the store’s surveillance video showed the man, in his USPS uniform, exchanging the cards for a sale.