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Missouri Governor Says Concerts Can Resume Next Week

Many states are beginning to reopen their economies despite health officials saying that the U.S. is not ready to reopen non-essential businesses. Missouri will be one of the states reopening non-essential businesses and will be the first state to resume live events, as early as Monday. On April 27, Missouri Gov, Mike Parson, released his […]

Missouri Sues China, Communist Party Over The Coronavirus Pandemic

The state of Missouri is suing China for that country’s handling of the coronavirus outbreak. It’s the first such lawsuit brought by a state, and it relies on an unusual interpretation of federal law. Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt, a Republican, blames China for letting the coronavirus spread. So he’s suing China, three government ministries, […]

After Today Abortion Services May Not Be Available in Missouri

If you are a woman that lives in Missouri, your ability to be able to receive abortion services in the state may end in 24 hours. Planned Parenthood in St. Louis is fighting state legislature to continue its services. CNN reports the annual license expires at the end of Friday (May 31). Without a renewal, […]

11 People Including Children Drown After Boat Capsizes In Missouri

At least 11 people including children drowned when an amphibious “duck boat” carrying 31 people capsized and sank in stormy weather on a lake in Missouri on Thursday. Divers will resume searching Table Rock Lake, near Branson, Missouri, for other victims on Friday, the day after the “Ride the Ducks” amphibious vehicle sank, Stone County […]

‘America’s Got Talent’ Singer Neal Boyd Dead At 42

Neal Boyd, an opera singer who won NBC’s America’s Got Talent and dabbled in Missouri politics, has died. County Coroner Scott Amick says Boyd died around 6 p.m. Sunday at his mother’s house in Sikeston, MO. He was 42. Amick says Boyd had a number of medical problems, including heart failure, kidney failure and liver […]

Top NBA 2018 Draft Prospect Micheal Porter Jr. Out For Season

Top NBA 2018 Draft Prospect Micheal Porter Jr. Out For Season

Missouri freshman forward Michael Porter Jr., who was projected to be among the top three selections in the 2018 NBA Draft, will have back surgery and is likely to miss the rest of the season, the school announced Tuesday. Statement from #Mizzou: Michael Porter, Jr. will undergo surgery on Tuesday, Nov. 21, in Dallas, Texas. […]

NAACP Issues Warning To Black People And Women Traveling To Missouri

The state of Missouri has earned the dubious distinction of being the first-ever state to have a travel advisory issued against it by the NAACP, the warning issued due to a recent string of both directly and indirectly state-sanctioned racist and discriminatory incidents. The Kansas City Star reports that the advisory was circulated in June […]

The State Of Missouri Will Now Charge Students With Felonies For Fighting

The new state statute in Missouri has parents and the community concerned about the increased connection between school and prison. This new statewide law positions students to face possible felony charges from fighting instead of misdemeanors. The statute will push to no longer handle fights domestically but now arrest and charge students regardless of age […]

Ferguson, MO Swears In First Black Police Chief

“Let’s get to work.” This was the phrase uttered by Ferguson, Missouri’s first African-American police chief, Delrish Moss, promising hope and the reconstruction of a community broken by a deepening racial rift and an unmistakable lack of trust of law enforcement. It was Monday [May 9] that Moss, a longstanding veteran of the Miami Police Department, was […]

18 Million Americans Face Flood Warning

Missouri and a dozen other states are under flood warning of what may be the largest flood in history. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said Tuesday that 13 states are effected by this flood warning that was caused by this passing seasons heavy storm front. The state under most distress is Missouri. Levies are […]

FBI Notified For Suspicious Purchase Of Cellphones In Missouri

Authorities in Missouri contacted the Federal Bureau of Investigation after a few men purchased over a hundred cellular phones in three separate areas near the city of St. Louis from local Walmart stores in a 24 hour period. Two men bought about 60 phones last Saturday in Lebanon in Southwestern Missouri were questioned by police, […]

Police Arrest Second Person For Missouri Social Media Threats

Police arrest another student on Wednesday in connection to the threats made to Black students on the campus of University of Missouri-Columbia. 19 year old Connor Stottlemyre was taken into custody for allegedly making a terroristic threat on the anonymous social media app Yik Yak, which according to a university spokesperson, read, “I’m going to […]

Teen Paralyzed After Being Shot By St. Louis Police

16-year-old Brandon Claxton has been accused of taking aim first at police before being shot and paralyzed Another Black teenager has been shot by authorities in St. Louis, Missouri. Brandon Claxton, 16, was shot by an officer three times about 7:15 p.m. Saturday in a housing complex in the 2500 block of Hodiamont Avenue. Police […]

City Of Ferguson Hires Former Iran-Contra Lawyer For DOJ Case

A spokesman for the city of Ferguson confirms that it has hired attorney Dan Webb to serve as Special Counsel for negotiations with the U.S. Department of Justice Ferguson officials declined to make former Iran-Contra attorney Dan Webb, available for comment, and would not immediately release the city’s contract for his services. The Department of […]