Jim Salter

Missouri court orders new trial in HIV-infection case

ST. LOUIS — A Missouri appeals court ordered a new trial Tuesday for a former college wrestler sentenced to 30 years in... Read more

Republicans ride historic night in Missouri elections

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Republicans pulled off a clean sweep of Missouri’s top offices on Election Day, giving the party an unprecedented... Read more

Missouri Senate race not strange this time, just competitive

ST. LOUIS — Four years after a strange campaign kept one Missouri Senate seat in Democratic hands, the party is hoping to... Read more

Missouri woman accuses fellow legislature candidate of rape

ST. LOUIS — A Ferguson lawyer who is running for a seat in the Missouri House has accused another Democratic candidate of... Read more

Missouri primary: Statewide offices to have new look; Congress, maybe not

ST. LOUIS — Missouri’s roster of statewide elected officials will have a whole new look after November, but there’s a chance the... Read more

St. Louis father suspected in death of 8-month-old son surrenders after manhunt

ST. LOUIS — A St. Louis-area man accused of killing his 8-month-old son and sparking an intense manhunt surrendered to authorities Wednesday.

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Mexican national accused of killing 5 in 2-state killing spree slated for hearing

MONTGOMERY CITY, Mo. — A Mexican national suspected of killing five men in a two-state crime rampage will stand trial in Missouri,... Read more

Judge rules Missouri must name source of execution drug

ST. LOUIS — A Missouri judge has ruled that the state must reveal the source of the drug it uses to execute... Read more

Business leaders oppose Missouri religious objections bill

ST. LOUIS — Top executives from some of the St. Louis area’s largest companies said Friday that Missouri’s proposed religious freedom law... Read more

Captive snake in southeast Missouri with no male companion gives birth -- again

ST. LOUIS — For the second time in two years, a captive snake in southeast Missouri has given birth without any interaction... Read more

Midwest meth-making down, but Mexican imports fill the void

ST. LOUIS — The manufacture of methamphetamine is sharply down in certain Midwestern states that have had the most trouble with the... Read more

Ferguson mayor: No severance package for Wilson

FERGUSON, Mo. — Ferguson police Officer Darren Wilson didn’t receive a severance package when he resigned over the weekend, the St. Louis... Read more

Mid-April freeze threatens fruit trees

ST. LOUIS — The winter that just won’t quit has one more punch for the nation’s Heartland — a cold front bringing... Read more

Continuance of drought may spell disaster for ethanol

ST. LOUIS — The persistent drought is taking a toll on producers of ethanol, with corn becoming so scarce that nearly two... Read more

Mo. suburb's anti-Phelps picketing law upheld

ST. LOUIS — A St. Louis suburb can enforce a funeral protest ordinance aimed at preventing picketing by Westboro Baptist Church, of... Read more

Police hope info leads to I-70 killer from '92

ST. LOUIS — The so-called “I-70 killer” remains elusive 20 years after a multi-state crime spree, but police say they haven’t given... Read more

Mega Millions winners are rich, but not THAT rich

ST. LOUIS — Congratulations, Mega Millions winners! You have just won the biggest lottery in history! Move over Bill Gates and Warren... Read more

Deadly storm spread across Midwest

BRANSON, Mo. — A powerful storm system that produced multiple reports of tornadoes lashed the Midwest early Wednesday, roughing up the entertainment... Read more

Insurer adjusts, to pay 'miracle' Joplin survivor

ST. LOUIS — Mark Lindquist, whose against-the-odds story of survival and heroism in the Joplin tornado touched people around the world, got... Read more

Joplin victims offered existing homes

JOPLIN, Mo. — Some of the people left homeless by the Joplin tornado could be placed in rental homes nearly an hour’s... Read more

Towns hit by twisters offer rebuilding road map

JOPLIN, Mo. — Less than a week after one of the nation’s deadliest tornadoes wiped a big chunk of Joplin off the... Read more

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