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National Headlines
  • 2 arrested as people flock to Hawaii lava
    PAHOA, Hawaii (AP) -- Two Hawaii residents have been arrested for trespassing to see lava, police said Friday amid growing interest from people eager to witness the slow-moving flow....
  • Spacecraft for tourists explodes on test flight
    MOJAVE, Calif. (AP) -- A winged spaceship designed to take tourists on excursions beyond Earth's atmosphere exploded during a test flight Friday over the Mojave Desert, killing a pilot in the second fiery setback for commercial space travel in less than a week....
  • Early votes exceed 15 million _ but who benefits?
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Early votes soared past 15 million across 31 states on Friday, an outpouring that is giving hopeful Republicans as well as nervous Democrats cause for optimism heading into the final weekend of a campaign with control of the Senate, the U.S. House and 36 governorships at stake....
  • Mexico police questioned in killing of 3 Americans
    MATAMOROS, Mexico (AP) -- Authorities were investigating on Friday a possible police connection to the killing of three U.S. citizens visiting their father in Mexico who were found shot to death along with a Mexican friend more than two weeks after going missing....
State Headlines
  • 88-year-old Missouri man charged with killing wife
    COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) -- An 88-year-old central Missouri man has been arrested and charged with fatally stabbing his 86-year-old wife....
  • Sharpton calls for federal prosecution in Ferguson
    ST. LOUIS (AP) -- With a grand jury decision and a local election looming, the Rev. Al Sharpton returned to St. Louis on Friday to renew calls for the federal prosecution of a white police officer who shot and killed a black 18-year-old in the nearby suburb of Ferguson....
  • Murder charge dropped in prayer group death
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Two years after the lifeless body of a young suburban Kansas City woman was found inside a locked minivan near a lake, prosecutors on Friday dropped a first-degree murder charge against the man who told police he had killed her....
  • Telemarketer banned from calling Missourians
    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) -- A pair of telemarketing firms that repeatedly violated Missouri's no-call law have agreed to a permanent ban on calling any Missourians....
  • Prosecutors soon to get report on police shooting
    ST. LOUIS (AP) -- A new unit that investigates police shootings will soon send its report on an 18-year-old's death to prosecutors, according to the St. Louis police chief....
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