VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Pat Robertson, a religious broadcaster who turned a tiny Virginia station into the global Christian Broadcasting Network, tried a run for president and helped make religion central to Republican Party politics in America through his Christian Coalition, has died. H…
The Iron Sheik, a former pro wrestler who played a burly, bombastic villain in 1980s battles with some of the sport's biggest stars, has died at age 81. The WWE posted an article confirming the death of the ex-wrestler and Twitter personality Wednesday. A statement also was posted on his Twi…
Lionel Messi picks MLS's Inter Miami in a move that stuns soccer after exit from Paris Saint-Germain
MIAMI — Lionel Messi has pulled off his latest stunning feat: He is headed to Major League Soccer, and joining Inter Miami.
ROME — Pope Francis underwent surgery Wednesday to repair a hernia in his abdominal wall, the latest malady to befall the 86-year-old pontiff who had part of his colon removed two years ago.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — A Black Missouri prosecutor who stepped into leadership in the aftermath of protests over the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown is running for Republican U.S. Sen. Josh Hawley's seat, the Democrat announced Wednesday.
The shuttered Diamond Inn Motel, once a bustling landmark along Interstate 44 in Gray Summit, will be razed in a couple of months — a fate that has already befallen the historic Gardenway Motel a short distance away on the storied Route 66.
ASSE, a non-profit organization designated and supervised by the U.S. Department of State, is preparing for the 2023-2024 academic year by working with students from all over the world who have received scholarships to study in the United States.
A Union man is facing multiple charges after firing a shotgun at a neighbor’s residence Sunday evening.
Downtown Washington Inc. and Washington’s Parks & Recreation Department are seeking volunteers for the Community Clean Up Day this Saturday.
A St. Clair man was hospitalized following a Sunday afternoon crash on Highway 30, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
A three-vehicle crash on Interstate 44 Sunday afternoon sent a Lake Ozark resident to a St. Louis hospital, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
A 17-year-old male was killed in a one-car crash Saturday night, according to a crash report filed by Missouri Highway Patrol.
The City of Washington is poised to receive more than $1.8 million in federal funding for improvements at the intersection of Highway 100 and Rabbit Trail Drive. Part of the upgrades include a relocation of Phoenix Center Drive further south to relieve traffic congestion at the shopping cent…
With Gabe Gore sworn in earlier this week as the new St. Louis circuit attorney, prosecutors in surrounding jurisdictions are looking at ways they can help his office reduce its backlog of cases in the wake of Kim Gardner’s resignation.
It’s been a long time coming, but the lights on the new Highway 47 bridge over the Missouri River that opened to traffic in late 2018 are finally functioning properly, according to a Washington city official.
An Owensville man and a Union man were injured in a head-on collision Wednesday evening, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
The American Red Cross is asking community members to roll up their sleeves and give blood for the 20th Annual St. Louis Cardinals Blood Drive.
Gov. Mike Parson signed an executive order Wednesday declaring a Drought Alert in accordance with the Missouri Drought Mitigation and Response Plan, which was recently updated for the first time in more than two decades.
There’s no better duo than wine and cheese, which is why McKelvey Vineyards, near Leslie, is hosting the second annual Missouri Artisan Cheese Festival this weekend.
A 68-year-old Gray Summit man set to go to trial next week in the 1987 killing of a St. Clair woman pled guilty Friday morning to two felony charges in the case.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA is publicly addressing the subject of UFOs a year after launching a study into unexplained sightings. And it insists it's not hiding anything. The space agency televised Wednesday's four-hour meeting featuring an independent panel of experts. The team includes 16 scientists and other experts selected by NASA including retired astronaut Scott Kelly, the first American to spend nearly a year in space. NASA says several committee members have been subjected to online harassment for serving on the team. They say that detracts from the scientific process. A final report is expected by the end of July.
When Scott Schuh purchased the Nothing Fancy Rink in Union last November, he set to work remodeling and updating the facility. The skating rink, located at 181 Audrey Lane, was in need of some repair. After several months of remodeling, Schuh enlisted Steve Wojtowicz, a former artistic skati…
As part of the “All Things New” strategic pastoral initiative announced over the weekend, a total of 155 priests were reassigned from their current parishes or other positions in the Archdiocese to new ones. The priests from Franklin and Southern Warren Counties who are impacted in these tra…
Hundreds of people flocked to a small town in Missouri this week and last to see a nun whose body has barely decomposed since 2019. Some say it's a sign of holiness in Catholicism, while others say the lack of decomposition may not be as rare as people think.
It was a bittersweet weekend for area Catholics.
To encourage and promote reading throughout the summer months, Washington Public Library (WPL) and Scenic Regional Library (SRL) will kick off its summer reading challenges this week with the theme “All Together Now.”
The PreventEd Certified Peer Specialist Mobile Unit will be popping up in rural areas of Franklin County in the coming months.
Family and friends packed the Jim Scanlan Stadium at Washington High School to witness the class of 2023 graduates celebrate the completion of their high school careers.
Washington Odd Fellows Lodge held a service in Wildey Cemetery and read names of the 193 individuals whose cremated remains were unclaimed this year.
Joyce Weber came to the Pacific Board of Aldermen with a simple message.
The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) and Shaw Nature Reserve (SNR) are celebrating National Trails Day, Saturday, June 3, with an outdoor adventure event, Explore MOre.
Even as a child, Angela Struckhoff always loved animals — especially dogs.
A Union man hoping to solve his “financial problems” robbed a bank on Monday and is now facing criminal charges.
After the death of a black bear on a Jefferson County interstate, officials say Franklin County has not had recent bear sightings but residents should still be prepared for the furry beasts.
The Missouri Supreme Court heard arguments Wednesday over whether two single mothers should have been sentenced to jail time because their children missed more days of school than the local district allowed.
NEW YORK — Tina Turner, the unstoppable singer and stage performer who teamed with husband Ike Turner for a dynamic run of hit records and live shows in the 1960s and '70s and survived her horrifying marriage to triumph in middle age with the chart-topping "What's Love Got to Do With It," ha…
NEW YORK (AP) — Target is removing certain items from its stores and making other changes to its LGBTQ+ merchandise nationwide ahead of Pride month, after an intense backlash from some customers including violent confrontations with its workers.
SEATTLE (AP) — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, along with state and federal agencies, are investigating reports of 18 salmonella infections in at least half a dozen states that may have come from raw cookie dough sold at Papa Murphy's.
The upcoming Memorial Day holiday is bringing changes to curbside trash and recycling pick-up schedules in Washington.
A pickup truck stolen from Washington last week was apparently used to tear an ATM out of the ground at a St. Louis bank before both the truck and ATM were abandoned nearby, according to police.
Despite provoking a robust police response, no charges are expected in two recent incidents that, according to Washington Police Chief Jim Armstrong, highlight the difficult job facing law enforcement when confronted with people experiencing mental health crises.
A Franklin County man remains hospitalized days after being electrocuted by a downed utility wire following a traffic crash, according to his family.
A Bourbon man was hurt in a one-vehicle crash Saturday night in rural Franklin County, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
A Washington man and Washington woman were rushed to an area hospital after being injured in a one-vehicle crash in Gasconade County on Sunday afternoon, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
DETROIT (AP) — Owners of new Ford vehicles will be able to tune in to AM radio in their cars, trucks and SUVs after all.
Strike would upend delivery service for millions of packages
Driver reportedly told investigators that he wanted to seize control of government, kill President Biden
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis plans to announce his 2024 presidential campaign in a Twitter Spaces event with Elon Musk on Wednesday, according to two people with knowledge of the decision.
LIBERTY, Mo. (AP) — A jury has recommended that a Missouri woman whose two young daughters died inside a hot car in 2018 be sentenced to more than 50 years in prison.
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