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Planned Parenthood Asks Judge to Pause Missouri Abortion Law

Planned Parenthood Asks Judge to Pause Missouri Abortion Law

KANSAS CITY, MO (AP) — Critics of a new Missouri ban on abortions at or after eight weeks of pregnancy are asking a judge to block the law from taking effect this week. Attorneys for Planned Parenthood and the American Civil Liberties Union head to court Monday to ask U.S. District Judge Howard Sachs to…

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Eight-Year-Old Killed, Three Others Injured In St. Louis Shooting

Eight-Year-Old Killed, Three Others Injured In St. Louis Shooting

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Police say an 8-year-old girl has been killed and three others injured in a shooting near a high school in St. Louis. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports the shooting happened about 8 p.m. Friday outside Harold’s Chop Suey restaurant in the city’s Academy neighborhood. Police Chief John Hayden said the girl…

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Illinois State Trooper dies — shot while serving warrant in East St. Louis

Illinois State Trooper dies — shot while serving warrant in East St. Louis

An attempt to serve a warrant in East St. Louis early Friday morning leaves an Illinois State Trooper shot dead. Police say the trooper was shot while trying to serve a warrant at a home in the 1400 block of North 42nd Street. The 33-year old trooper was rushed to St. Louis University Hospital where…

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63-Year-Old Man Charged in Deaths of Man and Woman Found in Bed of Pickup Truck

63-Year-Old Man Charged in Deaths of Man and Woman Found in Bed of Pickup Truck

St. Louis, MO (KTRS) A 63-year-old man is charged with killing two people whose bodies were found in a pickup truck parked in north city Friday night. Willie Little was charged yesterday with two counts of first-degree murder and two counts of armed criminal action. The bodies of 41-year-old Toni Washburn and 62-year-old Mark Kuhlenberg,…

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Critics of Missouri abortion law sue over referendum failure

Critics of Missouri abortion law sue over referendum failure

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Abortion-rights advocates on Thursday sued Missouri’s top election official, alleging his actions and state laws denied them the right to put one of the nation’s most restrictive abortion laws to a public vote. No Bans on Choice Committee and the American Civil Liberties Union sought to put the law on the…

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