Quapaw Tribe acquires more land in Kansas

The Quapaw Tribe has acquired additional property in southeastern Kansas along the Oklahoma border after gaining approval from the federal Bureau of Indian Affa
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AP names Johnson all-formats news director in Europe, Africa

The Associated Press has named Anna Johnson as its next news director for Europe and Africa, selecting a veteran leader of journalists who has experience report
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Missouri man pleads guilty in Oklahoma pipe bomb case

Federal prosecutors in Tulsa say a Missouri man has pleaded guilty to having a pipe bomb at his former apartment in northeastern Oklahoma
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Wake Effects take lead in 1st day of Florida powerboat race

Offshore powerboat team Wake Effects has taken the lead in the Superboat Unlimited class after the first race day at the Key West World Championship in the Flor
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Missouri Sen. Wasson resigns to join Tourism Commission

A southwest Missouri state senator has resigned to accept a position on the Missouri Tourism Commission
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New renovations, taxiway nearly ready at Pittsburg airport

Construction of a new taxiway and renovation of a runway at Atkinson Municipal Airport in Pittsburg are nearly complete
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Marty Balin, founder of Jefferson Airplane, dies at 76

Singer Marty Balin of the Jefferson Airplane died Thursday at age 76
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Truck driver charged in hit-and-run that killed 8-year-old

An Illinois truck driver has been charged in a hit-and-run crash that killed an 8-year-old girl as she crossed a road to board a school bus in southwest Missour
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Exterior restorations underway for Joplin museum houses

The exterior restorations of Victorian-era homes are underway for the Joplin Historical Neighborhoods living museum project
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Hit-and-run driver kills 8-year-old as she waits for bus

Authorities say a hit-and-run driver struck and killed an 8-year-old girl as she waited to board a school bus in Joplin
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2 Kansas men take plea deal in Missouri robbery, killing

Two Kansas men have reached plea deals in a deadly southwest Missouri robbery
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Ken Burns turns his attention to the Mayo Clinic

After spearheading an epic, 18-hour documentary on the Vietnam War, acclaimed filmmaker Ken Burns has turned to a more personal subject matter _ one that knows
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Truck heist suspect also accused of shedding clothes

Authorities say a man found naked last month underneath a desk at a Missouri park office is now accused of stealing a work truck at another park and shedding hi
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Missouri Southern drops plans for dental school

Missouri Southern State University has abandoned plans for a dental school to operate in partnership with the University of Missouri-Kansas City
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Trial moved for man charged in Alaska doctor's death

The trial of a Washington state man charged in the death of an Alaska surgeon will be held in Juneau
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Trial moved for Washington state man charged in death

The trial of a Washington state man charged in the death of an Alaska surgeon will be held in Juneau
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The Latest: 2 die in rising flood waters that overtook a van

Two people have died after a van was overtaken by rising flood waters in South Carolina
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The Latest: Bridge closed as North Carolina river rises

Officials close bridge in Fayetteville, North Carolina, after swollen Cape Fear River rises to girders supporting the bridge's top deck
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The Latest: Death toll rises in North Carolina to 27

Another death reported in North Carolina as overall storm death toll rises to at least 35 across three states
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The Latest: Trump to visit North Carolina

President Donald Trump will travel to North Carolina to survey the impact of former Hurricane Florence
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The Latest: BBQ part of relief package in North Carolina

A Missouri-based organization is bringing a traditional North Carolina staple to areas trying to recover from the former Hurricane Florence
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Missouri man who shot at deputy during chase pleads guilty

A 26-year-old Webb City man pleaded guilty to assaulting a Newton County sheriff's deputy by shooting at him during a vehicle pursuit in Neosho
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Shooter in Missouri pursuit faces 20 years in plea deal

A southwest Missouri man has pleaded guilty to shooting at a sheriff's deputy during a chase
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Feeling your pain: Presidents tread tricky disaster politics

Feeling your pain: It's not just Trump. Presidents tread tricky politics of national disasters
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