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Missouri Highway Patrol: More deadly crashes, drownings in 2015

Colonel J. Bret Johnson, superintendent of the Missouri State Highway Patrol, announces Missouri has experienced an increase in traffic fatalities and drowning's so far in 2015.

Missouri Senator accused of sexual advances toward interns resigns

Missouri's top Senate leader says Democratic state Sen. Paul LeVota has submitted his resignation following allegations that he made unwanted sexual advances toward interns. 

Gov. Nixon signs bill expanding Missouri sex education guidance

Sexual education classes in some Missouri schools soon must include information about the dangers of online sexual predators and sexting.

Jury awards $6.7 million for traffic fatality in West Plains

A Missouri jury has awarded a West Plains family $6.7 million in a wrongful death lawsuit against the Missouri Highway and Transportation Commission.

Judge: Arkansas must recognize in-state same-sex marriages

A judge has ordered Arkansas officials to recognize over 500 same-sex marriages performed in the state last year, a move that will let the couples enjoy benefits such as filing taxes jointly.

Interstate 70 near Oak Grove

MoDOT, state leaders want ideas for improving I-70

Facing limited funding and a cross-state highway in need of improvements, the Missouri Department of Transportation is asking for suggestions from the public.

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Judge orders mental exam for man accused of killing 6-year-old girl

A judge ordered John Roberts, 55, of Branson to undergo a mental exam.  Roberts is charged with first-degree murder for the death of Jasmine Miller at a motel in Branson.

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Truck kills 600-pound bear in southern Missouri

Missouri officials say the 600-pound black bear was hit and killed by a tractor-trailer near the Arkansas border.

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    What a customer left behind for a waiter in Kansas has ignited a social media firestorm. The server found a message written on a credit card receipt telling him he would get no tip because he is gay.  

    Sandra Olivas reports.

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