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# Missouri

This year
84-year-old man accused of shooting teenager Ralph Yarl pleads not guilty
The case is among three in recent days in the US involving young people who were shot after mistakenly turning up in the wrong places.
85-year-old white man charged after allegedly shooting black teen who rang doorbell in Missouri
Ralph Paul Yarl, 16, is in critical condition after he was shot twice, once in the head.
Last year
US court rules 19-year-old daughter cannot witness execution of her father
Kevin Johnson was sentenced to death for the 2005 murder of a white policeman in Missouri.
At least three killed in St Louis school shooting, including gunman
The gunman, a former student of the school, fatally shot a teacher and a teenage girl.
Three deaths and multiple injuries as cross-country train derails in Missouri
Nearly 250 passengers were on board at the time of the derailment.
All time
Convicted murderer executed in Missouri despite pleas for clemency
Ernest Lee Johnson, 61, was executed for the 1994 murders of three convenience store workers.
Audible booing in reduced crowd as NFL returns with 'moment of unity'
Super Bowl Champions Kansas City beat the Texans in front of just under 16,000 people.
Trump believes charging US couple over brandishing guns during protest 'an egregious abuse of power'
Footage of the white couple outside their home went viral amid worldwide protests against racial injustice.
Missouri executes man whose last words were to maintain his innocence
Walter Barton was convicted of murder at a fifth trial in 2006 but maintained his innocence.
US state of Missouri sues China over Covid-19 pandemic
“They must be held accountable for their actions,” said Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt.
Puppy with ‘second tail’ growing from his head found wandering the streets in Missouri
The 10-week-old dog was rescued and given the name Narwhal.
US judge blocks state law that would ban abortion after eight weeks of pregnancy
A judge in Kansas City said the law violates a previous Supreme Court ruling.
Man (20) walks into Walmart armed with guns to 'test his right to bear arms'
Dmitriy Andreychenko’s wife Angelice had told him it wasn’t a good idea.
Three people killed as violent tornadoes rip through US state of Missouri
Some 20 people were treated at hospitals overnight, according to officials.
US judge orders poacher to watch repeat screenings of Bambi as part of sentence
David Berry Jr will be forced to see the animated movie at least once a month during his year-long jail term.
US woman accused of persuading her terminally ill father to kill her husband in murder-suicide
Elizabeth Kilgore pleaded not guilty to first-degree murder.
Miraculous recovery for 10-year-old US boy after meat skewer pierces skull
Xavier Cunningham’s skull was pierced from front-to-back with half a foot of skewer still sticking out of his face.
Nine family members among the 17 victims of Missouri duck boat accident
Investigators blamed stormy weather for the accident yesterday evening.
16 dead in US military plane crash in Mississippi
All 16 victims were on the Marine Corps aircraft and there were no survivors.
Man arrested over making bomb threats in his ex-girlfriend's name
The calls were made to Jewish community centres and schools around the US.
The first ever live TV exorcism is happening tonight
Do not adjust your sets…
American accused of $14.5 million swindle once set up shop in Dublin
The story of a businessman who once set up shop in the Digital Hub, and now faces a possible 120-year jail sentence.
Man executed for raping and killing teenage girl 26 years ago
His victim was just 15 years old when she was murdered.
21-month-old baby boy shot dead in Missouri
It is unclear who is responsible for the toddler’s death.
What happened to Ferguson in the year since Michael Brown was killed?
“Everyone’s listening now.”
Father and two children found dead in apartment
It follows a 24-hour stand-off with police.
Why Ferguson is on a knife-edge again
US president Barack Obama has described the shooting of two police officers as an ‘ambush’.
Police in Ferguson made a racist comment about Barack Obama
Extracts into a Justice Department report into the Missouri police force have been leaked.
Seven people shot dead in shooting rampage in small US town
The gunman also died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
Boy (5) fatally shot 9-month-old brother after finding gun
The boys’ mother contacted police.
The police killings that have sparked racial tensions in the US this year
The shooting dead of Antonio Martin joins a growing list of similar incidents in the last six months.
Clashes continue in Ferguson as cop who shot teen says he "did his job right"
Protests have been taking place across the US.
Column: Remember the name Tamir Rice – a child shot dead by police for carrying a toy gun
American police forces have become increasingly militarised in recent decades – adopting the weapons, tactics and mindset of soldiers instead of civilian protectors.
Ferguson: Cop who killed unarmed black teen 'would not do anything different'
Darren Wilson has spoken for the first time since being cleared over the shooting of Michael Brown.
Explainer: What is happening in Ferguson, Missouri?
It’s in the news again this morning – but why?
Woman preparing for Ferguson unrest 'shot self in head'
The woman is believed to have been waving the gun in a car when she accidentally shot herself, according to US reports.
Tensions high as grand jury reaches decision in Ferguson police shooting
It’s feared that tonight’s announcement could provoke a violent backlash.
Missouri declares state of emergency ahead of Ferguson verdict
The black teen was shot by a white police officer this summer.
Police officer who shot unarmed black teen says he 'feared for his life'
Darren Wilson shot Michael Brown in the St Louis suburb of Ferguson in August.
Off-duty Missouri police officer fires 17 shots killing teen - police say he fired first
St. Louis Police say the deceased man fired at the officer first.