• In this Feb. 2, 2016 file photo, Ferguson Mayor James Knowles III speaks during a city council meeting in Ferguson, Mo. As Ferguson leaders consider a lawsuit filed against the city by the U.S. Department of Justice, the town's effort at an amended agreement with DOJ acknowledged that losing the police department is a possibility. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File)

    If Ferguson dissolves police department, who would step in?

    FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — As Ferguson prepares to do legal battle with the Justice Department, the city’s leaders have acknowledged the possibility that they might someday disband the police department and cede law enforcement to another agency.

  • Richmond shuts down Saint Louis 67-53

    SAINT LOUIS, Mo. (AP) — T.J. Cline had 18 points, Terry Allen added 15 and Richmond used a strong second half to get past Saint Louis 67-53 on Wednesday night.

  • Northern Iowa's Jeremy Morgan, right, crashes into the boards for the shot during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Missouri State, Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2016, in Cedar Falls, Iowa. (Matthew Putney/The Courier via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT

    Northern Iowa pulls away from Missouri State 83-69

    CEDAR FALLS, Iowa (AP) — Jeremy Morgan had a career-high 21 points, eight rebounds and five assists and Northern Iowa beat Missouri State 83-69 on Wednesday night for a fifth straight win.

  • Schwartz set to return from broken ankle for Blues

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — Starving for offense, the St. Louis Blues are about to get one of their top skill players back.

  • Attorney General Loretta Lynch speaks during a news conference at the Justice Department in Washington,Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2016, about Ferguson, Missouri. The federal government sued Ferguson on Wednesday, one day after the city council voted to revise an agreement aimed at improving the way police and courts treat poor people and minorities in the St. Louis suburb. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

    Ferguson is defiant again in deal with Justice Department

    FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — The federal government sued Ferguson on Wednesday, one day after the City Council voted to revise an agreement aimed at improving the way police and courts treat poor people and minorities in the St. Louis suburb.

  • Winnipeg Jets' Alexander Burmistrov, of Russia, and St. Louis Blues' Jay Bouwmeester, right, reach for a loose puck during the first period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

    Scheifele’s goal gives Jets 2-1 shootout win over Blues

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — Mark Scheifele looked like a player who had scored plenty of shootout goals. The Winnipeg Jets looked like a team that could play with one of the NHL’s best.

  • Missouri’s suspended players Gant, Woods in doubt vs Vandy

    COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Missouri coach Kim Anderson hasn’t decided whether to lift suspensions of Jakeenan Gant and Russell Woods, who have been benched for one game after being cited for misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia.

  • Winnipeg Jets' Dustin Byfuglien (33) looks up at the replay of his goal against the Carolina Hurricanesduring the third period of an NHL hockey game Friday, Feb. 5, 2016, in Winnipeg, Manitoba. (John Woods/The Canadian Press via AP)

    Jets sign Byfuglien to $38 million, five-year extension

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — Big Buff is off the NHL free-agent market.

  • Blues place defenseman Alex Pietrangelo on IR

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis Blues defenseman Alex Pietrangelo has been placed on injured reserve with a right knee injury that the team says will be re-evaluated in three weeks.

  • Seattle beats UMKC 65-55 behind Powell’s 17

    SEATTLE (AP) — William Powell scored 17 points, grabbed 12 rebounds and made six assists as Seattle beat the University of Missouri-Kansas City 65-55 on Saturday night to win its fifth straight.