Missouri Supreme Court Strikes Down Jail Time for Jail Debts
The Missouri Supreme Court says local courts can’t throw people back in jail for not paying previous jail debts.
Ex-Priest’s Medical Licenses Become Inactive in 2 States
A former Kansas City priest who was defrocked last year following an investigation into allegations of child sexual abuse no longer has valid licenses to practice medicine in Kansas and Missouri, according to registration records.
University of Missouri Fires Campus Cop Over Blackface Photo
University of Missouri officials say they have fired a campus police officer after verifying he was in a photo depicting him blackface.
Missouri Lawmaker: Bill Requiring AR-15s Not Meant to Pass
A Missouri lawmaker who’s introduced measures that would force adults to own handguns and young adults to own AR-15 semi-automatic rifles said he’s trying to make the point that mandates are bad and doesn’t actually want to require gun ownership.
Missouri Begins to Plan 2021 Bicentennial Celebration
Nonprofit organizations and state bodies are already planning a celebration of 200 years of Missouri history and culture when the state reaches its bicentennial in 2021.
Homes Flood as Missouri River Overtops, Breaches Levees
Hundreds of homes have flooded in several Midwestern states after rivers breached at least a dozen levees following heavy rain and snowmelt in the region, authorities said Monday while warning that the flooding was expected to linger.
Disabled Girl Dies in Maries County Fire
A 13-year-old girl is dead after fire broke out at a home in south-central Missouri.
Man Fatally Stabbed at Kansas City Hotel
Police in Kansas City, Missouri, are investigating a stabbing death at a hotel.
Oklahoma Man Shot by Police Mistaken for Missouri Escapee
Authorities say a knife-wielding Oklahoma man who was fatally shot by police had been reported as a possible escapee from a Sedalia jail.
Three Men Sentenced in Torture of Missouri Man Over Drug Debt
Three men have been sentenced this week for the kidnapping and torture of a man over a drug debt.