3 KC residents plead guilty in bogus tax return case

Prosecutors say the defendants stole personal information of about 300 people and used it to file at least 365 fraudulent federal tax returns since February 2005.
Eight co-defendants have now pleaded guilty to the charges from the indictment.

UPDATE: Woman who faked sextuplets' birth is missing

Officials say 47-year-old Sarah Everson of Grain Valley left the Kansas City Community Release Center on Friday to go on a job search and never returned.

Former studio owner to teach art workshop

The workshop, held at Orr Street Studios, will teach students how to create art with 3-D objects such as old clock cases.

Drury student hospitalized for alcohol poisoning

The freshman was drinking at an off-campus party on Saturday night after Drury's fraternity "Bid Day."

Flood crests less than expected

The Missouri and Mississippi rivers and their tributaries are still expected to crest above flood stage in spots, causing problems for creeks and local waterways.

Man charged with killing hospital guard

Jeffrey Bolden, 41, is accused of killing 62-year-old hospital guard Monte Ruby, who died four days after the incident at Cox North Hospital.

Louisiana, Mo., man beaten to death

A man's death on Monday night is the first in Louisiana, Mo., in more than four years.

Opening statements begin in second-degree murder trial

Kristopher Prince was firing an assault rifle — not driving the car — when a shot hit and fatally wounded Tedarrian Robinson. That's the case the state will attempt to make in Prince's murder trial, which began Tuesday in Boone County Circuit Court.

Kenley named first female commander of Highway Patrol headquarters

Capt. Lee Ann H. Kenley, 46, took over earlier this month as the head of Troop I in Rolla. The 23-year Highway Patrol veteran previously was stationed at the Troop C headquarters in St. Louis.

Lawyer could face charges for contacting jurors

A Kansas City attorney is facing possible federal contempt charges after contacting jurors who ruled against his client in a civil rights case.

MoDOT workers honored as heroes

Keith Golian and Thomas Ragland helped rescue two men stranded in floodwaters on Route 19 between Center and Perry.

Two St. Louis TV stations merge

Local affiliates for Fox and the CW network will combine stations to produce news throughout the day.

Thorngate Ltd. to close sewing facility in Cape Girardeau

Thorngate Ltd. plans to eliminate its sewing department in Cape Girardeau, a move that will leave about 250 workers without jobs.

Obama needs more than change and Bill to win

Obama has not done enough to bring the Democratic party together to have a succesful campaign. Obama is going to have to do more than just comparing McCain to Bush; he has to actively bring people together and campaign on his own policies.

Heritage Festival offers 'something for everyone'

The Haskell Native American dancers are one of several exhibits at the 31st Annual Heritage Festival and Craft Show at Nifong Park on Saturday and Sunday.