Abducted teen crashed car to make escape

Kory Wakefield, a 300-pound football player in Leadington, was abducted by gunpoint and forced to drive 200 miles before crashing his car to escape his abductor.

Civil War historical site created of first battle with black soldiers

The state is creating a historical site on land in western Missouri where black soldiers are believed to have engaged in their first Civil War battle.

Brazilian native leads Columbia College soccer team

Although adjusting to life in the U.S. has provided challenges, Dylan Barduzzi is working to overcome them.

Missouri's new 'castle doctrine' at heart of murder case

Hannibal city leader died Wednesday

A longtime Hannibal city leader is dead after an accident at his home. Jim Dexheimer served on the Hannibal City Council for more than 20 years and was mayor pro tem in the northeast Missouri community of 17,000 residents.