Eastern Missouri man sentenced for selling prescription drugs

Burl Washington was convicted of illegally distributing prescription drugs, which led to the death of a Farmington man.

Former Shriners Hospital exec sentenced for fraud

Robert Brodzin had pleaded guilty in August to mail fraud for stealing $828,000 from the hospital in suburban St. Louis.

Brain research may prove useful in classrooms

The aim of the study, said Laurie Cutting, director of the Education and Brain Research Program at the Kennedy Krieger Institute in Baltimore, is to understand the neurological differences among students who are skilled readers, those who have difficulties and those with diagnosed learning disabilities.

Three Missouri sex offenders face Halloween-related charges

The men failed to comply with provisions signed in June restricting sex offender contact with children on Halloween.

Two Cape Girardeau men accused of hate crime

The men are accused of attacking a man because of his sexual orientation.

Former Gore aide to head Nixon's transition

Former Vice President Al Gore's chief of staff, Charles Burson, will lead the team in charge of transitioning to Governor-elect Jay Nixon's administration.

KC mayor fighting volunteer ordinance

Mayor Funkhouser has been holding meetings in his home since his wife was prevented from volunteering in his office.