Two Missouri men accused of mortgage fraud

The two suburban St. Louis men are accused of recruiting investors to buy Sikeston properties for more than the actual selling price. Investigators learned of concerns when bankers in Sikeston began to notice inflated prices linked to the transactions.

Transgender Awareness Week begins tonight

Transgender Awareness Week at MU is a week of events, programming, education and celebration of trans identity and trans experience within the queer community.

MySpace suicide trial might exclude evidence of girl's death

Judge George H. Wu told attorneys he was leaning toward excluding the evidence of the suicide from the trial of Lori Drew, who is accused of using a fictitious profile on the social networking site to drive Megan Meier, her daughter's former friend, to hang herself.

Constitution Party books spot on Missouri ballot

Constitution Party treasurer candidate Rodney Farthing got 2.4 percent of the vote in last week's election. Farthing did not win, but that's a large enough proportion to ensure the party a spot on Missouri's 2010 and 2012 ballots.

Bond revoked for man who allegedly threatened SIU rampage

An Illinois judge revoked the bond for Olutosin Oduwole, who allegedly threatened a rampage on the Southern Illinois University campus, where he was a student.

Two Steak n Shake employees found dead after apparent robbery

By late Monday afternoon, police had no suspects in the shooting deaths of Tammy Cantrell, 44, and Mark Gerstner, 24.

Fulton power plant producing again

After nearly a month of maintenance, AmerenUE's nuclear power plant was restarted Friday night.

Documentary immortalizes WWII hospital service

A documentary about the World War II service of the 77th Evacuation Hospital, formed at the University of Kansas Medical Center, has been completed. The 72-minute film will be shown Tuesday, Veterans Day, in Kansas City, and several surviving members of the 77th are expected to attend.