Jackson County prosecutor announces new cold case unit

The program, which is being funded by a grant from the National Institute of Justice, would evaluate cases using DNA technology. About 1,500 cases have been set aside to be looked at in Jackson County.

Chilean police arrest woman traveling with suitcases made of cocaine

A 26-year-old Argentine woman attempting to fly from Chile to Spain was taken into custody after police discovered her cocaine carry-ons. 

Kansas City suburb rejects chicken permit

Overland Park's City Council voted unanimously to deny a test permit to keep backyard chickens.

Jefferson City man admits to trying to defraud Medicaid

The 29-year-old signed log sheets stating that he had worked when he was actually in jail for other charges, acting U.S. Attorney Michael Reap said.

Barry Comden, ex-husband of Doris Day, dies at 74

The fourth husband of Doris Day died last month at his Los Angeles home. The two were married between 1978 and 1981 but divorced because they were "just incompatible," Day once said.