St. Joseph hospital faces PETA complaint over cats

St. Joseph's Heartland Regional Medical Center is facing a federal complaint from animal rights activists because of intubation training involving live cats.

Kansas City Zoo plans new polar bear exhibit

Park officials approved a multimillion-dollar contract on Tuesday to build a polar bear exhibit at the Kansas City Zoo.

Missouri House committee to discuss militia report Wednesday

Missouri's House Committee on State Intelligence Oversight is expected to meet Wednesday to examine a document published earlier this year on the activities of militia members.

UPDATE: Deaths of 3 in central Missouri home deemed homicides

Three deaths in a home in Cole Camp have been classified as homicides.

Pastor sentenced to 4 years on sex charges is freed in 120 days

Allen Kauffman, who had also served as the leader of the village of Collins, had been imprisoned for trying to solicit sex from a young girl, who turned out to be a detective.

Two more Tigers selected in MLB Draft

Trevor Coleman and Kyle Mach were drafted on Day 2 of the 2009 Major League Baseball Draft.