Missouri prison inmates transcribe books for the blind

The Center for Braille and Narration prison inmates translate materials requested through the Rehabilitation Services for the Blind, under the Family Support Division of the Missouri Department of Social Services.

Chronic DWI offender kills a husband, father

A man arrested 4 times for drunk driving shows holes in how the state treats DWI offenders.

Midwestern election officials tout advantages of new military voting act

Robin Carnahan and three other Midwestern secretaries of state gathered in Kansas City to promote changes to federal election regulations that would allow members of the armed services abroad to receive and submit election ballots electronically.

Three state parks set for special deer hunting weekend

Hunting is generally not permitted at Missouri state parks, which are wildlife refuges, but the Department of Natural Resources said the special hunts are being held to thin herds that have become too large, damaging resources.

McCaskill: Health care bill's anti-abortion language must be defeated

Appearing on CBS's "The Early Show" Monday, Sen. Claire McCaskill said a move by the Senate to embrace the tough anti-abortion language in a House version of the health care bill is unnecessary.

African adoption trip changes Missouri family's outlook

A Cape Girardeau family, inspired by their faith, went to Ethiopia to bring home twin boys.

Missouri farmers enjoy raising alpacas

The Mujica family's farm near Agency, Aconcagua is home to 70 alpacas.

Missouri lawmakers hearing public testimony on budget

Appropriations committees in the Senate and the House begin work on the FY 2011 budget this week, meeting and hearing public testimony on spending.

K.C.-area man again accused of kissing and stealing

Ryan S. Blevins, 34, of Raytown is accused of stealing at least $500 from a woman he was dating, according to Clay County court records, and is also charged in Jackson County with felony forgery for cheating a woman out of money in Blue Springs.

Joplin pair charged with stealing George Washington portrait

Twenty-six-year-old Simon M. Williams and 21-year-old Jennifer M. Benitez are each charged with felony stealing after alledgedly taking a picture of George Washington that hung outside the Bates County prosecutor's office.