Eighth-grader Jessica Greim is using Facebook to rally support for a classmate diagnosed with leukemia. The group, "Support and Love for Jaxon Downen" has more than 3,200 members.
R.J. Lindstrom's promotion to president of Zephyr Manufacturing makes him a fourth generation leader of the cleaning tool company.
Authorities do not suspect foul play in the 74-year-old man's death.
A Springfield neighborhood is nationally recognized as one of Southern Living magazine's top 10 in the South.
The bill would require suspected drug users to pass drug screening to receive benefits. It will be among the first bills considered on the House floor after passing the Rules Committee Monday.
There will be a fundraising event Tuesday night for the efforts to help Haiti in the earthquake's aftermath in downtown Columbia.
President Barack Obama previewed his State of the Union address for Wednesday by announcing plans to help families with kids and aging parents and saving for retirement.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture is dedicating $310 million of federal stimulus money to improve network communications and bring high-speed Internet connections in rural communities all over the United States.
While Scott Roeder publically admitted to killing the doctor, proving he planned the murder would lead to harsher sentence.
People who earn less than 200 percent of the federal poverty level can now apply for help making their homes more efficient.
After hearing his father was suspected of murdering as many as six women, Nick Nicholaou didn't know where to turn. As his life spiraled downward, he exhausted help from family and friends, but finally found a guardian angel in Lynn-Marie Carty, the woman behind his father's investigation.
It was the fourth-highest number of deer ever killed in a season.
The National Weather Service had predicted the river would reach nearly 5 feet above flood stage, after the break the river was about a foot-and-a-half above flood stage.
The study measured achievement against teacher anxiety. Researchers recommend the rethinking requirements for elementary school teachers.
The deal, which was approved by the U.S. Justice Department as well as Canadian regulators and 17 state attorneys general, must still be approved by a U.S. federal court before it is official.
A Lee's Summit state senator said the minimum would give private attorneys an incentive to represent victims.
The man was dragged nearly six miles before an alarm alerted the train crew.
Todd Johnson was found dead Friday, the same day as his wife and 11-year-old son.
Scattered snow is expected throughout the day, with little accumulation.
Male students attending college and graduating with a bachelor's degree outnumber female students, according to a new report released on Tuesday.