John Phillips Kennedy, Oct. 11, 1927 — May 26, 2012, of Columbia

Jack Kennedy, 84, died May 26, 2012.

Romney clinches GOP nomination with Texas win

Republicans won't officially nominate Mitt Romney until late August at the GOP national convention in Tampa, Fla. Romney has 1,174 convention delegates.

Four RBIs by Moustakas lead Royals to 8-2 win against Indians

A career night at the plate by Kansas City third baseman Mike Moustakas helped spark the Royals offense to eight runs against the Indians.

Braves snap 8-game losing streak with 5-4 win against Cardinals

Home runs by Dan Uggla and Michael Bourn helped the Atlanta Braves end the team's longest losing streak in more than two years.


UPDATE: Missouri court strikes down part of 2008 cyberbullying harassment law

The Missouri Supreme Court struck down part of a 2008 harassment law Tuesday  declaring it too broad and vague.


GUEST COMMENTARY: Consumers not seeing benefits of Durbin amendment

The amendment was supposed to help lower gas prices, but the savings are not being passed on to customers by gas retailers. It's time to repeal the amendment.

Volunteer training session to be held at Rock Bridge Memorial State Park

An open training session will be held at Rock Bridge Memorial State Park Sunday, June 3 for anyone interested in volunteering or learning more about the park.

Missouri court strikes down part of cyberbullying harassment law

The Missouri Supreme Court invalidated a 2008 state cyberbullying law defining harassment to cover anyone who "knowingly makes repeated unwanted communication to another person."

Missouri man on tour in Israel found dead

Police say there were no signs of foul play. No details were immediately available about the cause of death.

Dog helps some get through the court process

Sophie, a mutt nursed back to health by a court victim advocate and her family, is now helping victims as old as 60, but particularly children, as one of three court therapy dogs in Missouri.

Final push in effort to save Disney's Kansas City studio

The studio, called Laugh-O-Gram, is said to have been the launching pad for teams of talented animators who followed Walt Disney to Hollywood.

Experts say remedial college classes need fixing

At a time when the cost of a college education continues to grow, new research by Complete College America says remedial classes are adding to student loans, taking extra time and not leading to degrees.

DineEquity to sell 33 Applebee's restaurants, including some in Missouri

DineEquity has sold 342 Applebee's company-operated restaurants since it acquired the restaurant chain in 2007.