Gov. Nixon orders flags at half-staff for MoDOT worker

The flags flown at half-staff will honor Clifton J. Scott of Kansas City, a Missouri Department of Transportation worker who died on the job.


Federal judge allows KKK to leaflet in Cape Girardeau

The Traditionalist American Knights of the KKK had planned to place handbills on vehicles in Cape Girardeau on Friday and other dates that have not been determined. The group's imperial wizard, Frank Ancona, said the leafleting will proceed Friday even though the preliminary injunction was granted at the "last minute."

WHAT OTHERS SAY: Kansas City officials looking to reform flawed pension program

Kansas City is now short more than $600 million for fully funding its workers' retirement benefits.

Attorneys for 1988 Kansas City explosion seek grand jury with new evidence

Attorneys call for a grand jury investigation saying that they have new evidence while looking for individuals who might have seen the blast site in 1988.

13 years after robbery, Missouri man jailed

Joel Lee Davis of Independence pleaded guilty Thursday to robbery and armed criminal action that he committed in September 1999.


UPDATE: Former Missouri Sens. Bond, Talent now support Akin's Missouri Senate bid

Former Missouri Sens. Kit Bond and Jim Talent announced that they are now supporting Todd Akin in Akin's Senate campaign. Last month, Bondhad urged Akin to drop out of the Senate race.


Missouri teen involved in fatal crash sent to prison

The 17-year-old Kansas City girl caused the accident while texting. She was sent to prison for violating her probation.

WHAT OTHERS SAY: Senators push for river funding; jobs await action

Congress' failure to spend money maintaining the physical infrastructure along the Mississippi River and environmental and flood protection of the Missouri River harms business interests.

Animals taken from home in Maries County

Rescuers seized dogs, goats, pigs, cows and horses from a home just north of Vienna. Maries County Sheriff Chris Heitman said he expects criminal charges to be filed against the homeowner.