Woman, child injured when train hits vehicle

Train conductor and a second person pulled a 3-year-old from the vehicle. The girl and her 43-year-old grandmother were in serious condition Sunday night at Kansas City hospitals.

Tornado near downtown Springfield causes minor damage

Weak twister knocks down trees, damages roofs.

NSA revelations reframe digital life for some

Across the Internet, computer users are talking about changes small and large — from strengthening passwords and considering encryption to ditching cellphones and using cash over credit cards.

Scoring in the third leads to 3-2 win for Cardinals over Padres

House committee on government efficiency to hear comments this week

The Interim Committee on Improving Government Responsiveness and Efficiency has scheduled hearings for Monday and Tuesday at the state Capitol.

GUEST COMMENTARY: Risky for-profit colleges need better oversight

Some trade schools provide quality training for reasonable prices. But throughout the so-called for-profit college industry, abuses are well-documented.

Prince William's wife, Kate, is in labor

Little is known about the birth, including how the baby will arrive — it is not clear if Kate will have a natural birth or deliver by a planned cesarean section — its gender and its name.