Immigration debate renews debate over border fence

Some residents would prefer to see more agents rather than a border fence. Some also worry that the fence will increase the chance of flooding.

Deaths of wandering autistic kids prompt action

ROSE NOLEN: Families key in solving social problems today

It will only be when the public decides to really get involved will we see the end to many of our social dilemmas. Every household needs to be accountable and commit itself to taking a stand to help rid this country of dangerous drugs.

Missouri court rejects challenge to animal shelter fees

An annual charge of up to $2,500 was allowed to remain in place. At least two animal rescue organizations have closed rather than pay the fee.

Ancient Pennsylvania dwelling still divides archaeologists

Jim Adovasio had found evidence that suggests humans might have been in the Americas 16,000 years ago, 3,000 years earlier than previous estimates. Now, the archaeologist is back after a rainstorm, which lets him reexamine the site.

Head of Missouri rodeo group resigns, cites Obama clown

The Missouri State Fair said Monday it has permanently banned the clown from performing at the fair. The rodeo association, which was responsible for the event, has not publicly said what — if any — action it has taken against participants.

Missouri Supreme Court upholds conviction in trooper death

Lance Shockley was convicted in the 2005 murder of Missouri State Highway Patrol Sgt. Carl Dewayne Graham. He has been on death row since 2009 and has filed an appeal.

Police officers' association to discuss staffing, tax proposal

The forum will be held at 7 p.m. at the Stoney Creek Inn Conference Center.

Pennsylvania researchers strive for a more athletic robot

A new robot has jumping and climbing capabilities.