A pastor in Independence resigned from his post last week day after police served a search warrant at the church.
A Kirkwood resident has filed suit against the city because he believes building a memorial with public money is illegal. The memorial, on which construction has already begun, is to honor the victims of the Kirkwood City Hall shooting in February 2008.
Three rapes reported in Boone County over the past three months have not resulted in any charges.
Lawsuit filed against former Missouri Veterans Commission accountant after embezzlement.
Former Veterans Commission accountant Stacy Griffin-Lowery is being sued by Attorney General Chris Koster. Griffin-Lowery is accused of stealing about $90,000 through reimbursements.
The Columbia Police Department released a quarterly report on Thursday. The report said that the use of force by way of Tasers is up in 2010.
A western Missouri man was convicted of murder in the death of a baby he fathered with his daughter. The man, who is not being identified to protect the identity of the daughter, was accused of impregnating his daughter four times; the murder charges stem from the death of the daughter's third child who did not receive medical attention after falling ill.
The charge is misdemeanor littering, and not a hate crime. The potential penalty is a fine and a year in jail. Attorneys for the students say their clients will likely plead guilty. A hearing is set for April 29.
Three former employees are alleging that black employees sought to push white employees out of the group.
Police said women were kidnapped by men who bought marijuana from them.
Zachary Tucker and Sean Fitzgerald, the two MU students arrested in connection with the cotton ball incident, have been charged with littering and face Class A misdemeanor charges.
The governing body of U.S. competitive swimming and a swimming coach have been named in a lawsuit that claims the coach had a sexual relationship with the teenage swimmer.
Law enforcement officials have begun a criminal investigation into the death of a 27-year-old inmate at the Western Missouri Correctional Center in Cameron.
A Sarcoxie woman has pleaded guilty to three counts of consipracy involving stolen escrow payments. She and her co-defendant, who pleaded guilty last week to two counts of conspiracy, defrauded businesses out of more than $2.7 million.
A federal bankruptcy judge ruled Wednesday that Nathan Reuter, 51, owes $2.76 million to a group of investors defrauded by his investement group.