Margaret Stafford

Missouri man whose body was in concrete may have been missing months

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A Missouri man whose body authorities believe is the one found in a crate encased in concrete in... Read more

Missouri Coroner’s jury recommends charges in teenager’s suicide

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A manager of a small-town Dairy Queen accused of bullying a teenage employee who later killed himself was... Read more

Missouri lawmakers: Schools’ concern about new assault law overblown

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Some Missouri school superintendents are warning parents and their children that a change in state law could lead... Read more

Kansas board OKs universities’ policies for guns on campus

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Kansas Board of Regents on Wednesday approved policies for how the state’s six public universities will implement... Read more

Columbia police union sues city over public records requests

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A union representing Columbia police officers is suing the city after it refused to release some public records... Read more

Missouri church: 6 members missing since March in Micronesia

A small southwest Missouri church that serves people from Micronesia is trying to carry on after six of its members apparently were... Read more

Missouri producers reject creating state beef checkoff

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A proposal to establish a $1 state fee per head of cattle was soundly rejected by Missouri beef... Read more

Kansas minority students seek parallel university government

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Minority students at the University of Kansas, frustrated by what they see as a lack of attention to... Read more

Wyandotte County continues work to improve residents' health

KANSAS CITY — Seven years in to an effort to improve its poor showing on statewide surveys of resident health, Wyandotte County... Read more

Kansas City group opens rare LGBTQ domestic violence center

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A quiet office in a busy entertainment district is a rare space for LGBTQ people to find help... Read more

Missouri pushing feral hogs hunting ban on public lands

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Hunters could help reduce the population of destructive and dangerous feral hogs in Missouri if they would stop... Read more

Judge stops Missouri from revoking abortion license of Planned Parenthood clinic

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A federal judge on Monday blocked the state of Missouri from revoking the abortion license of a Planned... Read more

Effort to get cannabis oil to Missouri residents starts slow

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Efforts to make cannabis oil available to Missourians with a severe type of epilepsy are off to a... Read more

Discrimination lawsuit filed against four Emporia State leaders

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A former assistant professor has filed a racial discrimination lawsuit against four Emporia State University officials, a month... Read more

New mental health triage center planned in Kansas City

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A new mental health assessment and triage center is expected to open in Kansas City next year, funded... Read more

Trained dogs help disabled Midwest farmers

MAYSVILLE, Mo. — The demanding daily chores of a farmer were always a little different for Alda Owen, who is legally blind,... Read more

Northwest Missouri county fair takes down Confederate flag

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A Confederate flag that has hung in a saloon and dance hall on the Platte County Fairgrounds since... Read more

Tentative plan to keep Amtrak running in Kansas and Missouri

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Amtrak routes across Kansas and Missouri could keep running under a tentative agreement reached in a dispute over... Read more

Tentative plan to keep Amtrak running in Kansas and Missouri

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Amtrak routes across Kansas and Missouri could keep running under a tentative agreement reached in a dispute over... Read more

1-year anniversary of shootings at Jewish sites in Overland Park

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A community walk designed to emphasize the values shared by people of different cultures, faiths and social classes... Read more

Week of healing marks anniversary of Kansas shootings at Jewish site

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Mindy Corporon’s father was dead and her son was dying from gunshots when she found them in the... Read more

Suspect in 5 Kansas City deaths pleads not guilty

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A man accused of attacking and killing five people during a rampage in a quiet Kansas City neighborhood... Read more

Missouri offers truce in Kansas biz battle

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon signed legislation Tuesday that he said could offer a truce to Kansas in a... Read more

KC billionaire philanthropist Stowers dead at 90

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Jim Stowers Jr., the billionaire founder of one of the nation’s leading investment management firms who gave away... Read more

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