Category Archives: Regional News

6-year-old fatally shot in St. Louis

     (AP) – St. Louis homicide and child abuse detectives say it appears a 6-year-old girl was shot to death by another child while her mother and the woman’s boyfriend were sleeping.      The child’s 27-year-old mother and the

2018 budget won't fund MU Medical School

      (AP) – Gov. Eric Greitens’ current budget proposal for the state’s 2018 fiscal year won’t fund the new expansions for the University of Missouri Medical School.       The Columbia Missourian reports that the information comes on the heels

Police say 2 dead in shooting

     (AP) – Police say two people have been found shot to death inside a home in east Paragould.      Lt. Scott Snyder told KAIT-TV that officers investigating a reported shooting found the two dead Saturday afternoon. Police say

Kansas City man accused of shooting death

     (AP) – A Kansas City, Missouri, man is accused of a shooting death that authorities say was captured by surveillance video.      Jackson County prosecutors charged 53-year-old Thomas Midgette Jr. with first-degree murder and armed criminal action in

Planned Parenthood criticizes abortion law

     (AP) – Planned Parenthood says it will support “any and all” efforts to defend its patients’ rights after Arkansas enacted a ban on a common second-trimester abortion procedure.      Planned Parenthood Great Plains Votes President and CEO Laura

Missouri Senate advances right to work

     (AP) – Missouri’s Republican-led Senate is advancing a right-to-work bill to ban mandatory union fees.      Senators voted 21-12 to give the bill initial approval Wednesday. It needs another vote to move to the House, which has already

FBI investigating threats to Jewish centers

     (AP) – Federal authorities say they’re investigating threats to Jewish centers nationwide.      A brief FBI statement Wednesday says it and the Justice Department’s civil-rights division are investigating “possible civil rights violations in connection with threats.” The statement