Willow Long's body was discovered near her Illinois hometown in September days after hundreds of volunteers scoured the area searching for the missing 7 year old.

Funeral Set for 7-Year-old Illinois Girl Who Was Stabbed to Death

Services for Willow Long will be held Monday at Effingham’s First Baptist Church. It’s set to begin at 11 a.m.


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Body of Specialist Charles McClure Returns to Fort Leonard Wood

The remains of a Missouri soldier who died while stationed in Kuwait will return to Fort Leonard Wood today.


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Pedestrian Hit, Killed by Motorist in Shiloh

The 25-year-old driver thought she hit a deer.


Westboro Baptist church (KMOX/file photo)

Creve Coeur Joins Cities with Protest Restrictions

The Creve Coeur City Council on Monday unanimously passed a measure banning picketing within 300 feet of a space where a funeral or burial service is taking place.


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Former Cowboys LB Brown Remembered At St. Louis Funeral

Brown attended Vashon High School and University of Illinois.


Trooper Kyle Deatherage died Nov. 26 after being struck on I-55 by a semi truck.  He had been an Illinois State trooper since May 2009.

Funeral Set for Trooper Killed During Traffic Stop

State Police say 32-year-old motorcycle Trooper Kyle Deatherage died at the scene of the accident shortly after 9 a.m. Monday along Interstate 55 near Litchfield.


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Kansas City Restricts Protests at Funerals

The Kansas City Council has voted to restrict protests at funerals within city limits.


Tomarken Smith is on the far left.  (photo via Smith's Facebook page)

Funeral Set for St. Louis Student Killed at University

The funeral for a Northwest Missouri State University student who was fatally assaulted outside a Maryville bar is set for Monday.



Too Fat To Cremate?

The morbidly obese often don’t fit into crematory incinerators.


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Body of Missouri Soldier Killed in Afghanistan to Return Home

Specialist Jeffrey White Jr. of Catawissa is scheduled to arrive at Lambert around 11 a.m. Saturday.