A 47-year-old man has pleaded guilty to charges stemming from the rape of an 8-year-old girl.
Authorities plan to send divers into a western Missouri river where a kayaker came across a human hand.
Authorities are investigating after a 3-year-old died from a gunshot wound in a suburban Kansas City home.
Former pastor already serving a life term
Prosecutors say Teresa Stone conspired with her minister, David Love, who is serving a life prison sentence after admitting last year that he shot Randy Stone to death.
The thieves apparently struck Anchor Point Baptist Church sometime Wednesday, taking 50 to 60 feet of copper pipe.