Independence police say a Missouri Department of Transportation motorist-assist worker was struck and killed while helping shut down Interstate 70 after an earlier crash.
James Owens, 53, of Independence, was sentenced to a year in jail Wednesday after pleading guilty in Jackson County Circuit Court.
The grants are intended to support initiatives that help close achievement gaps and prepare students for college and careers.
A Missouri man who admitted to vandalizing and burning a biracial man’s home has been sentenced to 3.5 years in prison.
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.