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Kansas City Man Sentenced to Life for Grandmother’s Death

A Missouri judge has sentenced a 19-year-old Kansas City man to life in prison for stabbing his grandmother to death a day after she celebrated her 70th birthday.

06/30/2015

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Merck Agrees To $220M Settlement Of Missouri Vioxx Suit

Merck removed Vioxx from the market in 2004 after evidence showed it doubled the risk of heart attack and stroke.

11/02/2012

"Cannes In A Wardrobe" Film Premiere

Experts Say 32-Pound Mo. Girl Faces Long Recovery

10-year-old Kansas City girl who was found locked in a closet remained hospitalized Monday and faces extended recovery.

06/25/2012

"Cannes In A Wardrobe" Film Premiere

10-Year Old Malnourished Girl Found Locked In A Closet That Smelled Like Urine

Authorities say a 10-year-old Kansas City girl who weighed just 32 pounds was found locked in a closet that reeked of urine.

06/23/2012

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