An assistant band teacher at a Kansas City private school has been charged with molesting an 11-year-old student who says he inappropriately groped her on several occasions.
Circuit court clerk Elaine Wilson says Jackson County prosecutor Jean Peters Baker has taken on the case.
Manners, who retired last month as a circuit judge in Jackson County, reviewed the case at the request of the Missouri Supreme Court.
Jackson County prosecutors charged the couple with one count each of abuse or neglect of a child, child endangerment and felonious restraint.
The measure would decrease both corporate and personal income tax rates in phases over the next 10 years.
The bill, sponsored by Sen. Jolie Justus, D-Jackson County, lessens the penalties assigned to non-violent criminals.
A 93-year-old Kansas City man has been charged with killing his 95-year-old wife in what investigators are calling a homicide and attempted suicide.
The Kirkwood City Council voted unanimously for the change Thursday, joining about a dozen other local governments in Missouri to support legal rights for gay, lesbian, bi-sexual and transgender people.
They are Jackson County Circuit Judge Michael Manners, St. Louis attorney Stanley Wallach and Columbia attorney Paul Wilson.
With more than three decades of work with the drug and alcohol addicted, Molly Merrigan calibrates her tone carefully when addressing those who appear in her courtroom.