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KC Band Teacher Charged with Molesting 11-Year-Old

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.

03/14/2014

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New Prosecutor To Probe Missouri Teen Sex Assault Case

Circuit court clerk Elaine Wilson says Jackson County prosecutor Jean Peters Baker has taken on the case.

10/21/2013

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Judge: Clemons Failed to Prove Innocence

Manners, who retired last month as a circuit judge in Jackson County, reviewed the case at the request of the Missouri Supreme Court.

08/07/2013

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KC Couple Charged with Confining Girl in Basement

Jackson County prosecutors charged the couple with one count each of abuse or neglect of a child, child endangerment and felonious restraint.

05/15/2013

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After Late-Night Filibuster, Mo. Senate Ready to Move on Tax Overhaul

The measure would decrease both corporate and personal income tax rates in phases over the next 10 years.

05/08/2013

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Missouri State Senator Says No Rush on Criminal Code Overhaul

The bill, sponsored by Sen. Jolie Justus, D-Jackson County, lessens the penalties assigned to non-violent criminals.

04/09/2013

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Court: 93-Year-Old Kills Wife Of 70 Years Because ‘He Couldn’t Take It Anymore’

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.

01/25/2013

A participants holds a rainbow flag during the gay and lesbian pride parade. (Photo by AFP/Getty/PEDRO ARMESTRE)

Kirkwood Changes Discrimination Law

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.

12/21/2012

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3 Finalists Selected for Missouri Supreme Court

They are Jackson County Circuit Judge Michael Manners, St. Louis attorney Stanley Wallach and Columbia attorney Paul Wilson.

10/11/2012

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Jackson County Drug Court # 1

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.

10/02/2012

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