Missouri’s Republican legislative leaders are seeking to appeal a court ruling requiring officials to recognize same-sex marriages performed in other states.
More than 3,000 Missouri residents are asking the state to drop its appeal of a federal ruling that overturns its constitutional ban on same-sex marriage.
Chris Koster says state’s future will be “one of inclusion.”
A Missouri judge has ruled that the state must recognize same-sex marriages that were legally performed in other states.
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.