Jackson County

File photo of a courtroom. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

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.


A participant 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.



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.


Photo of a Mediation users bed side table , Photo tack in 2008 i

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.


Photo: KMOX

Cameras Coming To More Illinois Courtrooms

The Illinois Supreme Court today will approve ten new counties for a “cameras and microphones in the courtroom” pilot program.


Getty Images

Son of Missouri Woman Fused to Chair Pleads to Abuse

James Owens, 53, of Independence, was sentenced to a year in jail Wednesday after pleading guilty in Jackson County Circuit Court.



More Human Remains Found along Missouri River

County medical examiners found a human foot inside a shoe.


File photo of prison cells. (Credit: AP Photo/Seth Perlman)

Kansas City Drill Team Instructor Charged With Molesting Two Boys

A former Kansas City drill team instructor who was charged with molesting two boys has been sentenced to 15 years in prison.



Human Hand Found In Western Mo. River

Authorities plan to send divers into a western Missouri river where a kayaker came across a human hand.


Photo: Getty/David Gould

Judge’s Decision May Set Precedent in Fatal Accident Case.

Jackson County judge is considering whether a woman can be tried for involuntary manslaughter after a minor who drank alcohol at a party was involved in a fatal accident.




Listen Live