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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 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.

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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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.

09/24/2012

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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.

09/20/2012

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More Human Remains Found along Missouri River

County medical examiners found a human foot inside a shoe.

07/05/2012

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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.

06/26/2012

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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.

06/26/2012

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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.

06/25/2012

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