Missouri's Second-Largest County Joins Fight Against Opioid AbuseJackson County, Mo., has joined St. Louis County in the effort to prevent prescription opioid abuse.
51-year-old Missouri Woman Convicted in Husband's DeathJurors found Kirstin A. Stephens guilty Wednesday of first-degree murder and armed criminal action.
Police Investigate Report that Female Inmates were AssaultedAuthorities are investigating a report that one or more male inmates sexually assaulted two women at a Kansas City correctional center.
Kansas City Deaths Raise Homicide Total to 7-Year HighThe deaths of the boys raised the city's 2016 homicide total to 67.
Man Charged in Death of Transgender Woman Who Was Run OverProsecutors have requested a bond of $250,000.
Lawsuit For Alleged Mistreatment of Pregnant Missouri Inmate SettledThe settlement includes damages and written policies regarding the use of restraints for pregnant inmates.
Former Inmate Sues Jackson County Over Shackles During LaborMegon Riedel claims in the federal lawsuit in Kansas City that she was 39 weeks pregnant on Oct. 5, 2012, when workers at the Jackson County Detention Center put her in handcuffs and shackles and drove her to a state prison in Vandalia, more than 200 miles away.
Attorney: Jail Guards Were Slow to Admit Injuries to Inmate A man who said he was beaten in the Jackson County Jail alleges in a new court filing that corrections officials were slow to tell hospital staff how the man suffered broken ribs, three cracked vertebrae, a collapsed lung, cuts and bruises.
Missouri Lawmakers Try to Appeal Gay Marriage CaseMissouri's Republican legislative leaders are seeking to appeal a court ruling requiring officials to recognize same-sex marriages performed in other states.
Missouri Urged to Not Appeal Gay Marriage RulingMore 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.
Mo. Attorney General Won't Appeal Same-Sex Marriage Ruling Chris Koster says state's future will be "one of inclusion."
Missouri Judge Rules in Favor of Same-Sex CouplesA Missouri judge has ruled that the state must recognize same-sex marriages that were legally performed in other states.