BREAKING NEWS: Fugitive Shot Dead Near SedaliaJames Barton Horn had been on the run since Thursday when his ex-lover and her son were found dead
Sedalia Woman Who Escaped being Held Captive in Box, 17-year-old Son, Found Murdered in ClintonWest Central Missouri authorities are on the hunt for a Sedalia man accused of locking his girlfriend in a wooden box, and now is suspected of murder.
UPDATE: Man Charged in Death of 6-Year-Old BoyA six-year-old mid-Missouri boy with Down Syndrome has been killed and a suspect is in custody.
Remains Found in Sedalia Were White FemaleSheriff Kevin Bond says the case is being treated as a suspicious death. No suspects have been named.
Human Remains Found in Sedalia Trailer ParkPettis County authorities say partial human remains were found in a trailer park and also in a nearby wooded area.
2 Killed When Semi Hits Disabled VehicleTwo people are dead after a tractor-trailer struck their disabled vehicle on a highway in west-central Missouri.
'Tuffy The Clown' Leads Sedalia Person of the Year VotingTuffy Gessling is a rodeo clown who wore a mask of President Obama at the fair, drawing national attention.
Head of Missouri NAACP Calls Obama Clown Mask A Hate Crime”I think a hate crime occurs when you use a person’s race to depict who they are and to make degrading comments, gestures, et cetera, against them.”
Missouri Politicians Gather at Fair After Obama StuntPlenty of other executive officials and lawmakers also are expected to attend the event at the fairgrounds in Sedalia today.
White House Not Commenting on Rodeo ControversyWhite House spokesman Josh Earnest says he had no reaction from Obama. But he says that personally, as a native of Missouri, "It was certainly not one of the finer moments in our state."
Rodeo Clown Dresses As President Obama at Mo. State Fair"The announcer wanted to know if anyone would like to see Obama run down by a bull. The crowd went wild. He asked it again and again, louder each time, whipping the audience into a lather."
Missouri Bill Seeks Overhaul of Criminal LawsThe proposed overhaul of the state's criminal laws runs to nearly 600 pages. It would mark the first major update of the Missouri Criminal Code since 1979.

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