After Firing, Popular Wal-Mart Checker Becomes StarHe's 52, disabled and long known for smiles and hugs. Shoppers loved him. They would purposely get in his line because they wanted to visit with Frank, The Kansas City Star reports. But then came April 2, the day of the gallon jug of Red Diamond Sweet Tea and the end of Frank the checkout guy.
Motorcyclist Killed During Funeral ProcessionA 64-year-old man is dead after getting thrown from his motorcycle Monday afternoon during an accident.
Store Clerk Accused of Sending Explicit Photos to CustomersPolice say the first five women couldn't determine who sent the photos, but the sixth used a search function to determine the source.
Bernie Takes on Trump, Walmart at Affton AppearancePresidential hopeful Sanders draws crowd of more than 2,000.
Wal-Mart's Shutdown Creates New Food DesertsThe store closings by the world's largest retailer are creating three new food deserts in these neighborhoods with nearly 15,000 residents combined.
FBI Alerted to Suspicious Cellphone Buys in MissouriThe purchases last weekend in Columbia, Lebanon and Macon raised red flags because such cell phones, often called ``burners,'' frequently are discarded in an effort to avoid detection. And such phones can be used as bomb detonators.
Walgreens' Buy Out of Rite Aid Could Mean Lower Prices EverywhereRetail analyst Burt Flickinger says the deal puts additional pressure on the big stores to keep their drug prices low.
Puppy Found in Suburban St. Louis Donation Bin Gets New HomeThe week-old puppy was found alive recently among contents of the Big Brothers Big Sisters donation bin that had been outside a Wal-Mart store in Ferguson.
Man Sentenced to 15 Years for Secretly Recording Young GirlsA suburban Kansas City man who followed women around area retail stores so he could secretly record videos up their skirts was sentenced Tuesday to 15 years in federal prison for attempting to produce child pornography.
BBB: Dynamic Pet Products Faces New Criticism on Ham BonesNine consumers from across the nation have reported in the past six months that their dogs suddenly became ill or died after eating the Real Ham Bones.
Overnight America Podcast: April 15th, 2015 - Mark Rivera, Niall Stanage
Ellisville Gets New Stores to Fill Its Empty BuildingsThe K-mart which closed last year at Clarkson and Manchester Rds. will be replaced with Sports Authority, Michaels and Party City.

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