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A reason to give thanks: Nasty storm's gone

It was a hellish holiday travel night Wednesday, with hundreds of flights canceled and thousands delayed by a punishing nor'easter. But the silver lining for Thanksgiving Day? The storms are leaving and conditions should return to normal. Maine, Verm...

Published: Thu, 27 Nov 2014 06:40:18 GMT

Mother pleads for tips in hit-and-run crash that injured toddler

A mother in Kansas City, Kansas, is pleading for the public's help to find the person who hit her 2-year-old son with a car and drove off.

Published: Thu, 27 Nov 2014 03:33:15 GMT

Missouri prosecutor pleads guilty in embezzlement case

A northwest Missouri man who was just re-elected Harrison County prosecutor this month has admitted to embezzling money from an elderly client.

Published: Thu, 27 Nov 2014 03:32:36 GMT

AP: Ferguson grand jury papers full of inconsistencies

An Associated Press review of thousands of pages of grand jury documents reveals numerous examples of statements made during the shooting investigation that were inconsistent, fabricated or provably wrong.

Published: Thu, 27 Nov 2014 01:24:28 GMT

Missouri taxpayers sue Nixon for Common Core test

A Missouri judge this week ordered the state to stop paying membership fees to an organization that's writing tests for the Common Core educational standards.

Published: Thu, 27 Nov 2014 01:18:35 GMT

Police identify man found after Ferguson car fire

St. Louis County police say that a 20-year-old man whose dead body was found inside a car in Ferguson, Missouri, after riots erupted had been intentionally set on fire.

Published: Thu, 27 Nov 2014 01:18:29 GMT

Police to keep close eye on roads over holiday weekend

Police in the Kansas City metropolitan area are out in force for the holiday weekend, trying to keep the highways safe during the busy period for travel.

Published: Thu, 27 Nov 2014 00:23:37 GMT

Ministers lead march to protest Ferguson, call for changes

People who attended a Ferguson protest in Kansas City on Wednesday said they hope to use outrage over the police shooting and lack of charges in that city to help bring change in other ways.

Published: Thu, 27 Nov 2014 00:23:01 GMT

Live updates: Aftermath from Ferguson grand jury decision

Live updates from Ferguson, Mo., where a grand jury has decided not to indict officer Darren Wilson in the death of Michael Brown.

Published: Thu, 27 Nov 2014 00:12:39 GMT

Lincoln Prep student explains silent protest during Nixon visit

One of the students at Lincoln College Preparatory Academy who staged a Ferguson-related protest in front of Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon last week said it was a spur of the moment decision.

Published: Wed, 26 Nov 2014 23:45:13 GMT