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New “no hitting” policy at Kansas City Hospital

KANSAS CITY (AP) – A Kansas City hospital has a new policy that forbids hitting of any kind, including parents …Read More

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Mo. Senate Backs Potential for Preschool Ratings

JEFFERSON CITY (AP) – Missouri senators have endorsed legislation that could lead to the development of a preschool rating system …Read More

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Sen. Moran to Obama: Appoint a community banker to Federal Reserve Board

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) – a member of the Senate Banking Committee – is urging President …Read More

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Mo. House Endorses Motorcycle Helmet Law Change

JEFFERSON CITY (AP) – The Missouri House has endorsed a bill that would allow motorcyclists over the age of 21 …Read More

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KC Restaurant destroyed by fire, reopening near former site

  KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A popular upscale Kansas City restaurant that was destroyed by a gas explosion last …Read More

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Spirit Airlines to begin flying out of Kansas City

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Spirit Airlines will begin offering five daily flights out of Kansas City in August. The …Read More

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Kansas will nullify local regulation of guns

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback has signed legislation nullifying city and county gun restrictions and ensuring that …Read More

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Police: Body found in Kansas City pond UPDATE

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A medical examiner is working to determine what caused the death of a man whose …Read More

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First lady announcing jobs website for veterans

JIM KUHNHENN, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The government is developing a website to help job-seeking veterans and military spouses …Read More

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Missouri Exceeding Target for Reducing Energy Use

JEFFERSON CITY (AP) – Gov. Jay Nixon’s administration says it has exceeded a goal to reduce Missouri’s energy consumption. Nixon …Read More

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Teen driver injured when car hits telephone pole

A teenage driver was injured in Tuesday evening crash in Johnson County. The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported the crash …Read More

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Mo. House Panel to Consider Impeaching Governor

JEFFERSON CITY (AP) – A Republican-led Missouri House committee plans to hold a hearing on measures seeking to impeach Democratic …Read More

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Online portal for Kansas driver’s permits delayed

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas is starting later than initially planned with a new online portal for taking applications for …Read More

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Missouri executes inmate for 1993 farm slaying

BONNE TERRE, Mo. (AP) — Missouri executed an inmate early Wednesday who was convicted of killing a farming couple in …Read More

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KC-area police in both states seek ATM thieves

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Police on both sides of the state line in the Kansas City metropolitan area believe …Read More

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Man seeks to hide ‘murder’ tattoo before trial

GREAT BEND, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas man charged with first-degree murder is afraid the tattooed mirror-image letters spelling out …Read More

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Missouri man facing execution denied clemency

JIM SALTER, Associated Press ST. LOUIS (AP) — Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has declined a Missouri death row inmate’s clemency …Read More

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Mo. Senate Panel Adopts Tuition Restriction

JEFFERSON CITY (AP) – A Missouri Senate committee has adopted a state budget provision to prohibit public colleges and universities …Read More

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Mo. House OKs Use of Cannabis Extract for Epilepsy

JEFFERSON CITY (AP) – The Missouri House has endorsed legislation allowing use of a cannabis extract by people whose epilepsy …Read More

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Nixon: Portions of Senate Bill 509 would eliminating top Income Tax Bracket

Office of Gov. Jay Nixon “With the simple stroke of my pen, this bill would separate Missouri from every state …Read More

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Sen. Blunt speaks to Mo. House

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Roy Blunt says there are no federal solutions to many problems confronting governments. …Read More

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Senators seek support for Southwest Chief route

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Three U.S. senators are seeking support for capital improvements to Amtrak’s long-distance routes, including one that …Read More

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