(Missourinet) - The 2015 Kids Count report says Missouri ranks higher this year in child well-being compared to last year, though it still comes in the middle of the field. Laura Speer with the Annie E. Casey Foundation, which conducts the report, says the state came in 26th.
(Joplin Globe) - Circuit Judge David Dally sentenced former Joplin High School teacher Jessica Low to four years in prison today for having sex with one male student and texting nude photographs of herself to another.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - A 22-year-old Kansas City man has been charged with child molestation and statutory sodomy after police say he failed a lie detector test on a nationally syndicated television talk show.
(Newspressnow) - There have been nearly twice as many fatalities from car crashes so far in 2015 as there were by this time last year in Northwest Missouri. But most concerning is the peculiar commonality they share.
COLUMBIA - Planned Parenthood of Kansas and Mid-Missouri (PPKM) has announced it will offer expanded health care services in Columbia. PPKM also added two insurance providers, Coventry Health Care and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Missouri, to its list of accepted providers, effective July 1.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - Attorney General Chris Koster will investigate Missouri's only abortion center after the release of an undercover video showing Planned Parenthood's national medical director discussing the disposition of parts from aborted fetuses.
(Newspressnow) - Family members of 57-year-old William Paige Jr., the victim in a tragic beating death, traveled from as far away as California and Georgia to witness the sentencing of an Atchison, Kan., man Friday.