Two convicts holed up in the Northland. And volunteers searched for but did not find a missing toddler whose mother was murdered. Steve Bell revisits those and other top stories of the week on KCUR's Saturday News Review.
Charges Filed In Ottawa Murders; Toddler Believed Dead
There were deep concerns about 18-month-old Lana Bailey from the time the bodies of her mother and two men were on a farm near Ottawa Tuesday.
Programs for HIV and AIDS face an uncertain future as the federal healthcare overhaul goes into effect. Missouri Governor Jay Nixon threatens layoffs over an ongoing dispute with the legislature about the DMV. The mother of a missing toddler was identified as one of three murder victims found on a farm near Ottawa, Kansas.
The investigation continues into three bodies found on an Ottawa Farm. The Missouri legislature considers tax cuts and approves a final version of the state budget. Kansas Governor Sam Brownback calls for extending a sales tax to pay for higher education.
Investigators continue to look into the death of Kansas City, Kansas woman on a party bus. A new committee will investigate the ongoing issue of scanned documents. The Missouri legislature sent a bill changing the prevailing wage law to Missouri Governor Jay Nixon.
The Missouri River is home to the endangered pallid sturgeon. A pick up in housing is leading to more demand for pickup trucks. A group of educators has filed suit over language used in a ballot initiative on teacher tenure.
The United States Attorney General challenged a new Kansas gun rights law. And Ford finally announced how many new jobs are coming to its Kansas City plant. KCUR's Steve Bell recaps on those and other top stories of the week on the KCUR Saturday News Review.