The plot of an already bizarre murder case took another turn, and Mo.'s Democratic governor finally endorsed expanding Medicaid. But the area story that got national attention was about a couple who won the lottery.
Governor Jay Nixon backs Medicaid expansion Missouri after staying mum during the campaign. Official says juvenile justice facility in Topeka is improving. Kansas wireless tax is one of the highest in the nation.
A former Kansas City-area lawmaker is indicted on federal charges for cheating on disability benefits. ACLU sues Missouri over policy it says is preventing inmates from marrying. It’s a daily digest of news from KCUR.
It was hot this summer in Kansas City, but it wasn’t not hot enough to put 2012 in the record books. Missouri Sheriffs share their concerns with state lawmakers. It’s a daily digest of headlines from KCUR.
Low water causes problems for barges on the Mississippi River. The current crop of Kansas Christmas trees was unaffected by this year’s drought, but it is hurting corn exporters. These stories & more from KCUR.
With renewed attention because of the Ken Burns’ documentary on the subject, the Dust Bowl hold lessons for the modern day. Missouri improves its rate for premature births. It’s a daily dose of news from KCUR.
Missouri elected a mostly Republican legislature, but most statewide offices went to Democrat. And pollsters were way off on the race between McCaskill and Akin. Those and other top stories of the week.
Three defendants were convicted of torching a downtown restaurant. And all eyes were on the East Coast and a storm like no other in its history. KCUR's Steve Bell recaps on those and other top stories of the week.
The KC city council plans to vote today on a funeral picketing ban aimed at Westboro Baptist Church members. All three defendants were convicted in the Hereford House arson case. That & more news from KCUR.
The Kansas City Chiefs changed quarterbacks. But the story that got the most ink and air-time in Kansas City was an arrest in Colorado. Those and other top stories of the week on the KCUR Saturday News Review.