A Missouri school district is letting parents 'opt-in' to allowing corporal punishment to be used on their children. Doctors have strongly advised against it.
The American Academy of Pediatrics has put out guidance that advises against any form of spanking or corporal punishment.
I was pregnant, and getting an out-of-state termination was already scary. Then I got caught out by a fake abortion clinic.
A Missouri woman seeking an abortion describes how a fake clinic worker pressured her to give birth and put the baby up for adoption.
A Missouri pastor has apologized after berating his congregation for being 'poor, broke, busted' and not getting him a luxury watch
"I'm not worth your McDonald's money? I'm not worth your Red Lobster money?" pastor Carlton Funderburke was heard saying during a sermon.
A Missouri water park is facing backlash after Black family says they were discriminated against after their party was suddenly canceled due to employees being 'uncomfortable': report
Chris Evans told local news he believes the party was canceled due to the park being "uncomfortable" with a Black teens "having a pool party."
Missouri health system resumes providing emergency contraception amid fears patients and staff could be prosecuted under the state's strict abortion ban
Missouri was the first state to make abortion illegal last week after the US Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade.
'They never told us anything': Another Black woman was found dead after a date. Her family is still looking for answers from police.
The family has hired a lawyer and created a GoFundMe to hire a private investigator and conduct an independent autopsy into Asia's cause of death.
Missouri seeks to ban abortion for ectopic pregnancies, with a penalty of up to 30 years in prison
The proposed bill would ban abortion after 10 weeks and make it a crime to terminate ectopic pregnancies. Another bill seeks to ban out of state care.
A Missouri man was charged after impersonating a health inspector and administering COVID tests to gain personal information and pay his apartment lease, reports say
Eddie Jameson, 27, who was supposed to hand out tests, was charged with five counts of identity theft and false impersonation, according to reports.
A man looking for deer antlers in Missouri found the remains of an amateur MMA fighter who went missing almost 2 years ago
The remains of David Koenig, the amateur MMA fighter who was reported missing in March 2020, were found in Branson, Missouri, last week.
Gov. Andy Beshear activates Kentucky National Guard following severe tornado event
Kentucky State Police tweeted early Saturday that although no casualties have been reported, "loss of life is expected."
Couple wins $2.4 million lottery after wife pesters husband hurrying home to watch football to buy a ticket, say officials
A Missouri couple matched all six numbers in the October 23 lottery drawing, becoming the sole winners and winning $2.4 million.
Missouri executed a murderer with an intellectual disability despite pleas from the pope to spare him
Ernest Lee Johnson was sentenced to death in 2015 after being convicted of murder for killing three Missouri store workers during a robbery in 1994.
Missouri is set to put an intellectually disabled man to death, after Pope Francis and politicians urged the governor to halt the execution
Ernest Lee Johnson had a surgery in 2008 that removed 20% of his brain tissue, which Vice reports may have further damaged his mental capacity.
The FBI is investigating the arrest of a Black man in which 3 white officers let a police dog repeatedly bite him
The Woodson Terrace police chief said his department was "fully cooperating" with the FBI and county prosecutor investigations.
Bystander video shows Missouri police officers let their dog repeatedly bite a Black man during an arrest
Woodson Terrace police confirmed that the dog bit the man, and said he was resisting arrest and threatening officers. Prosecutors are investigating.
A Missouri cave with 1,000-year-old Native American artwork was auctioned off for $2.2 million, angering Indigenous leaders
An unnamed bidder bought the land in a sale criticized by the Osage Nation, which said its ancestors were in the area for more than 1000 years.
Missouri teacher resigns over Pride flag dispute after parent said the teacher could 'teach their child to be gay'
"Indeed, it appears that there is a different set of rules if you are an LGBTQ+ educator," 22-year-old John Wallis said on Twitter after resigning.
Five Missouri police officers who made up an entire department quit their jobs over pay and staffing
Emergency calls will be directed to the county office, who cannot enforce Kimberling City ordinances.
An Alabama man who called himself the 'vaccine police' told pharmacists at a Missouri Walmart that they will be 'executed' if they continued giving COVID-19 shots
"If they give one more vaccine after today, after being put on notice, then they can be hung up, and they can be executed," Christopher Key said in a video.
A Missouri taxi service is barring vaccinated riders and face masks from their cars
The owner of Yo Transportation, Charlie Bullington, told local news he checks customer's vaccinated status before giving them a ride.