Watch: Officer helps raccoon whose head gets stuck in jar
It happened during the officer's “midnight shift” in Oak Grove, Missouri, recently.
'Built to last': Former Missouri jail building goes up for sale
The former jail has over 5,000 square feet of office space and 34 cells with toilets and sinks.
Vintage ‘Dukes of Hazzard’ car crashes in Missouri
The driver and the passenger were taken to a local hospital. Authorities said, perhaps to no one's surprise, that speed was a factor.
Budweiser announces birth of 4 new Clydesdales — here's how you can meet them
To celebrate the recent birth of four new foals, the Budweiser Clydesdale breeding and training ranch in Missouri is hosting a Super Bowl watch party.
Police: Kidnapped children from Missouri, missing for almost a year, found at Florida grocery store
Investigators said the kids and their non-custodial mother were found in disguise at a Winn-Dixie grocery store in Florida.
Missouri farmer traps 'crazy-looking cat' that turns out to be wild African serval
The farmer said the cat had been meandering on his property for about 6 months.
Kansas City Zoo says oldest polar bear in US captivity dies
The 33-year-old animal, named “Berlin,” lived at the zoo for a decade.
Transgender inmate executed for murder of ex-girlfriend
A Missouri inmate has been put to death for a 2003 killing, becoming what is believed to be the first transgender woman executed in the U.S.
Transgender woman's scheduled execution would be 1st in US history
Unless Missouri Gov. Mike Parson grants clemency, Amber McLaughlin will become the first openly transgender woman executed in the U.S.
Missouri woman tracks down, kills alleged carjackers at gas station
Police arrested a Missouri woman after she tracked down her stolen car and killed two men outside a gas station for the alleged theft.
Missouri KFC customer shoots employee over corn outage
Police: KFC employee in critical but stable condition at hospital
Missouri man who's spent decades in prison seeks exoneration in murder; 2 others confessed
Lamar Johnson has long maintained his innocence in the 1994 slaying of 25-year-old Marcus Boyd.
Judge denies 19-year-old's request to attend father's execution
Kevin Johnson is set to be executed for killing Kirkwood, Missouri, Police Officer William McEntee in 2005.
Missouri teen who rushed to help officer shot in line of duty honored for heroism
The teen was on a shopping trip when she rushed to assist an officer who was shot.
Ex-Chiefs coach Britt Reid sentenced to 3 years in jail after 2021 car crash
Ex-Kansas City Chiefs coach Britt Reid, son of head coach Andy Reid, was sentenced after pleading guilty to a drunken crash that left a 5-year-old girl with a serious brain injury.
FBI background check stops gun sale to St. Louis school shooter
Authorities said a 19-year-old shooter who killed two people at a St. Louis high school bought an AR-15-style rifle from a private seller after an FBI background check prevented him from buying a gun from a licensed dealer.
Amazon driver found dead in Missouri yard may have been killed by dogs, authorities say
The sheriff said the driver had injuries consistent with an animal attack, but an autopsy will be conducted to officially determine if the two "aggressive" dogs caused the driver's death.
St. Louis school gunman had AR-15-style weapon, 600 rounds of ammo
The shooter, a 19-year-old who graduated from the school last year, was killed in an exchange of gunfire and had left behind a note, police said.
St. Louis high school shooting leaves 3 dead, including suspect; multiple injured
A teacher, a 16-year-old student, and the gunman - who was a former student at the school - were killed.
Woman held captive in man's Missouri home for a month, repeatedly raped, police say
The victim was found in the city of Excelsior Springs, wearing a metal collar with what appeared to be a padlock on the front, according to court documents and witnesses.