Larissa Anderson is the Missouri Tigers softball program's new head coach. She succeeds Gina Fogue, who was Mizzou's interim coach this past season, after athletic director Jim Sterk fired Ehren Earleywine. Anderson comes from Hofstra.
One man is dead after crashing his 2001 Hyundai Santa Fe into a house at 35th and Crane in Independence. The accident occurred at 11:10 a.m. Saturday, May 26. The residents of the home were not harmed.
An inmate who shot himself outside a southwest Missouri jail on Thursday, May 24, 2018 was being driven in a van operated by Inmate Services Corporation, a company accused in the past of subjecting inmates to unsafe conditions and abuse.
Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley released troubling preliminary data about untested rape kits. Law enforcement, medical providers and crime labs reported 4,889 unprocessed kits, but that’s likely only part of the problem.