A 14-year-old girl told police was waiting at a bus stop near West 87th Terrace and Nall Avenue when the man told her to get into his truck.
A spokeswoman says departing U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius is not considering running for the U.S. Senate.
Follow live updates from The Star's Tod Palmer as Missouri athletic director Mike Alden addresses basketball coach Frank Haith's departure to Tulsa, and we'll also have coverage of Tulsa's news conference at 1 p.m. introducing Haith.
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Glen Campbell has been moved into an Alzheimer's disease care facility, a friend of his family has told People magazine.
An Ohio teacher has been fired after a black student who said he wanted to become president claimed the teacher told him the nation didn't need another black commander in chief.
Rain and thunderstorms are expected to hit Kansas City late Sunday into Monday, according to the National Weather Service in Pleasant Hill. Most areas are expected to receive about one-quarter inch of rainfall. Warmer weather is predicted for the rest of the weekend, with highs in the low to upper 70s Friday and Saturday.
Joplin residents will soon be able to seek shelter from storms in safe rooms across the city, school district officials said.
Tulsa has called a news conference for 1 p.m. to announce a new men’s basketball coach. That coach, of course, is expected to be Missouri’s Frank Haith.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is calling armed backers of a Nevada rancher "domestic terrorists" for using guns in a grazing rights battle with the federal Bureau of Land Management.
Pizza parlors, doughnut stores and other restaurants could get a tax break under legislation passed by the Missouri House.
More than 8 million Americans have signed up for health insurance through the Affordable Care Act, a triumphant President Barack Obama announced Thursday.
Some parents in Topeka are asking the school district to reconsider plans to have first lady Michelle Obama speak at a graduation ceremony.
Federal securities investigators say that the man that BP initially put in charge of cleaning up the oil from its massive 2010 Macondo well blowout in the Gulf of Mexico used nonpublic information to safely dump $1 million of his familys company stock before the share price nosedived.
The wife of Senate Majority Leader Terry Bruce was granted diversion and fined for a driving under the influence case.
A burglary suspect broke his leg while trying to flee from police after a homeowner found him inside a Missouri house.
Michaels Stores Inc. said Thursday that about 2.6 million cards, or about 7 percent of all debit and credit cards used at its namesake stores, may have been affected in a security breach.
Police say a high school vice principal who had been rescued from a sinking South Korean ferry has been found hanging from a tree.
An avalanche swept down a climbing route on Mount Everest early Friday, killing at least 12 Nepalese guides and leaving four missing in the deadliest disaster on the world's highest peak. Several more were injured.
A Florida man suffocated his young, crying son so he could play video games on his Xbox and watch TV, sheriff's deputies said Friday.
Downtown Kansas City scored a triple play when two apartment projects totaling more than 300 units won incentives necessary to begin work and a plan to double the size of the Crossroads Academy charter school was approved.
The streak began in the sixth inning of a 5-1 Royals victory, when James Shields left Astros outfielder Dexter Fowler numb with a 92-mph fastball at the thighs. Six batters later, third baseman Matt Dominguez stared at a 90-mph fastball at the knees, and Shields had his seventh strikeout in a row. The string of consecutive punchouts, five of them looking, nearly matched the franchise of eight set by Blake Stein in 2001. Instead, Shields settled for a 12-strikeout performance that was his best as a Royal.
What happened in season 3's finale? Count on murder and plot twists. Joe Morton, who plays Papa Pope, told the New York Daily News the cast was 'shocked' when they read the script. Follow what happened here in this Twitter summary.
Some Democrats say the limited, 9-day proposal for early voting is a distraction from a proposed initiative petition that could let people vote six weeks early.