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Oklahoma legislators who want to increase funding for schools, public safety and other state programs will find themselves sh...
For the past seven years, the JoplinSalvation Army has received an anonymous $50,000 donation in one of their little red ...
Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt says his vigorous defense of the state's gay marriage ban is designed to get a fina...
A new Kansas revenue forecast says the state will face a $279 million budget shortfall by July and an even bigger gap to ...
Performing an abortion based solely on a Down Syndrome diagnosis would become illegal under a bill in the Missouri Senate. Se...
An Oklahoma bill would give legal recourse to victims of catfishing, a practice where someone creates a fictional profile on ...
Missouri Governor Jay Nixon’s proposed budget is 27.3-billion dollars for the fiscal year that begins July 1. Senate Bu...
Oklahoma lawmakers have more than 3,400 measures to consider when the 2016 session begins on February 1. And that doesn't...
The Kansas Court of Appeals ruled in a split decision that the state's constitution protects a woman's right to an ab...
Missouri Governor Jay Nixon isall talk and no action. That from Missouri House Speaker Todd Richardson in the Republican resp...
The Joplin Humane Society received enough food from the Joplin Outlaws and Mars Pet Care Wednesday afternoon to feed the shel...
Increased parental consent would be necessary for minors to terminate a pregnancy under a bill that was debated in a House co...
Missouri Governor Jay Nixon will propose spending an additional$131 million for researching developmental disabilities in...
Kansas' medical board is taking no action against a Planned Parenthood clinic after completing an investigation into whet...
The University of Missouri's Board of Curators has decided to have a mostly closed search for the university system's...
The first bill the Missouri House has passed this year would increase reporting of elected officials' and others' per...
The Joplin Fire Department battled a house fire at 217 S. Patterson overnight, Thursday. Around 2AM, firefighters responded a...
Missouri lawmakers would need to wait a year to lobby under a bill that has initial House approval. House members gave first ...
A Carl Junction man has pleaded guilty to receiving and distributing child pornography over the internet. 35-year-old Steven ...
A Neosho man has pleaded guilty in federal court to receiving and distributing child pornography over the internet. Investiga...
Cancer patients in the 4-States willhave a little more comfort with their treatment, thanks to a gift from the Joplin Food 4 ...
A murder defendant in southwest Missouri has been ordered to stand trial on charges that he sexually abused a girl. 33-year-o...
The Missouri House is a step closer to debating a bill forbidding employers from requiring workers to pay dues to a union.The...
Missouri voters might face a ballot with several proposals on a wide range of issues in next year's election. More than 1...
Five men have been indicted by a federal grand jury, in separate and unrelated cases, for offenses involving child sexual exp...
Everyone in Washington is weighing in on President Obama's decision to take executive action on illegal immigrants. The P...
Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to consider Oklahoma's challenge to the federal h...
A Missouri lawmaker has withdrawn a bill that sought to strip scholarships from college athletes who go on strike or refuse t...
The first prisoner condemned to death in Kansas in more than three decades is again asking the state's highest court to t...
A local health official got some unique training recently. Debbie Fitzgerald, Coordinator of Crisis Services at the Ozark Cen...
The company's name has changed...from CFI to Con-Way Truckoad to XPO Logistics Truckload...but the employees' holiday...
The DEA holds a drug take-back day twice a year, but the Alliance of Southwest Missouri has taken that a step further and ins...
Charges have been filed against a Carthage couple that went on a theft spree early Sunday morning. 22-year-old Ashley Watson ...
A federal judge has temporarily blocked Missouri's health department from revoking the abortion license held by a Planned...
Missouri lawmakers are seeking information on how $4.3 million in federal funding will be used to help refugees resettle ...
Missouri House members have given first-round approval to another bill taking aim at synthetic drugs. This bill would add sev...
Joplin Police recovered a stolen vehicle on Saturday. A Dodge Dakota, that had been reported stolen last week, was spotted in...
A Pittsburg woman is facing drug charges after Police served a search warrant at herhome Friday afternoon (11/20). Police fou...
President Obama has been critical of US efforts to ban Syrian refugees as "a potential recruitment tool." Missouri ...
Missouri Lt. Governor, Peter Kinder, wrote a letter to Governor Jay Nixon, asking him to refuse the acceptance of Syrian refu...
Missouri Governor Jay Nixon has not joined other governors in asking the Federal Government to not send Syrian refugees to th...
Dozens of Missouri lawmakers have joined calls for Governor Jay Nixon to block Syrian refugees from settling in the state.Six...
The recent complaints by University of Missouri students about race had News Talk KZRG wondering if there were similar proble...
You've seen the red kettles and heard the bells ring in front of stores for years. And the Joplin Salvation Army is looki...
Northeast Oklahoma Congressman Markwayne Mullin's family has grown by two.The first-term Republican says he and his wife,...
An Aurora man convicted of fatally shooting three people at Jewish sites in Kansas has been sentenced to death.A jury convict...
The president of the University of Missouri System says he is resigning amid student criticism of his handling of racial issu...
Complaints about racism on the University of Missouri campus. Student groups say President Tim Wolfe should resign because of...
Joplin Police continue to investigate last Friday's (10/30) death of Alan Jaques. The 56-year-old Joplin man was found de...
Keeping your home energy efficient will help keep the cost of heating itdown this winter. For some low income families, the e...
A Republican candidatefor Missouri governor wants to ban abortions that aren't medically necessary at or beyond 20 weeks ...
A Joplin man has been sentenced to six years in federal prison for possessing child pornography. 39-year-old Donald Eugene Ru...
Each semester, studentswith theCrowder College Vet Tech Program receive pets from area shelters. Right now, the program has s...
Since January, the City of Miami has been working on a new comprehensive plan for the City...and it's just about finished...
A Nevada man is in custody facing drug charges and more could be on the way. The Vernon County Sheriff's Office says 33-y...
The Oklahoma Supreme Court has issued a 30-day stay blocking a law that targets abortions.The court on Monday (10/26) blocked...
With state revenue collections continuing to plummet, Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin is ordering state agencies to prepare for...
Jasper County authorities have arrested a Joplin man for statutory sodomy. The Jasper County Sheriff's Office says 46-yea...
An American Civil Liberties Union attorney says a federal judge in Kansas has canceled a hearing scheduled Friday, Oct. 24 in...
The Missouri State Auditor's office sent the City of Joplin a bill for its audit of the City. The invoice is for $156...
For over 30 years, Angel Tree has given toys to needy children in Ottawa County for Christmas. For the last nine years, Angel...
A federal appeals court has cleared the way for gay marriages to start in Kansas next week.The 10th U.S. Circuit Court of App...
Civil liberties attorneys are telling the U.S. Supreme Court that delaying gay marriage in Kansas will harm same-sex couples ...
An investigation of the St. Louis Planned Parenthood has found no evidence that the organization sold any fetal tissue. Howev...
The 13-year-old boy who allegedly shot and killed12-year-old Teresa Potts in Jasper last week (10/8) is going to stay in cust...
An Oklahoma judge has temporarily blocked a new anti-abortion law that would ban a second-trimester abortion procedure, but d...
Joplin's Motel District is seeing some unwelcome business lately. Joplin Police have been cracking down on an influx of p...
A fire alarm was set off around 7:45 at the Dyno Nobel plant in Carthage Tuesday night. The building was evacuated and no one...
A same sex couple who want to get married, won't be able to get a marriage license in Jasper County. Even though a St. Lo...
A US District Court Judge has struck down Missouri's ban on gay marriage, calling it unconstitituonal. That's the rul...
Kansas Governor Sam Brownback says he is ``looking at everything'' to fill a projected $279 million budget defici...
Oklahoma Department of Human Services officials say they're trying to determine why the number of children in state custo...
People concerned with child abuse and Missouri's system that investigates child abuse talked about their concerns at a to...
A Pittsburg hospital says it's losing almost $14 million each year as a result of the state's decision not to exp...
Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt is urging a state appeals court to reject a death row inmate's request to halt his...
It's going to be a gorgeous weekend for Joplin's annual Balloon Dayz event. To kick off the hot air balloon festival ...
If you have unused or expired prescription medications, you can dispose of them Saturday (9/26), as part of the National Pres...
Kansas Governor Sam Brownback meets for the first time with members of a newly formed council that will make recommendations ...
Governor Jay Nixon announced Monday that he would recommend increasing higher eduction funding in the state by $55.7 mill...
There's going to be a candlelight vigil in Carthage Sunday (9/20) to raise awareness about child abuse. Elizabeth Shields...
One person is dead and a man is in custody after a shooting in rural Washburn Thursday afternoon (9/17). Details are sketchy....
Pittsburg Police are cracking down on drug abusers. 47-year-old Mariea Patton was arrested Tuesday afternoon after police ser...
Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson says America needs to ``de-emphasize race'' as a national issue. Carson ...
The City of Neosho is holding a drug take-back program later this month. On Saturday, September 26, the Neosho Police Departm...
A medical clinic in Tulsa is challenging a state law that is to go into effect later this year and further restrict the use o...
The Area Agency on Aging will be offering suicide prevention classes in the Joplin area next week. Allison Riddle with the Ag...
Family and supporters of a condemned Oklahoma death row inmate have delivered more than 250,000 online petitions to Oklahoma&...
The death penalty phase has wrapped up its first day in the trial of a man convicted of killing three people at two Jewish si...
Beimdiek Insurance will once again award $5000 to community groups in the Four States. Later this month, you'll be ab...
Governor Mary Fallin is proposing a quarter of a percent reduction in Oklahoma's income tax rate.Fallin made the proposal...
There's going to be a special election for USD 247 in Kansas. Voters will decide October 7th if they want an 8 mil increa...
A white supremacist from Aurora charged with killing three people at Jewish sites in suburban Kansas City last year has taken...
Kansas residents who buy health insurance on their own could see their premiums increase up to 25.4 percent next year under n...
Missouri's legislative budget chairmen say they don't approve of a plan to use state money for a new St. Louis footba...
Missouri US Senator Roy Blunt was in Joplin Tuesday morning (8/25) talking to veterans about the health care they get from th...
During her review of the audit of the City of Joplin, Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway said her office has notified law...
38 Kansas school districts are seeking a total of $14.8 million in additional aid from the state to address local budget ...
Two people are in custody after Pittsburg Police served a narcotics search warrant at a residence on North Olive Street Monda...
Three people are in custody after a standoff with Joplin Police this morning. Police learned 34-year-old Joseph Shane Endicot...
Missouri US Senator Roy Blunt saw a doctor Wednesday (8/12). Actually, several doctors..and nurses and health care executives...
The mother of a 26-year-old Joplin man who claims her son's suicide in a Carthage jail was captured on video surveillance...
Oklahoma U.S. Senator James Lankford has introduced legislation that's intended to help reduce illegal drug use on tribal...
Public health officials are allowing Blue Bell to resume the production and sale of ice cream manufactured at its Alabama pla...
If your kids aren't up to date on their vaccines required for school, now's the time to do so. The Joplin Health Depa...
How's your health? The Jasper and Newton County Community Health Collaborative wants to know. They're asking you to f...
The Cherokee Nation is constructing a new health center in Jay for tribal members.The center will be the third of four health...
Kansas collected about $3.7 million less in taxes than it expected in July, largely because of lower-than-anticipated rev...
If you're looking to score a bargain, stop by the grand opening of the Salvation Army's new locationin Joplin Friday ...
Kansas Governor Sam Brownback's budget director is preparing to outline $50 million in adjustments to keep the curren...
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents have arrested 30 fugitives or convicted criminals during a four-day sweep in ...
A Barry County man has been sentenced for receiving and distributing child pornography.US Attorney Tammy Dickinson announcedt...
Kansas Governor Sam Brownback doesn't plan to be present when his administration outlines $50 million in spending cut...
A man guilty of killing his girlfriend's 18 month old daughter, a man awaiting trial for murder and a man charged with fi...
Joplin's new Salvation Army thrift store is about to open. Major Douglas Stearnes tells News Talk KZRG when the long-expe...
There's been a settlement in a lawsuit filed against the Carl Junction School District. Mika and Jessica Nugent sued the ...
According to a federal report, the number of US infants born prematurely has dropped over the past few years to 11.4% since 2...
On Saturday (7/11/15), Missouri Governor Jay Nixon vetoed a bill that would've prevented money from the state's A+ Sc...
Crawford County has an unwanted distinction: it's the poorest county in Kansas. That's according to the Census Bureau...
Missouri Governor Jay Nixon says he is vetoing a measure that would block immigrants who are illegally in the U.S. from recei...
Freeman Health System has been designated a level two stroke center by the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services....
The Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals has set execution dates for three death row inmates who had challenged a drug that wil...
Kansas Governor Sam Brownback has issued an executive order aimed at protecting clergy, religious leaders and religious group...
The Joplin Humane Society has had several new pets come in over the last week. 58 dogs and cats have come in, many of them lo...
Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin says two death row inmates at the center of the state's legal flap will both be executed Tu...
The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services is offering free meals to low income children at hundreds of locations ...
Kansas Governor Sam Brownback says he's considering proposing a new religious objections law for Kansas following the U.S...
Crawford County law enforcement is accusing a teacher of child abuse. 37-year-old Lea Ann Franklin of Arma is accused of infl...
Oklahoma is prepared to move forward with three previously scheduled executions and is notifying a state court that execution...
The Salvation Army Midland Division announced a new partnership with the Community Foundation of Southwest Missouri Friday by...
For the fifth straight year, the Joplin Outlaws baseball team is helping the Joplin Humane Society. Saturday night (6/27) is ...
Kansas Governor Sam Brownback is criticizing a U.S. Supreme Court decision upholding a key portion of the federal health over...
The Center for Reproductive Rights says it's relieved that a judge has blocked a new law banning a common second-trimeste...
The director responsible for managing Missouri's roughly $26 billion budget is retiring this summer.Governor Jay Nixo...
A symbol of southern pride, or one of racism? There's a lot of debate about the Confederate Flag, following a new push to...
With temperatures forecast in the 90s this week and heat indices expected to reach the upper 90s, it's tme to think about...
Senator Roy Blunt was in Joplin Wednesday morning addressing the Joplin Area Chamber of Commerce and high school students wit...
If you have questions about signing up for health insurance, Freeman Health System and Access Family Care will have informati...
Missouri Governor Jay Nixon has released more than $22 million in previously withheld funding for job training, education...
The Jasper County Drug Task Force and Southwest Missouri Drug Task Force are pulling their resources to create one unified dr...
Supporters of medical marijuana in Kansas have joined two Democratic state lawmakers at a Statehouse rally in favor of a bill...
A 45-year-old Kansas man has been charged withmore thana dozen sex crimes against a child. Larry Scott Madden was arrested ea...
Kansas Governor Sam Brownback has signed bills raising sales and cigarette taxes to balance the state's next budget.The R...
Kansas legislators have approved increases in sales and cigarette taxes to erase a budget deficit and avert deep spending cut...
Last fall, the City of Pittsburg hired consultants to learn what potential there is to bring name businesses to town. Tuesday...
A Missouri State Representative has a personal reason to renew the effort to make Missouri the last state to adopt a precript...
More people across the country are signing up for Medicaid, the federal government's health insurance for low income peop...
Kansas legislators have drafted a new plan for raising taxes to close a budget shortfall that's similar to one the Senate...
The Kansas secretary of corrections says the state's prison system is at capacity and expected to add about 2,100 more in...
At least 24,200 workers at Kansas state government agencies and state universities have received notices that they'll be ...
Oklahoma Congressman Jim Bridenstine of Tulsa is vowing not to vote to re-elect U.S. House Speaker John Boehner, criticizing ...
Saying it would lower wages and subject businesses to civil and criminal liability, Missouri Governor Jay Nixon Thursday (6/4...
A woman who was supposed to testify in a domestic assault case didn't. So she's now had an attachment added to her su...
Governor Jay Nixon is proposing that the state provide $20 million in grants next year to colleges that would help more s...
Missouri could carry out executions with firing squads under legislation proposed in the House. Webb City State Representativ...
"Our viewpoint is that you really can't teach people that life is sacred by taking lives."Father J Friedel of S...
Some Kansas GOP state senators say they would consider taking an unpaid break after failing to agree on tax proposals after d...
A state senator who says he was trying to protect law enforcement has instead come under fire from people who think he's ...
Kansas legislators have approved a $131 million budget for the state court system for the fiscal year beginning July 1 to...
Kansas legislators have given final approval to a bill requiring lobbyists to disclose whether any of their activities are fi...
Three people have been arrested for trying to kidnap a Joplin toddler. Lt. Brian Lewis of the Joplin Police Department tells ...
The Missouri Office of Administration is now accepting management contract bids for the Neosho License Office. In the past ye...
The death of 35-year-old Shannon Fonda has been ruled a suicide. You'll remember the woman's body was found in a burn...
A bill that would put new restrictions on people who get welfare benefits passed its first round in the Missouri Senate. The ...
Oklahoma's attorney general has filed an anti-discrimination lawsuit against a Miami restaurant and its owner over allega...
Oklahoma has spent almost $70 million on a program designed to strengthen marriages and lower the state's divorce rat...
The Oklahoma Senate has approved legislation designed to address Oklahoma's escalating domestic violence issues.The Senat...
Now that the 2015 Missouri Legislative session is over, State Representative Charlie Davis has had a chance to look back on w...
The Kansas Supreme Court has cleared the way for additional gay marriages in the state.The court on Tuesday evening (11/18) l...
Republican leaders in the GOP-dominated Kansas Senate have cancelled a debate over raising taxes to close a state budget shor...
The Kansas Department of Corrections met with local local law enforcement officials of southeast Kansas to talk about the cha...
Two people are in custody for trying to rob the Dollar General in Webb City Monday (2/9). Shortly before noon, Police were to...
The second half of the 2014 Missouri legislative session is about to kick off, as lawmakers return to Jefferson City Monday. ...
Governor Mary Fallin is warning Oklahomans to be wary of scams as the new federal online insurance marketplace opens for busi...
Republican leaders in the Oklahoma House and Senate have reached agreement with Governor Mary Fallin on a roughly $7.1 bi...
Missouri House Speaker Tim Jones says lawmakers may take matters into their own hands in an attempt to defend the state's...
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor has issued an order temporarily blocking gay marriage in Kansas.Sotomayor's br...
This was the last day the Jasper County Commission could adopt a budget for the 2014 fiscal year. They did it this afternoon,...
After Missouri Governor Jay Nixon vetoed two pro-life bills in this year's legislative session, that was overwhelmingly s...
The Missouri Senate has quit early on this final day of its session (Friday 5/15), causing the demise of numerous bills. Sena...
Mercy Joplin broke ground today on a new clinic in the village of Airport Drive. Doctor Sean Smith, the physician president o...
Now that right to work legislation has passed in the Missouri House, will it get through the Senate? Webb City State Represen...
Two southwest Missouri men have been indicted in seperate cases for making child pornography. 30-year-old Michael Shane Tyson...
Neosho is having its fourth annual Pet Fair on Saturday (5/16). Neosho spokesman Wes Franklin tells News Talk KZRG about the ...
She's been a nurse for 50 years and the last 37 years with the Joplin City Health Department. Wilma Massey has received a...
The felony child abuse charges filed against a Jasper County man have been dropped. A judge ruled 26-year-old Chance Slaughte...
A Seneca man is facing domestic assault charges after an incident in Joplin Monday morning (1/19). Joplin Police Captain Bob ...
Some Kansas lawmakers want to keep some money from being transferred away from transportation projects amid the state budget ...
Missouri Governor Jay Nixon has signed a $26 billion operating budget for next fiscal year that had been passed by the Le...
With a blast of cold air coming into the Four States this week, your heater is going to get more use. And that means your ene...
Legislation making Oklahoma the fourth state in the nation to require women to wait at least 72 hours before receiving an abo...
Kansas lawmakers are considering increasing the state sales tax as the Legislature gathers proposals to close a looming budge...
45 months is all the time the MissouriHouse and Senateagrees a person should need to get back on their feet and become self-s...
Missouri Governor Jay Nixon has pardoned nine people convicted of nonviolent crimes.Nixon on Monday (12/29) announced the par...
After the May 2011 tornado, the Salvation Army was among many groups that collected money to help the people of Joplin and Du...
Kansas Governor Sam Brownback says he'll join Florida Governor Rick Scott's lawsuit against the Obama administration ...
Friday the 13th may be considered unlucky for some, but for many animals at the Joplin Humane Society, it's their lucky d...
For the second straight year, Oklahoma's budget writers are scrambling to fill a significant shortfall in the state budge...
Governor Mary Fallin is criticizing the federal courts for allowing gay marriage in Oklahoma, saying the decision by the U.S....
Freeman Health System has received a grant of nearly $250,000 to help people understand health insurance requirements und...
A new national report says Oklahoma has the second-highest rate of births among 15- to 19-year-olds in the country.The report...
A Missouri judge is weighing a challenge to Gov. Jay Nixon's order for the state to accept joint tax returns from same-se...
The Joplin City Council got a first look at the budget for the 2014/2015 fiscal year Monday night. Finance Director Leslie Ha...
The Oklahoma House has passed legislation that would make Oklahoma the fourth state in the nation to require women to wait at...
Several hundred advocates and disabled Kansas residents have rallied at the Statehouse for preserving spending on social serv...
A measure to raise the gas tax to fund transportation in Missouri is moving forward after a narrow vote in the Senate.Senator...
Missouri Governor Jay Nixon says he has concerns about a bill that would triple the amount of time Missouri women must wait f...
In April, Webb City voters narrowly voted down a proposal to build a swimming pool. But support for the idea hasn't dried...
The Missouri Legislature has narrowly failed to pass an agriculture bill in the veto session that wrapped up early this morni...
Kansas officials are blaming changes in federal tax policies for lower-than-expected state revenue collections in April.The D...
Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt is telling legislators that defending a new anti-abortion law in court could cost the s...
Missouri Governor Jay Nixon has vetoed legislation that would have required a 72-hour waiting period for women seeking aborti...
Kansas is expected to increase taxes to close a budget shortfall, but Republicans who control the Legislature don't yet a...
Kansas smokers are upset about plans to sharply increase the cigarette tax to help fill a budget hole. Governor Sam Brownback...
Washburn University and The Missouri University of Science and Technology in Rolla is among a dozen campuses added to the gro...
The Missouri Legislature has passed a $26 billion spending plan for next fiscal year.The budget approved Thursday (3/23) ...
New budget-balancing proposals from Kansas Governor Sam Brownback would require hospitals to pay higher fees and capture savi...
Things are hopping these days at the Joplin Humane Society. Shelter manager Lysa Boston tells News Talk KZRG they've got ...
Spring is often a busy time for humane societies. Lysa Boston, shelter manager at the Joplin Humane Society, tells News Talk ...
Killing the death tax. The US House voted Thursday to repeal the estate tax, also known as the death tax. It's a 40 perce...
Oklahoma has become the first state in the U.S. to allow the use of nitrogen gas in carrying out executions.Governor Mary Fal...
Kansas Governor Sam Brownback has signed a bill authorizing $1 billion in bonds to bolster Kansas' pension system for...
Kansas Sen. Pat Roberts says U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius should resign over problems with the ...
Gov. Jay Nixon says Missouri voters should have another chance to vote on gay marriage and that he would vote to allow such u...
Missouri lawmakers have passed a budget that would restore Medicaid benefits cut a decade ago and boost spending on public ed...
Kansas Governor Sam Brownback has signed a bill that specifies several dozen items poor families will not be able to buy with...
A former Joplin postal worker is accused of sexual abuse on the job. Jasper County Prosecutor Dean Dankelson tells News Talk ...
A proposal to raise Missouri's fuel tax for the first time in two decades appears unlikely to move forward this session d...
Lawmakers have passed legislation that would cut the amount of time Missourians can receive welfare benefits.The House on Thu...
Missouri's constitutional ban on gay marriage is being challenged by a lawsuit in Kansas City.The lawsuit was filed by at...
The head of a House subcommittee on child abuse says the top issue he wants to deal with in the 2014 session is how the state...
Governor Sam Brownback says his plan to create 100,000 new private-sector jobs in Kansas over the next four years will also c...
The Oklahoma Senate has overwhelmingly approved a $7.1 billion budget bill that funds state government for the fiscal yea...
The Kansas House has given first-round approval to a bill that would bring the state into a compact with other states hoping ...
A non-profit group in Joplin plans to hold an event to demonstrate hunger in America. Tony Wright with the Economic Security ...
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has blocked expenditures for all 47 budget items on which lawmakers overrode his line-item vetoes.Nix...
Missouri Governor Jay Nixon wants to spend an additional $278-million on education the next fiscal year, but he may have ...
The public would get to decide if the Oklahoma Legislature should dedicate every other year exclusively to writing a budget u...
An Oklahoma state representative says he plans to conduct a legislative study on possibly expanding the state's execution...
A Missouri judge has denied a temporary restraining order in a lawsuit over Governor Jay Nixon's directive to allow legal...
In about a year and a half, Joplin will mark the fifth anniversary of the May 2011 tornado. What should happen that day? A vo...
They call it puppy love, and today through Sunday, the Joplin Humane Society wants you tostop byand fall in love at their Swe...
There's going to be a candlelight vigil tonight (1/6) at Joplin's Spiva Park to encourage Missouri lawmakers to expan...
Helping women who have been victims of domestic violence. That's the goal of Thursday night's (4/16)Take Back The Nig...
A Missouri House panel has once again rejected Gov. Jay Nixon's call to expand Medicaid for about 300,000 people.The Hous...
There's a bill in the Missouri Legislature that would require anyone wanting an abortion to wait 72 hours. Missouri law c...
The body of an Oklahoma inmate who died after a botched execution procedure is being sent to the Dallas County Medical Examin...
A judge in a northeast Kansas county has ordered that county to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples following actions...
Missouridrivers could soon see a six cent gastax increase over the next three years. MoDOT says they need the funds since a t...
Attorneys for the state of Oklahoma say the drugs and procedures used to execute a death row inmate in April do not violate t...
A Kansas House committee has drafted a plan for expanding the state's Medicaid program for the poor and disabled in line ...
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