Man is accused of killing toddler by repeatedly striking him with belt, hand
A man charged with killing a 2-year-old boy in Willow Springs made his first court appearance on the charges on Monday morning. Jamie Curnutt, 32, is in the Howell County jail in lieu of a $1 million bond.
Willow Springs went to Curnutt's home on Friday morning, shortly before noon, after the boy's mother made a 9-1-1 call because the boy was gurgling and barely breathing. ...
Yearwood, Santana will perform at World Series
Trisha Yearwood and Carlos Santana are among the musicians set to perform the national anthem during the World Series.
Major League Baseball says Yearwood will sing "The Star-Spangled Banner" before Game 1 on Tuesday when the San Francisco Giants play the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City.
Santana will perform an instrumental rendition of the national anthem with his son before Game 4 on ...
25 years later: Recalling the firestorm over 'The Normal Heart' production
It was the fall of 1989, and the eyes of the nation were on Springfield. A firestorm has been ignited by opponents of a student performance at Southwest Missouri State University, now Missouri State University.
The theater department was putting on a play 'The Normal Heart,' which depicted the struggles of a gay community during the early days of the HIV-AIDS epidemic.
Jean Dixon, a Republican state ...
Marshfield parents are frustrated with school board over teacher charged with sex crime
Johnna Feazell, 46,, a Marshfield teacher of 15 years, received two notices from the school last year citing her for improper contact with a student. Last Friday, Feazell was charged with sexually abusing that 16-year old girl.
At the school board meeting on Monday night, parents voiced their frustration about Feazell's past and why she was still employed at the school for as long as she ...
World Series notebook: Giants have been here before
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The San Francisco Giants have been here before, winning the 2010 and 2012 World Series.
The Kansas City Royals have not been to this biggest baseball stage since 1985 when they defeated the St. Louis Cardinals in seven games. That was also the last time the Royals were in the playoffs, so most of their players are postseason neophytes.
"I can imagine ...
13 injured in Missouri school bus collision
LEE'S SUMMIT, Mo. (AP) — Police in suburban Kansas City say one girl suffered serious injuries and 12 others had minor injuries after a collision involving a school bus carrying a high school volleyball team.
The accident happened around 4:15 p.m. Monday near Lee's Summit West High School, where the team from Raymore-Peculiar High School was scheduled to play in a tournament.
Police said 20 girls and ...