Amber Alert: Police in Bolivar investigating missing 3-year-old
Police in Bolivar are investigating what they are calling a parental kidnapping Friday afternoon.
Police say Jamil K. Hanson was last seen southbound on North Sunset with his child Jaden Hanson. The boy is three-years-old. Police say Hanson was driving a small white passenger car with tinted windows. The license plate is CJ7-D0K.
If you know anything about the boy's whereabouts, call 911.
Missouri man enraged over his taxes accused of attacking H&R Block worker
A St. Louis County man is accused of choking an H&R Block worker after apparently becoming enraged about his tax situation.
Police in Kirkwood say 53-year-old Michael Earl Wright knocked the tax preparation company employee to the ground in an attack on Monday in Kirkwood. Wright is charged with misdemeanor assault and does not have a listed attorney.
Police say the victim had minor injuries but did ...
Missouri gets high marks for developing trade
Missouri gets high marks for helping its small businesses do business beyond our borders. Gov. Jay Nixon announced Friday that a U.S. Small Business Administration report found Missouri to be among the top performing states participating in the State Trade and Export Promotion Grant Program (STEP), a pilot program launched in 2010 to help businesses engage in exporting activities.
“By getting more Missouri goods on the ...
Arkansas lawmakers advance $5B budget bill
Arkansas lawmakers have endorsed a $5 billion budget bill that boosts funding for public schools and prisons and sets aside $19 million in rainy day funds for the state.
The Joint Budget Committee on Friday advanced identical versions of the budget bill, formally known as the proposed Revenue Stabilization Act. The measures are set to go before the House and Senate next week.
The legislation closely mirrors ...
Detectives: Man traveled far to scam elderly people in Baxter County
A man from Texarkana in far southwest Arkansas is charged with scamming two elderly people here in Baxter County. Investigators believe James Fisher, 34, took a large amount of cash from the victims for doing little or no work for them.
The first incident was reported to the Baxter County Sheriff’s Department last Nov. 15. A woman reported she suspected her 90-year-old mother, who lives on ...
Arkansas Governor Beebe signs into law 'private option' plan
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - Gov. Mike Beebe has signed into law a measure reauthorizing Arkansas' compromise Medicaid expansion for another year.
Beebe on Friday signed the budget bill for the "private option" plan that was approved last year as an alternative to expanding Medicaid under the federal health law.
Through the private option, Arkansas is using federal Medicaid funds to purchase private insurance for ...