LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Actress Daniele Watts, who appeared in "Django Unchained," is complaining that she was handcuffed and briefly put in the back of a squad car after a public display of affection with her white companion.
The First Assembly Of God church at Trenton holds a run/walk along with a chili/soup supper Sunday to raise food and money for the community food pantry of Grundy county. Both events are open to everyone.
BLACKSTONE, Mass. (AP) -- The bodies of three infants were found in a Massachusetts house filled with vermin and piled high with soiled diapers, where four other children were removed by authorities last month, a prosecutor said.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - Missouri women seeking abortions will face one of the nation's most stringent waiting periods, after state lawmakers overrode the governor's veto to enact a 72-hour delay that has no exception for rape or incest.
An early second quarter surge by the host Lafayette County Huskers proved to be key on Friday night, as the sixth-ranked squad from Higginsville shutout the Trenton Bulldogs, 42-0, defeating THS for the eighth consecutive season.
(kansascity.com) - An hour after a handcuffed Iowa man drowned in the Lake of the Ozarks, Trooper Anthony Piercy told a supervisor by phone that he might have made mistakes that day and feared for his job.
(yahoo.com) - Twenty-eight preschoolers and two adults mistakenly drank bleach at snack time at a New Jersey day care center on Thursday and were taken to a hospital after some complained their stomachs were burning.
DURHAM, N.C. - A Durham father says a representative for Facebook contacted him Wednesday to offer him an apology and $10,000 worth of ad money after he says the social networking site rejected an ad because it deemed a photo of his 2-month-old son "scary, gory or sensational."
A mother and son in northwest Missouri and a Kansas City, Mo., man have been sentenced in federal court for their roles in a conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine and for illegally possessing firearms.
The Milan softball team went 1-5 over the past week, winning 1 of 4 games at Saturday's Putnam County Tournament, and falling to Schuyler County and North Harrison. Meanwhile, the Wildcat football team has steamrolled its way to a 3-0 record, ready to play at North Shelby on Friday night.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - A woman who tried to hire a hit man to kill her estranged husband and a man who threatened on Facebook to cause "a blood bath" at a high school have agreed to give up their teaching certifications.