Kansas City http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Overland Park Shooting Suspect Had History Of Anti-Semitism http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/overland-park-shooting-suspect-had-history-anti-semitism <p>Johnson County District Attorney said Monday that Frazier Glenn Cross, also known as F. Glenn Miller, could be charged with murder as early as Tuesday. In addition to state charges, U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom said that Cross could also face federal hate crimes charges, but those will be taken to a grand jury. Authorities said that their investigation was focused on Cross and they were not seeking any other suspects.</p> Mon, 14 Apr 2014 16:05:26 +0000 Susan Hegger 35274 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Overland Park Shooting Suspect Had History Of Anti-Semitism Chappelle-Nadal Calls For Nicastro's Resignation http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/chappelle-nadal-calls-nicastros-resignation <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A Missouri State senator has filed a remonstrance that calls for the immediate resignation of Elementary and Secondary Education Commissioner Chris </span>Nicastro.</p> Tue, 14 Jan 2014 22:19:35 +0000 Marshall Griffin 33012 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Chappelle-Nadal Calls For Nicastro's Resignation Pre-Filed Bill Seeks To Curb Thousands Of Potential Student Transfers In Kansas City http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/pre-filed-bill-seeks-curb-thousands-potential-student-transfers-kansas-city <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A proposal to circumvent thousands of potential student transfers in the Kansas City area may be considered by the Missouri General Assembly next year.</span></p> Wed, 11 Dec 2013 23:11:26 +0000 Marshall Griffin 32168 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Pre-Filed Bill Seeks To Curb Thousands Of Potential Student Transfers In Kansas City Mo. Court Upholds Student Transfer Law In Kansas City Case Similar To St. Louis http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/mo-court-upholds-student-transfer-law-kansas-city-case-similar-st-louis <div><p><em>Updated 5:06 p.m. with statement from Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education&nbsp;</em></p><p>The Missouri Supreme Court&nbsp;<a href="http://www.kansascity.com/2013/12/10/4683430/missouri-supreme-court-upholds.html">has again upheld&nbsp;</a>a law requiring unaccredited school districts to pay for students who chose to attend elsewhere.</p> Tue, 10 Dec 2013 21:50:46 +0000 The Associated Press & Kelsey Proud 32128 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Mo. Court Upholds Student Transfer Law In Kansas City Case Similar To St. Louis Two Mo. Lawmakers Call on DESE Commissioner Nicastro To Resign http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/two-mo-lawmakers-call-dese-commissioner-nicastro-resign <p>Two members of the Missouri General Assembly are calling on <a href="http://dese.mo.gov/">Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE)</a> <a href="http://dese.mo.gov/commissioner/commissioner.htm">Commissioner Chris Nicastro</a>&nbsp;to resign.</p> Tue, 26 Nov 2013 23:18:18 +0000 Marshall Griffin 31759 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Two Mo. Lawmakers Call on DESE Commissioner Nicastro To Resign Kansas City Schools Remain Unaccredited http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/kansas-city-schools-remain-unaccredited <p>Public schools in Kansas City, Missouri, will remain unaccredited.</p> Tue, 22 Oct 2013 22:45:34 +0000 Marshall Griffin 30862 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Kansas City Schools Remain Unaccredited Mo. Supreme Court Hears KC-Area Lawsuit Challenging Student Transfer Law http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/mo-supreme-court-hears-kc-area-lawsuit-challenging-student-transfer-law <p>The Missouri Supreme Court heard arguments Wednesday in a lawsuit that&#39;s delaying the implementation of the state&#39;s student transfer law in the Kansas City area.</p> Wed, 02 Oct 2013 23:27:26 +0000 Marshall Griffin 30369 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Mo. Supreme Court Hears KC-Area Lawsuit Challenging Student Transfer Law Bonnie and Clyde guns to be auctioned in Missouri http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/bonnie-and-clyde-guns-be-auctioned-missouri <p>Bidders will get a chance later this month to buy two weapons once owned by Bonnie and Clyde.</p><p>A tommy gun and a 12-gauge 1897 Winchester shotgun that were used by the infamous outlaw couple will go up for auction in Kansas City on Jan. 21.</p><p>The<a href="http://bit.ly/zsHMgS "> Joplin Globe reports</a> that the weapons were among those seized during a raid of Bonnie and Clyde&#39;s apartment in Joplin on April 13, 1933. Until recently, the guns were displayed at the Springfield Police Museum.</p> Wed, 04 Jan 2012 15:32:02 +0000 The Associated Press 2786 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Bonnie and Clyde guns to be auctioned in Missouri Morning headlines: Tuesday, December 27, 2011 http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/morning-headlines-tuesday-december-27-2011 <p><strong>Joplin tornado top story in 2011</strong></p><p>The May 22 tornado that killed 161 people and left much of Joplin in ruins was a unanimous choice for The Associated Press&#39; top story in 2011 by editors across the state. That was followed by the intentional breach at Birds Point, which sent water rushing over southeast Missouri farmland in a bid to save&nbsp;the upstream Illinois town of Cairo.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 27 Dec 2011 15:39:04 +0000 Julie Bierach & The Associated Press 2753 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Morning headlines: Tuesday, December 27, 2011 Kansas City schools lose accreditation http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/kansas-city-schools-lose-accreditation <p>Missouri&rsquo;s <a href="http://dese.mo.gov/stateboard/">State Board of Education</a> voted unanimously today to strip<a href="http://www2.kcmsd.net/Pages/default.aspx"> Kansas City schools </a>of their accreditation.</p><p>The reasons for the action include a decline in meeting academic standards and a failure to provide a safe and orderly environment for learning.&nbsp; Chris Nicastro is Commissioner of the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education.</p> Tue, 20 Sep 2011 23:40:36 +0000 Marshall Griffin 2092 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Kansas City schools lose accreditation