The Mexico Ledger - Mexico, MO
Updated Oct 17, 2015 at 11:46 AM

Sixteen children and a handful of their mothers found the only door to their library room blocked by a man who held hunting knives in each hand as he screamed, "I’m going to kill some people!"Dustin Brown, 19, specifically wanted to kill children Tuesday at Morton Public Library in Morton, Illinois, he said after the would-be victims escaped safely.

Posted Oct 16, 2015 at 4:18 PM

I got into an online discussion the other day, slammed someone down hard, felt first smug, then kind of bad.

Updated Oct 16, 2015 at 2:09 PM

(NewsUSA) - NewsusaInfographic - Millennials are so financially...

Updated Oct 16, 2015 at 1:16 PM

Hitch up your best white leather boots -- The Knick is back. As it was in its first season, the...

Updated Oct 16, 2015 at 1:08 PM

Dave Granlund cartoon on Joe Biden.

Updated Oct 16, 2015 at 12:59 PM

A resident doctor from UCLA was returning home from her honeymoon when she found herself delivering a baby mid-flight. 

Updated Oct 16, 2015 at 12:44 PM

By Megan MyersStaff WriterKeeping the greens at Mexico Country Club’s golf course looking, well, green has been no easy task this summer for Don Newbrough, the course’s assistant superintendant.

Updated Oct 16, 2015 at 12:35 PM

At approximately 8:01 p.m. Wednesday, Mexico Public Safety responded to the 100 block of South Alabama in reference to an unwanted subject.  Responding personnel were told that a young black male came to a home asking for...

Updated Oct 16, 2015 at 12:33 PM

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