AP Top Missouri Headlines at 8:37 a.m. CDT

Storms with tornadoes possible in Arkansas, Texas, Louisiana
EL DORADO, Ark. (AP) -- The National Weather Service's Storm Prediction Center says there is a risk of severe thunderstorms and possibly tornadoes in southern Arkansas, northern Louisiana, northeastern Texas and western Mississippi....

Missouri Senate votes to up funding for public K-12 schools
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Missouri public K-12 schools appear set to get roughly $48 million more in basic aid next fiscal year after state senators voted Tuesday to bump up funding enough to meet targets called for under state law....

85-year-old woman dies St. Louis County retirement home fire
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- An 85-year-old woman is dead after a fire at a retirement home in north St. Louis County....

Missouri 17-year-old accused as adult in woman's death
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) -- A southwestern Missouri 17-year-old has been charged as an adult in the stabbing death of an 80-year-old woman....

4 more sentenced in multi-million Cerner fraud conspiracy
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Four more people have been sentenced for their roles in a multi-million fraud that involved impersonating employees of North Kansas City-based health information technology company Cerner Corp....