Kirkwood mayor set to be released from hospital after shooting

CREVE COEUR — A suburban St. Louis mayor who was shot twice in the head by a disgruntled resident at a city council meeting will be released from the hospital Wednesday.

'Perversion of Justice' film showing at Unitarian Universalist church

The Rev. Melissa Mummert will be present at the showing of her film about prison sentences and their effect on prisoners.

Ethanol fire risks lead officials to push for training

JEFFERSON CITY — The nation's drive toward alternative fuels carries a danger many communities have been to slow to recognize: Ethanol fires are harder to put out than gasoline ones and require a special type of firefighting foam.

Multistate immigration operation nets hundreds of arrests

CHICAGO — Federal immigration officials in Chicago say they've arrested 30 illegal immigrants in Illinois with outstanding deportation orders as part of a multistate operation that included Missouri.

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Senator proposes turning down the heat on delinquent utility customers

Senate Minority Leader Maida Coleman proposed a hot-weather relief rule for those struggling to pay utility bills.

Benton-Stephens residents to discuss proposed long term acute care hospital

A long term acute care hospital has been proposed for the land at the northeast corner of Alfred Street and Old 63. Developers have applied to the city to have the land rezoned.

About half of the candidates for state offices expected to file on first day

Tuesday is the first day candidates can register to run for election. About 350 people are expected to file Tuesday.

Legislators deserve to get paid, if they earn it

Considering all that is asked of them, members of the U.S. House and Senate are a bargain.

Overturning 2006 vote favoring stem cell research is criminal

Missourians voted for stem cell research, but a judge now wants to overturn the 2006 decision.