Witness says men by Heitholt's body weren't Ferguson or Erickson

The testimony came Wednesday in a hearing in Boone County Circuit Court for Ryan Ferguson, who is seeking a retrial for the murder of Heitholt.

UPDATE: Soil shift causes water main break; precautionary boil order in effect

Columbia Water and Light issued a boil order affecting approximately 700 households in Thornbrook and Millcreek Manor subdivisions

2 people reported wounded in shooting at mall in Florissant

Reports say two people are critically wounded after the shooting at Jamestown Mall in suburban St. Louis, which happened around 12:45 p.m. Wednesday.

State audit criticizes Ag Department over legal bill

The audit says the department used the wrong fund to settle sexual harassment claims between the department and a former employee.

Sale of Anheuser-Busch would make Boulevard Brewing No. 1 in Mo.

The Kansas City domestic-craft brewer would be the largest beer maker based in Missouri.

Panel falls off plane in flight

The panel took a chunk out of Missouri 94 shortly after takeoff from Lambert Airport in St. Louis. No one was hurt.

Former Cameron manufacturing plant becomes focus of brain tumor investigation

The Environmental Protection Agency and the Missouri Department of Natural Resources took samples of the residue, called slag, and of stone, soil and water from waste sites at Rockwool.

Federal judge in Missouri rules lethal injections constitutional

The ruling by U.S. District Judge Fernando Gaitan in Kansas City presumably opens the door for executions to resume after nearly three years.

Current trade policies need changes to return trade efficiency to U.S.

The increasing trend of business closures and job cutting in Missouri is a direct effect of current U.S. trade policies.

‘Welfare’ is a misused term

The Monday article ‘Circles Help People Looking To Get Out of Poverty’ says the Temporary Assistance for Program for needy families was formerly known as welfare. But "welfare" is a generic term, not the name of a real program.