A man accused of murdering and beheading a 3-year-old girl says it wasn't a premeditated act.
Democrat Judy Baker and Republican Blaine Luetkemeyer's joint appearance Monday at a community in Hallsville was the first since each won the August primary race in the 9th Congressional District.
370 animals were rescued from a single property during an August raid in southwest Missouri.
The state Conservation Commission voted in September to remove the bald eagle, barn owl and western fox snake from the state endangered list. That decision takes effect after a 30-day public comment period.
Authorities say the 18-year-old was trying to catch up with friends when he slipped off a cliff at Cliff Cave Park in south St. Louis County.
After serving time for his first robbery in 2003, John Pogue will be serving 12 years in prison for doing it again.
The replacement will come from inside the system and will be decided by the St. Louis Board of Police Commissioners by next week.
The St. Louis-based invites people vote on its website the best 'stache of the country. The 16 finalists include Libertarian presidential candidate Bob Barr, New York Yankees first baseman Jason Giambi and former baseball MVP Keith Hernandez.
The Missouri woman and her four children, ages 7, 10, 12 and 15, were found at an Olympia, Wash., motel. The children were safe and are now in protective custody.