Election returns certified Tuesday by the secretary of state's office show that Republican John McCain won Missouri by 3,903 votes — or 0.13 percentage point. This marks the first presidential election since 1956 in which Missouri's winner did not win the presidency.
Despite having insurance offered to them by the Missouri Farm Bureau, the price may be as costly as other private insurance, leaving self-employed farmers and their families fighting for health care.
A Missouri man died from rabies after being bitten by a bat. This is the state's first human death from rabies since 1959.
Crystal Dominguez found a new place on the Stephens College girls' basketball team after her fourth concussion.
An alderman said Tuesday he is frustrated with police's response to crime in north St. Louis.
Two St. Louis-based coal companies, along with Ameren Corp., are joining forces with Washington University to form the Consortium for Clean Coal Utilization, the university's chancellor announced Tuesday.
Preschool-age children were denied enrollment in a before- and after-school care program after a state inspection showed lead at their school.
A former staffer is suing because she said she was paid less than her peers and because the mayor's wife used racial slurs around her.
After reporting an $833 million surplus this summer, the state drew lower-than-expected tax revenues and now anticipates a deficit by the end of June 2009.
The Columbia Police are looking for three men in connection with an attempted first-degree burglary that occurred early Tuesday morning on Anthony Street, according to a Police Department news release.
A 21-year-old MU student was arrested on suspicion of three counts of possession with intent to distribute a controlled substance and one count of possession of drug paraphernalia.
The residents said they have suffered health issues and that family and friends have refused to visit them because of the hog farm.
Attorneys on both sides laid out their case in the murder retrial of former Columbia police officer Steven Rios, who is accused of killing Jesse Valencia in 2004.
Turning on the TV provides hours of family stereotypes, often with the woman of the house portrayed as the ruler of the roost. But research from the Pew Center and stories from mid-Missouri homes suggest it's a bit more complicated.
City Council voted unanimously on Monday to replace the Columbia Terminal Railroad (COLT) crossing at U.S. 63 with a loan from the Electric Utility fund.
Columbia community members participated in World AIDS Day as they walked down College Avenue with fistfuls of helium-filled balloons on Monday evening. World AIDS Day is celebrated annually around the globe on Dec. 1 to raise awareness of HIV/AIDS.
The Kewpies beat Warrensburg at the Dairy Queen Shootout in Marshall.
Eric Feltner was sentenced to 10 days in jail for violating probation on a pornography conviction. Feltner was found accessing the Internet for personal use, and one of the terms of his probation was that he not use the Internet except for business purposes.
Adolph Belt Jr., a retired state trooper, was found liable for running the red light in municipal court in September and fined $100. He has filed a lawsuit challenging the city of Springfield over its use of red-light cameras.
Emily Altom's son, Ethan Patrick Williams, died after being hopitalized with an infection. Charges of voluntary manslaughter against her and Michael Altom will be dropped.