Nixon wants 100 residents to recruit Missouri officials

The "citizen advisers" will look in their own neighborhoods for candidates to serve in the governor's administration.

Former St. Louis police officer charged with aggravated battery

An Illinois grand jury indicted a former St. Louis police officer and cleared a Pontoon Beach officer after two people were shot outside a bar.

K.C. mayor settles his portion of lawsuit

Kansas City Mayor Mark Funkhouser paid former aide Ruth Bates a $30,000 settlement. Bates sued the mayor, his wife and the city, alleging racial discrimination, harassment and retaliation.

Fenton officials support auto industry bailout

While the Fenton plant idles, a Canadian plant is flourishing, which is one reason the mayor of Fenton is calling for help.

Female offenders moved to new Missouri prison

The Missouri Department of Corrections said the transfer was completed early Friday, more than two years after ground was broken on the 1,636-inmate facility. The women were transferred from the 121-year-old Chillicothe prison, which held 525 prisoners.

MoDOT says 34 projects could be awarded with stimulus money

The Missouri Department of Transportation has 34 projects that could be awarded in 180 days if Congress passes an economic stimulus project with money for infrastructure improvements.

Gov. Blunt to join board of auto salvage company

The company's proxy statement says its directors are paid $50,000 a year and are eligible to receive company stock.