Report: Quality Jobs program creates few jobs

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch said that a review of state records showed that the Quality Jobs program has created 2,373 new jobs since 2005 — far below the 22,000 figure frequently used by politicians in both parties to describe the program's success.

Missouri town passes marijuana ordinance by phone-in votes

Earlier this month, Cliff Village leaders passed an ordinance legalizing medical marijuana by phoning in their votes in what was intended as a special meeting. Some residents of the southwest Missouri village are criticising the mayor for calling such a meeting without posting a notice, which is required by Missouri's Sunshine Law.

More than 100 arrested at Mardi Gras in St. Louis

St. Louis police haven't released a final tally, but more than 100 people were arrested Saturday at the event in the city's Soulard area.

Missouri Agriculture Department seizes grain-shipping business

A northeast Missouri trucking company and grain elevator has had its license suspended and owes area farmers and other sellers at least $1 million, state regulators allege in court records.