Trial opens in ambush killing of Missouri trooper

The prosecutor called the accused a "coward" who shot the state trooper in the back in 2005, while the defense attorney argued the wrong man is on trial.

Gov. Nixon's children's health care plan rejected after lawmakers approve bill

The $312 million midyear spending bill was approved Tuesday and is now heading to Nixon.

Nixon's small business loan program takes first step

His proposal would use $2 million from the finance board to establish a loan pool that could provide up to $25,000 each to businesses with five employees or fewer.

FBI examines school computer in hacking theft

$196,000 was stolen from the Carl Junction school district after a computer virus enabled cyber thieves to access the district account.

Culver-Stockton College cuts summer tuition

The school will triple the number of classes offered and will reduce tuition by almost 40 percent.

Man found dead in Paris, Missouri

Four suspects have been taken into custody.

Woman uses fake ID to get breast implants, liposuction

Yvonne Pampellone faces charges of commercial burglary, grand theft and identity theft.

Parrot honored for warning babysitter of choking child

Willie, a Quaker parrot, was honored with a Red Cross Animal Lifesaver Award.

Police: Woman handcuffed self to husband, bit him

Helen Sun, 37, had changed the locks on their bedroom door and handcuffed herself to her estranged husband as he slept.