The Missouri House on Tuesday voted 109-45 to approve a bill that would require drug tests for recipients of the federal Temporary Assistance for Needy Families. Democrats questioned the measure, saying it violates the Fourth Amendment.
Columbia residents commented at a public meeting on a proposed "bike boulevard" that would close the median of College Avenue between Windsor and Ash streets.
The Rock Bridge girls soccer team lost 1-0 to Helias in overtime Wednesday at Rock Bridge.
Hickman sophomore Victoria Jackson won the long jump and was second in the 100-meter high hurdles and triple jump Wednesday at the 30-team Glendale Track & Field Invitational in Springfield, Mo.
The Rock Bridge boys golf team placed fifth at the William Woods Invitational on Wednesday at Tangelwood Golf Course in Fulton.
A Canadian man who stole a plane and landed in Missouri did not show hostile intent, a North American Aerospace Defense Command spokesman said.
The $2.4 million grant from the U.S. Department of Labor will help fund workforce development services for former industrial workers in southern parts of the state.
Missouri General Assembly supports initial provision of a crime bill that will ban sex offenders from loitering in parks or coaching sports teams with minors. There is some debate whether the rule should apply to foreign courts.
Republican Sen. Kurt Schaefer says his district has been bombarded by untrue robo-calls opposing the bill and accused Republican Sen. Jason Crowell of being involved in the campaign.
Winfied mayor Harry Stonebraker was re-elected Tuesday, a month after his death. Stonebraker died of a heart attack at 69 on March 11. A mayor will be appointed to serve until a special election in April 2010.
Senate debate has begun on a bill that would allow AmerenUE to pass the financing costs of a new reactor at its Callaway plant on to current utility customers.
Dustin Fernow could face new charges after running out of a courtroom Monday. Fernow was on probation for burglary.
Nadya Suleman said in a magazine interview that the money she used to pay for her first babies came from working 16-hour days as a psychiatric technician and from an inheritance.