Ford faces new trial in Missouri trooper's death

The Missouri Supreme Court granted a retrial Tuesday in the case of a state trooper who died in his Ford Crown Victoria after it exploded in a crash.

Missouri man flees police, shoots himself

On Tuesday, a man being chased by the Missouri State Highway Patrol for making threats in an Osage County Courthouse shot himself  after being ejected from his motorcycle, the Highway Patrol said.

Missouri gets last grant installment for laid off autoworkers

The U.S. Labor Department gave Missouri more than $770,000 Tuesday as the final installment of a grant meant to help employees recently laid off by the auto industry. The grant, approved April 2008, amounts to just over $1.73 million.

Police think recent robberies may be connected

Police think three recent robberies – two at homes and one outside Domino's Pizza- may have been commited by the same group of suspects.

Execution date set for St. Louis County Courthouse shooter

The Missouri Supreme court set an execution date for Kenneth Baumruk who was convicted in a 1992 shooting rampage at the St. Louis County Courthouse.

Archer Daniels Midland's third-quarter profit drops 98 percent

The Decatur, Ill.-based company said its profit fell to $8 million, or a penny per share, in the three months ending March 31.

Central Missouri Community Action group to train parents on basic health care

The training, for parents of children who attend Head Start programs, will teach how to recognize a fever and appropriately measure medicine, as well as provide parents a resource manual.

Alaska man suspected of walking naked on bike path

Joseph Vance Arabie faces an indecent exposure charge on suspicion that walked naked on a bike path, Alaska state troopers say.

Search resumes for missing 3-year-old in Arcadia

The blond toddler, about 3 feet tall and weighing 35 pounds, was wearing a dark blue shirt and a pull-up diaper when he left his rural southeast Missouri home Monday morning.

Plea deal for Fenton man accused of killing neighbor

Investigators say that the Fenton man beat and fatally stabbed his neighbor before setting fire to the apartment building in an attempt to cover up the crime.

Application to use old federal building in Cape Girardeau as homeless shelter

The Rev. Larry Rice said Monday he has made formal application to obtain the former federal building. Under federal law, an application to use a surplus federal building as a homeless shelter has priority over other potential uses.