Federal Reserve officers thwart burglary attempt in Kansas City

A 22-year-old man was arrested Sunday after trying to break into the Federal Reserve Bank in Kansas City using a screwdriver.

12 charged in connection with human trafficking scheme in Missouri

The indictment says the conspiracy was centered around Kansas City, where the perpetrators used local companies including Giant Labor Solutions to obtain labor leasing contracts in 14 states.

UPDATE: Federal grant to air Missouri's Civil War-era cases

The National Endowment for the Humanities $330,000 grant will make thousands of case files containing material on women, African Americans and steamboats available to the public.

Midwest home sales post 10 percent annual decline

The National Association of Realtors reported that existing home sales dropped 4.6 percent nationnally from April 2008 and median sales prices more than 15 percent. The Midwest took a bigger hit.

Missouri Gov. Nixon upholds contract for Highway Patrol radio system

Gov. Jay Nixon's administration rejected protests from Tyco Electronics Ltd., which said it gave a cheaper bid than Motorola Inc. for a new Highway Patrol radio system. 

New commander for New Orleans levee work named

Col. Robert Sinkler takes over from Col. Michael McCormick, who had been in charge since August 2008.

Cool, wet weather cited in decline in Monsanto earnings

The agricultural products company's shares declined Wednesday, contributing to low expectations for third-quarter earnings.