Missouri had 36 more meth incidents in the first three months of this year than in the first three months of last year. The state has the largest number of meth incidents in the country.
Minnesota Republican Norm Coleman will be the keynote speaker at the conference hosted by the nonprofit group American Issues Project.
Officials said Missouri revenue is down 5 percent and could fall to around 6 percent below the 2008 level by the end of the budget year.
Dale Helmig, who is serving a life sentence for the 1993 murder of his mother, is asking the Missouri Supreme Court for an order that would allow the defense to test evidence for DNA.
Missouri continues to lead the nation, by a wide margin, in methamphetamine lab busts, despite a law making it harder to buy the ingredients needed to manufacture the drug.
The list, which details the location of U.S. nuclear sites and what is being done there, was published May 6 as a transimission from the president to Congress.
Gov. Jay Nixon awarded a contract to run the Lee's Summit driver's license fee office to James Montee, the ex-husband of State Auditor Susan Montee. Mike Smith, the former operator, says he is "blown away" by the decision.
The court agreed to hear a defense appeal to readmit three witnesses, extending the case into at least next week, a defense lawyer said.
Stephen S. Miller and Sally Miller, ChemNutra and two Chinese companies were indicted in February 2008 on charges of bringing wheat gluten tainted with the chemical melamine into the U.S., which was then sold to pet food makers.
At its peak, about 50,000 AmerenUE customers lost power.
The new Missouri group is patterned after the national organization Emily's List.
A South Dakota school district stopped using a logo that resembled MU's tiger and chose instead to merge several of the dozens of art submissions made by students and teachers into a new image.
Fixes include improvements to heating and cooling systems, and the reinstallation of the home's historic wallpaper.
Workers are expected to brace a concrete wall around the roof to withstand earthquakes, among other plans.
A 23-year-old man was arrested Tuesday and charged with second-degree murder in the death of his mother. Her body was found at least three days after she was beaten to death.
In the hot hours before rain fell Tuesday, Mill Creek parents threw a surprise block party for their kids to celebrate the last day of school and the beginning of summer vacation.