Clemons' parents ask Missouri governor to cancel execution

The parents of condemned prisoner Reginald Clemons are asking Gov. Jay Nixon to spare his life.

Missouri, Kansas inmates' TIPS Hotline calls blocked

Prison officials were unaware that calls to a tips hot line were blocked for nearly a year. The problem apparently stemmed from TIPS Hotline call takers blocking a detention facility call this past July. 

7-Eleven experiences 13th robbery in 18 months

Police say the 7-Eleven store on Wornall Road in Kansas City has been robbed 13 times in the past 18 months, including twice in May.

Trial set for 78-year-old suspect in meth case

A Silex woman is charged with production of a controlled substance and endangering the welfare of a child. Her trial date is set for Sept. 14.

About $125 million in financing sought for St. Louis airport

St. Louis officials want about $125 million for improvements to Lambert Airport as part of its project to modernize.

McCaskill plans hearing on disputed State Department contract

U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill of Missouri, who chairs the Senate Subcommittee on Contracting Oversight, said she wants to know whether U.S. Embassy employees in Afghanistan were put at risk.

Nixon signs tax-break bill aimed at helping Missouri businesses

Gov. Nixon said the law will expand tax incentives and should result in a $14.5 million tax cut for small businesses.

Rams' final minicamp starts Thursday

The St. Louis Rams will hold practices in Rams Park three days this week.

3 suspected of vandalizing parts of Churchill memorial in Fulton

Vandals spray-painted the historic Church of St. Mary the Virgin at Westminster College, where Winston Churchill delivered a speech in 1946.

Full navigation season predicted for Missouri River

The season runs from April 1 to Dec. 1 at the river's mouth in St. Louis.

More military-backed public schools appearing in U.S.

The U.S. Marine Corps is leading the trend and is in talks with at least six districts about opening schools in which students would take military classes and wear a uniform.

Mike Anderson to help athletes train for global sporting events

The Missouri basketball coach will work with players training for events such as the World University Games.