Bicycle harassment ordinance passes unanimously

The bicycle harassment ordinance was unanimously passed by the City Council on Monday night. The ordinance makes it a misdemeanor to harass bicyclists by threatening or frightening them in a number of ways.

St. Louis animal shelter gets some grooming

St. Louis' city animal shelter will benefit from a major corporate gift of time, talent and funds aimed at sprucing up its building and grounds.

Missouri man sentenced for West Virginia bank heist

A Rogersville man refered to as the "plaid shirt robber" was sentenced to 20 years in prison for a West Virginia bank robbery.

Large blaze destroys condos at Lake of the Ozarks

The fire that destroyed eight vacation condominiums on the Lake of the Ozarks is believed to have been started by a lightning strike.

St. Louis' Lambert Airport opens two pet-rest areas

Lambert follows several other airports that have created pet-rest areas, Lambert spokesman Jeff Lea said.

Missouri man pleads guilty to killing homeless woman

He was charged with second-degree murder and armed criminal action in the woman's death, which occurred in 2007 at a Springfield homeless camp.

Couple pleads guilty in poisoned pet food case

Sally Qing Miller and her husband, Stephen, pleaded guilty to charges of selling pet food ingredients tainted with a potentially fatal chemical, melamine.

Official: Same-sex partners of federal employees to receive benefits

President Barack Obama, who has received criticism for what some have called a lack of attention to gay rights, is expected to annouce a change to same-sex benefits on Wednesday, a White House official said.