The U.S. unemployment rate continued to climb in the month of June, reaching a 26-year high of 9.5 percent. Economists are conflicted about how long it will be before that number starts to go down.
Missouri mother Lori Drew's case has been called the nation's first cyberbullying trial. Prosecutors say Drew sought to humiliate neighbor Megan Meier using the social networking site MySpace and sending flirtatious messages to the girl in his name. Meier later committed suicide.
The legislation establishes a highway designation program to honor those killed in Iraq or Afghanistan since the Sept. 11 attacks as well as allows veterans' service organizations to bury unclaimed remains, and to honor those who help wounded veterans.
The Rhode Island town of Bristol has the longest history in the nation of celebrating Independence Day — a history with as much controversy as proud symbolism.
Jackson County Judge Ann Mesle refused the dismissal of a discrimination lawsuit filed by Ruth Bates against Kansas City and Mayor Mark Funkhouser. The former mayoral aide is alleging that Funkhouser's wife made sexually offensive comments.
After driving into a pond and being rescued, a woman was arrested in Poplar Bluff on suspicion of auto theft.
The Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra, the second-oldest orchestra in the nation, is declaring a successful season in terms of attendance and ticket sales.
Traffic light cameras in Kansas City are making good money from tickets, but not enough to pay the police officers tracking the traffic violators.
St. Louis roadwork along Interstate 64 could be completed before the end-of-the-year deadline.