After fighting to win rezoning for his auto shop, Tom Kardon must rezone again to save money to buy inventory. He hopes to use half of his building for an auto parts store and to rent out the other half to a retail business.
Taron Crawford, 26, who was convicted in 2004 in the shooting death of an MU student, was granted a retrial because of ineffective counsel.
John Stull, a former MU football player, pleaded guilty Monday to burglary and possession of marijuana charges and was sentenced to five years in prison. Stull is already serving jail time for a conviction of excessive blood alcohol concentration.
Columbia Public Schools and Boone County face budget shortfalls due to a lower-than-expected increase in property valuations. The higher the assessed value, the more revenue the district receives from property taxes. Roughly 60 percent of the district’s revenue comes from property taxes.
Spending the night at the Jefferson County "bed and breakfast" on July 31 is to cost $50 a person or $90 a couple, with the proceeds benefiting the county's jail maintenance fund.
The Missouri Department of Economic Development reported Tuesday that seasonally adjusted unemployment hit a nearly 26-year high in June. The state shed 7,400 non-farm jobs.
Gov. Jay Nixon on Tuesday released $1.5 million in previously blocked tourism funds for the Tour of Missouri bicycle race. Its potential cancellation had garnered strong criticism from organizers and supporters.
A 47-year-old from Mexico, Mo., won the money from a scratch-off ticket. It was not the first time he has won playing Missouri Lottery games.
Federal agents infiltrated dogfighting rings in several states, leading to the arrest of at least a dozen people and the rescue of about 500 dogs.
A 12-year veteran of dogfighting provided names of associates in several states, including Missouri, contributing to the arrest of 26 people last week.
The release of sections of Gloria Squitiro's journal, in which she expresses frustration with City Council members and mayoral staff, won't delay an employment discrimination lawsuit against the mayor. The trial is scheduled to begin July 27.
Gov. Nixon decided the state would allow funding so the race could continue after freezing $1.5 million in state tourism funding last week. Tour organizers said the freeze had forced cancellation of the race.
Authorities are continuing to search in rough terrain for Robert Peters, who was last seen June 28 at Hidden Valley Campground in Wayne County.