Wagner Mateo, a 16-year-old top prospect from the Dominican Republic, was invited to Busch Stadium on Monday to take batting practice and experience the big leagues firsthand. Mateo received a $3.1 million bonus from the Cardinals earlier this month.
Dr. Mark Manary, of St. Louis Children's Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine, is now working with scientists from the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center to use biotechnology to fortify crops.
Chris Ogbonnaya, a seventh-round draft pick, has signed with the St. Louis Rams, the team said Monday. Ogbonnaya attended the University of Texas at Austin.
The farms in Greene County will be honored Aug. 2 as part of the Missouri Century Farm Program, which recognizes farms that are still productive and have been in the same family for at least 100 years.
Tim Klein, chief operating officer of National Beef Packing Co. LLC, has been promoted to CEO of the company. Klein has worked for National Beef since 1997.
In south St. Louis, a man has been posing as a Laclede Gas worker to gain entry to the homes of victims ranging in age from 80 to 92.
The bomb squad disposed of the 89-year-old woman's grenade, which was believed by authorities to be from World War II.
The anti-abortion activist accused of fatally shooting late-term abortion doctor George Tiller in May pleaded not guilty Tuesday after ushers at the church where Tiller was killed testified that they saw him open fire on the doctor. Suspect Scott Roeder has said homicide is justified as a means of stopping abortions.
Officials in economically ailing Kansas say their latest comprehensive transportation plan is key to the state's recovery.
Gov. Jay Nixon's controversial appointments could lead to a dispute when the Senate reconvenes next year.
With Tuesday's announcement of a $483 million acquisition of prepaid cell phone giant Virgin Mobile, Sprint Nextel Corp. is focusing on the fast-growing market for inexpensive, convenient prepaid mobile service.
A second usher at abortion doctor George Tiller's church, where Tiller was fatally shot in May, testified Tuesday about the shooting and about suspect Scott Roeder's threats against the ushers who tried to stop him.
The man suspected of fatally shooting late-term abortion provider George Tiller in May at Tiller's church pleaded not guilty Tuesday. He will be tried in September.