Alyssa Bustamante is charged with first-degree murder in the killing of 9-year-old Elizabeth Olten on Oct. 21.
Republican Cynthia Davis is sponsoring a bill in the Missouri House of Representatives to effectively block change made to Missouri's health care options from federal legislation.
No injuries have been reported after police say a student pointed a gun at a teacher during class.
MidwayUSA is one of five U.S. organizations to receive the 2009 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award for small businesses. The news was announced Monday.
An attorney for Alyssa Bustamante entered a not guilty plea on her behalf Tuesday to first-degree murder and armed criminal action in the Oct. 21 killing of 9-year-old Elizabeth Olten.
Parts of Iowa, Nebraska, Wisconsin and Minnesota have had blizzard warnings issued. In Columbia, less than an inch of snow and sleet accumulation is expected.
The cousin and assistant road manager of rock veteran Bruce Springsteen died from an accidental drug overdose on Oct. 26 in Kansas City.
The men were among the 26 arrested in July when federal agents seized more than 500 dogs.
A new section of railroad track near California, Mo., is intended to reduce delays for Amtrak passenger trains traveling between St. Louis and Kansas City by nearly 17 percent annually.