Hearing scheduled for Elizabeth Olten murder suspect

Alyssa Bustamante is charged with first-degree murder in the killing of 9-year-old Elizabeth Olten on Oct. 21.

Missouri Republicans fight health care reform

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.

Shots fired at Virginia community college, police say

No injuries have been reported after police say a student pointed a gun at a teacher during class.

MidwayUSA set to receive national award

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.

Bustamante pleads not guilty in Elizabeth Olten slaying

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.

Big storm targets Midwest with snow, wind

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.

Autopsy finds overdose killed Springsteen's cousin

The cousin and assistant road manager of rock veteran Bruce Springsteen died from an accidental drug overdose on Oct. 26 in Kansas City.

4 Missouri men sentenced to prison in dogfighting case

The men were among the 26 arrested in July when federal agents seized more than 500 dogs.

New track aimed at reducing Amtrak delays in Missouri

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.