Missouri primary votes now official, recounts possible

Blunt and Carnahan are official nominees for the U.S. Senate.

Worker dies in forklift accident in Kansas City

A forklift operator died in an accident at a National Archives facility Tuesday morning.

Southeast Missouri businessman named to judge discipline panel

The panel is responsible for recommending to the Missouri Supreme Court when judges or lawyers in the state should be removed from cases for mental disabilities or disciplined for misconduct.

PHOTO GALLERY: A traveling carnival sets up in downtown Columbia

The Wade Shows carnival will operate on South Providence Road, near Broadway in the old Osco Drug parking lot, starting Thursday and ending Sunday.

Hickman softball team rallies to win opener

The Hickman girls softball team came from behind to win its season opener Tuesday evening 6-5 over visiting Boonville.

GUEST COMMENTARY: Why you should vote to ban Tasers

Tasers are simply too dangerous to be used as an effective law enforcement tool.

Daniel Boone Regional Library launches mobile website

The newly developed version of the site offers information on library hours, locations, news and programs in a first effort by the library to target users of mobile devices.





Gators found in non-traditional northern waters

Alligators are showing up far from their traditional southern habitats after escaping or being dumped by their owners, which is causing death to the reptiles.

FBI: Robbery might be work of serial robber

Serial robbery suspected of three bank robberies in the St. Louis area.

St. Louis man admits fatal shooting over pizza

The 20-year-old pleaded guilty and was sentenced to 25 years in prison.

5 years later, Amanda Jones' family wants answers

Amanda Jones, of Hillsboro in Jefferson County, disappeared on Aug. 14, 2005. She was nine months pregnant at the time and was last seen on her way to meeting the man she believed was the father of her unborn baby.


Missouri teen sentenced to 60 years in guardian's death

John W. Wilfong, 18, of Patton, was sentenced Monday for the Dec. 30, 2008, death of 48-year-old Pamela Ackman, the Southeast Missourian reported. Wilfong had pleaded guilty to second-degree murder and armed criminal action for shooting Ackman at her home in Bollinger County.

Seven arrested in Missouri meth lab bust

Police in Jefferson County arrested seven people in a DeSoto home in which they found a meth lab.

Chesterfield mayor to lead Metro

Three-term mayor John Nations will now serve as president of the St. Louis-area transit agency.

Missouri River race gets under way after monthlong delay

After being delayed nearly a month by high water and fast currents, the Missouri River 340 race has begun.

Missouri's attorney general: Craigslist should drop adult services

Several state attorneys general, including Missouri, are demanding that Craigslist remove its adult services section because they can't block potentially illegal ads.

Missouri attorney general asks Craigslist to remove adult ads

Missouri joins 16 other states in asking Craigslist to uphold its pledge to better police its site for illegal sex ads.