PHOTO GALLERY: Hickman High School prepares for 'White Christmas' production

Hickman High School is preparing to put on its largest musical performance ever.

UPDATE: Dead child found in St. Louis suburb near cemetery

Police said the child has not yet been positively identified, but there are no other reports of missing children in the area.

Police search for missing boy in St. Louis area

Police were using dogs, a helicopter and a tactical team in the search for the boy and had blocked off some streets.

Engineers race to restore Birds Point levee

The Army Corps of Engineers blew three holes in the levee to relieve pressure when the Mississippi River flooding was threatening a nearby town. 

Missouri pedestrian deaths on pace to exceed 2010 total

Last year, 57 pedestrians died in traffic accidents. So far this year, there have been 54 deaths recorded. 

UPDATE: State Supreme Court upholds strip club restrictions

The state Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that sexually themed businesses must follow a 2010 state law that would limit their businesses.

Flores earns Big 12 honors for Missouri women's basketball team

Tigers senior post player Christine Flores was named the Big 12 Conference Player of the Week.

Missouri attorney general wants child sex abuse reporting law expanded

Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster said the recent sex abuse scandal at Pennsylvania State University has exposed differences in sex abuse laws across the country.

Missouri Supreme Court upholds strip club restrictions

The court said there was enough evidence to support the Legislature's belief that the restrictions served a government interest in minimizing negative effects from sexually oriented businesses.

UPDATE: Mom seeks custody of missing Kansas City baby's half brother

The mother of an 8-year-old boy, whose father is also the father of missing Kansas City baby Lisa Irwin, is filing a motion for temporary custody.

Dave Spence to run for Missouri governor

A St. Louis businessman has put his name into the primary race for the Republican spot in the 2012 gubernatorial election.

Missouri softball team signs two recruits

Emily Crane, from Troy, Mo., and Sarah Moore, from Chino, Calif., will join the team next season.

Missouri economic development director stepping down

David Kerr cited a desire to spend more time with his family after working for 35 years in the public and private sectors.

Occupy St. Louis: Loss of tents has hurt protest

Occupy St. Louis was moved out of Kiener Plaza after the city cited the fact that protestors were breaking the park's 10 p.m curfew.

NASA grows audience, credibility through tweetups

NASA has turned to Twitter as a way to stay alive in the public's imagination and tell people about new research and projects. 

WHAT OTHERS SAY: Thanksgiving turkey is the deficit reduction supercommittee

The divide between Republicans and Democrats on wealth distribution will most likely prevent the deficit reduction supercommitte from finding any sort of solution to the debt problem.

WHAT OTHERS SAY: Deficit reduction supercommittee is the best hope

After a rough summer debate on the debt ceiling, a tri-partisan committee from the House and Senate was formed to come up with solutions by Nov. 23. There's still hope this effort will be successful.

Occupy St. Louis case in court

A preliminary injunction is set to be filed by members of Occupy St. Louis after they were kicked out of Kiener Plaza for violating the 10 p.m. curfew.

Mom seeks custody of missing Kansas City baby's half-brother

Lisa Irwin's half-brother's mother is seeking temporary custody.