The Army Corps of Engineers announced that repair work on Birds Point levee will be suspended until warmer weather.
Hitchens, a Washington, D.C.-based author, essayist and polemicist who waged verbal and occasional physical battle on behalf of causes left and right, died Thursday night at M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston of pneumonia, a complication of his esophageal cancer.
At Kmart stores across the country, Santa is getting some help: Anonymous donors are paying off strangers' layaway accounts.
On the 200th anniversary of those devastating quakes, some seismologists are warning that the region should be on guard because of the risk that another "Big One" could strike the region within the next 50 years.
Peter Kinder's proposal to suspend the new federal wage standards was rejected, as it was decided that Joplin doesn't need a wage cut at the present time.
Quail hunters and the the Missouri Department of Conservation partner to repopulate Carroll and Caldwell counties with quail.
The pay phone industry in St. Louis is in fast decline as cellphones dominate the telecommunications industry. For 62-year-old Jim Nesselhauf, that decline is the demise of his business.
A Missouri church organized an event that packed more than 600,000 meals for children in Haiti.
Gov. Jay Nixon wants five Missouri universities to give the state $106 million from their reserves.