A trooper with the Missouri State Highway Patrol found 40 pounds of marijuana in the cargo area of a Chevrolet suburban traveling on Interstate 70. The driver and both passengers were arrested and being held at the Boone County Jail.
A sobriety checkpoint on Highway VV led to two arrests for driving with a suspended or revoked license.
The Argentine Tango Community of Columbia, Missouri, will be holding its first workshop of 2012 in March with the help of Mauro Peralta from Buenos Aires, Argentina.
A teenager opened fire Monday at a suburban Cleveland high school. One student was killed and four others were wounded in the shooting.
NASCAR President Mike Helton made the announcement Monday morning when it became clear that steady rain at Daytona International Speedway made an evening start the best option for NASCAR's marquee event. Helton also said Tuesday has not been ruled out.
A western Missouri woman is seeking an order blocking the secretary of state's office from opening candidate filing for the state Senate because a new map of the Missouri Senate districts won't be ready until next week.
The NASCAR Daytona 500 Sprint Cup series auto race was postponed from Sunday to Monday evening due to rain. The race was red-flagged after Juan Pablo Montoya's car struck a jet dryer, which burst into flames. Later, Matt Kenseth won the race. Columbia native Carl Edwards finished in eighth place.
The Jayhawks have won or shared 8-straight regular season Big 12 championships.
The lawsuit filed Monday in Cole County Circuit Court sought a judicial order postponing the start of the filing period for state Senate seats by 15 days, or until a final map for the new districts has been filed with the secretary of state's office.
Missouri Employers Mutual Insurance Co. is criticized for its management practices, including excessive severance or settlement payments and extravagant company trips.
Missouri's broken redistricting process has turned the boundaries of state House and Senate districts into havens for political entitlement.
The chairman of the Midwest China Hub Commission believes St. Louis has lost the opportunity to be a hub for flights from China.
Buck O'Neil, who was a player for the Kansas City Monarchs and the first black Major League Baseball coach, will be inducted Monday afternoon into the Hall of Famous Missourians.
Sen. Jason Crowell filed a bill last week that would create a one-year delay on the redemption of tax credits from the state's two largest tax credit programs.
A bust of John "Buck" O'Neil, the former Kansas City Monarchs first baseman who died in 2006 at age 94, will grace the state Capitol's third-floor rotunda.
The ideal population for each state House district is 36,742. The new map has districts ranging from a low of 35,303 residents in northeast Missouri's 4th District to a high of 38,170 residents in the 63rd District, which covers part of St. Charles and Warren counties.
The 34-year-old pitcher was inconsistent last season, but lost 20 pounds in hopes to give depth and experience to St. Louis' rotation this year.
The author and illustrator of more than 300 titles of the acclaimed childrens book suffered a severe stroke Thursday and died Friday without regaining consciousness. She was 88.
Law enforcement needs to take a dual strategy with their enforcement of methamphetamine because of the readily available ingredients for production.
There will be a free screening for eating disorders from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the university's Women's Center.