Jonathan Rainey, 18, was arrested Tuesday after his daughter was admitted to University Hospital, Latisha Stroer, spokeswoman for the Columbia Police Department, said.
Gov. Nixon's appointments continue to be rejected by the Republican-majority Missouri legislature including Jason Hall, who will not serve as the director of the Department of Economic Development.
Early Thursday morning, senators endorsed a version of the legislation that removes parts of the original bill that tell courts how to handle motions of summary judgment.
Missouri has received $1.8 billion from tobacco settlement payments since 2001, but Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster said the settlement has left a "loophole."
The Missouri Department of Insurance said insurance companies have covered about $4.3 million in autism treatments to about 4,000 residents last year as part of a state law.
The ban, which takes effect March 1, is designed to control a type of invasive algae that reduces available food for trout and other fish.
St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay appointed a new task force called the Prisoner Identification Verification and Optimization Team to investigate wrongful incarcerations because of misidentification.
Director Jason Hall resigned after failing to win confirmation from the state Senate Gubernatorial Appointments Committee. Former department legal counsel Chris Pieper was named acting director.
The Cougars earned their fourth consecutive victory with a 78-72 win over Harris Stowe State on Thursday in St. Louis.
Komen must believe in guilt by innuendo for groups under investigation or have succumbed to the charity's new senior vice president's political agenda.
The Cougars lost for the first time in American Midwest Conference play, falling to Harris-Stowe State 68-60 on Thursday in St. Louis.
The University of Missouri System curators are advocating non-academic program cuts to replace the proposed tuition increases for UM campuses. The plans to raise tuition across the UM System include a 7.5 percent increase for MU.
Republican, Democratic and Libertarian voters will have the opportunity to cast ballots Tuesday, but the primary will not be a factor in determining the state's distribution of delegates.
By picking up the nation's top recruit in Dorial Green-Beckham, the Tigers showed they can hold their own in the SEC recruiting battle.
Green-Beckham, considered the No. 1 football recruit in the nation, chose Missouri over traditional powerhouses.
The second day of testimony in the trial of Tony Lewis featured testimonies from the victim's friends, as well as video of Lewis' first interrogation by Columbia Police Department detectives.
Three friends of Aaron Hobson testified Wednesday morning about their recollections of the night he was fatally shot. The testimony was part of the second day of the prosecution's case against Tony Lewis.
Missouri's 2012 recruiting class is complete. We've compiled a list of the football players who have chosen to play for Missouri, along with their highlight tapes.
Columbia residents enjoy unseasonably warm weather with picnics and bicycle rides, which is a far cry from February 2011 when a blizzard hit Missouri.
Governors' State of the State addresses remain fiscally prudent, focusing on increasing revenues and job creation.