The Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education will update to a tough, new evaluation system next year, which might challenge current school districts accreditations.
Researchers at the St. Louis Zoo and Washington University are tracking 20 box turtles in their natural habitats in St. Louis. On Wednesday, they received help from some St. Louis elementary students.
Tips for staying safe include running an air conditioner and avoiding heat-producing chores during the hotter parts of day.
The American Civil Liberties Union is challenging a ban made on all newspapers at the Jasper County jail. The ban was imposed because newspaper articles concerning criminal cases can sometimes spark fights between inmates.
The westbound passing lane on Interstate 70 at mile marker 115.4 was closed for about 45 minutes Friday morning after a two-vehicle collision.
Higher education in Missouri could be denied millions of dollars during the next fiscal year if budget cuts announced by Gov. Jay Nixon are upheld.