It's unclear whether the shooter's motives had any specific link to "The Dark Knight Rises." The shooting happened at 12:30, not far into the midnight screening that marked the film's opening day.
The jury on Wednesday found 21-year-old Brandon L. Martin of Laddonia not guilty of kidnapping 20-year-old James McNeely in December 2009.
Todd Nicely, who lost his hands and legs in Afghanistan in early 2010, is moving to a "smart house" that would allow him to maintain his independence by the Lake of Ozark.
St. Louis Cardinals manager Mike Matheny is switching his lineup by shifting leadoff man Rafael Furcal to eighth and putting Skip Schumaker at the top for the series opener.
The governor is asking that brief grazing be allowed on soil and water livestock exclusion areas.
Sen. Claire McCaskill's ads suggest Congressman Todd Akin is too conservative, businessman John Brunner is not a reliable conservative and state Treasurer Sarah Steelman represents "more politics as usual."
Ameren Missouri in February asked for a 14.6 percent, or $376 million, electric rate increase.
Police Sgt. Stacey Graves said Marcus R. Benson was arrested Thursday in Independence. He was charged July 11 with two counts of child endangerment.
The heat brought an expected benefit for peppers and other crops: Their flavors became unusually concentrated, producing some of the most potent-tasting produce in years.
The Missouri Department of Agriculture said Russellville Locker is a custom processing facility, which means it doesn't sell meat to the public.
Matt Barnhart, manager of the private utility, said it's a precautionary measure in case the water is needed in the future.
Authorities found that James Holmes' apartment had been booby-trapped and have evacuated five buildings as they determine how to disarm flammable and explosive material.