State to begin issuing new driver's licenses

The state said the changes are designed to protect the owner's identity and fight fraud.

Education on agenda for Missouri legislative session

Republicans expanded their majority in the state House, and a unified GOP caucus now can override a gubernatorial veto. Republican leaders listed education among their priorities.

Clinton leaves hospital after treatment for clot

Hillary Clinton's medical team advised her Wednesday evening that she was making good progress on all fronts and said they are confident she will fully recover, said Clinton spokesman Philippe Reines.

WHAT OTHERS SAY: Familiar issues, changing backdrops and new voices

Among priorities identified by both legislative leaders and local lawmakers is economic development, including job creation and tax credit reform.

UPDATE: Missouri prison tours turn profit for first time

The Jefferson City Convention and Visitors Bureau said more than 19,000 people toured the old prison in 2012.

Missouri newspaper carrier finds 2 wandering toddlers

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported one of its delivery drivers, Todd Barrow, found the 1-year-old girl and 3-year-old boy outside a home in west St. Louis County.

UMKC researchers make insulin-administration find

The researchers with UMKC's School of Pharmacy call the new insulin administration method photoactivated depot.

Kansas City's homicide rate drops in 2012

The city recorded 108 homicides last year, six fewer than 2011 but two more than in 2010.