Tampering charge filed in Hickman yearbook prank

The girl is accused of changing a senior's last name from Mastain to "masturbate" in the 100th edition of the Hickman Cresset yearbook.

Missouri high court upholds school transfer law

The state Supreme Court overturned a trial judge's decision that Missouri's 1993 school transfer law imposed an illegal unfunded mandate on the local school districts and was impossible to implement.

WHAT OTHERS SAY: Missouri provides a fundamental right to marry convicts

U.S. District Judge Catherine D. Perry in St. Louis threw out a provision of Missouri law requiring both applicants for a marriage license to sign the application “in the presence of the recorder of deeds or their deputy.”

WHAT OTHERS SAY: Let Nixon's veto be a call to rethink tax-cut bills

We agree with the governor that repeal of the tax exemption on prescription drugs is a flaw. We do not, however, consider the measure ill-conceived and fiscally irresponsible.

Officials: Woman approaches children with chain saw

According to a probable cause statement, the 50-year-old woman has also been seen photographing and videotaping neighborhood children.

Missouri high court orders judge off death row case

A judge must recuse himself from a new sentencing hearing for Terrance Anderson, who was convicted of slaying the grandparents of his child.

Bridge project delayed following death of worker

A spokeswoman for the Missouri Department of Transportation said it is unclear when work will resume on the span that carries Interstate 70 over the Missouri River.

Suit filed over fatal southwest Missouri plane crash

The lawsuit blames pilot "negligence and carelessness" in Sept. 15 crash

Choreographer with Missouri roots wins Tony

Jerry Mitchell won for best choreography Sunday night for his work on the musical "Kinky Boots." The musical won six Tonys, including best musical.

Corn planting winds down; focus turns to beans

The U.S. Department of Agriculture's weekly crop progress report shows 95 percent of the nation's corn crop had been sown as of Sunday.

Father, son OK after small plane crashes in Jefferson County

The 60-year-old father and his son, in his 40s, were both conscious and talking to authorities, describing a malfunction with the plane.