Injury keeps Missouri chief justice out of courtroom

Chief Justice Mary Russell has a broken arm but listened to oral arguments in five cases remotely Tuesday.

Southeast Missouri attorney appointed to state's higher education board

Douglas Kennedy, of Poplar Bluff, was appointed for a term that would run through June 2015, if he is confirmed by the Senate.

How a possible U.S. strike against Syria could unfold

The details of how and when the U.S. military and allied forces might attack Syria are under debate but would be based on complex plans developed and repeatedly reworked over time by the Pentagon.