Jacob was born March 25, 2013, to Robert and Hannah Hessing Watts, who survive.
Mrs. Hitt worked in finance as an advisor and consultant. She retired from the business profession at age 50 to dedicate herself to what she really loved: music, ballet, gardening, her dogs and gourmet cooking.
Jennifer Sprague, a mother of triplets, wrote this essay a year ago about the difficulties of obtaining medical benefits for same-sex couples while pregnant with her children.
Because of spending limitations for major league teams, top prospects are choosing to play college baseball rather than agreeing to meager minor league contracts.
The 24-year-old Adams is hitting .643 thus far in his rookie season.
Utility workers scrambled to restore power to more than 23,000 still-affected Missouri homes and businesses. Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon declared a state of emergency.
The legislation called for schools to adopt evaluation systems for educators centered on student achievement which would also change the qualifications for earning tenure.
Expanded background checks are at the core of the Democratic gun control drive. Other top proposals — including bans on assault weapons and high-capacity ammunition magazines — will be offered as amendments during Senate debate but seem destined for defeat.
Attorney General Chris Koster also wants a judge to revise the ruling, so that religious institutions can receive the same exceptions they currently have under federal law.
Folk singer and social activist Joan Baez returned to Hanoi for the first time since December 1972, when it was being bombed by American B-52s.
Fewer than 63 percent of Missouri residents had employee-sponsored health insurance in 2011, according to a report released Thursday.
Missouri is one of only 11 states that has not enacted a total text-messaging ban for drivers, Ken Leiser, the Post-Dispatch Ride Guy columnist, told the St. Louis Post-Dispatch on Sunday.
Senate Democratic and Republican negotiators have reached agreement on landmark legislation that would enact the biggest changes to U.S. immigration law in more than a quarter century.
Texas Department of Public Safety Trooper Lonny Haschel confirmed that two people were killed. Authorities said 41 other people were taken to local hospitals, many of them suffering from fractured bones.
The head of the Missouri State Highway Patrol says his agency provided a list of 163,000 Missouri residents with concealed gun permits to federal authorities.
The measure signed Thursday includes about $23 million from general state tax revenues, with much of the rest coming from the federal government.
Republican Rep. Tim Jones wants the state's child welfare system to continue releasing records about children who have died or been seriously injured by abuse or neglect.
The renaming is part of the celebration for the park's 25th birthday in 2014.
The legislation originally would have barred voters from passing initiatives that would infringe on farmers' rights, but that portion was removed.
The Ash Street Place Apartments on North Stadium Boulevard is one of many buildings around Columbia without manual “pull-down” fire alarms, which are required by a fire code adopted in Columbia in 2011.