Six western Missouri cities sued, arguing that the laws would violate various provisions of the Missouri Constitution by imposing an unfunded mandate on local governments, applying retroactively and infringing on judicial authority, among other things. The lawsuit, which was filed last week, also alleged constitutional flaws in the way that lawmakers drafted the laws.
The Missouri Department of Natural Resources calls for three additional temperature monitors at Bridgeton Landfill to track movement of the underground fire that may be moving in the direction of buried nuclear material.
In the minute-long ad, Gov. Jay Nixon defends Missouri as a better place to do business than Texas and concludes: "As for the governor of Texas, he'll learn you don't mess with folks here in the Show-Me State."
Hundreds of motorcyclists from across the country will be under tight scrutiny at the Ride of the Century this weekend. After complaints of dangerous stunts last year, the St. Louis-area police and Missouri State Highway Patrol are prepared to go to strict measures to keep roadways safe.
Federal prosecutors called the acts of 35-year-old Jeffrey Dale Wiederholt "unusually vicious."
The Army Corps of Engineers said there have been 14 water-related deaths this year at the 18 lakes it manages in Missouri, Kansas, Iowa and Nebraska.
A law that takes effect Wednesday consolidates four existing incentives into a new program dubbed "Missouri Works."
The floods that resulted from nearly two weeks of heavy rain caused widespread damage across the southern tier and left at least three people dead.
Lynette Freis died in 2011 of an infection that spread through her body after she was injured while exiting a Walmart store in Lincoln. A St. Louis-based company is also included in the lawsuit.
Now a sophomore, Missouri offensive lineman Evan Boehm has taken on some of the qualities of his former mentor, Elvis Fisher, according to teammates.
I don’t think we will become a stronger people through the use of guns. I can only hope we will become a wiser people through knowledge and understanding.
Tuesday's event drew health care providers, as well as academic, civic and nonprofit representatives who have a role in educating the public about the new insurance exchange.
Lee was highly involved in the Columbia community and helped make MU's campus accessible to people with disabilities.
Investigators found discrepancies between the price charged at the register and the price marked on tags at eight Walgreens stores in Missouri.
Cody Riley of North Columbia is being held in the Boone County Jail. The victim was younger than 14, a sheriff's deputy said.
Missouri teachers unions released projections Monday stating that about 5,000 to 9,000 K-12 teachers could lose their jobs if the state legislature were to override Gov. Jay Nixon's veto of a tax-cut bill.
There have been no early dismissals at Columbia Public Schools so far this school year, but with temperatures rising into the upper 90s, this week's heat might affect the district's outdoor sports.
A variety of Columbia city services will be shut down Monday in observance of Labor Day.