Jay Nixon, a Democrat, is to be inaugurated at noon Monday as just the fourth governor in Missouri history to be elected to consecutive terms.
The Hickman boys basketball team beat Ruskin 63-44 on Monday in the Kewpies' opening game at the Lee's Summit tournament.
Junior Sam Crane finished first in his division and was named the tournament's outstanding wrestler.
The governor was sworn in on Monday.
An interdisciplinary intercampus research program fund is temporary until system officials see if it is successful.
The number of suicides exceeds the 295 Americans who died in Afghanistan last year, by the AP's count.
Lawmakers face three distinct deadlines before April 1. The debt limit must be raised to prevent a default, a series of across-the-board spending cuts is to kick in on March 1, and funding for most government programs will run out on March 27.
Reynolds County authorities say 36-year-old David Decareaux and his sons — 10-year-old Dominic and 8-year-old Grant — of Millstadt, Ill., died after becoming lost on the Ozark Trail near Black.
Painkiller overdose deaths have more than quadrupled during the past 10 years in Missouri, the only state in the U.S. that has not passed legislation to enable a functioning monitoring program.
George H.W. Bush, 88, the nation's oldest living former president, was admitted to Methodist Hospital on Nov. 23.
The Blue Ribbon Citizens Committee on Missouri's Transportation Needs released a report last week listing options to fund the state's transportation system. Those funding options generally fall into two separate categories — everyone pays or users pay.
StudentsFirst report cards merely labeled schools “failing” because state legislatures haven’t adopted the policy prescriptions pushed by Michelle Rhee’s group.
Coca-Cola said its ads aren't a reaction to negative public sentiment. Instead, the idea is to raise awareness about its lower-calorie drinks.
A relatively small crowd bundled up against below-freezing temperatures as the parade wound past the Governor's Mansion to the Missouri River side of the state Capitol.
Attorney General Chris Koster says the settlement applies to loans that were serviced by Bank of America, Wells Fargo, JP Morgan Chase, Citi or GMAC/Ally
The tentative agreement would further restrict New York's ban on assault weapons, limit the size of magazines to seven bullets, down from the current 10, and enact more stringent background checks for sales.
The Tigers lost 69-43 to the Wildcats on Sunday at Mizzou Arena, the nation's leading 3-point shooters making just two of their 20 long-range attempts.
At its meeting Monday, the Columbia School Board will discuss the three-tier transportation and high school open lunch policy.
Amy Hotchkiss, a student at MU and Niedermeyer resident, started a Facebook page advocating for the building's preservation.
The more than 30-year-old conference, which was held Friday and Saturday, is sponsored by MU's College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources and the Department of Agricultural Economics.