A report by StudentsFirst says the state should make teacher effectiveness the driving factor in decisions about pay, tenure or layoffs.
The American Civil Liberties Union said the $2.4 million settlement covers more than 180 veterans who received only half of their separation pay under a policy that went into effect in 1991, two years before "don't ask, don't tell" became law.
The court on Monday questioned efforts by consumers' lawyers to limit the amount of money sought in class-action lawsuits so they are heard in state courts rather than more business-friendly federal court.
Andy Reid was introduced on Monday at a packed news conference at Arrowhead Stadium, taking over a once-proud franchise that went 2-14 last season and hasn't won a playoff game since 1993.
It's the first reliable tally of the number of worlds outside the solar system that are the size of Earth, but the hunt for Earth's twin is far from over.
The Mercy Hospital system says the 63,000-square-foot facility will be located in southeastern Springfield.
Written code of conduct for iPhone use places mommy blogger at the center of the debate over how parents should handle technology in the hands of their teens.
People who lived in the two states that saw the most deadly U.S. mass shootings in 2012 were less enthusiastic about buying new guns at the end of the year than those in most other states, according to FBI data.
Bad diets, lack of physical activity and obesity together wield "incredible forces against this decline in mortality," said Otis Brawley of the American Cancer Society.
The child, identified by relatives as 3-month-old Donovan Prom, was found at 5 a.m. Friday at the Hickory Trace apartment complex. The child's mother left Oklahoma on Wednesday to visit relatives in the St. Louis area but hasn't been heard from since Thursday.
Saline County Historic Preservation Commission has endorsed a nomination for the Arrow Rock Ferry Landing, a privately owned property along the Missouri River.
The road work Missouri motorists encounter regularly and announced projects might seem unimpressive until grouped in an annual progress report.
Keisha McReynolds, 37, will be released on probation if she successfully completes the 120 days of shock time she received at her sentencing Monday.
There are two very substantial economic development proposals on the agenda for the upcoming legislative session that already have at least some bipartisan support and would do more for the economy than any bill in recent memory.
Paul R. Potter, 49, was charged Monday with second-degree murder, arson and tampering with a motor vehicle.
Morgan Eye broke the Southeastern Conference record for most 3-pointers scored in a league game and totaled 33 points, leading Missouri to a 82-76 victory over Auburn.
Halen Boykin-Rudolph, a Westminster University student, and J'Lissabeth Faughn, a former Columbia resident, are two individuals that overcame mental health issues and abuse, respectively, to become comfortable with who they are.
The three candidates for the open Fifth Ward City Council seat each have different takes on the three designs for new electric transmission lines and a new substation.
A list of key topics for the upcoming Missouri legislative session have emerged, among them Medicaid expansion, tax credit reform, bond issues for transportation and capital improvement projects and medical malpractice caps.
A St. Louis development firm wants to purchase the circa 1837 building, considered Columbia’s oldest, and raze it to use the site for 15 stories of apartments. Opposition comes from the Historic Preservation Commission and others.