Jeffery L. Bruner, of Joplin, is being held without bond in the Jasper County Jail on charges of felony murder and armed criminal action in the shooting death of MSSU offensive line coach Derek Moore.
Westbound lanes of Interstate 70 have reopened after a crash at the Missouri River bridge snarled traffic for most of Monday morning.
Missouri budget officials say the state's tax revenues have increased 2.5 percent through the first four months of the current fiscal year.
It probably will take a federal lawsuit to force Missouri into seriously addressing its failure to provide indigent defendants with the effective counsel guaranteed by the Sixth Amendment.
Missouri will need to pay more in the future to maintain its lengthy transportation network. Putting the full lug on taxpayers through a new 1-cent sales tax is not the best way to finance that priority.
Retired managers Joe Torre, Tony La Russa and Bobby Cox will join holdovers George Steinbrenner and Marvin Miller on the Hall of Fame expansion era committee ballot next month.
The Second Chance Choir of Lincoln County Jail inmates performs at churches around Missouri.
Lillian DesMarias left an $8 million donation to a Chillicothe library after her death. She was director of the library from 1970 until 1980.
A state audit of the circuit court released last week found at least $355 was missing because of lax oversight and accounting issues.
Paul Ciancia remains under 24-hour guard after Friday's shooting spree at Los Angeles International Airport.
Changes to Social Security are on the horizon because the trust funds that support the massive retirement and disability program are projected to run dry in 2033.
Gov. Jay Nixon has issued an executive order also closing state offices the Friday after Thanksgiving.
After defeating Tennessee 31-3 on Saturday, Missouri moved up one spot in the BCS rankings to No. 8.
The Tigers beat the Wildcats 25-21, 25-23, 25-22 on Sunday. The next challenge for the Tigers is a series of four away games.
Crowds booed when the U.S. president was mentioned during a halftime Missouri National Guard ceremony at the Missouri-Tennessee game Saturday evening.
Columbia children spent a posh Sunday afternoon at a tea party in Disney princess outfits and got the chance to meet Miss Missouri Shelby Ringdahl.
Missouri football secured an easy 31-3 win over the Tennessee Volunteers, while volleyball scored two more conference victories.
Were the Texas law to be overturned, physicians wanting to provide abortions could make a strong challenge to the similar Missouri law. Planned Parenthood of Kansas and Mid-Missouri already is considering whether to file such a lawsuit, said Peter Brownlie, the group's president and CEO.
Bill Weitkemper, who worked on Columbia's sewers for nearly four decades, argues that next week's $32 million bond issue focuses on the wrong areas of improvement.