Problem No. 1 is that no universal — or logical — federal rules govern the placement of shut-off valves, and problem No. 2 is that utilities don't use shut-off valves on a consistent basis.
House Speaker Tim Jones has put the committee in charge of investigating the new driver's license procedures, in which applicants' personal documents are scanned into a computer database.
"The inspector has given me assurances that the information was not utilized in any way by his department," Missouri Congressman Blaine Luetkemeyer said.
Aldermen voted 22-3 on Monday in favor of a law giving officers the option of moving some marijuana cases to the municipal court system.
Missouri Department of Revenue Director Brian Long has resigned amid a controversy over the agency's handling of concealed gun permit documents.
Watch the live stream of President Barack Obama's statements about the Boston Marathon explosions that have injured more than 50 people.
A fatigued pitcher, along with the injury of an outfielder led to Missouri's second loss to Arkansas in a row.
The top-read stories this week concerned a vandalized 90-foot bur oak, another chapter in the Ryan Ferguson saga and a farewell, as Missouri men's basketball career assists leader Phil Pressey announced he'll skip his senior season t0 enter the NBA draft.
The pitching staff had been strong for the struggling Missouri baseball team this season, but that wasn't the case in a three-game shellacking at No. 3 Vanderbilt this weekend. The Commodores finished their sweep of the Tigers on Sunday with a 16-4 victory in which all five Missouri pitchers allowed earned runs.
Missouri baseball and softball started out strong in the beginning of the week with wins. But as the weekend progressed, the teams fell: baseball starting on Friday and softball on Saturday.
James Robert Thompson, 23, and Christopher James Hurt, 24, were arrested in connection with the homicide of Brian Daniels at about 5 p.m. Sunday, according to a news release from the Columbia Police Department.
Elisha Gabb and Maria Christensen recorded singles victories for the Tigers.
A bill expected to receive a Senate vote this week would renew the soon-to-expire program for an additional six years while allotting it $15 million of tax credits annually. However, the 9,679 "anticipated jobs" associated with the tax credits far exceeds the 823 "actual new jobs" and 3,141 "jobs retained" under the program, though those numbers could continue to rise.
Forest Lester Daly died Saturday. He was 81.
Mr. Daley was a heavy equipment operator; he loved fishing and St. Louis Cardinals baseball.
The Masters went to a sudden-death playoff for the second year in a row when Adam Scott and Angel Cabrera made matching birdies on the 72nd hole. Scott made a birdie on No. 18 to win.
Alex Gordon drove home Chris Getz on a walk-off single in the ninth inning Sunday as the Kansas City Royals beat the Toronto Blue Jays 3-2.
While super PACs active in the 2012 elections were run by savvy political operatives raising millions from well-heeled contributors, Progress Kentucky is led by what one former state Democratic Party official described as "just a couple of activists" who are more intent on making a mockery of super PACs.
The Blackhawks lead the NHL with 68 points and have won five in a row. They're 3-1 against the Blues, all with Crawford in net.
Located on Virginia's rural Eastern Shore, the flight facility at Wallops Island is small in comparison to major NASA centers like those in Florida, California and Texas. On Wednesday, a rocket test launch on the island could turn it into a major player in the U.S. space program.