Legislation filed in the Missouri General Assembly seeks to undo or pre-empt ordinances passed by local governments, including Columbia.
Last year, lawmakers opposed to the Common Core required a review of the standards with the goal of replacing them with standards recommended by Missouri parents and teachers.
The bill would limit the amount of revenue most cities can get from traffic violations to 20 percent from 30 percent.
Progress Missouri filed the lawsuit challenging the policy of some Senate committee chairman of prohibiting the group from filming hearings last week.
The University of Missouri in St. Louis plans to turn the convent in Bel-Nor into green space, saying it needs $11 million in rehab work.
A spokesman said the cost of that overtime was covered under a contract and did not cost taxpayers any extra money.
The seven-member board would investigate citizen complaints of police misconduct and review police policy and practices.
Five of six members of the police force in Parma resigned within hours of Tyus Byrd being sworn in as mayor, however many residents are hesitant to believe those actions had anything to do with racism.
Since November, if drivers in the county refuse to take a breathalyzer test, prosecutors can seek a warrant to draw a vial of their blood.
The report follows an earlier audit requested by Gov. Jay Nixon after an investigation by The Kansas City Star found faculty members submitted false data as a means to get the Bloch School's entrepreneurship program in the Princeton Review's top rankings.
Some tweaks to the state's Medicaid system are moving forward, including proposals encouraging the use of telemedicine, a raise to the asset limit for people with disabilities and more stringent policing of eligibility.
Defense lawyers scheduled a deposition April 9 to ask an intelligence officer under oath about a "proven law enforcement technique" that may have been a "cell phone simulator," commonly referred to as a StingRay. But the charges were dismissed April 8 against all but one defendant.
A stretch of Interstate 70 in east-central Missouri was shut down because of a gas leak from two tanks that fell off a farm truck.
The program, which is in 19 of the state's 20 prisons, gives inmates the chance to be responsible and care for others.
According to the Jackson County Prosecutor's findings, a witness told police three days before the shooting and immediately afterward that a man had said he would "rather shoot it out with police or make them think he had a weapon and be shot than return to jail," though that information wasn't known to prosecutors or the grand jury.
A 23-year-old man locked his mother out of her house before charging at police with a knife.
Tom Schweich had amassed nearly $1.4 million to run for governor before his Feb. 26 death at his home in the St. Louis suburb of Clayton.
An Independence, Missouri, woman shares her story of how the Court Appointed Special Advocates of Jackson County guided her and her children to a better life after domestic violence ripped the family's life apart. She says the program has helped make her family stronger and herself a better parent.
Lawmakers last session passed a bill to take another look at the national Common Core standards.
The first project of the website is to send students to a Mars rover design competition.