With unconfirmed information still circulating about Brown's killing, a phenomena known as "confirmation bias" is running rampant in suburban Ferguson.
Backers say the tax break is needed to bring research firms, clinical trial facilities and similar biotech operations to the site. But critics question whether it would extend tax incentives too far.
As U.S. manufacturing continues its comeback from steep job losses during the recession, there are an estimated 600,000 manufacturing job openings nationwide. But employers in the Kansas City area say they can't find workers with the skills to fill them.
Low cost of living and connections potential make the city attractive to startup companies.
Constitutional Amendment 3 may be the most prominent item on November's ballot.
Severe thunderstorms dampened Labor Day weekend celebrations in the Northeast, leading to the cancellation of the Made in America music festival in Philadelphia and the U.S. Open tennis tournament in Queens.
Michael Brown's death has become a rallying cry for protests over police killings in cities across the nation.
Former Mamteck CEO Bruce Cole is charged with one count of theft and four counts of securities fraud.
Banks and hospitals are working together to distribute loans with no credit check or interest for patients with medical bills exceeding $300.
Marchers, led by Michael Brown's parents, gathered peacefully at the spot where the 18-year-old died on Aug. 9.
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has requested federal officials to issue an economic-injury disaster declaration in St. Louis County to provide aid following looting in Ferguson.
Maria Chappelle-Nadal, who represents Ferguson in the Missouri Senate, has gained popularity by criticizing the governor's response to protests.
An eastern Missouri deputy has resigned after he was suspected of putting pepper spray on pizza before giving it to inmates.
A Glendale police officer referred to Ferguson protesters as "a burden on society" on Facebook.
At issue is a measure placed on the November ballot by the Republican-led legislature that would allow a six-day early voting period before future general elections.
The mayor said there is confusion among residents about whether they should pay red-light tickets issued by St. Peters amid conflicting court rulings.
A Missouri environmental research team uncovers a historic workhouse as Water Street reconstruction continues in Jefferson City.
Hip-hop's big names make their voices heard after Michael Brown's death.
Some of this year's most high-profile measures contained clauses delaying their effect until future years, including a rewrite of the state's criminal laws and a gradual income tax cut that won't kick in until at least 2017.
Colleges and universities around the country have been relying on adjuncts more and more as a way to save money as state funding for higher education continues a steady decline now approaching 25 years.