Missouri State University says it will induct former President Harry Truman, former U.S. Sen. John Danforth and Donald Suggs into its new Public Affairs Hall of Fame. A ceremony will be held April 11.
The Newport Jazz Festival is celebrating its 60th anniversary with a 17-city tour that kicks off Feb. 8. The touring ensemble will include artists from around the world who represent different eras and styles of jazz.
The Missouri Department of Corrections said Tuesday that 59-year-old Elroy Preston was found dead Friday at Potosi Correctional Center in Mineral Point.
The U.S. Supreme Court will not decide the fate of Missouri death row inmate Allen Nicklasson before 8 a.m. Wednesday, it told the state attorney general's office late Tuesday.
Parents, hoping to receive state subsidies for child care, can face long wait times for approval, lost paperwork and a time-consuming application process. Day care providers said difficulties with the application process make it difficult for parents to get the financial help needed to work or go to school.
Rep. Caleb Rowden, R-Columbia, announced Tuesday that he has accepted an appointment to the board of trustees for Missouri Consolidated Health Care Plan.
The Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected an assertion that the student transfer law amounted to an unfunded mandate on local schools that violated the state constitution.
Lawmakers approved the measure during a one-week special session last week. The incentives will be an important part of Missouri's bid to assemble the jetliner.
The corps said Tuesday that contractors will remove about 2,800 cubic yards of rock over the next several months from the bottom of river in an attempt to keep the river open to barge traffic.
The association recognizes a police chief each year for outstanding law enforcement experience, organizational affiliations, innovative programs and dedication to service.
Gov. Jay Nixon announced Monday his proposal to fund a new psychiatric facility at Fulton State Hospital, estimated to cost $211 million. The current facilities are crumbling, he said.
Allen Nicklasson is scheduled to die at 12:01 a.m. Wednesday for killing Richard Drummond, a businessman who stopped to help when he saw a car stranded along Interstate 70 in 1994.
On Monday, the state high court ordered that Herbert Smulls be executed Jan. 29. Smulls was convicted of the 1991 murder of Chesterfield jeweler Stephen Honickman.
The Milken Institute, a nonpartisan think tank, determined the ranking by looking at job growth, wages and economic output.
All three won more than 2,000 games and were selected unanimously when the committee met Sunday ahead of baseball's winter meetings. Induction ceremonies will be held July 27 in Cooperstown, N.Y.
Now that the United States is pulling out of the Middle East, military training programs will be altered toward a more "expeditionary-based" experience.
The House clerk's office said the special session cost about $75,000 for members' travel and daily living allowances and extra operational costs such as printing. The Senate administrator's office said the special session cost that chamber about $17,500.
State officials have said it could cost more than $200 million to replace the old facilities with a new, high-security hospital that is better suited for patients and employees.
A fresh round of freezing rain and snow caused numerous accidents across slick roads in Missouri and Kansas on Sunday.
Newly released emails detail a hidden plan for the Kansas City school district and raise questions about how a contract was awarded to a private education reform group tasked with recommending ways of improving the school system.