State News

Rams fans, Ferguson protesters fight; 2 arrested

The scuffle broke out when fans argued with the protesters who had been yelling and chanting about the killing of Michael Brown, a black 18-year-old, by a white police officer.

Missouri officials, hunters seeing fewer deer

Regulations have been proposed to limit hunters in parts of the state to only one deer, instead of an unlimited number.

Conception Abbey monk has a sweet hobby

Brother Anselm Broom wasn't sure about taking up beekeeping, but, three years later, the hobby has become a business — and something more personal.

UPDATE: Missouri laboratory certified to test for Ebola

The center is one of 20 across the country that can test potential Ebola specimens.

Incumbents in state representative elections lead challengers in campaign contributions

The four candidates in the two contested races involving Boone County districts have raised a total of more than $400,000, but incumbents have a decided advantage.

Hundreds occupy Saint Louis University to protest Michael Brown shooting

The protests stemmed from the four-day Ferguson October demonstrations and have caused the university to try to find a balance between social justice and safety concerns.

Missouri approves tougher rules for captive deer

The new rules approved Friday will ban the importation of deer from other states and require testing for chronic wasting disease on deer at least 6 months old that die in captivity.

Home foreclosures down sharply in Kansas, Missouri

The states with the highest foreclosure rates in the third quarter were Florida, Maryland, New Jersey, Nevada and Illinois.

Koster aims to ban Ebola waste at St. Louis center

The Missouri Attorney General alleged in court that Stericycle's St. Louis facility violated safety standards for disposing of medical waste.

Two in custody after ATF shooting in Ferguson

The shooting happened one block from West Florissant Avenue, where the heaviest protests over the shooting of Michael Brown occurred.


Despite lack of support, campaigns for teacher performance amendment continue

Even though its main backer is out of the game, Amendment 3 is still on the Nov. 4 ballot, and opponents want to make sure it doesn't pass.

Walmart pulls ammunition after police protests

The Ferguson and Maplewood Walmarts took the precaution after Ferguson October protesters clashed with police at both locations Monday.

Workers climb Gateway Arch in search of stains

The repair project was commissioned by the National Park Service.

Dogs welcome at St. Louis museum about, well, dogs

At this museum, curators aren't worried about the canine visitors knocking things over or making a mess. Guest dogs are also invited so visitors can learn about various breeds.

Ex-Missouri Gov. Blunt ends campaign committee

Online records for the Missouri Ethics Commission show Matt Blunt terminated his campaign committee Wednesday after contributing the remaining $110,546 to a new committee called Missourians for Responsible and Better Government.

Cop with shotgun at Ferguson protest traffic stop on leave

An online video shows the officer carrying the gun Monday night without pointing it at anyone.

Teacher ballot measure opponents get $1.7 million

Campaign finance reports filed Wednesday show the Committee in Support of Public Education received more than $1.7 million in the latest quarter to fight the measure.

Report blasts St. Louis County municipal courts

Nonprofit group Better Together is recommends cities pool money collected from traffic court while capping the amount they can keep from such fines at 10 percent.

State allows temporary change in grain hauling

The Missouri Department of Transportation increased the limit that certain carriers will be allowed to haul.

Wentzville bank robber gets nearly 25 years

Warren Gladders pleaded guilty to five felonies in July as part of an agreement with prosecutors.