The measure states that parents have a right to make decisions involving the "discipline, education, religious instruction, health, medical care, place of habitation, and general well-being" of children.
The bill by Democratic Sen. Jamilah Nasheed, of St. Louis, would raise Missouri's minimum wage to $10 an hour in 2015 and continue to adjust it annually for inflation.
The Student Government Association's has suggested The Columns to become online-only, discontinuing pay for the adviser and staff.
Kara Koriath was found dead from a single gunshot wound Tuesday morning. Koriath was facing charges for injuring her sons by lighting fireworks in an SUV.
Missouri would be tied with South Dakota and Utah as the state with the longest waiting period for an abortion.
The House voted 115-39 on Tuesday to send the bill to the Senate. Missouri would become the third state to enact a three-day waiting period if the bill became law.
As lawmakers across the country vote against laws that ban certain dog breeds, dog-advocacy groups and pit bull opponents disagree about community safety.
The ruling caps a nearly eight-year legal fight over Missouri's funeral protest restrictions that were prompted after members of a Kansas church protested at the funeral of a Missouri solider who had been killed in Iraq.
Figures released Tuesday show nearly 75,000 people had enrolled in health policies by March 1. That's up by more than one-third from the Feb. 1.
Police say an officer shot a man with a gun who appeared to be intoxicated and was threatening suicide.
A House bill under Rep. Chris Kelly would legalize, regulate and tax marijuana in the state of Missouri. Under Kelly's HB 1659, if you're 21 or older, you can possess, smoke, sell and distribute marijuana. But you can't drive under its influence. And the state could impose a 25 percent excise tax
Now through the end of the month, Missouri Department of Transportation workers will be patching up reported potholes within 24 hours.
Shirley Breeze, the state chair of the Missouri Women's Network, said that the organization hopes to raise the funds by late August or early September. In a press release, the group asks women from around the state to come forward and donate to the tribute to this female trailblazer.
The Missouri State Tax Commission estimates the change could mean about 10 cents more tax per acre. Property taxes are calculated by taking the productive value, multiplying it by 12 percent and then multiplying that figure by the local tax rate.
Missouri authorized more than $2.5 billion in tax credits that helped finance about 47,000 low-income housing units since 1998, the audit said. Yet most of that money has not actually gone toward construction.
Porcine epidemic diarrhea has killed 4 million to 5 million pigs nationwide, or about 4 percent of the pigs that would go to market later this year
Alyssa Bustamante pleaded guilty to second degree murder and was sentenced to life with the chance of parole for the slaying of a 9-year-old neighbor.
Craig Michael Wood remains jailed without bond. The purpose of a preliminary hearing is to determine if there is enough evidence for a case to go to trial.
Republican Rep. Rick Stream's budget provides a smaller increase than Gov. Jay Nixon had proposed for the operating budgets of public colleges and universities.
The work requirement is part of a broader proposal that would remodel Missouri's Medicaid program to be more like private-sector insurance and expand coverage for hundreds of thousands of lower-income adults.