State News

Arch work delayed by hot sun

The National Park Service manages the Arch and wants to find the source or cause of rust-colored stains on its exterior.

Missouri state senator arrested in Ferguson

Democratic Sen. Jamilah Nasheed of St. Louis walked in the street on Monday night after police told her she couldn't protest there.

Hunting permits limited as Missouri deer population recovers

Permit restrictions are intended to help whitetail numbers stabilize after liberal regulations and disease combined to push deer numbers down.

Judge plans to rule against Ameren in power line case

An Ameren subsidiary doesn't want the Missouri Public Service Commission to regulate a 100-mile power line it plans to build across northeast Missouri. But a judge said he'll reject Ameren's request.

Kraus joins candidates getting Sinquefield cash

The Republican lawmaker from Lee's Summit is seeking to challenge Democratic Secretary of State Jason Kander in the 2016 elections.

Expert says stinging caterpillars rare in Missouri

A large population of pus caterpillars in Florida this year has stung locals, leaving a swelling, burning wound.

Ferguson plans alternate Halloween celebration

Former Ferguson mayor Brian Fletcher, the group's chairman, said he was asked by parents to organize an activity that would replace trick-or-treating for families.

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.