The Senate canceled all hearings Tuesday and the House canceled all hearings except for Budget and Ways and Means committee meetings so that lawmakers could attend the funeral in the St. Louis suburb of Clayton.
But the vehicles will undergo months of testing before passengers can start boarding. It's likely the streetcars won't be open to the public until early 2016.
Attorney General Eric Holder says he expects to announce results in two investigations in Ferguson before he leaves office, and announcements could be coming within days.
Four finalists are in the running for the position that will open with the retirement of Kenneth Dobbins, who is stepping down Sept. 8.
Unlike most of the previous police-involved shootings, this one did not lead to any significant protests, though the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported that nine people gathered outside Wellston police headquarters Sunday, saying they were seeking more information.
One economist says the regional growth is likely linked to the energy sector.
One of the aircraft's two occupants suffered a broken arm Sunday night when it landed on the north side of the Charles B. Wheeler Downtown Airport.
Republican legislators, including Columbia's Caleb Rowden and Kurt Schaefer, have argued that the state should have the final say on matters of finance. Columbia City Councilman Michael Trapp has said that bills limiting local control block the abilities of municipal governments to govern effectively.
Thirty-six-year-old Joseph Jesse Aldridge killed seven people late Thursday in four homes in the unincorporated town of Tyrone before killing himself.
An eastern Missouri woman's vehicle went off the left side of the interstate before returning to the roadway and colliding with a tractor-trailer.
The out-of-control car skidded into a tractor-trailer that was stopped Saturday because of an earlier crash on Interstate 44.
The accident started during snowy weather with a semitrailer and a Greyhound bus.
The use of herbicides has devastated the milkweed population, leading to a 90 percent decrease in the number of monarch butterflies.
Many of the residents of Tyrone, Missouri, are related to both the man identified by police as the shooter and some of the victims.
At least seven of 12 recent deaths in Springfield have been linked to domestic violence, police say.
The fire swiftly engulfed a tent near the Stan Musial Veterans Memorial Bridge.
State Auditor Tom Schweich's death prompted the the governor to change his schedule. First lady Georganne Nixon will meet with the Cuban ministries of trade, agriculture, tourism and foreign affairs.
In his final days, the Missouri auditor described having knots in his stomach over what he thought was an anti-Semitic whisper campaign by a GOP consultant who now runs the state party.
The governor says he asked senior advisor John Watson to serve in that role to ensure work in the auditor's office continues.
A 17-year-old defendant has been charged with first-degree murder and armed criminal action in the November death of 32-year-old Zemir Begic.