Other changes include reducing the revenue from court fines that are used for general city operations in the St. Louis suburb and reforming court procedures.
Sen. Claire McCaskill and others question the logic of a program that provides military equipment to local police forces across the country.
Legislators are to convene Wednesday and have been planning to try to override some of the $276 million in line-item budget vetoes.
Southwest was beginning daily service to San Francisco from St. Louis-Lambert International Airport on Tuesday.
The fundraiser will help pay for an art expert to inspect the murals and paintings in the Capitol and come up with an estimate of how much it would cost to restore them.
Doyle Privett, president of the school's Board of Regents, said the panel will appoint an advisory committee and work with an executive search firm to help find Dobbins' replacement.
Work on the Katy Bridge is set to begin next summer, with various plans to attract visitors to Boonville.
St. Louis Symphony offers free concert Tuesday.
The association includes nine Midwest states. The group meets yearly alternating between Japan and the United States.
Republican leaders will attempt to overrule Gov. Jay Nixon's veto of a 72-hour mandatory abortion waiting period on Wednesday.
A report by State Auditor Tom Schweich asserts that Nixon went beyond his powers by barring spending even though state revenues exceeded estimates. Nixon's office said in a written response included in the audit that Schweich's interpretation of the state budgeting process was inaccurate.
The finding means the Morgan County jurors saw no negligence on the part of Trooper Anthony Piercy, who had arrested Brandon Ellingson on suspicion of boating while intoxicated. A couple who saw Ellingson in the water before he drowned said they were outraged that the death was ruled accidental.
Nearly 500 children have been treated at one hospital alone — Children's Mercy in Kansas City — and some required intensive care, according to authorities.
Earl Ringo Jr. is scheduled to die at 12:01 a.m. Wednesday in Missouri for killing two people during a robbery at a Columbia restaurant in 1998. The execution would be the eighth in the state this year.
Final campaign finance reports show that supporters of a proposed transportation sales tax were the biggest spenders, at $4.2 million. An opposition group spent barely $27,000. Yet voters defeated the measure by 59 percent.
Republican state Rep. Paul Wieland is fighting the required birth control coverage in his state-sponsored insurance plan. The 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in St. Louis heard arguments Monday morning in Wieland's lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and two other agencies.
More than half the bills the House will consider when it reconvenes Wednesday are appropriations bills containing line-item vetoes. The General Assembly will examine 32 bills and $144 million worth of line items that Gov. Jay Nixon vetoed in 2014.
A hospital epidemiologist says it could be the same enterovirus infection that has hit St. Louis and Kansas City.
The Pattonville, Ritenour and Ferguson-Florissant districts reversed their decisions and now enroll Normandy students. Only Francis Howell requires a court order for each student wanting to re-enroll.
Centene Corp. hopes to open a new center in Ferguson in 2015, creating 200 jobs.