Dirt first was turned in 1913 at a ceremony held in Jefferson City for the start of construction.
The Missouri Mission of Mercy dental clinic Friday and Saturday provided free fillings, cleanings and extractions to anyone who needed them. More than 1,700 people attended the event in Cape Girardeau.
At issue is whether local governments can charge a tax on vehicle purchases. They have for years. But the Supreme Court ruled last year that some of those taxes were being collected illegally.
Cape Girardeau police have used a patrol car with high-speed cameras attached to its roof to capture photos of nearly every passing vehicle and its license plate. Some think it's a good tool, but other see it as an invasion of privacy.
Army Spec. Justin Cannon was sentenced to 50 years in prison with eligibility for parole for killing 24-year-old Michael Griggs of Raymore during a weekend camping trip.
Legislation advancing at the Missouri Capitol seeks to comply with federal regulations dealing with learning permits for commercial driver's licenses and with restrictions on texting and the use of hand-held cellphones by people who are driving commercial vehicles.
Hodges Badge Company is the largest ribbon manufacturer in the United States using more than 12 million yards of ribbon a year.
The Missouri College Advising Corps operates in high schools with a large number of low-income students and guides them on the path of a college education.
Twenty-six seventh-grade art students recently "up-cycled" discarded auto hubcaps by turning them into art to display in Parkway South Middle School's main hallway.
Gov. Nixon's administration is investigating to determine who attempted to access the website's confidential information.
Maryland Heights, Mo.-based Schnucks Markets has said the breach dated to December and came to light in March.
Prosecutors allege the men stole vehicles, shot two other people, assaulted others and committed several thefts on the day of Carmelita Kaser's death.
Roughtly 300 gallons, the equivalent to seven barrels, of crude oil spilled early Friday into the Mississippi River near St. Louis.
A caseworker and police officer found the then-10-year-old in the closet amid her own urine and feces and weighing just 32 pounds.
The program would be targeted at students and faculty who are considered at a "high-risk" for contracting tuberculosis.
The Illinois House voted that the Interstate 70 crossing should be dubbed the Veterans Memorial Bridge. Missouri lawmakers and members of Congress insist it should bear the name of late St. Louis Cardinals icon Stan Musial.
Sen. Kurt Schaefer, R-Columbia, blocked the Senate vote Thursday. He said the legislature should spend more time studying the effects of the proposed higher education funding formula before voting.
A favorable financial report released by Gov. Jay Nixon's administration Thursday showed state revenues through April were 11.2 percent higher than at this point last year.
Sponsoring Republican Sen. John Lamping of St. Louis pulled his bill from the Senate floor after Senate Democrats offered an amendment to restore the contribution caps.
The bill would allow fees to be raised on businesses and would narrow the type of future injuries covered by the Second Injury Fund.