Gov. Jay Nixon addressed crowds in Hannibal, St. Louis County and Cape Giradeau about new legislation that could change how Missouri handles drunken driving cases.
State legislators paid thousands of dollars for political and campaign advice from former state House speaker now charged with assault.
Because of the struggling economy, University of Missouri System President Gary Forsee said the university system must now consider offering three-year undergraduate degrees. Missouri's public higher education institutions will probably face state funding cuts amounting to $50 million in the coming fiscal year, according to Gov. Jay Nixon.
With increasing vaccines supplies, the H1N1 vaccine is available to anyone who wants it after being previously limited to children, pregnant woman and other high-risk people.
MU President Gary Forsee says the state will need to consider taking radical steps, such as offering 3-year degrees, to cut spending by the levels required by Gov. Jay Nixon.
Fifteen-year-old Alyssa Bustamante's attorney said the murder trial should be moved because of a perceived bias against Bustamante by Cole County residents.
Four Missouri men pleaded guilty to conspiracy to violate federal animal fighting laws after being arrested in the largest coordinated multistate dogfighting raids in U.S. history in July.
Gov. Jay Nixon will make several stops in eastern Missouri on Wednesday to promote drunken drivers legislation. This action stems from a St. Louis Post-Dispatch report that highlighted problems with tracking drunken drivers.
The hardest hit areas in Missouri are St. Louis city and county, Wentzville, Franklin and St. Charles.
Three killed in automobile after being struck by a freight train in Trenton, Mo.
The judge scheduled a Feb. 16 hearing for an update on Bustamante's case.
After being charged with second-degree assault on Tuesday, Rod Jetton has decided to close his political consulting firm.
State programs testified before the Senate Appropriations Committee on Monday to plead their case to retain funding. Missouri faces a budget shortfall of nearly $1 billion.
Former Missouri House speaker Rod Jetton, who is charged with second-degree assault, plans to close his political consulting business. He was released Tuesday on bond.
David Russell Hosier pleaded not guilty to a double murder that occurred in September.
Rod Jetton was released on $2,500 bond Tuesday after he was charged with felony second-degree assault, according to the Cole County Sheriff's Department.
Alyssa Bustamante is charged with first-degree murder in the killing of 9-year-old Elizabeth Olten on Oct. 21.
Republican Cynthia Davis is sponsoring a bill in the Missouri House of Representatives to effectively block change made to Missouri's health care options from federal legislation.
An attorney for Alyssa Bustamante entered a not guilty plea on her behalf Tuesday to first-degree murder and armed criminal action in the Oct. 21 killing of 9-year-old Elizabeth Olten.
Parts of Iowa, Nebraska, Wisconsin and Minnesota have had blizzard warnings issued. In Columbia, less than an inch of snow and sleet accumulation is expected.