The 17-year old tried to throw a Molotov cocktail at another teen when it exploded after the other teen hit the fire bomb with a stick.
After struggling with the decision, Steelman ultimately chose not to run for Republican Sen. Kit Bond's seat so she could raise her children in Missouri.
Legislators discussed possibly overriding a veto on a bill that would expand expand legislative review over federal stimulus funds by creating an oversight committee with subpoena power.
The Interim Committee on Autism Spectrum Disorders met for the first time Tuesday to gather information about the disorder.
At a conference Wednesday, state emergency professionals discussed their preparedness for a natural disaster on par with Hurricane Katrina, a possible earthquake along the New Madrid fault.
The veto override had a 86-71 vote, which was short of the 109 votes for a two-thirds majority.
Favorable weather has been the primary contributor to huge harvests of crops nationwide. Yields are up from recent years.
A Jefferson City judge rebuked two counties that had argued the fee was unconstitutional.
Former state treasurer Sarah Steelman, who previously said she considered running for Senate, decided not to run because she wants to raise her youngest son in Missouri.
Donations made by the Democratic Attorneys General Association to Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster's 2008 election campaign have been deemed unethical by state commission, costing the group $10,000.
Boone County officials said no lived at the duplex, which had extensive electrical rewiring.
Authorities said the dogs were mostly small breeds including poodles, miniature pinschers and Yorkshire terriers.
The woman died after accidentally drinking diluted lye, which is used to make methamphetamine.
The Edward A. Doisy Research Center in St. Louis held a press conference, gave a tour and answered questions about the development of the H1N1 vaccine. The vaccine should be available to high risk individuals in mid-October
A proposal to change the way the governor appoints judges to state courts has been challenged by legislators, who are filing suits to stop putting the idea to the voters.
Legislators prioritized state projects for federal stimulus funding, but say their list is not an endorsement of construction plans.
Manufacturers, constuction and support services continue to cut jobs, according to a report by the Missouri Department of Economic Development.
Latrice-Antionette Murray, 38, is charged with stealing mail that was mistakenly delivered to the Internal Revenue Service.
Their previous owners having pled guilty to various charges, dogs who lived only until they died in a fight or of their wounds, are now in the care of the Missouri Humane Society.
Gov. Jay Nixon lost a Cabinet member Monday amid a tumultuous economic climate.