Columbia will recieve about $30,000 of the $1.5 million for programs designed to keep juveniles out of trouble.
Police spokesman Capt. Mike Smith said Thursday that the investigation is ongoing and no further information was available. Employees of an agency locked down Tuesday during the situation have been asked to evaluate their agency's emergency response.
Authorities say they have identified additional victims and arrested a sixth adult in a child sex abuse case in western Missouri.
The five suspects did not enter pleas during their first court appearance Thursday.
Attorney General Chris Koster filed a lawsuit Thursday against six businesses that allegedly offered extended warranties for cars as part of a scam. The warranties were actually service contracts limiting customer repairs and refunds.
Some Republican state legislators are balking at the mandates contained in the proposed health care reform bills in Congress.
A USDA grant funds programs for beginning farmers in Missouri.
Spc. Logan Burnette was injured in the Fort Hood shooting. He tried to throw a table at the shooter to distract him, since none of the soldiers had weapons to defend themselves. He said his goal now was to recover as quickly as possible so he could get back to duty.
The four brothers and their father appeared in court in Lafayette County to hear the charges against them.
The five men charged in the family sex abuse case appeared in Lafayette County court today but did not enter pleas. A father and his four adult sons are charged with several felonies, including forcible sodomy, rape with a child younger than 12 and use of a child in a sexual performance.
Nixon scheduled news conferences Thursday in Ashland, St. Louis and Sedalia to announce an expansion of the Share the Harvest program.
Rep. Denny Hoskins, a Republican from Warrensburg and certified public accountant, told The Warrensburg Daily Star-Journal on Wednesday about the amount in taxes and penalties owed by Hos Properties LLC, a company Hoskins and his brother own.
The Share the Harvest program has had to limit in recent years how much deer it could accept to donate to people in need.
Authorities believe they may find bodies and burried glass jars with notes written by children who may have been sexually abused by the Mohlers during an excavation Thursday.
The Humane Society of Missouri says it has an urgent need for supplies for more than 150 pit bull puppies in its care as a result of a multi-state dogfighting raid.
A Kansas City man has been arrested on a murder charge for a Jefferson City home robbery in which a man was shot to death.
Capt. Michael Smith of the Jefferson City Police Department said Tuesday's events were a "very unique situation." Police said they could not confirm that the employee who first reported the hostage situation had any evidence to support her claim.
Five related men have been arrested in connection with a child abuse case with allegations dating from 1988 to 1995. Police are searching for clues on property that was once owned by two of the men.
Former neighbors of Jared Leroy Mohler were surprised to find out he was arrested in connection with a sex abuse case.
The jars are believed to contain messages from more than 15 years ago documenting the allegations of sexual abuse.