U.S. Sen Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., said Tuesday that she plans to introduce legislation that would create more consumer protections for seniors with reverse mortgages, which allow people to convert their home equity into cash.
Thirteen rapes near Kansas State University and the University of Kansas since 2000 have been linked to one person, and most have taken place during school breaks.
The Kansas City-based company will collect data on the flu strain for federal and state health agencies, U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced Tuesday. She said this will allow the government to deploy resources more strategically.
Levi King was sentenced Tuesday after pleading guilty last month for the murders he committed in 2005 near the town of Pampa.
Keighley Ann Alyea, who had been missing for nearly a week, was found in Cass County on Monday night.
The St. Louis County Health Department has received several thousand doses of the vaccine but is giving them only to emergency and health care workers at this time. Many more doses will arrive in Missouri later this month
The level of E. coli bacteria in the Lake of the Ozarks has been recorded at such a level that the two state beaches should have been closed 11 times since May.
Harold Warren Sr., who is charged with three felony counts in relation to unlawful storage of decaying bodies, waived his Monday arraignment hearing in anticipation of a trial.
Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius and Rep. William Lacy Clay, D-Mo., are expected to discuss details concerning the new H1N1 vaccine and how to prevent spread of the disease.
Roger Schnieders won the winning prize on Missouri Lottery's "$200,000 A Year for Life" scratcher. Instead of taking the $200,000 a year, the 45-year-old will take the lump sum of $3 million before taxes.
Preregistration for what will be St. Louis Cardinals' World Series tickets, pending the team's qualification, started at 10 a.m. Monday and will end at noon CST on Oct. 15.
The state insurance department sent a survey last month to more than 1,000 bail bond agents, who must answer by Friday.
The St. Louis Zoo is hosting a conference of leading conservationists this week. Biodiversity loss and lowering carbon dioxide emissions are two main topics for discussion.
A financial review of the Tour of Missouri Inc., the nonprofit group that runs the bicycle race, shows room for improvement.
Shortly after 1 a.m. Monday, a St. Louis police officer and her boyfriend were wounded during a robbery. Gina Stallis, 34, was killed during the robbery.
Glenn McMullin, 76, a well-known storyteller in his Sedalia community, likes to tell stories from his hunting and logging days. In addition to hosting students to the nature walks of his nature trails, McMullin is also a craftsman. He sells wooden toys with a hidden challenge inside.
Kansas City's Union Station will feature an Andy Warhol now through Jan. 10. The silkscreen prints are on loan from Bank of America. Station officials hope "Andy Warhol Portfolios: Life & Legends"—a collection of 84 pieces—will appeal to a broad audience.
Ival Lawhon Jr., a photographer for the St. Joseph News-Press for 31 years, died Saturday of pancreatic cancer.
Aaron Johnson, a senior at the Accessible Arts, holds his first gallery Wednesday in Kansas City, Kan. It will include drawings, pottery, pens for which he created the barrels, his quilt and a CD he made with classmates.
The Lewis Clark and Clark Task Force continues to maintain Lewis and Clark landmarks and resources within Jefferson city. Docents have also made more than 470 presentations.