Political unrest and a presidential coup in Honduras prompted a student group at Missouri University of Science and Technology to cancel a humanitarian trip to the country.
A new in-car laptop system is expected to allow officers to instantly access city and county crime data in addition to the federal and state information they already receive.
Taron Crawford of Kansas City, Kan., was convicted of second-degree murder and armed criminal action in 2004, but a judge later threw the conviction out.
Republican Roy Blunt and Democrat Robin Carnahan each raised more than $1 million dollars during the three-month period ending June 30. More details regarding fundraising and expenditures were expected Wednesday.
The university chose John M. Miller from Florida Atlantic University.He served as treasurer and interim chief financial officer.
Clayton in St. Louis County has become the third city in the region to ban smoking indoors.
Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder has endorsed Tom Schweich for the Missouri auditor position.
Judy Pennington of rural Madison will be tried on six counts of felony animal abuse after rescuers removed dozens of animals from Pennington's farm in April 2008.
Shane Allan Sanders of Olathe faces 15 years to life in prison for trying to arrange a sexual encounter with what he thought was an 11-year-old girl.
Actor Matt Damon, co-founder of H2O Africa Foundation, has joined the nonprofit, Kansas City-based WaterPartners to form Water.org. The new organization's mission is to help ease the global water supply crisis.
The department will now negotiate with FutureGen developers to move toward construction of the plant that would burn coal for power but store emissions of carbon dioxide underground. The Energy Department is to commit just more than $1 billion to construction of the plant.
Democrat Robin Carnahan reported receiving about $1 million this past quarter but spent more than Republican Roy Blunt, who reported raising more than $1.4 million from April through June. The two are the only declared candidates to replace retiring Republican Sen. Kit Bond.
Practices of the St. Louis Police Academy were found to have some inconsistencies, though no racial bias was detected. Last year, the Board of Police Commissioners hired a law firm to investigate complaints that black recruits were dismissed in disproportionate numbers for minor infractions.
The trial of Judy Pennington, who is charged with six counts of felony animal abuse, was scheduled to begin Wednesday but has been delayed. A new trial date has not been set.
The suit was filed against the Rev. Michael Ferymuth, the Archdiocese of St. Louis and its new Archbishop Robert Carlson. The lawsuit says the victim informed the archdiocese of the alleged sexual misconduct and was told Freymuth would be removed from ministry.
The amphibians, hellbenders, are native to the Missouri River Valley and a variety of factors are contributing to the species dissappearing. But an effort to protect and bolster the population is taking place at the St. Louis Zoo.
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Joseph G. Bannister was selected to be the chairman of the Missouri Technology Corporation, which helps private businesses link with universities conducting high-tech reserach.
The estimate includes an expected $33 million in direct spending by visitors and another $27 million felt as a ripple effect as the money spent recycles through the local economy.
A descendent of a Union soldier is undertaking an effort to document Civil War monuments and markers in southwest Missouri.