The 15,000-square-foot facility, paid for by private donations, has space for up to 200 dogs and 200 cats.
Jackson County prosecutors received results of the test this week, and say it confirms that Jerry J. Owens, who is already serving a life sentence for the crime, assaulted the nun in 1997 at the Holy Rosary convent in Kansas City.
Michael Ragain, a sixth-grade teacher, brought the mercury to school on Aug. 18 and it spilled. School officials said that Ragain did not notify administrators of the incident until the next day.
Former Martinsburg grain dealer Cathy Gieseker faces 15 state and federal counts including felony stealing and deceit in a $27 million grain fraud case.
Whether through Missouri's Medicaid program, the State Children's Health Insurance Program or health care cooperatives, the state provides access to health care to about 15 percent of its population.
Sanofi Pasteur, the country's largest supplier of the seasonal flu vaccine, is running behind on producing the vaccine because it is also producing the H1N1 vaccine.
A federal jury awarded the money to a Holcomb man for a 2006 traffic stop in which he was allegedly struck by a Dunklin County deputy.
The Web site for Washington University's Family Planning Fellowship had said the institution was collaborating with Saint Louis University and Planned Parenthood, but SLU had no role in the program.
State Sen. Kurt Schaefer, R-Columbia, wants more information about role of a former Department of Natural Resources official in the late release of a test that showed high levels of bacteria in the Lake of the Ozarks.
According to a survey conducted by Creighton University, the Business Conditions Index for the mid-America region increased in the past month. The survey offers some good jobs news because the employment index was in positive territory for the first time since March 2008.
Gov. Jay Nixon suspended the head of Missouri's Department of Natural Resources for a "series of failures" related to information about E. coli contamination and beach closures at the Lake of the Ozarks.
Police charged Wright with Doisy's murder in 1985 after Wright's former roommate said he saw the woman's body in Wright's car.
Governor Jay Nixon said the Department of Natural Resources failed to close a beach along the Lake of the Ozarks despite high levels of E. coli bacteria.
After months of questions regarding who knew what and when, Gov. Nixon suspends the director of the Department of Natural Resources. The controversy began with the presence of E. coli bacteria in Lake of the Ozarks when beaches opened on Memorial Day when state department said they were closed.
A Democratic state representative from St. Louis has resigned after being caught on an FBI wire accepting a bribe.
A report to the commission said a 20-year-old gambled at Lumiere Place in St. Louis and was also served alcohol three times. The other infraction occurred at Ameristar's Kansas City casino and involved a 19-year-old who gambled.
The attorney general's office argued that the state has a legitimate interest in preventing intoxicated people from carrying guns. A public defender says the right to have guns is fundamental and the intoxication ban is too broad.
If the President Casino stops operating, its license could be opened up for bidders from around the state.
The U.S. has shown they're secretly working to enrich more uranium, and even the Russians are talking sanctions, but there's still no sign the Iranians are going to back down in the high-stakes game of nuclear chicken.
The federal government is pushing an open national network for the sharing of electronic medical records but plans to leave the specifics up to private sector innovators.