While the unemployement rate continues to rise, the number of newly laid-off workers filing initial claims for unemployment insurance fell last week by 52,000.
The Missouri Association for Social Welfare is encouraging the state and Congress to allocate more funding for summer food and child nutrition programs.
The society needs a variety of supplies as it houses about 300 dogs seized in raids of dogfighting operations.
Gov. Jay Nixon has signed legislation Thursday that is to expand the field of people required to submit DNA samples to authorities.
The vandals broke 176 tombstones at the Fairview Cemetery in Liberty between June 18 and June 20.
To save money, the state of Kansas has halted the issuance of its new license plate to some residents.
A jobrecruitment event Tuesday brought people to the Hampton Inn and Suites Columbia. They were seeking to land one of 20 patient care associate positions.
Members of the Tri-State Water Resource Coalition hope to commission an in-depth study of three potential lake sites.
Matthew D. Laurin, 21, of Springfield, and Darren J. Winans, 19, of Jasper, were being held without bond after their arrests Monday in the Oct. 11 deaths of Robert Sheldon, 70, and his wife, Ellen Sheldon, 71. Laurin and Winans are each charged with two counts of first-degree murder, two counts of armed criminal action and one count of burglary.
Governor blames Republicans for a weak bill, but signed it for the progress it does make, he said. In the meanwhile, the House Speaker has asked a committee to draft a new autism coverage bill for the 2010 legislature to consider.
Authorities arrested about 30 people in dog-fighting raids Wednesday across three states, and seven men were indicted in connection with a dog-fighting ring in northwest Missouri.
Missouri infants are already screened for 67 diseases, but the state is one of the first to check for lysosomal disorders.
The Boone County Healthy Lifestyle Survey shows residents are trying to improve their eating choices and exercising habits but have noticed a lack of resources.
The practice, which is often used as a cheaper alternative to feeding cows in centralized facilities, now includes nearly 20,000 cows on Missouri-based pasture dairies.
Radeena Proffer of Poplar Bluff has been charged with involuntary manslaughter in connection with a johnboat collision in southeast Missouri.
Kansas City and six other areas in the U.S. are being considered as locations for the storage of large amounts of toxic elemental mercury.
RiseUp Publications LLC and its parent company, Ellis Management Marketing Group Inc., have filed for bankruptcy. RiseUp owes roughly $6 million to multiple creditors.
A meeting is to be held in Kansas City this weekend to examine plans for the management of the Current and Jacks Fork rivers.
The state is to add five lysosomal storage diseases to the list of 67 diseases for which babies are already screened.
Wayne Goode, a former state legislator, and David Bradley, publisher of the St. Joseph News-Press, have been appointed for four-year terms.