A woman reported getting shocked when she dangled a foot into Spring Lake over the Memorial Day weekend. The report has led to the lake being off-limits for the second time in three years after an incident that led to one teen's death in 2006.
A 9-foot-tall granite memorial, honoring some of the first St. Louis residents, was built over a mass grave site that believed to be the final resting place of several early St. Louisans.
Pending legislation would rename a section of Highway 160 in Missouri that has been adopted by members of the National Socialist Movement for Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel.
Lincoln University in Jefferson City, which began an environmental sciences degree four years ago, is just now handing out diplomas to the major's first graduates. The students have been prepared to face modern environmental problems, such as soil pollution and poor water quality.
Conservation groups are calling for birdwatching, fishing and hiking areas on the 1,470-acre island in the Mississippi River near St. Charles, Mo.
A fierce accident at St. Francois County Raceway near Farmington occurred when a race car went airborne over an embankment. The driver and three people were injured.
Crossland Construction of Columbus, Kan., has been selected to build the Kansas City Chiefs' new indoor practice facility for $9.4 million.
Amidst controversy, a Missouri judge has approved the summary and cost estimate of a proposal that would amend the state constitution to ban public contributions for abortion and human cloning.
Republican Congressman Roy Blunt and Democratic candidate, Secretary of State Robin Carnahan, are seeking to replace retiring Republican Senator Kit Bond.
A planned vigil in front of George Tiller's clinic was moved by abortion opponents to avoid counter demonstrations. Scott Roeder, 51, faces first-degree murder and aggravated assault charges in connection to Tiller's killing.
The bodies of three family members were found dead June 9 at their home in Cole Camp. Authorities say details about the case are being witheld to protect the investigation.
In the last three months of 2008, Missouri banks made an average of $540 more per $100,000 in assets than the five largest national banks.
Pete Ramsel, executive director of the Missouri Housing Development Comission, said that the housing commission — which uses tax credits and tax-free bonds to help finance the construction of affordable houses and apartments — operates in accordance with the law and is "absolutely above-board."
The FBI interviewed the director of Missouri's housing agency as part of an investigation related to low-income housing.
A heat advisory has been issued through Friday, and citizens have been urged to drink plenty of fluids and try to stay in air-conditioned buildings.
Gov. Jay Nixon's budget director said there will be budget vetoes, but Republican leaders urged Nixon not to veto capital improvement projects.
Nixon's administration already has said he will make line-item vetoes to a budget bill that would spend $381 million of stimulus funds over the next two years, largely on capital improvement projects.