When police arrived in the neighborhood Thursday evening, several people, including one with minor gunshot wounds, barricaded themselves in two homes.
The charges against Michael Wayne Limley and Christopher William Lee Helton carry a maximum sentence of 10-30 years or life in prison
Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill continued her tour of Missouri cities Wednesday night in Jefferson City. She spoke about "death panels," funding for increased coverage and what would be covered in the legislation.
A statewide measure passed in the spring will require cigarettes to be near self-extinguishing. The law will go into effect Jan. 1, 2011.
The Missouri IMPACT Board voiced its support on health care reform in a letter signed by 17 religious leaders. The board called health care a basic human right.
The State Board of Health voted Thursday to repeal rules found to have been contrary to Missouri law. The decision affects 590 license-exempt facilities, the majority of which are run by religious organizations, and changes safety measures required at the child-care centers.
Colleges made plans to isolate students in preparation for an expected increase in H1N1 cases as students return to campuses.
The company plans to produce more cars and trucks in the fourth quarter than it did last year, but it also expects to sell fewer vehicles in September than it did in July and August. Ford will not hire new hourly workers, but will move workers from the Kansas City Assembly Plant.
Almost 600 facilities would be affected by the proposed changes, which must be published for public comment before becoming final.
The Missouri chapter of the NAACP called for the investigation because it believes that the Missouri Department of Transportation was not following federal guidelines involving stimulus funds to maximize involvement of minority and women-owned businesses.
Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill faced a hostile group at a town hall meeting Wednesday night in Jefferson City. The main points she addressed were related to health care.
Two state representatives who admitted to spreading negative campagin material against Rep. Russ Carnahan pleaded guilty to obstruction charges and resigned from office.
More public corruption cases will follow Tuesday's guilty pleas and resignations from State Sen. Jeff Smith and Rep. Steve Brown.
As a member of the Senate for nearly half a century, Kennedy compiled a list of legislative achievements in many areas including health care, civil rights, education and immigration.
Fewer than 2,000 of the 2 million Eagle Scouts over the last century have received the award.
St. Louis County Executive Charlie Dooley has not said if he will veto the bill. If he signs it, the measure would go to voters on Nov. 3.
The Missouri Gaming Commission has refused to allow the St. Louis-based President Casino to replace its century-old boat until the company gets a new operating license. If the casino loses its license, it will create an opening for another company to seek a casino permit in Missouri.
The city's South Grand business district will receive the money for construction, which is to improve safety and make the area more friendly to pedestrians and cyclists.
In his plea, Sen. Jeff Smith, D-St. Louis, said he told Rep. Steve Brown, then an aide to Smith, and his campaign treasurer to mislead investigators. Smith and Brown both announced they would resign from office. Sentencing for both men is set for Nov. 10.
Missouri state Sen. Jeff Smith of St. Louis pleaded guilty to two federal counts of obstruction of justice tied to his failed 2004 congressional campaign. Rep. Steve Brown of Clayton also pleaded guilty to one count of conspiring to obstruct justice and has said that he, too, will resign.