A tornado touched down near Greensburg, Kansas, but no damage was reported. However, some storms in southern Kansas and southwest Missouri produced heavy winds and rain and baseball-size hail.
The agriculture department's town hall meeting brought hundreds of farmers objecting to a National Animal Identification System that registers animals and farms.
Christine Miller was arrested Tuesday in connection with an accident that killed four people from India. Miller is facing an additional charge tied to a fifth victim who was badly injured.
Blunt was ticketed in the accident after failing to give the scooter driver the right of way.
An 81-year-old woman died in a house fire in the St. Louis suburb of St. George.
The couple were in the process of getting a divorce, authorities said.
The bones of Betty Ann Howery were found in a septic tank in October in northeast Missouri. Her widower, Douglas Howery Sr., is charged with first-degree murder.
The state has qualified for the grant each year since the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services program began in 1997, and it plans to use the money on projects aimed to help underserved groups such as minorities and those living in rural areas.
Disability law advocates will discuss new standards for public recreational equipment and accomodating wounded veterans returning to school.
Missouri law permits health care providers to recoup overdue bills by submitting a claim to have the individual's tax refund offset, but no providers have done so.
It was Charles Daniel Stringfellow, 25, of Mount Carmel, Ill.
When a rear axle gave out on a tanker truck and caused it to flip on its side, 3,500 gallons of liquid fertilizer spilled in downtown Kennett. And the mix of ammonium nitrate and urea raised a stink.
The animal identification system, which has been promoted by the U.S. Department of Agriculture as a way to trace livestock in the event of a disease outbreak, faces opposition from some small-farm operators, who think the program imposes unfair costs upon farmers.
The House proposal, which is set for a floor vote on Tuesday, is aimed at stimulating car sales, improving the environment and encouraging consumers to purchase more fuel-efficient vehicles. Alternative bills with similar parameters have been proposed in the Senate.
A number of people oppose a plan to sterilize some deer and euthanize others in Town and Country, but advocates say the animals cause accidents and are a nuisance.
Norman Brinker, former chairman of Brinker International and developer of the Chili's Grill & Bar franchise, died Tuesday in Colorado.
Prisoner Suu Kyi has been granted one more witness by a Myanmar divisional court, but her defense attorneys say she is entitled to more. Suu Kyi is standing trial after a Missouri man, John Yettaw, entered the home in which she was under house arrest.
A group of teenagers has been arrested on suspicion of intentionally starting a fire in a trash can at high school in Hannibal.
The Associated Electric, United Electric, West Central Electric and Osage Electric cooperatives will use the money to build or repair electric distribution lines and to finance energy conservation or renewable energy systems.
St. Louis animal groups have formed the St. Louis Petlover Coalition, the first of its kind in the St. Louis area.