Both their math and reading scores improved in the state's public schools. But more districts and schools failed to meet "adequate yearly progress" goals, though state education officials said that was because requirements were more stringent under federal law.
They said Richard Davis is a rapist whose crimes have spanned two decades and become more intense over time.
The bay fox trotter was injured near Ironton.
He was struck on the neck, below his ear, and collapsed.
Boo Boo's 97-year-old owner was going to put out the noisy puss so she could get back to sleep. And then she realized something was wrong.
Jefferson County authorities say a letter claiming information about the whereabouts of a pregnant Pevely woman is bogus.
Days before the Aug. 5 primary, 9th District candidates outlined their views on what immigration policies the United States should have.
Rebecca Bowman Nassikas donated $200,000 to a political committee last week that plans to use the money for TV ads. Missourians for Honest Leadership, formed in Columbia in 2006, has already posted the piece on its Web site, TheFactsOnKoster.com.
Jurors deliberated less than four hours before convicting Richard D. Davis, 44, of 25 counts, including first-degree murder, kidnapping, rape, sodomy, and assault in attacks on Marsha Spicer, of Independence, and Michelle Huff-Ricci, 36.
The 70-year-old truck driver apparently got out of his rig when it became stuck on train tracks. However, he suffered from a medical condition and died.
In front of a roaring, standing-room-only crowd at the Missouri University of Science and Technology on Wednesday, Sen. Barack Obama, D—Ill., detailed his economic plan for the nation if he is elected president. The senator stopped in Springfield, Rolla and Union on Wednesday as part of his economic tour through rural Missouri.
Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama is stepping into traditionally Republican territory as he travels through Missouri on Wednesday.
Volunteers are needed to help with the effort after heavy rains have cause flooding.
Police say 18-month-old Kenyon Brock, taken from his crib in a suburban Kansas City home, is safe in Jefferson City.
Constitution Party has been recertified but will not appear on primary ballot.
The war in Iraq should be on the top priorities for the president and Congress, according to 35 percent of Americans polled by Gallup in May.
Residents in Monroe and Ralls counties have been displaced while police have had to rescue drivers on roads in Adair County.