Park officials approved a multimillion-dollar contract on Tuesday to build a polar bear exhibit at the Kansas City Zoo.
Missouri's House Committee on State Intelligence Oversight is expected to meet Wednesday to examine a document published earlier this year on the activities of militia members.
Three deaths in a home in Cole Camp have been classified as homicides.
Allen Kauffman, who had also served as the leader of the village of Collins, had been imprisoned for trying to solicit sex from a young girl, who turned out to be a detective.
Missouri farmers and others throughout the Midwest criticize the USDA's controversial National Animal Identification System, calling it a "costly mistake" and "unnecessary."
Three bodies were found in a central Missouri home under circumstances police are calling "suspicious."
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.