The governor's $204 million budget cut included ending $4.8 million in state funding for Missouri's online school. About 1,600 students would be affected.
Citing the "demanding" and "complex" nature of the job, Mike Nietzel submitted a letter of resignation, but he is willing to continue working until a replacement president is found.
Gary Kaplan, the founder of BetOnSports.com, pleaded guilty to racketeering conspiracy, violating the Wire Wager Act and conspiring to violate it. Kaplan was sentenced to four years and three months in prison.
In Missouri, political campaigns are required to report contributions of over $5,000 within 48 hours, but the St. Louis Post-Dispatch found that only about 80 percent of campaigns report a contribution of exactly $5,000 within 48 hours.
A Joplin man who made a career out of restoring stained glass came out of retirement to save the glass at the church that started it all for him.
The Blue Door Farm in Kansas City provides an opportunity for urban farming students to see the nice and not-so-nice aspects of raising chickens in backyards.
Channeling their inner Tom Selleck, public relations firm says if they can bring back the mustache then they can sell anything
Ed Wildberger, D-St. Joseph, is the fifth state lawmaker to resign this year. A special election will be held Feb. 2 to fill his seat.
A faculty group have formed their opinion of the president based on 23 complants against Bruce Speck describing what it calls failures of leadership and management.
Two men have died after a single-engine airplane crashed near the small town of Blodgett.
Former Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle was scheduled to speak Friday morning at a Missouri health care summit. Also scheduled to speak is former surgeon general for the Bush administration, Richard Carmona.
The collection of more than 3,000 comics are likely to sell for more than the house they were found in.
The St. Louis police department is investigating whether some officers are working their off-duty security jobs while they're on duty.
Isaiah N. Betts was charged with involuntary manslaughter in the death of Dwayne E. Smith, who was left unconscious in a street after surveillance cameras captured a male, being accompanied by another male, strike him in the head. Smith was later run over by a car.
Empire District Electric Company's request would mean a monthly increase of $19.21 for a residential customer. The request was filed because the company is looking to recoup money invested in building coal-fired generating units.
Gov. Jay Nixon announced budget cuts which will cause almost 700 full- and part-time jobs to be eliminated in state departments.
The university's Board of Governors voted not to renew President Aaron Podolefsky's contract and didn't provide any explanation.
Missouri has the second highest standards in reading for fourth- and eighth-graders. The National Center for Education Statistics compared the standards states used in 2005 and 2007 to judge students' math and reading profiency.
Publisher Dan Rositano announced Thursday that the St. Louis Globe-Democrat would be brought back as a Web-only publication. The print version folded in 1986.
Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster is appealing a court ruling that blocked a proposed hog farm from operating two miles from the historic mid-Missouri village.