The lawsuit against the city and the city manager says Jordan Griffin and Colleen Low, two city budget analysts, lost their jobs because of reverse discrimination and retaliation. They said they were let go while less experienced, minority employees were retained.
Scott Eckersley, who received a $500,000 settlement from the state in June, finally dismissed his lawsuit after waiting in vain for a state apology letter.
A 19-year-old burglary suspect who was shot by one of three Florissant officers after showing officers a weapon has died at a hospital during surgery. The officer who shot the suspect had 22 years of experience and is now on administrative leave.
City Utilities initiated stricter policies after a state audit, contributing to 9,198 utility shutoffs from March 2008 to April 2009.
Residents of Washington, Mo., should boil water vigorously for at least three minutes before drinking it or brushing their teeth and should throw out ice in their freezers, said Jim Briggs, city administrator.
Washington University scientists continue to analyze rocks from the Apollo 11 mission in 1969 in hopes of finding clues that lend insight into how life began on Earth.
The committee, which will draft regulations for insurance coverage of autism, was formed after autism legislation failed to come up for a House vote during the 2009 session.
Public Works Department officials said they expect to activate the two new cameras by July 31 but have no additional plans to expand the program.
Fifty-seven of the Missouri retirement system's staffers had been expecting to receive bonuses on June 29, but state budget cuts have led to $162,258 in payments being put on hold.
The use of chemicals could contaminate the High Plains Aquifer. About 2 million people depend on it as a source of drinking water.
Federal prosecutors say Cathy M. Gieseker operated a $27 million Ponzi scheme as an owner of a Missouri trucking company and grain elevator. Gieseker is the company's only employee.
The meeting is to include a panel of budget, health care and legal experts.
The staging is meant to satisfy the federal Nuclear Regulatory Commission's requirement for practice drills every two years.
The Missouri Secretary of State is to speak Monday afternoon at her downtown St. Louis satellite office.
In a federal effort to protect trout fish, the hydropower capacity of several dams could be reduced. Some electric companies argue that if federal efforts prove successful and hydropower from dams is reduced, potentially less carbon-friendly power plants might be relied upon as an alternative for customers.
Had it not been for Tyler Egan's quick thinking, he and his family might have been in grave danger during a fire that consumed their house on Wednesday. Tyler applied fire safety lessons recently learned in school to swiftly lead his family away from harm.
Nixon said he is there to show support for the troops, to better understand the National Guard's role in the region and to make a pitch for securing better equipment for the Guard.
The Missouri retirement system is putting $162,258 in staff bonuses on hold because of state budget cuts stemming from the economic downturn. Gov. Jay Nixon's administration declared the move "an appropriate first step."
Swine flu and strep throat cases prompted officials to send hundreds of campers home a day early last week.
The Missouri Department of Conservation says May storms damaged 204 million board feet of timber on 113,000 acres.