Police are ruling the death a homicide.
Election officials hired more temporary workers, repeatedly tested electronic voting machines, printed more paper ballots and have taken other precautions in anticipation of high turnout.
Vowing to end the war in Iraq and mocking Sarah Palin and John McCain, Joe Biden spoke to a Kansas City-area crowd on the verge of the election while Hilary Clinton stumped in St. Charles.
Monday's political schedule underscores how important Missouri is to both parties. VP candidates Joe Biden and Sarah Palin appeared at rallies in Lee's Summit and Jefferson City. Polls continue to show Barack Obama and John McCain about even in the bellwether state.
Under the proposal, customers of CenturyTel and other small phone companies in Boone County and nationwide could potentially see their rates increase.
The new law required registered sex offenders to stay home with their lights off on Halloween and post a sign saying they were not distributing candy.
In less than two weeks, Republican vice president candidate made her third trip to Missouri for the rally at the Missouri Capitol, which was attended by thousands of people.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol says the girl was driving her cousin on a dirt bike Sunday when her father accidentally struck them with his vehicle.
It's ranked one of six states named best prepared to ensure all votes will be cast and counted accurately.
Dogs and owners alike competed in the American Kennel Club agility trials, hosted by the Show-Me Agility Club of Central Missouri this weekend at the Columbia Canine Sports Center.
The key to victory for either candidate might reside in the margins of victory in urban and rural counties across Missouri.
Marking his fourth campaign event in Missouri in the past two weeks, Barack Obama is winding down his presidential campaign by trekking into some of Missouri's strongest Republican areas. It is an unusal strategy, according to one political scientist, and is similar to one employed by Sen. Claire McCaskill in 2006.
After her mother saw another work by the artist in a St. Louis art gallery, a Dallas resident realized she might have a Sebastiano Ricci painting in her living room.
The low-down on when and where the event will take place.
Tommy "TJ" Lee Halfacre was one of Colorado's 20 most wanted fugitives and is suspected of killing Carlos Rene Ortiz Orellana in Aurora, Colo. His arrest was filmed for "America's Most Wanted."
He's venturing into this Republican stronghold in his fourth swing through Missouri in two weeks.
They're flooding the Department of Conservation with complaints about a proposal to begin charging for free hunting permits.
Obama's race may hurt his support in the working-class neighborhoods of St. Charles County near St. Louis.
A suspect is being sought in the Friday night shooting, which happened in the University City Loop area.