The statewide damage equals about one-third of Missouri's annual timber harvest and included damage on private land, in the Mark Twain National Forest and in conservation areas, officials said
The legislation allows utilities in Missouri to recoup the cost of energy-savings initiatives by including it in the rates they charge customers.
The eight-time All Star will be joined by Cardinals Hall of Famers Stan Musial, Bob Gibson and Lou Brock, among others.
The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating the northwest Missouri crash.
Despite the 1933 Kansas City massacre that set off some of the action seen in "Public Enemies," the city gets no face time in the film starring Johnny Depp and Christian Bale.
Animal welfare groups say the stigma attached to pit bulls, coupled with the large number of dogs seized this week in multistate dogfighting raids, will hurt the dogs' chances of finding loving homes.
Robert Harris, a school bus driver, helped create the Cape Girardeau Community Garden Project six years ago, and he continues to exercise his "calling" by tending the gardens during the summer.
The launch is a test by the General Aviation Space Group as it prepares to create a private rocket that will put a satellite into Earth's orbit.
The highway patrol said the accident happened Friday afternoon near U.S. 136 and State Route O near Tarkio.
Cottleville Mayor Don Yarber said Friday that the Board of Aldermen unanimously passed a resolution Thursday urging Missouri legislators to legalize access to medical marijuana for Missourians who have a doctor's approval.
The law requires new owners of foreclosed properties to give renters at least 10 days notice to move out.
MU is one university taking part in the Ford Foundation initiative, which aims to promote dialogue on college campuses.
Suu Kyi is charged with violating the terms of her house arrest by harboring an uninvited Missouri man who swam secretly to her lakeside home and stayed for two days. She faces a possible five-year prison term.
Missouri has funded a dozen highway projects with $72 million in federal stimulus money.
Stephen L. Cook, 49, was found guilty of first-degree murder, armed criminal action and unlawful possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.
A Missouri judge blocked the firing of three administrative judges who had been dismissed because of budget cuts.
As part of the annual nationwide Operation FALCON to track down fugitives wanted for violent crimes, law enforcement agencies arrested 175 fugitives and cleared 407 warrants in southwest Missouri.
A $1.5 million budget cut on Gov. Jay Nixon's desk could spell doom — permanently, organizers worry — for September's third annual Tour of Missouri bicycle race.
Gov. Jay Nixon signed legislation Thursday requiring DNA be taken from people age 17 and older who are arrested on suspicion of violent felonies, sex offenses or burglary. The DNA samples will be discarded if charges aren't filed, dropped or if the suspect is acquitted at trial.
On Thursday, Karen King Mitchell, 50, of Columbia was appointed to the Missouri Court of Appeals Western District. She is a longtime aide of Gov. Jay Nixon.