The Missouri Public Utility Alliance presented a study at a forum Monday indicating the average electric rate in Missouri would increase under federal legislation for a cap-and-trade program that allows pollution permits to be bought and sold.
Three family members' bodies were found in their home on June 9, each with a single fatal gunshot wound. Now Cole Camp police are asking the public for information about a pickup truck or men seen outside the victims' home on June 7.
An auxiliary feedwater pump did not start automatically during a routine test last month prompting a special inspection, which could help nuclear plants with the same parts avoid similar problems.
A search is underway for Leeann Hopson, a Cape Girardeau woman whose home appeared disturbed Sunday.
In 2007 the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers stopped its Missouri projects aimed at restoring habitat for the endangered pallid sturgeon because of the state's objections. Now, Sen. Kit Bond has once again raised environmental concerns about the strategy to be used when the project continues.
Arnetta Warren identified one of the victims as her ex-husband James Warren. The identities of the three other victims found at James Warren's house, including a 3-year-old girl, are unknown.
A federal stay for the execution of Reginald Clemons could apply to all Missouri inmates facing execution, according to the incoming chief justice of the state Supreme Court, so it is unlikely the Supreme Court will schedule any additional executions for now.
Camp Sabra in Morgan County has quarantined about 50 people and will be closed for a week after confirmation of what has been declared the largest outbreak in the state since the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services began tracking cases of swine flu in April.
Gov. Jay Nixon and Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn made a pledge at the St. Louis Amtrak station on Monday to work together to bring high-speed rail to the Midwest. The governors are looking to improve the pace of the St. Louis-Chicago rail connection.
Missouri school districts and the state government are both looking to take advantage of an offer of low-cost bonds for construction projects. However, many officials throughout the state do not think the idea is sound.
The Republican said he'll do his best to derail the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' $70 million funding request.
Romanze Damont Mosby was pronounced dead Saturday evening at the Algoa Correctional Center in Jefferson City.
The Missouri Public Service Commission, which regulates utilities, planned a meeting to discuss alternative energy, future demand and changes in state and federal law.
A woman reported getting shocked when she dangled a foot into Spring Lake over the Memorial Day weekend. The report has led to the lake being off-limits for the second time in three years after an incident that led to one teen's death in 2006.
A 9-foot-tall granite memorial, honoring some of the first St. Louis residents, was built over a mass grave site that believed to be the final resting place of several early St. Louisans.
Pending legislation would rename a section of Highway 160 in Missouri that has been adopted by members of the National Socialist Movement for Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel.
Lincoln University in Jefferson City, which began an environmental sciences degree four years ago, is just now handing out diplomas to the major's first graduates. The students have been prepared to face modern environmental problems, such as soil pollution and poor water quality.