Legislators have approved a bill that allows Missouri judges to decide whether to disclose the names of victims of sexual and domestic assault.
Fee covers cleanup of illegal tire dumps.
Authorities say the pastor was trying to arrange a meeting with a teenage girl.
Legislation designed to clear the way for farm tractor parades is moving to the governor.
U.S. Attorney Mark Krause wants Lori Drew to receive the maximum 3-year prison sentence following the suicide of a teenage neighbor. He says the harm caused by the hoax Drew set up suggests a more serious sentence than probation and a fine, which is what probation officials recommended. Jurors found Drew guilty in November of accessing computers without authorization, but did not convict her on more serious charges.
The Supreme Court upheld a ruling from last year that found a Missouri car dealership owed $82,000 in back taxes and interest for not paying Missouri's corporate income tax on vehicles sold to residents of other states.
A cemetery in Lawrence, Kan., is jumping on the "green burial" trend. The first plot has been sold in a city-owned cemetery that offers a chance to be buried without being embalmed, in a biodegradable casket, with no concrete grave liner or a traditional cut or polished headstone.
No one was injured when a 50-foot portion of ceiling collapsed during a fundraiser at a Springfield elementary school late Tuesday afternoon.
The central Missouri man allegedly made threats to an Osage County Courthouse official before leading authorities on a high-speed chase and shooting himself.
Voters approved a 2006 ballot measure to adjust the state's minimum wage annually for inflation but senators debated the legislation Tuesday to stop automatic increases in the mandated minimum pay for tipped workers.
Despite finding 3-year-old Joshua Childers's tennis shoe, rescue workers were still unable to locate the boy who went missing Monday.
Missouri now has a total of six confirmed cases of swine flu, none of them in Boone County.
The 3-year-old from Arcadia has been missing since Monday morning.
Legislation requiring that cigarettes be self-extinguishing is headed to Gov. Jay Nixon.
The bill would require court officials and attorneys to use words children can understand. Judges can make other accommodations, too, such as holding testimony during school hours and letting the child hold a toy or blanket while testifying.
Legislation passed by the Missouri House would require new owners of foreclosed properties to give current tenants 10 business days' warning before evicting them.
The bill would allow design and construction contracts to be rolled into one contract, possibly saving the state money.
The effectiveness of the hog industry's process of self-monitoring for disease is the subject of debate among health experts and farmers.
The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education recently notified MU's School of Medicine that the school was put on probation for undisclosed reasons. The council has sixty days to write a letter outlining the problem.