Petland has been accused by the Humane Society of the United States of selling sick puppies to unsuspecting customers.
Aimed at preventing mad cow disease, FDA rules make disposing of dead livestock more costly.
The man who was caught on surveillance fleeing Central Bank with cash has been identified as 55-year-old Dennis Watson.
Two men entered guilty pleas in a Kansas City federal court Tuesday for involvement in a drug-distribution conspiracy. As part of the plea, both men forfeited to the government more than $150,000 that was seized by law enforcemnt officers.
One victim, a 21-year-old woman, was identified. Two of the other victims were her nephews.
The city missed a $53 semiannual lease charge on its post office box, causing U.S. Postal Service employees to close it on Feb. 19. The box was reopened Thursday, but many parking ticket payments are missing or were returned to the senders.
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement has decided not proceed with deportation hearings for Noe Guzman, a 17-year-old senior at New Haven High School in eastern Missouri. But he still must leave by November.
A legally blind man heard noises coming from an his female neighbor's apartment and found a convicted rapist waiting for her to return from work.
A barge worker fell into the Mississippi River as the barge was about to dock and spent about an hour in the water.
The state will waive sales tax on appliances designed to increase energy efficiency from April 19-25.
The Missouri Supreme Court also ruled that only sex offenders convicted after 1995 need to register in the state's database.
The ability to change the governor's annual budget proposal before it hits the legislature has given the House budget chair a strong role in Missouri's budget process.
Department of Agriculture officials are calling Cathy Gieseker the "Madoff of the Midwest." State officials claim that Gieseker ran a pyramid scheme offering up to 30 percent higher prices on crops before the scheme fell through. At least 140 farmers claim they have been taken advantage of by Gieseker and losses could total over $15 million.
The baby Coquerel's sifaka is at the St. Louis Zoo's Primate House.
Sixty-year-old Shirley Harless died in a head-on collision on U.S. 69. The other vehicle was drive by Lucas Bates, 28, of Lawson.
Kansas City is the first stop of 28 for the Women of Faith tour. Since it began in 1996, 4 million women have attended. Women of Faith is scheduled to be in St. Louis June 26-27.
The defense of a 16-year-old boy accused of firing a rifle inside a Joplin middle school have asked for a second evaluation of the boy's mental health. A judge-appointed mental health professional has already found the boy not competent to stand trial as an adult.
Bobby Joe Stogsdill was arrested Thursday after a sting in Miami, Okla. Amber G. Barr died Sunday in a Joplin hospital, reportedly of serious dehydration.
Heather Sheree Balven, 31, was pregnant with her second child. The crossing has no lights or gates to warn of trains.
Hannibal Christian Academy will operate on the site of the St. Thomas Aquinas Seminary, which closed in 2002 amid accusations of sexual abuse by an instructor.