About 90 people gathered at the Capitol on Wednesday to advocate for increased funding for brain-injury services. March has been designated Brain Injury Awareness Month by the Brain Injury Association of America.
The bill would require women to be informed of abortion alternatives and make the act of coercing a woman to have an abortion a crime.
The bill, prompted by a mother of octuplets in California, would require that physicians in Missouri implant no more embryos into a woman than is recommended by the American Society for Reproductive Medicine's guidelines.
Dylan Graber, a 10-year-old Missouri boy, asked a Missouri House committee to name the Missouri River as the state'a official waterway. Lawmakers, though, have become increasingly reluctant to create new state symbols.
Experts had projected a smaller drop of about 20,000 jobless claims from Feb. 14 to Feb. 21. Instead, 639,000 requests were filed for unemployment benefits for the week ending Feb. 21, down 31,000 from Feb. 14. However, Missouri had the nation's third highest increase in jobless claims for the week.
Missouri senators discussed the need for horse slaughterhouses on Thursday and touched on factors such as the suffering of the horse, current horse exportation to Mexico for slaughter and the the popularity of horse meat.
The ticket for yesterday's drawing was sold at a QuikTrip in St. Charles. While the holder hadn't come forward yet Thursday morning, a winner has 180 days to cash a ticket.
The Nixa city attorney will file suit against former employees charged with theft from the streets department.
The officers were off-duty at the time of last month's incident. After one man approached the officers in conversation, a fight broke out seriously injuring one person.
Missouri senators passed a resolution Thursday encouraging the federal government to offer incentives for horse slaughtering plants to open in the United States. The last such U.S. slaughterhouse closed in 2007.
The House bill would charge those coercing women into abortions with a misdemeanor and the doctors who knowingly perform the coerced abortion with a felony.
MU Board of Curators denied students a voting seat Wednesday with a vote of 22-9.
The journal was retrieved from the Perryville apartment of 32-year-old Aaron Hemingway, who wounded two people before fatally shooting himself.
The society said Tuesday the crush of interest has forced it to stop taking online applications to adopt the dogs.
Several tests have been done on soil and water in and around the northwest Missouri town because of residents' concerns about a rise in brain tumor cases in the area.
The attack happened during a robbery just before midnight Tuesday at a McDonald's on the city's south side.
Authorities suspect most of the fires are the work of one person or one group of people.
The House Budget Committee chairman recommended cutting $18 million in funding from Gov. Jay Nixon's budget for the University of Missouri System, including MU health care.
A Missouri lawmaker is sponsoring a new bill that would make penalities from red-light cameras equivalent to those handed out for getting pulled over by a police officer for the same offense.
A bill moved forward in the Missouri House and Senate to raise pay rates on utilties, despite opposition from Gov. Jay Nixon. The rate increase would be to fund building of a second Callaway power plant.