Despite a crisis in public defender funding and controversy regarding Missouri's method of selecting judges, outgoing Supreme Court Chief Justice Laura Denvir Stith sees certain successes.
The proposal comes in the wake of the failure of a measure that would have paid for $700 million in college and university improvements by issuing bonds.
State Sen. Kurt Schaefer said he has heard from from "several people in positions to know" that the governor will veto funding for the hospital.
Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster on Tuesday called for the scheduling of an execution date for the man convicted of several racially motivated killings in the 1970s, including that of a man leaving a suburban St. Louis synagogue.
Missouri sex offenders convicted before the 1995 creation of the state's sex offender registry must still register with the state, Missouri's highest court ruled Tuesday.
Americans observe the complexities of a controversial historical icon.
Job growth in Missouri's "clean energy" sector has outperformed overall employment and the industry brought in $25 million in venture capital from 2006 through 2008, a national study states. Still, Missouri is average on a national scale.
Southern Missouri state Sen. Chick Purgason said he believes there is mounting frustration with the federal debt and spending.
The two most recent record-size fish were a shorthead redhorse caught at Truman Lake and a smallmouth buffalo caught by a bowfisher at the Duck Creek Conservation Area.
The $9.6 million in Community Development Block Grants will be used for projects involving flood and tornado damage.
Missouri University of Science and Technology is overseeing a federal initiative that involves placing 40 seismic monitors around Missouri and Iowa.
A Poplar Bluff teen was arrested on suspicion of lighting another boy on fire. The injured boy was in good condition at a St. Louis-area hospital.
The National Park Service will offer $3 discounts on visits to the Arch and related destinations this weekend.
The Missouri Department of Natural Resources wants the city of Sedalia to fix its problems with sewer overflow. The town has seven years to do so.
A separate storm system that cut a wide swath across Kansas, Nebraska and Missouri knocked out power, damaged buildings and led to flash flooding. The National Weather Service said that two tornadoes that touched down in central and western Nebraska caused little damage.
Blue Springs canceled its annual free fireworks show to save money, but residents will still be able to see free displays in neighboring communities.
The U.S. House declared the Winston Churchill museum on Westminster College's campus in Fulton to be "America's National Churchill Museum."
The database, which is a compilation of more than 10,000 complaints since 2006, grades companies based on the number of complaints and allows users to search the list of customer troubles.
Missouri is one of only five states where higher learning gains for charter school students are significantly higher, according to the national study.
St. Louis' city animal shelter will benefit from a major corporate gift of time, talent and funds aimed at sprucing up its building and grounds.