Missouri House member Michael Corcoran faces charges of driving while intoxicated and for weaving and failing to signal while turning. Corcoran was stopped Friday by the Highway Patrol in St. Louis County. His attorney told the St. Louis Post-Dispatch that he plans to fight the charges.
A U.S. magistrate judge ordered a psychiatric evaluation for Adam Dylan Leon, 31, who is accused of stealing a plane in Canada and flying seven hours before landing in Missouri.
The senators are trying to decide whether to expand business tax credits to stimulate economic growth or curtail the use of the income-tax reducing credits.
The House Budget Committee passed Gov. Jay Nixon's bill that calls for $155 million to go to several state departments for the remainder of the fiscal year.
Critics wonder why unfit breeders get to profit from the sale of their dogs.
After 10 hours of debate over legislation regarding tax credits for Missouri businesses, the Senate, for the fifth time in two months, did not vote. The bill is aimed to provide tax incentives for developing companies in areas of technology or other industries. In fiscal year 2008, tax credits accounted for what would have otherwise been just over $500 million in revenues for the state.
The ticket is worth $1.1 million and was sold at a Shop 'N Save in south St. Louis County, according to the Missouri Lottery. The winner has until Oct. 5 to turn in the ticket and receive the prize.
The Democratic Party in Missouri is under fire for its usage of campaign funds over the years. According to Missouri and federal law, politicians cannot use money raised in campaigns for Missouri offices in federal elections.
Adam Dylan Leon, who allegedly stole a plane on Monday from his Canadian flight school and flew it erratically across seven states before landing it on a rural Missouri highway, faces two federal charges. Prosecutors want him jailed until his case is resolved.
The body of a Missouri woman was found in a park in Lincoln County.
KNLC, operated by the New Life Evangelistic Center, is allocating free commercial time to people looking for jobs. This way, job seekers can promote themselves and share resumes with potential employers.
A Canadian man who stole a plane and landed in Missouri did not show hostile intent, a North American Aerospace Defense Command spokesman said.
The $2.4 million grant from the U.S. Department of Labor will help fund workforce development services for former industrial workers in southern parts of the state.
Missouri General Assembly supports initial provision of a crime bill that will ban sex offenders from loitering in parks or coaching sports teams with minors. There is some debate whether the rule should apply to foreign courts.
Republican Sen. Kurt Schaefer says his district has been bombarded by untrue robo-calls opposing the bill and accused Republican Sen. Jason Crowell of being involved in the campaign.
Winfied mayor Harry Stonebraker was re-elected Tuesday, a month after his death. Stonebraker died of a heart attack at 69 on March 11. A mayor will be appointed to serve until a special election in April 2010.
Senate debate has begun on a bill that would allow AmerenUE to pass the financing costs of a new reactor at its Callaway plant on to current utility customers.
Dustin Fernow could face new charges after running out of a courtroom Monday. Fernow was on probation for burglary.
A shortfall in the state's revenue is causing the state to delay tax refunds. Missouri has been borrowing funds from its reserves since February. The state expects to make all payments by the end of the fiscal year.