Winston's Sheriff Department discovered a squalid, unlicensed puppy mill after responding to and shooting a rampaging chimpanzee. The mill, run by the chimp's owners, held an estimated 100 to 200 small-breed dogs. Only 13 dogs and two cats were recovered.
The Barksdale Air Force Base in Louisiana was chosen over other bases for the home of the Air Force's Global Strike Command.
On April Fools' Day, the Internet worm Conficker that has affected many PCs is expected to change tactics to acquire more "botnets," Conficker-infected machines, experts said.
Missouri's Senate Commerce Committee has passed the rewritten version of a bill that originally faced criticism from consumer advocates as being "a utility wish list."
Missouri senators decided to set aside discussion on an economic development bill that would cap tax credit programs and expand job-based tax incentives. After nine hours of debate, lawmakers decided to stall dealing with the bill until next week.
Members of the United States Climate Action Partnership say Missouri has strong opportunities for clean energy.
The boy was shot Monday after opening fire on highway patrol troopers Steve Burrows and John Terrell after leading troopers on a chase on Interstate 35 near Perry, Okla.
The man was reported to have been caring for his girlfriend's child when the baby suffered injuries consistent with severe blunt force trauma.
An autopsy showed that the child suffered hemorrahages, a skull fracture and other injuries.
The 29-year-old was charged with stabbing another inmate with a seven-inch sharpened metal rod.
According to the AP, Democratic House leader Paul LeVota is under investigation by the FBI.
Missouri House Democrat women have voiced their disapproval of the way they are treated by their male colleagues, citing the apparent lack of inclusion of their bills in the legislation calendar.
The FBI is questioning Missouri lawmakers about questionable campaign contributions, according to two lawmakers who spoke on condition of anonymity. They said they specifically were asked about House Minority Leader Paul LeVota, a Democrat from Independence.
The St. Louis Zoo announced Monday they had to euthanize Hope, a 23-year-old polar bear, because of cancer.
Kenneth Baumruk was convicted of killing his wife and wounding four others during a 1992 shooting spree inside a courthouse. The Missouri Supreme Court upheld his first-degree murder conviction and death sentence.
Two women are accused of providing alcohol to minors after girls at a birthday party said they had been drinking heavily.
A House bill would, if passed, clarify the state's position on raw milk, allowing the continued purchase of raw milk from unlicensed producers. The bill originally was conceived following a series of violation notices sent to Missouri farmers from the State Milk Board.
A St. Louis-area man faces charges of assault, unlawful use of a weapon and felonious restraint after allegedly holding four people hostage and shooting one of them.
The suburban St. Louis man suffered a back injury in the fall and couldn't get out of the grave on his own, authorities said.
The Missouri man was close to crossing the border into Mexico when he was captured by border patrol agents for fleeing the area of a fire suspected to be arson.