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.
The population of downtown St. Louis increased 6 percent in 2008, a change city leaders credit to a revival of the area.
There are no buyers for a group of environmentally-friendly homes in central Kansas City selling for between $138,000 and $145,000 apiece, despite the fact that the homes received an award last month for being both energy efficient and affordable.
William C. Downs of Liberty will serve 11 years in prison for first-degree involuntary manslaughter and drug possession.
Numerous brain tumors near Cameron have led the Environmental Protection Agency to investigate sludge found in a trench at the site of an old plant.
No one was hurt in the blaze, but firefighters had to let the fire burn itself out due to the nature of the chemicals involved.
Dan Andrews was hospitalized twice by his family a month before allegedly killing his wife and son.
A third of Missouri's 183 "fee" offices, which renew licenses or vehicle tags, will attract bids based on business plans rather than relying on an old patronage system.
On average, plans in other states are faring worse.
Last year about 1.5 million people in Missouri under 65 did not have insurance.
State demographer Matt Hesser is among those urging Missouri residents to fill out their census forms next year so the state can keep its representatives and potentially gain funding. The census aims to create an accurate picture of the country's population.
Sen. Kurt Schaefer, R-Columbia, proposed an updated version of a utilities bill that would charge customers for the construction of new power plants. Schaefer said his legislation better protects consumers because regulators must analyze requests to charge consumers.
Starting Monday, the Detroit News and the Detroit Free Press will deliver papers on Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays but make slimmer issues available in news racks the other days of the week. The papers are two of more than 80 papers — including the Missourian — that have cut issues.
A bill for early voting won't pass the state Senate without Democrats approving state-issued photo IDs for voting, Republican lawmakers say.
The Daily American Republic in Poplar Bluff reported that jurors met for several hours Saturday before announcing that they couldn't agree on the penalty for the man convicted of shooting a Missouri state trooper to death.
But the Synod will not sell its AM station, which broadcasts religious programming.
Ice and snow forced the closure of the airport at around 2 p.m. Saturday. It reopened at about 3:30.
The state and the province are suing over different issues.