Missouri's possible $4 billion cut of the federal stimulus package would go to more than two dozen areas, including homeless prevention, drinking water and transportation improvements.
Former first lady Bess Truman's papers offer insight into Truman family dynamic.
The new bill that would require financial examination of pre-need funeral companies every five years among other restrictions is moving quickly through the Missouri Senate.
The Missouri Department of Transportation plans for nearly $1 billion in projects using stimulus money that could possibly create 14,000 jobs in Missouri.
A jury is deliberating the case of Owen Welty, 15, who is charged with second-degree murder in the 2006 death of 64-year-old Don McCollough.
A St. Louis County jury found Owen Welty not guilty of second-degree murder and armed criminal action Thursday in the 2006 shooting death of his 64-year-old neighbor. Welty was one of the youngest people ever charged with murder in Missouri.
Some Missouri senators hope to fix what they see as a broken tax incentive policy.
Opposing lawsuits seek to change the language of a ballot summary for a proposed constitutional amendment barring the use of public funds for abortion and human cloning.
Gov. Nixon honored former Gov. Matt Blunt's pledge by releasing $5 million for the construction of a new autism center at MU.
Under the plan, which the House has already approved, Missouri homebuyers would be eligible for a $1,000 tax credit. But the bill might decrease the size of tax breaks for money spent redeveloping historic buildings.
The legislation would allow absentee ballots from military members serving overseas to arrive seven days after an election and still be counted.
After analyzing past studies, researchers at the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and Harvard University found that people who exercised more were 24 percent less likely to develop the disease than people who exercised less.
Michael Shane Yarnell, who is charged with second-degree murder, two counts of voluntary manslaughter and one count of involuntary manslaughter in the death of his wife, Michelle "Angie" Yarnell, waived formal arraignment and filed for a change of venue.
Police are still looking for the suspects, who used the signal to shout vulgarities to customers.
The University of Missouri-St. Louis said the gift is the largest in the university's 42-year history.
Tests Monday and Wednesday showed Jade, a 23-month-old Asian elephant at the St. Louis Zoo, had herpesviral DNA, which can be fatal. The zoo said they began treating her immediately with anti-viral medication.
A bill that provides prosecutors the option of seeking life without parole for those who rape or sodomize a child will go to vote once more in the Senate before moving to the House.
Attorneys will make closing arguments, then the jury will get the case involving Owen Welty, one of the youngest people ever tried as an adult in Missouri.
Rep. Ray Salva said revenue numbers put out by the Missouri Gaming Commission were fabricated to show 10 percent growth, while gambling numbers in other states are falling.
Joe Ernest Phillips pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting a woman during a traffic stop in 2006. Phillips, who was an auxiliary police officer in Velda City at the time, will face sentencing April 30.