Missouri Transportation Director Pete Rahn said he thinks a stricter seat belt violation law could help save lives. In the past four years, 2,183 people died in Missouri traffic accidents while not wearing seat belts.
Amtrak trains going from Kansas City to St. Louis reached a 96 percent on-time rate in January, its highest to date. The Missouri Department of Transportation attributes this to better dispatching and $400 million in track repairs.
About 70 Washington families were evacuated Tuesday after a five-mile leak in a propane pipeline. Emergency responders and repair crews waited for the line to flush itself out before allowing families to return home Wednesday morning.
A former Shell Knob man has been sentenced to one year in prison for harvesting paddlefish eggs from illegal nets at Table Rock Lake and selling the caviar in Tennessee.
The St. Louis suburb is planning a memorial walkway with six benches to remember those slain in a City Hall shooting a year ago.
On Tuesday, representatives from different state law enforcement agencies urged members of the House Public Safety and Corrections Appropriations Committee to find money to fund the system.
Missouri Secretary of State Robin Carnahan, a Democrat, became the first candidate from either party to officially enter the race after Republican Sen. Kit Bond announced he will not seek reelection in 2010.
It could take 45 days to rebuild southern Missouri's electrical infrastructure, but the Missouri National Guard and other organizations are making wellness checks and transporting people to shelters.
Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster announced the investigation Tuesday following similar probes in other states.
Americans lost more in home values in the fourth quarter of 2008 alone than in all of 2007, according to a national real estate survey released Tuesday.
Missouri Secretary of State Robin Carnahan, a Democrat, is the first member of either party to officially enter the Senate race after Republican Sen. Kit Bond announced last month that he will not seek re-election.
Matt Blunt will split his time between Washington, D.C., and Missouri.
A state official says out-of-state crews may not arrive for a week, and rebuilding the electric grid could take more than a month.
Following the lead of Florida and North Carolina, Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster is investigating Office Depot over allegations of overpricing government contracts for school supplies.
Matt Blunt, who left the governor's office in January, is now working as a senior policy adviser and business development consultant for Cassidy & Associates.
The Missouri National Guard has been going door to door to check on residents of New Madrid County, who are among those who were hit the hardest by the storm.
AmerenUE is continuing work on restoring power in parts of southeast Missouri. The outages have resulted in the closing of several college campuses, as well as the establishment of emergency pet shelters.
A proposed Senate bill would channel the remaining $119 million of MOHELA funds toward only those capital improvement projects begun on or by Jan. 1, while the remaining money would be put into a tuition reduction fund.
Projections provided Monday to the Missouri State Unemployment Council show it could take until 2015 to pay back the borrowed money.
Missouri is seeking to borrow as much as $260 million from the federal government to bail out an unemployment benefits fund that is expected to go belly up next week.