A man and teenage girl were jailed in connection with the death of a Dixon man.
The A+ Schools Program expansion, which would give certain students four years of free college tuition, will likely not pass this year as the larger education bill was defeated. Rep. Maynard Wallace, R-Thornfield, said the program will not be a part of the new bill when it resurfaces.
U.S. Rep. Russ Carnahan has been meeting with officials from the White House and Treasury Department to convince Chrysler to keep its Fulton plan open.
A St. Louis teen will be tried as an adult for first-degree murder and armed criminal action.
The legislation included an expansion of a college scholarship program, raised minimum pay for public school teachers, banned illegal immigrants from enrolling in state colleges and created a five-star rating system for preschools.
The plan would expand government-subsidized health care to low-income Missourians who have difficulty getting insurance.
Families could pay to renew the sign every 10 years. The signs would read: "Drunk Driving Victim!" and include the person's initials, the month and year that the person died and the slogan, "Think About It!"
A storm that roared through southern Missouri on Friday damaged or destroyed several hundred homes and at least three people died.
The man, who is accused of bludgeoning to death two people in Missouri and six people in Illinois, has now been accused of also taking the legs off a chair and throwing them at the officers and punching one.
U.S. District Judge Scott Wright dismissed a suit that sought to have clemency determined by an independent board instead of Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon because of his former role as Missouri attorney general.
Police do not believe the two alleged victims, two teenage girls, were patients of the 65-year-old doctor.
The Senate Judiciary Committee held a public hearing Monday on a bill that would expand the castle doctrine and allow concealed weapons on college campuses. Of the five witnesses who spoke, none were in opposition to the bill. The committee did not vote Monday.
The plan could expand government-subsiodized health care for low-income Missourians who have trouble getting insurance.
Legislation on its way to Gov. Jay Nixon would allow inpectors from the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services to conduct fire safety checks in addition to the Missouri fire marshal's office.
The House voted down a bill that included expanding a college scholarship program and raising minimum pay for teachers.
A new bill would change the mandatory inspection from two years to five years after the car is manufactured.
A national wave of spam "robocalls" warn people that their auto warranties are about to expire and that they need to sign up for new service plans. Federal regulators are close to filing lawsuits against companines behind the calls.
The USDA says the secretary wants to hear from rural residents about what they believe the USDA can do to help rural communities prosper in the 21st century economy.
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack spoke Tuesday at a forum in Portageville, a Bootheel town about 170 miles south of St. Louis. He discussed job losses in the field and said more young people are needed in the trade.
The trial date for Spc. Jermaine Johnson, who is charged in the death of Myria Silva, has been re-set for June 29 to July 1. Silva was the wife of Pfc. Benjamin Silva.