Gov. Matt Blunt signed legislation Thursday adding the contribution checkoff to Missouri’s income tax forms.
John Cooper was placed on administrative leave with 30 days of pay.
The 21-year-old man, who is in prison in Minnesota, pleaded guilty to sending a letter containing a white powder and a note mentioning anthrax to the IRS headquarters in Kansas City.
The 22-year-old Bonne Terre man said he was the leader of the Bonne Terre Cult.
A Texas ranch says sperm from the bull, named Mommas Boy, was illegally taken in the 13 days between the time the bull was bought and delivered.
Republican gubernatorial candidate Sarah Steelman has stopped airing a TV ad touting her actions against a construction company that hired illegal immigrants — just as Democrats intensified their criticism of it.
Samples of Missouri’s largest bur oak tree have been grafted in order to preserve its DNA.
A Missouri Supreme Court judge told a conference audience Wednesday that keeping nonviolent criminals away from violent criminals helps them to not reoffend.
A 7-year-old boy drowned Wednesday after losing his footing and being swept into a culvert by the current of Big Buffalo Creek in central Missouri.
Gov. Matt Blunt expressed disappointment Wednesday that California’s highest court declined to delay until after the November elections its decision legalizing same-sex marriage in that state.
A Jackson County judge has postponed Kansas City’s ban on smoking in bars and restaurants.
Thirty-nine of the 58 participating newspapers reported using at least 50 percent recycled newsprint, according to the Missouri Department of Natural Resources.
Monsanto Co. plans to develop strains of corn, soybeans and cotton that can yeild more grain and fiber while consuming less water by 2030.
Missouri collected $7.2 billion in May, which is higher than the growth rate anticipated by the budget.
A frequently ignored state panel that sets salaries for judges and elected officials appears to be missing almost half its members.
A Catholic priest from St. Charles County is facing charges of second-degree assault and driving while intoxicated following an accident in St. Louis County.
The Grocery Manufacturers Association plans a high-profile campaign against biofuels, saying they're a key reason for rising food costs. That campaign will bring together diverse groups such as hunger-prevention advocates and environmental activists.
Although tire dumping is less of a problem than it used to be in Boone County and elsewhere in Missouri, some landowners still struggle with aging dump sites.
Sen. Kit Bond said ethanol would lower the cost of transportation and lower the cost of food.
Kansas City-based Hallmark Cards Inc. is consolidating much of its greeting card operations to plants in Kansas.