State Rep. Joe Fallert's smoking ban amendment to the Missouri constitution encompasses bars and restaurants but will exclude casinos.
Legislators' plans to strengthen Missouri's Sunshine Law address some of the issues currently causing concern, but fails to provide a much needed system overhaul.
MoDOT is unable to maintain roads due to rising costs, which means they could begin to deterriorate as early as next year.
Authorities say three different groups of hunters were responsible for shooting five trumpeter swans, which are not legal to target. Trumpeter swans are not common in Missouri but sometimes migrate here during the winter.
Lee Enterprises Inc., publisher of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch and other newspapers, said its fiscal first-quarter earnings tumbled 69 percent as the nation's recession exacerbated advertising declines.
A southwest Missouri man charged with stomping his grandmother to death has rejected a deal with prosecutors and requested that his public defenders be taken off the case.
The warning on Wednesday follows a wrongful shooting near Columbia less than a month ago, when five trumpeter swans were killed.
The city administrator says that the city has started condemnation proceedings because a lawsuit filed by the plant's former owner hasn't gotten anywhere in a town where jobs are needed.
Earl Cook on Tuesday became the first African-American mayor of Festus and the first in all of Jefferson County.
Citizens across Missouri watched and celebrated Barack Obama's inauguration on Tuesday. Events, such as gatherings and parties, were held throughout the day and night to commemorate the historic occasion.
Missouri emergency responders remain at risk as Gov. Jay Nixon halts the process of a costly project using Motorola radio towers to improve statewide communication.
Boat companies cite the poor economy and factors such as rising costs and dwindling numbers of tourists. Companies have called off cruises in the central U.S. this year.
Law enforcement officials are targeting those who buy pseudoephedrine and ephedrine, which are key ingredients in the production of methamphetamine.
Consumers are urged to avoid foods containing peanut butter, but the national recall does not include peanut butter in jars.
There have been numerous noteworthy indications of a new spirit of cooperation among Republicans and Democrats.
Unless the city restores credit protection on $36 million of city-backed bonds by April or pays them off with interest in five years, Wall Street's struggles will certainly damage a city budget already needing layoffs, tax hikes and salary freezes to stay balanced.
Gov. Jay Nixon thanked employees of Employment Security for working overtime. Since July, some employees have volunteered to work overtime to process unemployment claims.
A newspaper reported that the foundation had paid nearly a half million dollars to the Olympian's husband's foundation. He said the money was used properely.
He was also wanted for questioning in two homicides and another shooting.
Lawrence E. Jensen, who was sentenced Friday, is already serving 25 years for strangling a woman in 1993 who couldn't pay her cab fare.