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.
A Kansas City woman missing for two weeks was divorcing her husband, according to information released Friday.
A Cassville attorney will be the next Missouri Republican Party chairman.
Hy-Vee Inc. is recalling bakery products that could be contaminated with salmonella, but employees at the Columbia store said they were unaware of the measure.
For people who do more cleaning and have more exposure to non-natural cleaning agents — such as stay-at-home moms or domestic employees — there is a 54 percent increase in the risk of being diagnosed with various cancers, in addition to the potential for allergic reactions to the chemicals in certain cleansers.
Interest in GED programs at Ozarks Technical Community College in Springfield is surging to record levels, with nearly half of the students in the prep classes identifying themselves as unemployed. Thousands of jobs have been lost in the area as the national economy has suffered.