Despite criticism, KC mayor Funkhouser remains in office after a petition for recall falls 129 signatures short of the needed number to remove him from office.
After seven alcohol-related offenses, Anthony Roberson is given the maximum sentence.
A man accused of killing his wife and daughter nearly 23 years ago in Richmond pleaded not guilty to two counts of first-degree murder Wednesday.
They say it would help protect the monument and National World War I museum from vandals and terrorists. But some Park Department officials think it's a bad idea and scoff at the thought that a fence would stop terrorists.
Curious residents can participate in a lock-in fundraiser to see the new building. The new jail impressed law enforcement with its extended capacities.
A tannery in St. Joseph allegedly distributed a fertilizer to farmers containing a known carcinogen.
House Speaker Ron Richard said he plans on creating an interim panel to decide how to expand insurance coverage for autistic children. The panel would draft a bill to be filed Dec. 1 for the 2010 legislative session.
Researchers at St. Louis University are figuring out whether a tuberculosis vaccine can be made more effective by giving it to patients in different ways.
Last month, the sale and planting of the genetically engineered corn was banned after Agriculture Minister Isle Aigner cited a study that the corn poses an environmental danger.
Detained pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi needs medical attention in the Myanmar prison where she is being held, her party said Friday, while closing arguments in her trial were delayed until the end of next week. Her defense team admitted that John W. Yettaw, a Missouri man, swam to her home but argued it was the goverment guards' duty to prevent intruders.
More than 100 northwest Missouri farmers who lost money to a Gallatin grain elevator will receive about 12 cents on the dollar under a state Department of Agriculture proposal.
A master plan for Old Town Cape has been approved by a board of directors, but still needs approval from several other organizations. The plan targets three sections of the city for potential redevelopment.
Gov. Jay Nixon intends to give tractor parades the go-ahead by signing a new bill.
Sgt. Paul Faris Brooks died in Iraq on May 21 and will be buried in Springfield on Saturday.
The Missouri Foundation for Health has launched a campaign to try to reduce the number of smokers in the state.
New cases of whooping cough have been found and others are being investigated in Jasper County.
Missouri initiatives attempting to curb the use of eminent domain to take private property are being challenged in the courts. This is the third time in four years similar measures have been proposed, but both previous attempts were defeated.
Kyi Win, the only witness for Suu Kyi of the National League for Democracy party in Myanmar, spoke in Suu Kyi's defense as the Myanmar court listens to closing arguments.
The "Caring for Missourians" program offers money to state universities and community colleges in hopes of alleviating the critical shortage of health care workers. The University of Missouri System would receive $24 million for its campuses.
The umpire worked at the Bridgeton Municipal Athletic Complex, but the facility has undergone a thorough cleaning, and authorities do not believe anyone else has become infected.