Francis Slay, seeking a third term, captured nearly 61.5 percent of the vote
The legislation would allow voters to cast their ballots three weeks in advance during federal elections.
A light turnout is expected to cast ballots for mayor, comptroller and aldermen in odd-numbered wards.
Former St. Joseph School District employee Courtney Rollett is accused of bursting a mentally disabled student's eardrum with the needle of a basketball pump.
Trailers that had high formaldehyde levels were supposed to be sold for scrap, but resurfaced in Jefferson County where they were offered as housing in recent weeks.
Sen. Kit Bond will join the ranks of President Gerald Ford, television journalist Walter Cronkite and Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor, who also have received the Harry S. Truman Good Neighbor Award.
The committee approved the legislation after adding changes to increase consumer protection. The bill was designed to help AmerenUE build a second nuclear power plant.
The Missouri House heard arguments today in favor of a two-week period for early voting. Early voting would cost the state for an unnecessary convienence, critics countered.
An error between agencies led to 13 formaldehyde-ridden trailers being mistaken for legitimate housing. They have all been identified and and are now being sold for scrap.
Social Security Commissioner Michael Astrue said that Social Security is not as dire of a situation as many in the public seem to believe. He said the economic situation is of a higher priority for the Obama administration right now, but that he hopes the administration will address the solvency issue before the 2012 elections.
The Salvation Army will paint its red kettles green for St. Patrick's Day. The kettles, along with bell-ringing volunteers, will be posted along the 1.3-mile St. Patrick's Day parade route in Kansas City to raise money for emergency assistance to people in need.
A state representative proposed a bill making it illegal to rough up a referee. The maximum penalty would be a $1,000 fine or one year in jail.
Missouri's overall index has indicated a shrinking economy for the fifth month in a row, according to economic researchers.
Several flights from nearby airports have been cancelled because of a snow storm in the east.
There was a smaller turnout for the opening of trout season than expected at Roaring Rive State Park Sunday, but those who did brave the cold temperatures were rewarded with an abundance of fish and fun.
The stimulus package will help balance budgets in the short term but won't quickly solve unemployment, low consumer spending and the housing crisis.
Eight-year-old Muchana apparently pulled apart some climbing rope and it became wrapped around his neck, a zoo official said.
Business owners and residents in the Ozarks are worried about water levels one year after significant flooding. Corps officials do not want to lower water levels for fear of lack of spring rains.
According to the Kansas City Star, Gov. Jay Nixon is paying staff members from departments other than the office of the governor. Additionally, Nixon is also paying staff members more than his predecessors received under former Gov. Matt Blunt.
County prosecuting attorney estimates $400,000 to $500,000 has been stolen since 2004.