Wachovia Corp. lost a staggering $8.9 billion in the second quarter of this year, leading the nation’s fourth-largest bank to cut its dividend and slash 6,350 jobs in response to mortgage-related losses.
The payments to the government will also settle claims that the Springfield-based health care system billed Medicare for costs not allowed under federal laws. CoxHealth is not admitting any wrongdoing in the settlement.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry says the agency should lower ethanol requirements because of rising corn prices. The EPA hopes to have a decision in early August.
Authorities say a man accused of eight murders in Illinois and Missouri allegedly attempted to assault another jail inmate.
The Missouri Supreme Court on Tuesday announced that it would issue a warrant to execute John Middleton on Sept. 17.
St. Louis Police Chief Joe Mokwa defended himself Tuesday amid concerns about his role in a scandal involving seized vehicles, admitting to errors in judgment but saying he did nothing wrong.
While Hulshof has stressed that health care is important and says he will develop a plan in more detail, Steelman says she will come out with a health care plan if she wins the nomination.
Rumors of recession have been swirling through the country for months, and whether they’re true or not, the economy is on voters’ minds. Candidates for the Ninth District seat in the House of Representatives shared their views.
Mikal Gunn Schrage, 29, pleaded guilty to federal charges in his role in a conspiracy to smuggle anabolic steroids from China and sell them over the Internet.
The city of Joplin recently paid $5,000 to a 25-year-old black man struck in the face by a white police officer while he was handcuffed, according to The Joplin Globe.
The weekly publication launched June 20 brings stories to newspapers that they might not see otherwise.
Jackson County Judge W. Stephen Nixon sentenced Eddie George, 18, on Friday after a jury in May convicted George of first-degree murder and assault in the stabbing death of Pamela Marquez and the slashing of her husband, Joe Marquez.
Jackson County Circuit Judge William Kramer imposed the sentence on Dwayne C. Jones, 47, on Friday after convicting him in April in a bench trial on four counts of rape and sodomy.
Daniel W. Singleton, 28, received the sentence Thursday in Platte County Circuit Court after pleading guilty in May to repeatedly striking the Weston Community Church of the Nazarene with his Jeep.
The dead were identified as Carl Miller, 42, of Washburn; his former wife, Rhonda Miller, 39, also of Washburn, and Donald F. Horton Jr., 45, of Bentonville, Ark. They had been shot to death.
If convicted, the woman faces up to a year in jail and a $500 fine.
Police said officers were called about 9:40 p.m. to the Eastglen theaters, where security officials said they had caught the man making the bootleg copy.
A group seeking to build a memorial nearly 30 years after two walkways collapsed at the Hyatt Regency Crown Center is receiving support from the hotel.
The June unemployment rate fell to 5.7 percent, down from a three-year high of 6 percent a month earlier. Missouri also lost 1,900 jobs.
The St. Louis Business Journal says preliminary work for the $650 million development is expected to begin later this summer. Construction will not be completed by next year’s All-Star game in St. Louis.