Gov. Matt Blunt touted the benefits of a biodiesel bill Friday that he said will spur economic growth, bolster national security and benefit the environment.
An early morning sweep in northern Missouri, brought about by a 22-month undercover operation, resulted in eight arrests.
Concerns about the economy are causing Missouri lawmakers to look for ways to trim Gov. Matt Blunt’s spending proposals. Blunt has proposed a nearly $23 billion budget for next fiscal year, which would leave about $50 million not spent.
The amendment will take advantage of federal funding that helps cover the cost of forensic medical exams, or rape kits, for sexual assault victims, and will redesignate $1 million of the originally proposed funding to go toward the creation of a sexual assault grant program.
A proposal in House could punish registered sex offenders with a fine and a year in jail for taking photos and video of children.
A bill in the Missouri Senate could give nurses the ability to write prescriptions for a wider range of controlled substances including Vicoden and Valium.
Elections are becoming more expensive due to inflation, but the cap in public funding is hindering transparency in campaigns, said Majority Leader Charlie Shields. Shields and Sen. Jeff Smith offer two alternatives.
After being fixed up, Kirkwood City Hall is scheduled to reopen Tuesday, while funerals for the victims are planned for Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday.
Gunman’s family and friends say strained race relations may have pushed him over the edge.
Republican Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder dropped out of the Missouri governor's race Friday night barely two weeks after he entered it, declaring he instead will seek re-election.
A gunman carrying a grudge against city hall left a suicide note on his bed warning “The truth will come out in the end,” before he went on a deadly shooting spree at a council meeting, his brother told The Associated Press on Friday.
A gunman with a history of acrimony against city leaders opened fire at a council meeting Thursday night, killing two police officers and three city officials before law enforcers fatally shot him, police said. A police news conference is scheduled for 10 a.m. today.
A new bill proposes a stop to student-teacher interaction via social networking Web sites, but some teachers and students argue this interaction is useful for quick communication and the success of school-related clubs.
Doctors providing abortions could face higher lawsuit liabilities under an anti-abortion measure working its way through Missouri’s legislature.
A sergeant with the Missouri National Guard has been killed in Iraq, the Guard said Thursday.
JEFFERSON CITY— Missouri pollution regulators want to expand the state's oversight of agricultural odors to more farms.
MU signed 23 recruits on Wednesday for the NCAA Signing Day, ranking third in Big 12 recruiting.
Despite Barack Obama’s slight majority in the statewide vote, Obama and Hillary Clinton will end up splitting the Missouri delegates.
During a one-hour discussion of the issue on Tuesday, the House Higher Education Committee heard multiple witnesses’ opinions of the controversial House Bill 1315, known as the Emily Brooker Higher Education Sunshine Act.
Chief Justice Laura Stith defended the state’s non-partisan court plan Tuesday in her State of the Judiciary address to the Missouri General Assembly