Mayor David Koester was only given a verbal warning on suspicion of speeding after an officer pulled him over and discovered that the mayor appeared to have slurred speech and an open beer bottle in his car.
After the Kansas City Board of Election Commissioners reported last month there were not enough valid signatures to recall Mayor Mark Funkhouser, two other authorities have reported different numbers. The recall petitioners' spokesman said his group will likely seek a recount.
Legislators in Kansas and Missouri have sponsored a resolution as part of an ongoing effort to designate a swath of land as the Kansas City Animal Health Corridor.
The Midwest Fair Tax rally is to take place at the Boone County Fairgrounds and is expected to include appearances by legislators, radio personalities and Joe the Plumber. Its organizers are looking at Missouri as a battleground state for their platform.
St. Joseph's Heartland Regional Medical Center is facing a federal complaint from animal rights activists because of intubation training involving live cats.
Park officials approved a multimillion-dollar contract on Tuesday to build a polar bear exhibit at the Kansas City Zoo.
Missouri's House Committee on State Intelligence Oversight is expected to meet Wednesday to examine a document published earlier this year on the activities of militia members.
Three deaths in a home in Cole Camp have been classified as homicides.
Allen Kauffman, who had also served as the leader of the village of Collins, had been imprisoned for trying to solicit sex from a young girl, who turned out to be a detective.
Missouri farmers and others throughout the Midwest criticize the USDA's controversial National Animal Identification System, calling it a "costly mistake" and "unnecessary."
Three bodies were found in a central Missouri home under circumstances police are calling "suspicious."
A tornado touched down near Greensburg, Kansas, but no damage was reported. However, some storms in southern Kansas and southwest Missouri produced heavy winds and rain and baseball-size hail.
The agriculture department's town hall meeting brought hundreds of farmers objecting to a National Animal Identification System that registers animals and farms.
Christine Miller was arrested Tuesday in connection with an accident that killed four people from India. Miller is facing an additional charge tied to a fifth victim who was badly injured.
Blunt was ticketed in the accident after failing to give the scooter driver the right of way.
An 81-year-old woman died in a house fire in the St. Louis suburb of St. George.
The couple were in the process of getting a divorce, authorities said.
The bones of Betty Ann Howery were found in a septic tank in October in northeast Missouri. Her widower, Douglas Howery Sr., is charged with first-degree murder.
The state has qualified for the grant each year since the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services program began in 1997, and it plans to use the money on projects aimed to help underserved groups such as minorities and those living in rural areas.
Disability law advocates will discuss new standards for public recreational equipment and accomodating wounded veterans returning to school.