The man fled while awaiting sentencing in Jackson County for first-degree murder in the 1990 slaying of his mistress’ husband, which the court rules limits his rights to appeal.
MoDOT warns that delay in repairs could cost up to $600,000 each day.
The Missouri Gaming Association is looking to raise awareness of underage gambling by offering scholarships to high school seniors. The 2008 contest, Project 21, is calling for student submissions in the form of articles, posters or videos addressing the issue of underage gambling.
Missouri’s gubernatorial candidates are competing in a one-up-manship contest to appear tough on illegal immigrants. But their attention to the issue may be disproportionate to the actual problem.
Forsee’s corporate skills and background led the Board of Curators to name him as the UM System’s 22nd president on Thursday.
The new president said he has a lot to learn about running a system of large, public universities, but he is confident his skills in the corporate world will help him succeed.
Former Sprint Nextel Corp. Chief Executive Officer Gary Forsee is the four-campus system’s new president.
In an unanimous vote, university curators on Thursday picked Forsee, 57, to become the university system’s 22nd president.
Columbia will be the second stop on the former New York City mayor’s one-day trek across Missouri. The event is open to the public; no tickets are required.
Columbia Public Schools will not participate in the Committee for Educational Equality’s future appeal of the Missouri Supreme Court’s ruling on the statewide school funding lawsuit.
Freezing rain across much of central and southern Missouri caused power outages to more than 100,000 customers Monday as icy roads were blamed for at least one death.
Gov. Matt Blunt announced today he will ask for $31.2 million for the Ellis Fischel Cancer Center at MU in the supplemental budget recommendation.
Representatives Ed Robb, R-Columbia, Judy Baker, D-Columbia, Jeff Harris, D-Columbia and Chuck Graham, D-Columbia, discuss their concerns and goals for the 2008 legislative session.
Missouri legislators filed bills about Illegal immigration, dogfighting, hate crimes and cyber-bullying on Monday.
“Matt Blunt: Document Destroyer” was created and paid for by the Missouri Democratic Party in response to the e-mail controversy in the governor’s office.
The potential hiring of a former telecommunications executive as the next University of Missouri System president has some faculty worried that the finalist lacks the necessary experience in academia.
Missouri’s non-partisan method is a model for many states, but opponents say it’s out of date and keeps the public in the dark.
Proving where the crme took place is not suject to the same burden of proof at trial.
The governor declined to say if the resignation was forced and would not give a timeline of events.
More than three years after his children disappeared, Dan Porter was charged Tuesday with their slayings, telling reporters that he had confessed and was still haunted by their deaths.
The story of a girl who killed herself after receiving cruel messages on the Internet is prompting calls from her family for legal reforms to better protect against online harassment.