Alexander County, Ill., Deputy Brandon Craig rescued the baby, who was strapped in a car seat, from the Big Muddy River.
The benefit cuts for its salaried employees are part of its effort to cut $1 billion in costs and fend off a takeover bid by InBev.
The offer came when the Obama was making his way toward Harry Truman's house in Independence.
The governor’s former chief of staff filed a lawsuit Monday on behalf of embryonic stem cell research critics that seeks to delay spending from a state life-sciences research fund.
Gov. Blunt signed a bill that updates state laws against harassment to keep pace with technology by removing the requirement that the communication be either written or over the telephone.
During a trip to Independence on Monday, Barack Obama defended his patriotism and responded to accusations that he wrongly questioned John McCain’s military service record.
The swollen Mississippi River hasn’t caused major problems in St. Louis, although the city’s Independence Day festival will relocate from the Arch to another spot downtown. The worst of this year’s flooding appears over, unless torrential rain strikes to the north.
Barack Obama visited Independence, Mo., on Monday and gave a speech that offered his interpretation of patriotism.
By running on platforms involving ethics reform Kenny Hulshof and Sarah Steelman imply ethics lapse in the current Republican-led government.
Once the waters begin to recede, residents along the Mississippi flood plain will need to decide if they should move back or try to live elsewhere.
A new Missouri law is giving college professors information they can use to potentially lower the price their students pay for textbooks and other study materials.
Heavy rains Thursday and Friday are causing the Missouri River’s level to rise. As a result the National Weather Service has predicted moderate flooding in mid-Missouri for next week.
Each side is in search of influential allies to help sway public opinion — a factor potentially important in a proxy fight — and enlist the aid of lawmakers, or at least blunt the opposition.
The man requests $11,250 in restitution for time served in jail after he was found innocent by DNA.
He is scheduled to visit the Truman Memorial Building.
The U.S. agriculture secretary says he is concerned that legal hurdles prevented much immediate federal help for Midwest farmers faced with serious setbacks because of flooding.
John Middleton, convicted of killing three people to hide his methamphetamine operation, will be put to death July 30.
Hours after the Pin Oak levee broke, workers had built a 4-foot-tall sandbag levee to protect the 100 homes in harm's way.
But officials are urging residents to use discretion in making their plans to return.
Missouri's finances have fared better than some other states, so spending is greater than expected revenue growth.