The 17-year-old admitted to raping the 80-year-old and stealing two of her credit cards.
A time frame has not been set to seek changes in Missouri.
Officials are still trying to determine the cause of the chimp's death, but say that she had been recovering from a cold.
Cole County Circuit Judge Richard Callahan ruled that Joshua Kezer was wrongly convicted in the 1992 death of Angela Mischelle Lawless and criticized then-prosecutor Kenny Hulshof for withholding evidence from defense attorneys.
A bill intended to boost Missouri's economy and increase employment through tax credits came under fire by a group of Republican state senators during session on Tuesday.
Pvt. Randy Stabnick contracted a non-contagious form of meningitis, one of five cases of meningitis reported in Missouri so far this year.
The University of Missouri-Kansas City was one of three schools nationally to receive the top honor for volunteer service and civic engagement from the Corporation for National and Community Service last week.
The state treasurer is proposing a plan he said could inject millions of dollars into the state's economy in addition to helping banks and businesses.
Poor handling of absentee ballots for military personnel and their families living overseas has prompted Missouri legislators to introduce a new bill that will allow them to vote online, but the bill has its critics.
The nation's first stimulus-triggered project is the replacement of a 1933 bridge over the Osage River that had to be closed to large trucks in 2007 because of structural concerns.
A 2-year-old elephant is responding well to anti-viral medication after falling ill with a type of herpes infection that only hits elephants.
The reconstruction of Interstate 64 in St. Louis is expected to be completed by the end of the year.
Safe House for Women in Cape Girardeau has taken in three foreign women in 18 months who met their husbands on the Internet, only to be abandoned in the U.S.
The furloughs at NPG Newspapers, a publishing group based in St. Joseph, will affect 390 employees at newspapers throughout Missouri and Kansas.
A new bill proposes requiring a prescription for cold medications, which lawmakers believe would cut down on production of methamphetamine. Opponents of the bill argue it would increase patient costs and burden doctors.
One Missouri soldier is dead and another is ill as the result of meningitis.
Sen. Kit Bond wants more employment and affordable living in Missouri.
A 2005 study by the Center for Public Integrity ranked Missouri fifth in the nation for the number of lobbyists who had served in the legislature.
This is the second incest case in Missouri in recent months.
Utility customers in southern Missouri remain without electricity after an ice storm struck Jan. 26 and 27 and knocked down power lines.