KANSAS CITY — Eight months ago, Missouri seemed well on its way to becoming a national leader in stem cell research.
ConocoPhillips is teaming with the coal company Peabody Energy on plans to build a Midwest coal-to-substitute natural gas facility, the companies said today.
House Democrats have chosen Rep. Paul LeVota, of Independence, as their new leader to succeed Columbia’s Jeff Harris.
Rollie Stiles, a former St. Louis Brown who at 100 was believed to be the oldest former major leaguer, has died.
Shawn returned to life with his mother and stepfather at his home in Richwoods. He has not spoken to the friends he made while living in Kirkwood, and a psychiatrist said it would be a mental strain for him to do so.
After Aug. 28, any medical clinic performing more than five first-trimester abortions a month, or any abortions later in pregnancy, will be required to be licensed as an “ambulatory surgical center.”
Tourists could travel to the top of the Gateway Arch on Sunday, after a power outage Saturday night trapped roughly 200 people inside the landmark for up to three hours.
Paul LeVota, D-Jackson County, has been unanimously elected as House Minority Leader of the Missouri House of Representatives. He replaces Jeff Harris of Columbia.
CityWatcher.com, a provider of surveillance equipment, attracted little notice itself — until a year ago, when two of its employees had glass-encapsulated microchips with miniature antennas embedded in their arms.
Two men were airlifted to University Hospital on Saturday after a boat engine exploded at the Lake of the Ozarks.
Kansas lawmakers are upset about a new law in Missouri that eliminates an income tax deduction for Kansans who cross the state border to work.
Police are investigating the fatal stabbing of an Arkansas man at a Branson motel late Thursday.
If the case is determined to be a homicide, it would be the first slaying this year in the resort town and only the third since 2000.
Federal regulators today cited a chemical company for a series of alleged safety violations tied to an explosion at the company’s Kansas City distribution plant in February.
The subject of a 2005 manhunt has been convicted of second-degree murder in the death of a Missouri state trooper.
The number of special tax districts keeps growing and there’s no way to know whether the money is being used properly.
The Missouri Supreme Court reinstated campaign contribution limits Thursday, but it’s unclear whether politicians will be forced to return millions of dollars they have collected since the limits were lifted in January.
JEFFERSON CITY — Missouri officials are preparing to toughen the rules for people on welfare in an effort to meet stricter federal requirements on how many recipients must be working or trying to work.
Tony Luetkemeyer, a former student body president, will succeed Maria Curtis Kerford, but his appointment is for one semester.
A Missouri death row inmate dying of throat cancer will apparently spend his final days in prison. The Missouri Probation and Parole Board has denied a request filed by Brian Kinder’s doctors that the 47-year-old inmate be released to his family.
The elected St. Louis school board says it won't give in to state intervention that turned over control of the district to an appointed board.