Secretary of State Robin Carnahan, a Democrat, said she was not familiar with the details of the federal stimulus law but that action needed to be taken.
Police have labeled the father of a 4-year-old Kansas City girl, missing since Friday, a 'person of interest' in the child's mother's death.
An Oklahoma woman, who was admitted into intensive care for dehydration, claims she was held hostage.
Larry Covington, a former superintendent of streets, now faces a charge of felony stealing, in addition to an earlier charge of stealing by deceit.
The Missouri Army National Guard is retiring its last flying UH-1 helicopter. The chopper was built in 1974 and has spent its entire service with the Missouri Guard.
The Windor Board of Education unanimously voted this week to place Superintendent Rudy Duran on immediate paid leave.
Two foals, Cooper and Rachel, were born at the branch of the Anheuser-Busch Clydesdale farm located near Boonville. Cooper was named after Cooper County.
U.S. Rep. Jo Ann Emerson is renewing a bill to allow U.S.-licensed pharmacies and wholesalers to import FDA-approved medications from Canada, Europe, Australia, New Zealand and Japan.
Some residents of Vandalia say they plan to file a formal complaint with the city, alleging that police are shooting their pet dogs without provocation. Vandalia's police chief said he stands behind his officers and that citizens need to be more responsible.
St. Louis firefighters rescued a 46-year-old man after he fell through a manhole sewer after the firefighters had practiced a similar drill Thursday morning.
About 90 people gathered at the Capitol on Wednesday to advocate for increased funding for brain-injury services. March has been designated Brain Injury Awareness Month by the Brain Injury Association of America.
The bill would require women to be informed of abortion alternatives and make the act of coercing a woman to have an abortion a crime.
The bill, prompted by a mother of octuplets in California, would require that physicians in Missouri implant no more embryos into a woman than is recommended by the American Society for Reproductive Medicine's guidelines.
Dylan Graber, a 10-year-old Missouri boy, asked a Missouri House committee to name the Missouri River as the state'a official waterway. Lawmakers, though, have become increasingly reluctant to create new state symbols.
Experts had projected a smaller drop of about 20,000 jobless claims from Feb. 14 to Feb. 21. Instead, 639,000 requests were filed for unemployment benefits for the week ending Feb. 21, down 31,000 from Feb. 14. However, Missouri had the nation's third highest increase in jobless claims for the week.
Missouri senators discussed the need for horse slaughterhouses on Thursday and touched on factors such as the suffering of the horse, current horse exportation to Mexico for slaughter and the the popularity of horse meat.
The ticket for yesterday's drawing was sold at a QuikTrip in St. Charles. While the holder hadn't come forward yet Thursday morning, a winner has 180 days to cash a ticket.
The Nixa city attorney will file suit against former employees charged with theft from the streets department.
The officers were off-duty at the time of last month's incident. After one man approached the officers in conversation, a fight broke out seriously injuring one person.
Missouri senators passed a resolution Thursday encouraging the federal government to offer incentives for horse slaughtering plants to open in the United States. The last such U.S. slaughterhouse closed in 2007.