A 7-year-old boy who died in a house fire Saturday evening was playing with a fireplace lighter or matches in the basement, fire investigators said.
A quality control inspector from Sedalia inspects the beams, diaphragms and cross frames made at DeLong's Inc. and used to construct bridges.
Cameron residents are concerned about drinking water being linked to brain tumors, even though the Department of Natural Resources says it's safe.
Officials from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers meet with Kirksville area residents to discuss possible scenarios for dealing with traces of trichloroethene found in groundwater near the former Kirksville Air Force Base.
A boy stabbed a man with a pocket knife in St. Charles.
Family and medically exempt liquid lanes could speed up the process for all travelers.
The Springfield men were named for defrauding home mortgage lenders and soliciting people to buy homes under false pretenses.
While Missouri continues job growth, the unemployment rate is also rising.
Brandy Mabery of De Soto is accused of beating her boyfriend's son until he went into cardiac arrest.
A woman inadvertently drank lye in a meth lab with the two men and died more than 10 days later.
All of the suspect bridges will be repaired or replaced by 2014.
Dangerous dogs would have to be spayed or neutered and ownership of a pit bull would be illegal.
The accused is facing two counts of statutory rape and police are investigating three additional claims.
The two men are charged with murdering a 22-year-old Pottersville man, putting him in a trunk and setting the car on fire.
Harrell Johnson was sentenced to life in prison without parole, despite his claim that he is innocent in the killing Erica Green, who was known as "Precious Doe" for four years.
St. Louis County and parts of eastern Missouri are experiencing a spike in cases of whooping cough this year. There have been 146 cases compared to eight last year, with the blame being placed on fading immunizations. Proposal to fight outbreak includes new booster shots for older children.
State representatives Judy Baker and Jeff Harris are among the Missouri Democrats who lost their bids for office and are now helping Gov.-elect Jay Nixon search for personnel.
Trevor L. Blackann, 34, pleaded guilty to hiding gifts and money he recieved from lobbyists. Blackann was a former legislative aide to Missouri Sen. Kit Bond and Rep. Roy Blunt.
A company in Joplin that works with explosives is expanding due to a $15 million contract with the Defense Department. The expansion is expected to bring dozens of new jobs.
Health officials to call for vaccinations as the number of whooping cough cases, especially in children 14 and younger, have risen in St. Louis County.