Casinos are also experiencing declining business, likely due to overall reduced entertainment spending as people deal with current economic uncertainties.
In the November election, fewer than 27 percent of people who cast provisional ballots had their votes counted — that figure is down from 53 percent in the 2006 election. Voting officials said that often, these provisional provisional ballots often had the wrong addresses or were turned after the Oct. 8 deadline.
Doyle Childers, director of the DNR, said that he would resign when Jay Nixon becomes governor. He and Nixon have clashed on several issues, including the Katy Trail railroad bridge near Boonville.
A lack of funding didn't stop a Morgan County Sheriff from implementing a program called radKIDS. The national program teaches children to fight back against people trying to hurt them, such as abductors, sexual predators, or bullies.
A Minnesota man was arrested by Maryland Heights police for allegedly approaching a boy and offering to pay him for sex.
Upset by Forbes magazine's recent designation as one of "America's Fastest-Dying Towns," the Kansas City suburb says that it is very much alive and well.
Camp Hope, inspired by the memory of one soldier killed by a bomb in Iraq, saw its third group of veterans last month.
The former spokesman said Kansas City Mayor Mark Funkhouser's wife ran meetings in the mayor's absence and participated in personnel decisions.
A former assistant to the Kansas City city manager was selected — a move that caused at least two board members to quit in protest
Officers say they paid $10,000 for the weapons in the first two hours.
It will be the first national network carrier for the airport when it opens in May.
Teach For America recruits recent college graduates and working professionals to teach in low-income, inner-city schools. In Missouri, several MU graduates are working to improve education in St. Louis.
Authorities say the ring drove undocumented immigrants to nearly two dozen states, including Missouri.
Thirty governors have now received letters containing suspicious powder in letters postmarked in Texas. So far, the powder has tested harmless.
Jessica Hentoff is the executive and artistic director of a circus school run out of the City Museum in St. Louis. She brings together children who normally wouldn't cross paths and unifies them through circus training and performances.
In the past, some governors have used fee offices as a reward to political supporters.
The Highway Patrol said Horst Gunter Sabla shot his wife to death. Her remains were found encased in concrete by hunters.
The railroad operator expects fourth-quarter revenues to be down 5 percent from a year earlier and annual growth to slow to less than 10 percent.
The closure was originally scheduled for Sunday, but rain in the forecast has motivated Transportation Department officials to move up the closure.
Former Crawford County collector Danny Wayne Gladden was sentenced Friday to more than two years in prison for federal tax evasion.