Seven Missouri counties, including Boone, are participating in a pilot project to monitor alcohol-related offenders through ankle braclets that detect alcohol consumption through sweat. Missouri would be the second state to adopt the program if the trial proves successful.
Perry L. Crabb, 17, was charged as an adult with making a terrorist threat after allegedly saying he was going to bring a gun to his Sedalia high school and kill others and then himself. If convicted, Crabb could face up to four years in prison.
A news conference will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday about the deaths of Andre Jones Sr., his girlfriend Precious Triplett and her nephews Amir Clemons and Gerard Clemons.
The vice president will speak about the military, alternative energy and affordable higher education.
The Missouri House gave preliminary approval to a constitutional amendment to replace the state's income tax with a higher sales tax. The proposal would increase the current sales tax to 5.11 percent and would expand the kinds of goods and services that are taxed.
The federal stimulus money would be put into next year's budget for services including schools, sex crime detectives and passenger trains.
Gov. Nixon has promised not to cut university funding for the 2009-2010 budget if they do not raise tuition, but the Legislature has not approved this yet. Some students are struggling to make decisions without knowing what tuition will cost for next year.
After Missouri lost a potential new battery plant to Michigan, Gov. Nixon called on the Senate to pass a bill that will increase funding for tech companies.
Stray Rescue of St. Louis won the Zootoo.com $1 million shelter makeover a year ago, but received less than half of the money. The shelter still plans to build a new facility downtown, but will need to reassess how much more money it will need to raise.
The "tea party" is one of dozens across the country scheduled to occur around Wednesday's income tax deadline. They are modeled after the Boston Tea Party staged by American colonists against British taxes in 1773.
The Columbia Tomorrow project aims to provide a resource for Columbia residents to become informed about the city's future growth and changes.
The Missouri Supreme Court ruled against a sex offender's challenge of his psychological evaluation lablling him as a "sexually violent predator."
The National Transportation Safety Board requested the Federal Aviation Administration ban a type of light sport plane it said has broken apart mid-flight six times since 2006.
A funeral protest law has been temporarily barred in a Kansasy City suburb.
Three suspects were arrested after an attempt to steal a backhoe from a Kansas City construction site went awry.
The Kansas City-based company will cut between 550 and 750 jobs over the next six months, as it struggles with falling sales.
The men are opting for the lump sum payment of $850,000, giving them each a check for more than $300,000 after taxes.
Helen Stephens was a two-time gold medal winner who set records in the 100-meter dash and 400-meter relay in the 1936 Olympic games.
Lyda Krewson says she hopes the bill she plans to introduce will at least get dialogue started in the city about banning smoking in restaurants and businesses.
He plans to address the progress of the Economic Recovery Act and making college accessible.