The heavy rainfall caused many creeks to overflow their banks, making roads across Columbia impassable and flooding some homes and businesses. In Boone County, flooding closed 28 roads on Saturday night and Sunday, and rescue crews were busy responding to numerous reports of stranded cars.
Crop progress and condition reports released by the National Agricultural Statistics Service’s Missouri Field Office indicate the corn crop is faring well.
The Webster County Sheriff’s Department said 44-year-old Richard Parker pointed a loaded rifle at an officer Saturday and threatened several times to kill him.
It seems Attorney General Jay Nixon and U.S. Rep. Kenny Hulshof are in general agreement. Except the Democratic and Republican gubernatorial candidates can’t agree on which way is North and South, which way is forward and which way is backward.
The governor and his family had been traveling or staying in Springfield this summer while renovations were under way. Renovations continue.
Harrell Johnson’s attorney asked a Jackson County Circuit Court to dismiss the first-degree murder charge against him on the grounds that no case law supports the charge.
The award stems from a lawsuit in which a Cole County judge ruled probabtion and parole workers were entitled to the money. Lawmakers budgeted for the money during the last legislative session.
Lambert Airport in St. Louis said it will shut down a runway to hold an emergency drill exercise.
The Republican senator’s resolution would adopt a key recommendation of the commission that investigated the Sept. 11 attacks, which called congressional intelligence oversight “dysfunctional.”
Shannon Torrez entered an Alford plea in May, not admitting guilt but conceding there was enough evidence to convict her. She was sentenced to 30 years in prison on Friday.
The governor and the state's top computer officer filed motions this week claiming the lawsuit fails to make clear, specific allegations and fails to support its assertions that Blunt violated the state's Sunshine Law by deleting e-mails.
Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder and Democratic challenger Sam Page accuse each other of not doing enough to promote access to government documents.
Three secretary of state candidates disagreed on issues of absentee ballots, mail-in ballots and photo ID requirements at the polls during Friday's debate.
A judge has given Interstate Bakeries, the Kansas City-based makers of Hostess Twinkies, an additional four months to work out a new plan to get out of bankruptcy.
On Friday, the National Weather Service issued a flood warning for Boone County and parts of Callaway County. On some St. Louis roads, cars were partially submerged by high water.
Quintet has lengthy history of involvement in Missouri journalism.
Washington University medical center is being fined $3,250 for washing part of a radioactive cancer treatment down a sink instead of disposing of it properly.
As part of a national effort, Missouri families are being encouraged to take children to the nearest state park so they can explore nature during "Take a Child Outside" week from Sept. 24 through 30.
The amended murder charge says Karen Davenport failed to provide adequate medical treatment for her daughter.
Troops who respond to state emergencies are paid on the state payroll system, which can take a month to be processed.